I know. I know, I know, I know. There’s us, Collapse Board, with all our principles and our manifestos, and there’s me, spending a warm summer Saturday night at a Phil Collins show. Curiosity gets me here, what else would it be? The best piece of work advice I was ever given was from an […]
Phil Collins starts the Australian leg of his ‘Not Dead Yet’ tour with a show at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium.
Here is the opening paragraph of what I wrote on Collapse Board, the night before we ran a review of Foo Fighters live at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. I do not believe a bad live review affects a band’s sales or reputation. Certainly not a band the size of Foo Fighters, able to play Brisbane’s Suncorp […]
By Milton Fiennes Foo Fighters Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane Foo Fighters bum rush the stage to tumultuous applause from an awfully dressed, overweight crowd. They break into the first of many forgettable songs that only have 3 chords the entire time. There’s a 60-year-old guitarist nobody addresses. He looks like he’s won a competition to fuck […]
The whole affair had taken up 120 seconds. The longest two minutes of my life.