Teenagers came in big numbers wearing their faded T-shirts, sneakers, and jeans to Revolution Live to celebrate the sounds of Hawthorne Heights and Jacksonville natives, the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus. Appropriately, the two bands are on their Hope Revolution Tour. And though we hoped the night, which started at 7, would end at a decent hour, it ended up lasting quite a long time. There were four opening acts.
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The crowd was getting a bit rowdy waiting for the two headliners to take the stage, something that didn't happen until well after 10 p.m. Not early for a Monday night show in Fort Lauderdale.
Hawthorne Heights celebrated the 10 year anniversary of its album The Silence in Black and White with a performance of the LP from start to finish, including two of its more popular songs "Ohio Is For Lovers" and "Silver Bullet." With strong vocals, heavy guitars, and lots of screaming, it had no problem getting the crowd off their feet, jumping, head-banging, and moshing in the pit.More »