There seems to no stopping Plini who as we speak is currently embarking on his tour around Europe, prior to the release of Handmade cities. Fortunately I am lucky enough to have had witnessed the talented ozzy completely blowing people’s socks off at last year’s Tech festival and before stepping inside the Borderline this evening I could already sense that the show was going be something quite special.Bearing in mind the show was also sold out and many fervent fans were eager to see the man ‘djent’
First up was Maxim Micic which have to be honest I did not know so much about.But having already listened to the new album which was released just last month: BILO 3.0 I was still thrilled to see him perform.Guitar riffs were slick and I was super impressed with the creativeness of the writing.Hearing the songs live really made me appreciate even more how much his music are awesome works of art.The crowd seemed to be in awe of his passionate performance that was given throughout the set.Defiantly looking forward to seeing him again in the future.
Next up was the prog rock/metal band Disperse who first off all threw me off a little with their almost jazzy/blues sounds.just being a bit of a contrast from the previous.But honestly? I actually found myself frantically swaying along to Rafal Biervmacki’s emotive vocals.It seems that musical influences range from Dream Theater and even bits of Pink Floyd which I really liked and the performance was solid.
Towards the end of the evening the crowd had high energy for the who was about to enter the stage.The moment Plini began to play I knew that it was going to be a unforgettable journey that evening… and it really was so god damn impressive! I was generally blown away by his impeccable timings and that signature sound he is known for was really mind-boggling-glowingly magical and judging by the audiences reaction they were also thinking the same and I even overhead fans saying “Im not sure if I can pick up a guitar again” In djent terms this means they are in love with what they are seeing right now and this I could not argue with.
Between songs,laughs were had via Plini and fans- which revealed his dry sense of humour and made the crowd more hyper than before.So you could only imagine when he mentioned that a encore was about to commence…and wow what a encore to have had witnessed,even a guest appearance from John Waugh (with the 1975) Plini respectively had everyone on stage to jam,in which they all united to create some incredible riffs and licks that made jaws drop.
Anyway come back to the UK we miss you already!