Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Exclusive Interview - The Dillinger Escape Plan

It was with great pleasure that I was able to interview The Dillinger Escape Plan's lead singer, Greg Puciato, as they came through Chicago on their current tour with Deftones. Greg was a blast to talk to and is a really great guy. Be sure to check out this band live if you never have before. They have an energy in the live setting that is unparalleled to anything I've ever seen. After their performance was over at the Deftones show, they played another show in the same night here in Chicago. They took the stage around 12:45am and tore the place apart. I've never seen a concert with such raw energy and emotion. Between the guitarists leaping off of the amps mid-song, Greg climbing up the poles on the ceiling, and the whole front row of the crowd getting up on stage with the band and moshing with them, I think it's safe to say no one quite brings it like Dillinger does.

Be sure to check out the clips I got of their Deftones performance and their headlining show that took place later that night after the break.  That later show, by the way, was tweeted by Greg the next day as being one of his "top 10 favorite DEP shows of all time."


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