Pensacola Civic Center, Pensacola, FL
Tuesday, 02 August, 2006

The line to get inside may have been long, and the fashions du jour may have proved impractical in 90+ Florida heat, but for the bushels of fans that turned out Wednesday evening - KoRn was definitely worth any hassle.

The predominantly young, overwhelmingly pumped, male crowd that filled much of the Civic Center was in for a long evening of metal mayhem.

The Family Values Tour kicked off around 18:00 with a short, but energetic set by the first opening act, Flyleaf.

That performance was quickly followed by raucous rockers Stone Sour, whose brash lead singer could have taken home the award for "Most F-Bombs Dropped During Onstage Banter," if he hadn't been occupied with whipping the crowds, and his blonde hair, into a whirling frenzy.

And as usual, for such an event, all of the fan action was on the tightly packed, general admission floor.

Small mosh pits broke out spontaneously, and a steady stream of crowd surfers began drifting toward the stage, and the burly, waiting arms of the security staff.

And the metal momentum only grew as the next band, the Deftones, took to the stage.

Lead singer Chino Moreno braved the surging crowds to stand on the security barricade in front of the stage, to sing to his screaming, fist-pumping fans.

The band, masters of distorted vocals and crunchy guitar riffs, performed a 50-minute set, including a moody Cure cover and their hit single, "Changed."

Three hours into the show, when most concerts would start winding down, the sweaty atmosphere in the Civic Center was still ratcheting up in anticipation of crowd favorite, KoRn.

The nu-metal rockers unleashed their guitar-driven, beat-heavy fury on eager fans - finally - around 21:30.

When the red velvet curtains concealing the band dropped - the entire audience was on its feet, roaring in a frenzy of approval.

Lead singer Jonathan Davis, a standout in long dreadlocks and short black kilt, wailed into his microphone while backed by guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer, bassist Fieldy, two drummers, and a host of animal-masked percussionists, guitarists and keyboardists.

Fans could watch the action on stage, or the giant screen behind it, which featured a variety of eye catching images, including creepy, spinning doll heads.

KoRn fans may have had a long wait, but Davis and company kept the screaming crowd on its feet with an assault of sound, including songs from their latest album, "See You on the Other Side," plus fan favorites such as "Freak on a Leash" and "Blind."

Cool: Screaming along to your favorite songs with your favorite band.
Not so cool: Missing Wednesday's concert.

01. Intro
02. Right Now
03. Politics
04. Twist
05. Love Song
06. A.D.I.D.A.S.
07. Falling Away From Me
08. Coming Undone
09. Got the Life
10. Throw Me Away
11. Shoots and Ladders
12. Wicked (Feat. Chino Moreno)
13. Here to Stay
14. Thoughtless
15. Freak on a Leash
16. Hollow Life (Acoustic)
17. Twisted Transistor
18. Y'all Want a Single
19. Blind

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