Four Year Strong, Seaway, Like Pacific, Grayscale, Life Lessons
The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA – 10.11.2017
Photos by: Ashton Garner
This past Wednesday, the Rise or Die Trying 10th Anniversary Tour packed out Hell at Atlanta’s own, The Masquerade. The night was surely one to remember as the crowd jumped and moshed to each set. Life Lessons started off the night with their hard-hitting, high energy tunes that got the crowd warmed up and moving.
Grayscale was next on the bill. Having played in Atlanta only once before, they aimed to please with a punchy and upbeat set that surpassed their first show by far, even if they didn’t have beach balls. They kept high energy throughout their set, and time passed so quickly I was left wanting more.
Like Pacific, a punk band all the way from Toronto, Ontario. They stepped up the game, with frontman Jordan Black engaging and interacting with the crowd. Their set was full of jumping around onstage which made the band a pleasure to watch.
The last opener was Seaway, a pop punk band that also happens to be from Ontario. They brought some groovy vibes with tunes from their newest album Vacation, including their banger “Lula on the Beach.” If the crowd wasn’t pumped before that song, they were afterward. Seaway played a kickin’ set that was so much fun to experience.
10:15pm. The crowd’s excitement grows as Four Year Strong takes the stage. Since the tour was in celebration of the band’s album Rise or Die Trying‘s 10th birthday, the crowd could expect a full run-through of the album. Four Year Strong even took the liberty to throw in some non-Rise or Die Trying songs to mix things up a little and conjure up a whopping 18-song setlist.