Atreyu Rock New York City With Beartooth + More
Atreyu gave one helluva performance at New York City's Irving Plaza during their stop on their Long Live tour in promotion of their new album by the same name. Long Live is Atreyu’s first album since 2009’s Congregation of the Damned and fans were beyond excited to hear the new material in a live setting.
Right from the get-go, Atreyu began with the title track of their new release ‘Long Live’ and another fresh song, “Start to Break.” Vocalist Alex Varkatzas spent as much time off stage by the barricade as he did onstage. Varkatzas even helped security out by catching a crowd surfer while belting out lyrics.
Each member of Atreyu is energetic and knows exactly how to engage with fans. The crowd moshed and yelled lyrics to notable tunes “Becoming the Bull,” “Bleeding Mascara,” “Right Side of the Bed,” and “Lip Gloss and Black.” The band also rocked a heavy cover of Bon Jovi’s “You Give Love a Bad Name.”
With the floor of Irving Plaza thoroughly beaten up, the night wasn’t over yet as Atreyu’s encore included a new song “Do You Know Who You Are?” and the favorite “Ex’s and Oh’s.” Atreyu are back in a big way and their fans are already counting down to their next tour.
Beartooth took the stage beforehand and performed as if they were headlining Irving Plaza. Frontman Caleb Shomo and the rest of the band were utterly fearless and fans went absolutely insane during “The Lines,” “I Have a Problem” and “Body Bag” off of their debut album Disgusting. Shomo was even surprised by the enthusiasm of the crowd and said “This is some next level s---.” Don't be surprise if Beartooth does in fact headline a show of their own the next time they roll through town.
Supporting act Wovenwar took the stage earlier and gave a highly energetic performance, while female fronted L.A. act Malaki opened up the show.
Check out our gallery of the bands performing above!
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