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Seether’s Poison The Parish World Tour Rolls Through Evansville’s Victory Theatre

Seether’s Poison The Parish World Tour Rolls Through Evansville’s Victory Theatre

It’s been 17 years since Seether stepped onto the music scene and they haven’t slowed down yet. Marking Poison The Parish, their eighth studio album, released in May of this year, this has been a heavily imposing record, tapping into resources of painful adrenaline pumping strength into the halls of this monstrous album. The veteran group hailing from Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa have something to say on this release and on their world tour for this record. With friends The Dead Deads and Shaman’s Harvest, the tour steam rolled into Evansville Indiana’s Victory Theatre for a night of awesome rock and stellar memories for fans alike.

 

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Nashville’s own The Dead Deads were the first band to greet the crowd in this historic venue.

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With an Area 51-like formula, also known as the Dead Corps, members of the Dead Corps, including an Indiana native Johnnie Dead, took to the stage and opened their show with a hit called “Nothing Will Be Fine,” from their release Flying Saucers.

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The Nashville quartet was welcomed with open arms as the city of Evansville had then realised they were beamed up for a night of pure fun and music.

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We were all also treated to a very special kind of Christmas song called “Santa Beamed Us Up.” A very fun and rocking way to get us all ready for the coming holiday, thanks to the insanely booming drumming from Johnnie Dead, the rhythmic stylings of Daisy Dead on bass, crazy solos and stellar backup vocals from newest member Dolly Dead and last but not least the fearless leader herself, Metta Dead.

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This show was one to be remembered, properly closed out with their song “Nope.”

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Here’s hoping that 2018 brings the Dead Corps back to southern Indiana!

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Direct support act Shaman’s Harvest got this evening rolling along and kept us all primed and ready for what was to come in the later part of the evening in Seether.

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Missouri’s own Shaman’s Harvest took to the stage with ferocity and fire. The depth and grit that these guys bring to the industry is insurmountable. Evansville was treated to some sick music courtesy of Shaman’s Harvest! Opening their set with “Dangerous” off their album Smokin’ Hearts & Broken Guns. So much tenacity and adrenaline for this inviting venue.

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Rocking a really unique mic stand, vocalist Nathan Hunt ravaged the crowd and got us all on our feet and rocking well into the night.

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The great city of Evansville was treated to a lot already, yet there was still a piece missing form the equation: Seether. The time had finally come for us all to be rocked out of our seats and off our feet! Members Shaun, Dale, John, and newest addition to this amazing band Clint Lowery of Sevendust, who is a wonderful addition to make this record for Seether an even more earth-shattering and monstrous sound even bigger.

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Opening the show with their huge hit “Gasoline,” the crowd was already up and ready to stay on their toes to rock the hell out with Seether the whole night long!

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Hit after hit, they came pouring in. Indiana was hit with everything in Seether’s arsenal from the big guns in “Fine Again,” “Nobody Praying For Me”, “Words Are Weapons”, and even got to slow it down with songs like “Broken” and “Anna’s Song”.

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Even Metta Dead from The Dead Deads came out to have some fun with vocalist Shaun Morgan. Not to be forgotten drummer and friend of Seether, Johnnie Dead joining the stage for a song as well.

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We rocked and had our faces melted the entire night as this was another great night of rock and roll for the city and its fans of Evansville, Indiana! Seether closed out the night with their classic song “Remedy.”

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If there was a person there who wasn’t a fan before they definitely walked out of Victory Theatre one on this night! Be sure to catch Seether on tour in a city near you!

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See full gallery of the night. 

Seether Tour Dates:

January 21st, 2018- ShipRocked 2018

January 27th, 2018- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biluxi, MS

April 20th, 2018- 98Rockfest Big 10, Amelie Arena, Tampa, FL

Seether Setlist The Mill & Mine, Knoxville, TN, USA 2017, Poison the Parish World Tour

Brandon Hanks is a photojournalist hailing from Owensboro, Kentucky. Brandon started his obsession with photography dating back to 2001. Since getting his first taste of the music industry in 2016 with Nothing More, he has since worked with some of his favorites to some of the biggest names in music: Black Stone Cherry, Highly Suspect, Bush, Skillet, Green Day, and Scott Stapp. "If you were to tell me I'd be doing this (concert photography) with the artists I've worked with in my first year, I'd call you a liar," said Hanks. Brandon's fire and willingness to adapt to any setting and environment while being able to take on any challenge thrown at him makes him a force and a future in this industry looks brighter with every show. "Grateful, Humbled, Unbelievable, Rise Up." All words Brandon lives by.

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