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    Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    What's the best concert you've ever been to, or concerts?

    Mine was Tool in 2006. Absolutely ******* incredible. No words to describe it. I go to tons of concerts and went to Paul McCartney this summer, which my friends all declared as the best concert they've ever been to. I had to be "that guy" and said "Yeah, very good, but I've been to better."

    If you like Tool and you've never seen them live, do yourself a favor and do it when you have the chance.



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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    Metallica and Godsmack in Hilton. Fall 2004.




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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

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    Metallica and Godsmack in Hilton. Fall 2004.
    T'was good. I could feel the heat from their pyrotechnics up in the balcony.



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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    Daft Punk at Lolapalooza in Chicago, 2007.



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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    Rush, in Hilton, 2002 or 2003, can't remember. 7th row.



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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    1. 1993 Lollalapooza had Rage Against The Machine, Primus, Alice In Chains and oh, a little band named Tool was playing on the second stage that day. Rage was the first band to play and blew my head off, Layne and Alice In Chains were amazing and I was too lucky to move from the main stage when Arrested Development was playing and stumbled into Tool. Simply amazing day of music.



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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    Pink Floyd @ Jack Trice (Cyclone Stadium back then)
    U2 @ Jack Trice
    Red Hot Chili Peppers w/ Pearl Jam @ CY Stevens



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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    Quote Originally Posted by marothisu View Post
    What's the best concert you've ever been to, or concerts?

    Mine was Tool in 2006. Absolutely ******* incredible. No words to describe it. I go to tons of concerts and went to Paul McCartney this summer, which my friends all declared as the best concert they've ever been to. I had to be "that guy" and said "Yeah, very good, but I've been to better."

    If you like Tool and you've never seen them live, do yourself a favor and do it when you have the chance.
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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    Coldplay in 2007 at Xcel.
    Paramore at Council Bluffs.
    Skrillex this summer in Minneapolis.


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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    Muse at Lollapalooza 2011
    Foo Fighters in the pouring rain at Lollapalooza 2011



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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    stone sour opening for disturbed in cr a few years back was really good. kiss in hilton with ted nugent and skid row was great also



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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    Lollapalooza 2 & 3
    Smashing Pumpkins at Hairy Mary's in Des Moines
    Jane's Addiction in Davenport, and agree with C. John Pearl Jam and the Peppers at CY Stephens, Smashing Pumpkins were on the bill too!
    Devo in Des Moines last year was up there, but that's because I waited 30 years to see them live.


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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Metallica and Godsmack in Hilton. Fall 2004.
    I was at that one as well. It was awesome and likely the best one I've ever been to. Seeing Metallica in Moline 3 years ago is a very close second.



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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    Slipknot and Disturbed in Houston a few a years ago.
    Seen Hed PE a few times as well and they always pull off a great show.



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    Re: Best Concert(s) You've Been To?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    Slipknot and Disturbed in Houston a few a years ago.
    Seen Hed PE a few times as well and they always pull off a great show.
    I saw (hed) p.e. in 2000, and it was amazing. I don't follow them anymore; they're a totally different band than what they were back then.



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