Zach Olson

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03.09.17 The First 10003.08.17 Anyone live near New Orleans?
01.21.17 Exploration01.14.16 I Beat Bloodborne!
10.28.15 I beat Dark Souls07.12.15 Iwata Passed Away
07.10.15 Songs That Rule06.18.15 What's Your Favorite Punk Record?
04.18.15 Time To Waste Money Today04.17.15 Hey Guys, Rec Me Some Cool Shit
02.03.15 Need Some Lovin'01.10.15 Fuck Yeah Minnesota
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The First 100

The first 100 bands I have ever seen, made this list just so I can keep track And i am bored as fuuuuuck the albums that are chosen are the ones the band is touring for mostl
1Ozzy Osbourne

My very first concert, looking back was a bit cheesy.... But at least I got to see War Pigs live
Target Center
2All that Remains
For We Are Many

My sister bought me tickets to my first ever club show, the Feel The Welt tour. First time I ever saw a pit, it was insane
Myth Night Club

Killed it and stole the show
Myth Night Club
4Five Finger Death Punch
American Capitalist

Tried really hard to love them after Hatebreed but nah, they blow live
I look back on the years and am really dissappointed in my musical taste sometimes tbh
some poor sap also proposed to his wife onstage
Myth Night Club
5Lacuna Coil
Dark Adrenaline

Myth Night Club
Beyond Hell/Above Heaven

Their first time ever in Minnesota, which was cool
Myth Night Club
The World Is Yours

Overkill live is a religious experience
Myth Night Club

Myth Night Club
Gigantour 2012
9Screaming Mechanical Brain
The Policy of Unilateral Hate

These guys were pretty fun after sitting through a bunch of local teenage bands
Station 4
Space Vampires vs. Zombie Dinosarus in 3-D

dumb fun
Station 4
11Cheap Trick
Heaven Tonight

Target Center
Music from Another Dimension

sat in the suite box down the center, the show wasn't very good at all, really
Target Center
L'Enfant Sauvage

Somerset Amphitheater
Carved Into Stone

They did a sick cover of Lundon Dungeon with the dude from Lamb of God
Somerset Amphitheater
15The Dillinger Escape Plan
Option Paralysis

This band is so good live, soooo good
Somerset Amphitheater
16Cannibal Corpse

I could never get this band, Corpsegrinder was just a tryhard here
Somerset Amphitheater
17Serj Tankian

Absolute blast
Somerset Amphitheater
18Machine Head
Unto the Locust

My first real moshpit
Somerset Amphitheater
Diamond Eyes

got worn out from spitting up dirt, sat on the hill looking at the stage while it rained, it was magic
Somerset Amphitheater
20Lamb of God

Got bailed out of prison just for this show, that was neat
Somerset Amphitheater
Antennas to Hell

Crazy dumb fun
Somerset Amphitheater
This Is Our Science

This guy blew my damn mind
The Circle in the Square

24The Black Dahlia Murder

Myth Night Club
Dethalbum III

Myth Night Club
26Brain Tumors
Fuck You Forever

5 minute set that tore down the venue
7th Street Entery
27Barn Burner
Bangers II: Scum of the Earth

7th Street Entery

Only like 30 people at this show, it was really fun, and they were nice dudes
7th Street Entery
29Hostage Calm
Please Remain Calm

Mill City Nights
30Streetlight Manifesto
The Hands That Thieve

This still might be the best show I have ever seen in my life. I didn't really know what to expect and it was just nonstop energy throughout, fucking awesome.
Mill City Nights
31Vintage Trouble
Bomb Shelter Sessions

Nice guys
Target center
32The Who

Really cool show
Target center
33Banner Pilot
Heart Beats Pacific

34Teenage Bottlerocket
Freak Out!

Self Entitled

36Cory Branan

First Ave
37The Bouncing Souls

First Ave
38The Gaslight Anthem

First time seeing my favorite band live aaaaand it was alright, pretty good I guess
First Ave
39Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside
Untamed Beast

Cedar Cultural Center
40Thao And The Get Down Stay Down
We The Common

She fucking killed it, so much energy
Cedar Cultural Center
41X Ambassadors
Love Songs Drug Songs

Did not know it was these guys until just last year, they weren't very good
First Ave
42Jimmy Eat World

First Ave
43The Story So Far
What You Don't See

Warped Tour '13, Shakopee
44While She Sleeps
This is the Six

Warped Tour '13, Shakopee
45Stick To Your Guns

Warped Tour '13, Shakopee
46The Chariot
One Wing

Warped Tour '13, Shakopee
47Strawberry Blondes
Fight Back

really cool old school punk style band
Warped Tour '13, Shakopee
This Is How the Wind Shifts

Warped Tour '13, Shakopee
49Charlie Simpson
Young Pilgrim

Warped Tour '13, Shakopee
Letters Home

Managed to get all my friends to see them, my friend Theresa ended up actually tearing up next to me cause of them
Warped Tour '13, Shakopee
51Big D and the Kids Table

Warped Tour '13, Shakopee
52The Wonder Years
The Greatest Generation

Warped Tour '13, Shakopee
53Reel Big Fish
Candy Coated Fury

The most dumb fun, circle pits, mosh pits, and square dancing
Warped Tour '13, Shakopee

Watched them while walking around with her till BMTH finished
Warped Tour '13, Shakopee
55August Burns Red
Rescue & Restore

