Black Out The Sun Tour – Featuring Sevendust, Coal Chamber, Lacuna Coil and Candlelight Red

Now that is how you put together a hard rock show. Sevendust capped off an amazing, non-stop show with newly reunited Coal Chamber, Lacuna Coil and Candlelight Red at Pop’s in Sauget, IL.

The crowd wasted no time showing up for this one. Hundreds waited in line for the doors to open and by the time the first band, Candlelight Red, took the stage Pop’s was packed from the floor up to the balcony.

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For those that don’t know, Puscifer is a side project of Tool frontman, Maynard James Keenean. Carina Round (pics) provided vocals along side of Maynard and performed as the opening act. To say this show was interesting is an understatement. Can’t say that I expected to be trying to shoot around lawn furniture, so it is a good thing I had a long lens with me.

Maynard’s voice and the acoustics of the newly remodeled Peabody Opera House were an amazing combination. The vocals and instruments were crisp, clear and some of the best I have ever heard.

I photographed the show for PLAYBACK:stl and Bruce Matlock wrote an excellent review.

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