We left the greater
After a quick breakfast stop at Starbucks we were on the road to
Hwy 71 between
Finally, a KICKASS show! We’ll get to that later though. The drive from
incredible. Then we made our way to the
This was our second time playing in
to the venue to see what’s up. It turned out that we were playing in Keithville about 20 miles south of
the Shreve in a cowboy bar. The place was cool but redneck as fuck and we were a little unsure of how the show would turn out. Fortunately our boys from Cancer Whore showed up and what apprehension we had was soon washed away, until we got a call from Melora saying their trailer blew out a tire. As the night went on more people came in, Melora made it with plenty of time to spare, and we had a lot of fun hanging out with some old friends. That show was definitely in the “win” column.
Tuesday 7/13 and Wednesday 7/14
Our first day off on the tour. We left
anything worthwhile. We stopped in
The next day we got up to go see “Predators” which was badass and not all at the same time. Still trying to figure that one out. Later my parents took us out to dinner at the country club. You know what’s more awkward than four metal guys hanging out in the company of old, stately people? Not much. It turned out that everyone there was impressed with how well-mannered, charismatic, and downright awesome we were to care about what we looked like. Yeah, we break stereotypes. After dinner we went back downtown to drink and meet up with a sorority my mom works with (score!) and wound up getting fucking hammered and had a pool party.
After a very late night we woke up partially hung over and completely exhausted. It took until about 2PM for us to get out the door and on the road. The drive into
Another win, the bands and venue in STL were extremely hospitable. We’re batting a pretty good average so far...