The Airborne Toxic Event Kick Off Tour

The Airborne Toxic Event kick off their tour at Webster Hall, previewing material from their upcoming third album "Such Hot Blood"

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The Airborne Toxic Event kick off their tour at Webster Hall, previewing material from their upcoming third album "Such Hot Blood". Photos by Michel Dussack
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Opening the show was The Chevin, a band from Leeds, England. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Chevin's drummer Mal Taylor. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bassist and keyboardist for The Chevin, Jon Langford. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band had clear influences from The Killers and U2. Vocalist Coyle Girelli in particular bore resemblances to each of these bands singers. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Chevin's guitarist Mat Steel, who also played keyboards on a couple tracks during the band's set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Airborne Toxic Event's singer Mikel Jollett. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Anna Bulbrook, who played violin and keyboards throughout the night. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bassist Noah Harmon provided backing vocals as well. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band's energetic set spanned over ninety minutes and also included several songs off their upcoming album "Such Hot Blood". Photos by Michel Dussack
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Drummer Daren Taylor pounds away at his kit. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Guitarist Stephen Chen was hidden in shadows for most of the band's set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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"Timeless", which was released the same day as the show, was perhaps the best new song of the set, and will easily become an anthemic singalong once fans have time to learn the words. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Other new songs included "The Storm", "The Secret", and "What's In a Name?". Photos by Michel Dussack
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Mikel plays his guitar right at the edge of the stage in front of eager fans. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Stephen also played keyboards at some points during the set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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During the bands encore, Anna crowdsurfed after asking fans if they would catch her. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Throughout the set, the band expressed extreme gratitude to their loyal fans that allow them to continue to make music and tour. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band closed out the night with a 15+ minute rendition of "Missy" their standard set closer for as long as the band has been around. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band also sandwiched covers of "Ring of Fire", "American Girl", and "Born in the USA" right in the middle of "Missy", showing off the bands raw talent. Photos by Michel Dussack
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