FOES in Manchester live review
Venue: AATMA, Manchester
The Colour Line join FOES in Manchester.
The technical edge in The Colour Line’s sound, while pronounced on record, is less evident live. That’s not because the band aren’t a tight live unit – they are razor sharp – but simply because nobody can pay attention to the technicality of riffs when a guitarist is playing them four inches from their face. With both guitarists wading deep into the crowd, and a small but enthusiastic number of the audience responding by forming a mosh pit around them, the set flies by in a blur of staccato mathcore riffs and tight breakdowns.