Weezer concert: 06/03/2005

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Scott Shriner rocks "The Ring".

On their tour in support of Make Believe Weezer played the first day of the 2005 "Rock am Ring" Festival which is held simultaneously with the "Rock im Park" Festival from June 3 - June 5.


June 3
Centerstage: R.E.M, Green Day, Incubus, Maroon 5, Weezer, Mando Diao, World Leader Pretend, Mardo
Alternastage: The Prodigy, Slipknot, Apocalyptica, Within Temptation, Life of Agony, Papa Roach, Killswitch Engage, Simple Plan, Dir En Grey, Wednesday 13, Dillinger Escape Plan
Talent Forum: In Flames, Caliban, Lamb Of God, Unearth, Every Time I Die, As I Lay Dying, Bullet For My Valentine, Trivium, 3 Inches Of Blood, Still Remains, Black Raven, Trivial, Verlen

June 4
Centerstage: Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson, Mötley Crüe, Slayer, In Extremo, Helmet, Towers of London
Alternastage: The Chemical Brothers, The Hives, Garbage, Sonic Youth, Tocotronic, Feeder, Thievery Corporation, John Legend, Phantom Planet, Maxïmo Park, The Frames, Melody Club
Talent Forum: The (International) Noise Conspiracy, Soulwax, The Secret Machines, Sugarplum Fairy, Madrugada, The Ark, The Blue Van, The Wire Daisies, The Ga Ga‘s, Walking Concert, Data MC, Stigma, Flyswatter

June 5
Centerstage: Die toten Hosen, Wir sind Helden, Velvet Revolver, Him, Billy Idol, Mudvayne, The Hellacopters, Avenged Sevenfold
Alternastage: 3 Doors Down, Silbermond, Adam Green, Fettes Brot, Kettcar, Doves, Tomte, Madsen, Flipsyde, Die Geilsten, Groover Guerilla
Talent Forum: My Chemical Romance, Funeral For A Friend, Meshuggah, Mastodon, Subway to Sally, Lacuna Coil, Shadows Fall, Johnny Panic, Gizmachi, Kagerou, Quit Your Dayjob, Mamasweed

Karl's Corner

06/03/05 Medizinmann nicht nahe "Tänzen mit stumpy" gehen
...MB '05 Tour: Day 24: Nurburgring, Germany - Rock Am Ring Festival

Today we got on the bus (heretofore known as the Shantymobile, for various reasons including its broken air conditioning and very unfortunate top speed of 50 mph) and headed off to Nurburgring, which is the home of a very large and well known 'Ring', i.e. an automobile racetrack. It is in fact this very track where the festival takes place over 3 days. This is the 20th Anniversary of the Rock Am Ring / Rock Im Park festivals, but the first time Weezer has been a part of it. Todays show was quite well run, and things went pretty smoothly for weezer despite no possibility of soundcheck and a very small window of time for the weez crew to get things set up after the previous band left the stage. The only tech issue came up during "Photograph" when a guitar mix up led to some odd sounding chords till the band re-adjusted by ear mid-song. Despite that, the band was positively glowing on stage, clearly quite stoked to get back out after the break and happy to play for such a huge audience, who definitely recieved weezer well, especially the Euro-hit "Island In the Sun", as well as "Drugs" and "Hash Pipe".

Set list

  1. "Say It Ain't So"
  2. "Photograph"
  3. "Undone - The Sweater Song"
  4. "Peace"
  5. "Pardon Me"
  6. "In the Garage"
  7. "Island In The Sun"
  8. "We Are All On Drugs"
  9. "Beverly Hills"
  10. "Hash Pipe"
  11. "Buddy Holly"

See also

Make Believe Tour