This past Friday Godsmack rolled into the DCU Center for a hometown throw-down featuring Papa Roach and Hellyeah. The spring tour comes in support of Godsmack latest album 1000HP and Papa Roach offering favorites from their current full-length F.E.A.R..
As expected from a band who chose the name Hellyeah, Chad Grey and company took the stage with ferocity hitting fans up with new slammers like "Sangre Por Sangre" and "Moth", as well as crowd favorites like "You Wouldn't Know". After the short but oh so sweet set from Hellyeah, fans were primed for the next hard rocking set on the bill. After a quick EDM mood setter, Papa Roach wasted no time letting fans no they were in the building. The California rockers opened up with the title track of their latest album "Face Everything and Rise". Roachers got more than they bargained for as the band delivered on the perfect blend of new and old tunes, playing ballads like "Forever" and "Gravity" and pit-starters like "Last Resort" and "...To Be Loved". After the twelve song set, the metal crazed crowd in Worcester was charged and ready for their hometown heroes The arena was filled by the tune of ACDC's "For Those About To Rock" followed by a hammering "Generation Day". The local headliners delivered on their hard hitting reputation with tracks like "1000hp", "The Enemy", "Speak" and "Keep Away". The band also brought along their trademark "Batalla de los Tambores" featuring frontman Sully Erna in a drum battle with stickman Shannon Larkin. Despite curfew cut-off from DCU Center the all-star line up delivered on a night of hard-hitting rock and roll which, fans won't be forgetting anytime soon.
Remaining Spring 2015 Godsmack Tour Dates:
5/12 — Montclair, N.J. — The Wellmont Theater [Pre-sale live 2/11]
5/13 — Rochester, N.Y. — Main Street Armory*^ [Pre-sale live 2/11]
5/15 — Saginaw, Mich. — Dow Event Center^ [Pre-sale live 2/11]
5/16 — Columbus, Ohio — Rock on the Range
5/17 — Chicago, Ill. — Aragon Ballroom# [Pre-sale live 2/11]
5/19 — Moline, Ill. — iWireless Center^# [Pre-sale live 2/11]
5/20 — Brookings, S.D. — Swiftel Center^# [Pre-sale live 2/4]
5/22 — Pryor, Okla. — Rocklahoma
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