Guns N’ Roses / Allentown 1987 / 1CD+1Bonus DVDR/ Zodiac
Airport Road Music Hall, Allentown, PA, USA 17th October 1987 plus Ltd Bonus DVDR “CBGB’S 1987”
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Introducing a live album that conveys that wonderful “APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION TOUR”. It is decided to make a permanent preservation press CD.
“The Allentown performance on October 17, 1987” is recorded in this work. It is the finest audience recording. It is known that a famous recording was left from this day before, but this work is not such a copy or remaster. It is one of the gems that was directly digitized from the Daigen Master Cassette, which was recently discovered by the prestigious “Krw_co”.
Of course, the biggest point of this work is in its master sound, but first is the position of the show. Let’s look back at the 1987 schedule when the phenomenon board “APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION” dominated the world.
・June 19-28: England (3 warm-up performances)
<<July 21st “APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION” release>>
・August 1st + 2nd: Los Angeles (2 performances for PV shooting)
・August 14-September 17: North America #1 (THE CULT’s 22 undercard performances)
・September 29-October 8: Europe (8 performances) *FASTER PUSSY CAT undercard
・October 16th-November 1st: North America #2a (13 performances) *EZO is the undercard ←★here★
・November 3-29: North America #2b (20 performances of MOTLEY CRUE)
・December 3rd-31st: North America #2c (Alice Cooper’s 16 undercard performances)
This is the 1987 GUNS N’ROSES. It’s a familiar schedule every time, but this time I tried to divide it even in the front seat. Immediately after his debut in 1987, he also served as the undercard for THE CULT, MOTLEY CRUE, Alice Cooper, etc., but on the contrary, there was also a headliner performance with the undercard. The Allentown performance of this work is also one of the headliner performances following Japanese EZO. It was the second concert of “North America #2a”.
This work recording such a show is a real and superb audience recording. Above all, the on and powerful core. Even if you listen carefully with headphones, you can hardly feel the hall ringing, and the distance is not so good. Even if it is a snare that is likely to be a customer record, the density is tightly packed, and the bass that is easily spoiled is the attack sound and the groove vibe is clear if it is rugged. The guitar has a great feature. The outline is strangely clear, and even if two sounds are entangled, they never mix, and it is clear with one note whether it is slash or Izzy.
Although it is a vivid sound that makes you want to call it a “sound board,” the heat that rises from end to end can only be the audience. Although strange voices do not explode in the immediate vicinity, the cheers heard (slightly) from the gap of the extremely thick performance sound are certainly extraordinary. Honestly, the tingling hot air ignites dusty rock and roll. This work preserves the original sound that is too beautiful and realistic, but it is just a sound. In the net sound source, the pitch that was crazy about 20% of the semitone is corrected, and the live performance at that time is accurately reproduced.
￼The full show that magic is swirling because it is 1987 is drawn with that super realistic & beautiful direct sound. The set at that time was basically based on the number of “APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION”, and the basic measure was to adjust the scale by combining various covers. Let’s organize the set for this day here.
● APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION (9 songs)
・It’s So Easy/Out Ta Get Me/Mr. Brownstone/My Michelle/Sweet Child O’Mine/Rocket Queen/Welcome To The Jungle/Paradise City/Nightrain
●Others (4 songs)
・LIVE FROM THE JUNGLE: Move To The City/Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door/Whole Lotta Rosie
・GN’R LIES: Mama Kin
…And this is how it looks. All songs except “Think About You”, “You’re Crazy” and “Anything Goes” were released from the debut work, and the covers of Bob Dylan, AC/DC and AEROSMITH exploded instead. Although there are no unusual songs, the high-purity set that comes from 1987 is packed in bread.
And the performance of playing such a set is magic. This cannot be put into words anymore. Even though there are famous songs after “USE YOUR ILLUSION”, “something” was not enough to reach “APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION”. The “something” is the maximum amount, and it is possible to hit it with a high degree of purity that is higher than “APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION”. If analyzed, it might be the beat of Stephen Adler. It may be slash and Izzy’s aesthetic sense, and the accelerator’s tension because of that time. However, there is “something” that cannot be born by just having all of them. Whether it’s a proud groove, the glossiness of the phrase, or the amount of heat… You can witness the scene filled with that awesome taste with a superb sound. It’s a magical live album.
It is a pity that the explanation is unpersuasive to me, but I am sure that anyone who has noticed this article will understand it. If you touch the recording in 1987, you will feel that there is something. This work is one of the extreme that should be called the crystal of “something”.
This is the magical power of 1987. A rare live album that was completely drawn by the Omoto Master Cassette, which was announced by the prestigious “Krw_co” that unearthed the greatness of GUNS N’ROSES. Please experience with the permanent preservation press CD.
The main press CD is a new masterpiece by Omoto Master, which was excavated by the prestigious “Krw_co”. For that bonus, we prepared a special superb image in the “APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION TOUR”. The “special” is an acoustic show. The unplugged concert by 5 people of the original GUNS N’ROSES is one that you can witness with the highest quality.
This film was shot at “October 30, 1987 New York Performance”. It is said that the original GN’R was unplugged four times from 1986 to 1988, but it is the only day known as a video. The quality is wonderful because of its preciousness. Although it is a video that has been known for a long time, it is a master quality version that has been circulating in recent years. Of course, it is a historical video shoot, but its master freshness is an extraordinary dimension. If there are no diving marks, no deterioration over time can be felt. There is almost no screen distortion or tracking noise, which is the fate of videotapes, and the coloring is vivid. The scene of that time jumped over 30 years, and spreads over the entire screen.
And it is not just an audience shot that is contained in such a master…… or you can call it a “professional shot”. It’s a little vague writing, but in reality, the video of this work is a one-camera, and the sound is a microphone recording. In that sense, it’s an “audience shot”, but it is the band/venue side that is shooting it. This show is now held at the deceased club “CBGB”, a homely space where fans surround a narrow and narrow stage. The band is all sitting on chairs. This work was shot with a fixed camera right next to the stage (the slash side wearing a METALLICA T-shirt), and the expressions of each member are zoomed. You can enjoy plenty of bold shots that can only be enjoyed by setting up the venue.
The precious acoustic show drawn with such images is really wonderful. The most important thing is “One In A Million” and “Patience”, which will be the premiere on this day, but the essence of “BAND GUNS N’ROSES”, which oozes in all songs, is even more wonderful. Unplugged is said to bring out the power of the band, but since it is GUNS N’ROSES, which is undergoing a world-famous revolution, there is no bad news. The foundation of blues and rock’n’ roll is exposed while removing the aggression and momentum from the famous songs. They are orthodox rock and roll bands, no matter how intense they are or how violent they are. A different dimension from legends and anecdotes, the real faces of “original 5 people” spread across the screen.
And the real face is thin! It’s obvious that it was 30 years ago, but from now on it looks like a child. There is even a big name in the main press CD, but it is this young man who is singing and playing at the scene. This is the appearance of a revolutionary child who changed the world. It’s the very appearance of the guys who rock and roll our ears and brains.
Revolutionary children who show their home-like acoustic and life-size appearance. This is a superb image that fully depicts the essence and essence of “Original GUNS N’ROSES”. The truth of “1987” that revived over 30 years. Enjoy it with the main press CD.