Concert Review: Sabaton, Leaves’ Eyes & Battle Beast @ Concord Music Hall

Chicago experienced international metal greatness recently when the Concord Music Hall received Battle Beast, Leaves’ Eyes and of course the epic and glorious Sabaton. Metal hailing from different regions of Europe and Scandinavia, it made for quite a memorable and adrenaline packed night.  In support of their latest power punching album, Bringer of Pain, Finland’s own Battle Beast opened the night in true metal fashion. With lead woman Noora Louhimo, dressed in strikingly metal attire, the group wasted no time in kicking the night off at the Concord in front of hundreds of metal fans. Majority of the tracks were in support of the new album such as the energetic opening track, Straight To The Heart and the title track, Bringer of Pain. The group visited the past one time with their highly popular and very true metal track, Black Ninja. Singer Noora Louhimo got the crowd riled up and excited when she spoke about the ‘metal gods’ which lead straight to the more electronic metal sounding track, Bastard Son of Odin. The entire band seemed to have lots of performance energy and just about headbanged throughout every song. The night ended with the politically oriented single King For A Day … Continue reading Concert Review: Sabaton, Leaves’ Eyes & Battle Beast @ Concord Music Hall