Warped Tour '13, Shakopee
56Scar the Martyr
Scar the Martyr

I don't really remember this, same with a lot of these bands
Myth Night Club

Myth Night Club
His tour with Doyle, half of the show was them playing Misfits songs and it was awesome, I thought it was the closest I would ever get to seeing The Misfits live
58Blue Oyster Cult
Secret Treaties

It was sad seeing them on the free stage, but they were still really good. They did like a 10 minute version of Then came the Last Days Of May and an actual organic encore.
Bandshell, Minnesota State Fair
59Bat For Lashes
The Haunted Man

Minnesota State Fair Grandstand
60Depeche Mode
Delta Machine

Some Douchenozzle kept yelling the entire time while in the stands distracting everyone and kept screaming for everyone to get up, then screamed I JUST CANT GET ENOUGH and then got kicked out for being a douche during Personal Jesus. Then they played the song he wanted them to play and all was right in the world
Minnesota State Fair Grandstand
61The Flatliners
Dead Language

Bussed it down to Chicago cause all my friends bailed on the plan, managed to get a hotel 3 miles away from humboldt and proceeded to barely eat anything for 3 days
Riot Fest Chicago '13
62Flatfoot 56

First wall of death
Riot Fest Chicago '13

Thought that I wouldn't like them as much as i used to, cause I felt like I outgrew them, but they still killed it
Riot Fest Chicago '13
64Bad Religion
True North

Ohhhhh man, this was the best of the first day by faaaaaaaaaaar
Riot Fest Chicago '13
When Life Gives You Lemons...

Could not focus on this cause I realized that I cockblocked myself harder than anyone has ever cockblocked themselves in the history of time and I hate myself for it
Riot Fest Chicago '13
66Sublime with Rome
Yours Truly

Still was feeling stupid for being so fucking stupid
Also fuck rome
Riot Fest Chicago '13
67Fall Out Boy
Save Rock and Roll

Maybe they would be fun live? no
they're not
They suck
Riot Fest Chicago '13
Danzig II: Lucifuge

So sprinted all the way to the otherside of the park intime to hear Bullet and all was right with the world
Riot Fest Chicago '13
Maximum Perversion

Day 2
Riot Fest Chicago '13
70Surfer Blood

Riot Fest Chicago '13
Dance With Me

They went 20 minutes under
Riot Fest Chicago '13
Los Angeles

They went twenty minutes over (which is okay by me)
Riot Fest Chicago '13
73The Lillingtons
Death by Television

Riot Fest Chicago '13
74The Sidekicks
Awkward Breeds

Riot Fest Chicago '13
Worship and Tribute

Riot Fest Chicago '13
76Guided by Voices
English Little League

Riot Fest Chicago '13
77Black Flag
Nervous Breakdown

It was actually Flag, which is for the better cause it's the best version of Black Flag.
Riot Fest Chicago '13
78The Lawrence Arms
Oh! Calcutta!

Riot Fest Chicago '13
79Public Enemy
The Evil Empire Of Everything

The second best show of the entire festival
Riot Fest Chicago '13
80Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes

I missed Blister in The Sun
Riot Fest Chicago '13
81Chuck Ragan
It's Better In The Wind

Day 3, Raining, Sick, Don't wanna go, Just want to die
Riot Fest Chicago '13
82Maps & Atlases
Beware and Be Grateful

All I remember from this is stairing at the rail in front of me that was wet and thought about how much I wasn't enjoying anything
Riot Fest Chicago '13
83Pet Symmetry
Two Songs About Cars. Two Songs With Long Titles.

Passed by them on my way to Hostage Calm, but these guys seemed cooler and they were
they were really really cool
Riot Fest Chicago '13
84Reggie and The Full Effect
No Country For Old Musicians

The sun came out for a little bit and this cheered me up
Riot Fest Chicago '13
85The Wonder Years
Manton Street

Broke my glasses in the circle pit, perfect.
Riot Fest Chicago '13
The Walking Wounded

Riot Fest Chicago '13
87The Dismemberment Plan
Uncanney Valley

Riot Fest Chicago '13
88Saves the Day
Saves the Day

OH HEY ITS RAINING AGAIN. people were mudsliding
Riot Fest Chicago '13
89Brand New

The entire reason I wanted to go to Riot Fest, they came out and launched immediately into Vices, Steam rising up from the crowd, people being crushed and cover in mud cause we were in a fucking baseball diamond and it was raining
Best show of the weekend
Riot Fest Chicago '13

Riot Fest Chicago '13

no Kim Deal
92The Replacements
Let It Be

3rd best of the weekend, cause it's THE FUCKING REPLACEMENTS
also, shoutout to Haley from the bus ride back to Minneapolis, sorry for never texting you back, I'm dumb
Riot Fest Chicago '13
93Explosions In the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

beautiful and twinkly
Xcel Energy Center
94Nine Inch Nails
Hesitation Marks

3rd best show I have ever seen, worth the 120$ I spent on tickets, so fucking awesome holy shit
also Trent Reznor bought everyone waiting in line Pizza Luce
Xcel Energy Center
95The Acacia Strain
Death Is the Only Mortal

Mill City Nights
96Shadows Fall
Fire From the Sky

Mill City Nights
The Divinity of Purpose

my sister and I went to this show and as usual, they killed it
Mill City Nights
98Pusha T
My Name Is My Name

MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas
99Kanye West

My 19th birthday, staying at the MGM suite with my girlfriend and saw Kanye on the first day of the Yeezus tour, it was crazy, Kanye is crazy, like actually, he's crazy
MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas
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