CARNIVORES TOUR: Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars, AFI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre 8-30-14 (Review, Photos)

By Alexis Simpson

The Carnivores Tour took over DTE Energy Music Theatre last weekend with an incredibly strong lineup. AFI opened despite having the charisma and song catalog to be a stellar headliner in any venue. Singer Davey Hunter showcased his stamina as he performed gravity-defying rock leaps unlike any we have seen before.

SETLIST
The Leaving Song Pt. II
Girl’s Not Grey
I Hope You Suffer
Medicate
Love Like Winter
17 Crimes
The Days of the Phoenix
Silver and Cold
Miss Murder

Jared Leto of 30 Seconds to Mars looked like Hollywood Jesus with his long hair, big coat, celebrity status and big anthems. Near the end of the set, confetti was shot throughout DTE and 4 ft bright balloons bounced from the front of the stage all the way up into the hill. Leto brought Hollywood to Detroit, and knows how to liven things up. Despite being a muse of Terry Richardson, Leto is a bit camera shy, and makes concert photogs shoot from the soundstage which makes it difficult to document his grandiosity. It’s easier to get a sense of him better when closer, so maybe next time…We have to see you to feel you, as I always say!

SETLIST
Carmina Burana: O Fortuna
(Carl Orff song)
Up in the Air
(Ext. Bridge; Ext. Outro)
Search and Destroy
(Ext. Intro; Ext. Outro)
This Is War
(Chant Intro)
Conquistador
Kings and Queens
(Acapella Intro; Ext. Bridge; Ext. Outro)
Do or Die
(Ext. Intro; Acapella Outro)
City of Angels
(Sing-a-long Intro)
End of All Days
Acoustic
Save Me
From Yesterday
(Chorus)
The Kill (Bury Me)
Encore:
Cowboys from Hell
(Pantera cover) (Instrumental Jam; fans onstage)
Closer to the Edge
(Ext. Intro; Ext. Outro; fans onstage)

Lastly, the guys of Linkin Parks are pros. Singer Chester is a lean mean screaming madman who is at the top of his game and genre. He sounds amazing and his energy is unrelentless. Quirky and charming Mike Shinoda, Linkin’s Park “rapper” effortlessly blends into the musical mix of LP. His was particularly on point in Michigan this weekend because his words were smoooth and he looked so damn happy. Between songs, 1-3 minute mixes of electronic music were performed between songs, which was a clever addition to the show. “Perfect Performance” are the two words to accurately describe their set. Not only is their music flawless-these guys are class acts. Last year when we got the chance to do a group interview with Linkin Park, the guys seemed personable and sharp. It was great again to see glimpses of Chester’s good attitude as he gleefully pointed out that there was a family that came all the way from Ecuador to the Detroit performance. Bennington also jumped into the audience for a good period of time, and then got a kick out of young kid who belted out Chester’s lyrics like a pro. Linkin Park is a highly celebrated band and deservedly earning legendary rock band status.

SETLIST

Guilty All the Same
Given Up
(extended Outro)
Points of Authority
One Step Closer
(Extended Outro)
Blackout
(Shortened (Intro and Partial … more)
Papercut
(Shortened(No Second Verse or Second Chorus))
Rebellion
Runaway
(Shortened (Intro/First Verse/… more)
Wastelands
Castle of Glass
(Experience Version;Piano Transition Outro)
Leave Out All the Rest / Shadow of the Day / Iridescent
Robot Boy
(interlude(Intro/Synth Bridge/Outro Only))
Joe Hahn Solo
(w/ Wretches and Kings, … more)
Burn It Down
Waiting for the End
(Apaches Intro w/ ‘Until It … more)
Final Masquerade
Wretches and Kings / Remember the Name
(with Skin To Bone Beat)
Numb
(with Numb/Encore Intro and Outro)
In the End
Faint
(Extended Outro)
Encore:
Lost in the Echo
(First Verse and Ending Chorus only)
New Divide
(no 1st Chorus or 2nd verse)
Crawling
(First Verse and Chorus Only)
Until It’s Gone
(Ext. Intro w/ With You First … more)
What I’ve Done
(Extended Ticking Intro;Extended Guitar Bridge)
Bleed It Out

PHOTOS

AFI

Members Davey Havok
Jade Puget
Hunter Burgan
Adam Carson

www.facebook.com/afireinside/

http://afireinside.net

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

 

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

 

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

 

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

30 SECONDS TO MARS

http://Mars.Echelon.Family

JARED LETO, SHANNON LETO, TOMO MILICEVIC ♥

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

 

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

 

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

 

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK

Members Chester Bennington, Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, Phoenix, Joe Hahn, Mike Shinoda

http://linkinpark.com
http://lpunderground.com
http://twitter.com/linkinpark
http://musicforrelief.org
http://mikeshinoda.com

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

 

 

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI
LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

 

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

LINKIN PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS AND AFI

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