Tag Archive: In The End


Hey! Been working on this post all evening/night, and finally done, I don’t want to wait any longer to publish it. Inspired by Loudwire’s list of 10 unforgettable crowd participation moments (which you can find here), I wanted to make a list myself. It contains my favorites, including many of the suggestions made in the comment section on YouTube, which, in my opinion, were far better than many of the one’s on Loudwire’s list.
This is in no particular order, so don’t come complaining about that to me. I’m doing it this way because many of them are equally great in different ways, with their own qualities and moods which they evoke.

Avenged Sevenfold – Unholy Confessions (Live in Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA, 2014)

 

Foo Fighters – My Hero (Live in Bogotá, Colombia, 2015)

 

Linkin Park – In The End (Live at Rock Am Ring in Mendig, Germany, 2004)

 

Metallica – Creeping Death (Live in Moscow, Russia, 1991)

 

Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators – Sweet Child O’ Mine (Live in Mumbai, India, 2015)

 

Disturbed  – Down With The Sickness (Live at Rock Am Ring in Mendig, Germany, 2008)

 

Evanescence  – My Immortal (Live in Paris, France, 2004)

 

Rammstein – Du Hast (Live at Download Festival, Leicestershire, England, 2013)

 

AC/DC – Thunderstruck (Live in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2011)

 

Machine Head – Darkness Within (Live in London, England, 2014)

 

So, here you have it. I personally think these are just as good or even better than the list Loudwire made, even though several of the ones on Loudwire’s list were great (I couldn’t just copy it either, could I?). I could go on and on about things you should notice, like the band’s reaction to the fans, or the sheer loudness and harmony of the crowd. This kind of interaction between artists and fans is an extraordinary phenomenon.
I want to know what are your contribution(s) to the list, what do you think I should check out? Are there even better versions of the artists and songs I’ve chosen? Please leave a comment below.

 

“Music, my savior, save me”
(Darkness Within – Machine Head)

 

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Linkin Park – In The End

Today’s post is going to be about the song In The End by Linkin Park. The song was published on the album Hybrid Theory in 2000. It was the fourth single off the album. The lyrics are in the link here.

 

 

This song is, like many Linkin Park songs, a mix of rock and rap, which I quite like. Sort of a smart way to carefully try to convert rap-lovers to rock/metal lovers. I like the soft piano intro with a simple melody, which you also can hear in the background throughout the song if you listen closely. This melody is also heard in the refrain and the bridge on the guitars. There is also some programming to make it even cooler. This song got kind of a little bit of everything, with Chester Bennington’s voice sometimes sounding like one off a boy-band, and other times sounding almost as the roughest rocker. Pretty awesome, if you ask me.

 

“I had to fall, to lose it all, but in the end it doesn’t even matter”
(In The End – Linkin Park)