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Lethbridge shows native talent at Eagles Hall

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It was an ‘Indian Summer’ at a big show at the Eagles’ Hall on the north side, Saturday, June 19.
 A decent sized crowd sat placidly and watched some  energetic native talent as a variety of duos, trios and full bands played a variety of different music.
 Geoff Stuckey of Sevenday Sin at the Eagle’s Hall. Photo by Richard AmeryA new band, Kenzie Kill was a highlight as they started their long set with a respectable version of the Ramones’ ‘Pet Semetary.’

The two-month old  group played numerous popular ’90s grunge and rock hits as well as some interesting  originals which showed off lead singer Amanda’s impressively loud vocals.
 Calgary horror punk trio Frightenstein put on the best performance of the nighFrightenstein were a sight at the Eagles Hall, June 19. Photo by 
Richard Ameryt, playing Misfits/Ramones/White Zombie influenced music  which could be best described as the soundtrack to a zombie  attack.

The three were dressed as pale-faced, blood stained zombies and the singer, clad in top hat and bloody smock howled into a microphone decorated by skulls. The drummer pounded  the life out of a massive drum kit which dwarfed him as he pounded away with thunderous rage. They got the audience out of their seats and on the feet , banging their heads.

A lot of them eventually wandered out into the streets where the police showed up at about 10:30 p.m., to send them to trickling back inside for the rest of the energetic set.

An interesting father-son duo, the Johnny Rains band were next with something slightly softer. They played some decent reggae/ska/ profanity laden rap music for the audience who seemed to be enjoying it.

The bassist bounced all over the stage, while programming drums on a keyboard at the front of the stage.
To finish the night, local grunge, detuned nü metal band SevenDay Sin took the stage amongst a blanket of smoke and lasers.
 This was the first gig with new guitarist Geoff Stuckey and bassist Shane Love who both locked right in for a set of upbeat modern rock. They put on an excellent show and sounded tight, displaying a lot of energy.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 23 June 2010 09:59 )  
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