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The War On Drugs Reviews

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Average customer review: 3.5 star rating (3.3 Stars)

Number of reviews: 11

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2.0 star rating Bruce mckay from Eugene, Oregon

WAR ON DRUGS. MESSY SOUND. INDISTINCT

I love this band. But last nights performance was hampered by poor sound management. Very loud. Indistinct. Could not hear Adam's voice at times. Their songs have a lot of nice musical touches. Unfortunately, those intricacies were lost in a muddle of bass and drums. Band was mostly tight. And very loud. Adam sppeared to be wired tight. That was conerning. I know the songs well. So, i could enjoy them. A less informed listener was probably disappointed.

2.0 star rating Pamela from Los Angeles, California

THE WAR ON DRUGS AT SHRINE

I agree with Tim! This band has been on my list for years to see live. From the first song to the last, the vocals were muffled and the sounds of instruments were loud and drowned each other out. It was difficult to distinguish one song from the other because of the lack of clear vocals. Very disappointing. I am not sure if it was the location or the band. I would love to give them another try - but not at the Shrine.

1.0 star rating Tim from Seattle, Washington

100% DISAPPOINTED

The sound was so incredibly loud our ears were numb for 24 hrs after. Love this band and have been following them for couple years. It was so loud we could not understand words or the different instruments. They did't play an encore and we were glad as our ears could not take anymore. The band could not have known what we were hearing as they looked like they were into the performance. One of the worst shows I've been to in 40 years of concerts. We flew over 500 miles to see them and took our Daughter and son-in-law to get them hooked on the band.. We were all so very disappointed and they will probably not give the band a 2nd chance. Wish I could get a refund..100% fail... * the Theater is beautiful but this was not a good show at ALL!!

1.0 star rating Lcavigs from San Francisco, California

AGREE WITH TIM FROM SEATTLE

Where we’re the sound engineers? I know this band sounds much richer and interesting than the wall of sound that blasted from the speakers at Bill Graham. No definition at all. Very disappointing. I would buy a vinyl album of their 100 times over before attending another live concert. Hopefully it was a fluke. They are so talented but they need a new sound tech for sure. πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

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