The Take Action Tour Comes to NYC

The Take Action Tour, headlined by The Used, comes to New York's Best Buy Theater.

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The Take Action Tour, headlined by The Used, comes to New York's Best Buy Theater. Photos by Michel Dussack
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First on the bill was Brazilian metal band Mindflow. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Mindflow's vocalist Danilo Herbert was an engaging frontman, constantly moving on the stage. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Mindflow's guitarist Rodrigo Hidalgo posing while shredding a guitar solo. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next on the bill was Dallas based band Crown The Empire. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Crown The Empire have two vocalists. Pictured is Andy Leo, who provides the clean vocals for the band. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Crown The Empire's bassist and guitarist get air during their first song. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band's second vocalist David Escamilla, who provides the screaming vocals for Crown The Empire. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Crown The Empire played for only about 30 minutes, as the bill was packed with four bands. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up was Michigan based metalcore band We Came as Romans. They also had two vocalists including David Stephens. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The other vocalist for the band is Kyle Pavone, who provides the clean vocals for them. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bassist Andrew Glass was particularly energetic, constantly moving around and headbanging. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Used hit the stage at 9:45 p.m. sharp and played until about 11 p.m.. Pictured is vocalist Bert McCracken. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bassist Jeph Howard illuminated by a blinding strobe light behind him. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Drummer Dan Whitesides behind a special "Take Action Tour" drumkit. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Guitarist Quinn Allman in a power stance while playing guitar. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Used's set spanned fifteen songs from all five of their studio albums. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Surprisingly, the two albums that received the most play during this show were "The Used" and "In Love and Death", the band's first two albums. Photos by Michel Dussack
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This wasn't just a night of great music, it was also to show support for the "It Gets Better Project". Photos by Michel Dussack
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The "It Gets Better Project" supports LGBT teens, and what better way to do it than through a concert of accepting rock bands. Photos by Michel Dussack
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