Meshuggah live review - The Forum, London
Venue: The Forum, London
Polyrhythms, intensity and laser lights: Meshuggah bring their live experience to the capital
Halfway through Meshuggah’s set, a fan seated in the balcony leaps from his chair and thrusts his arms into the air with a triumphant roar. On one of his arms dangles a now-redundant NHS sling. Around him, people barely move, either because they’re awestruck, or because headbanging in time to the music is an impossible task. Thirsty liggers sprint to the bar for a top-up, not daring to miss a second of the show, while others grapple for their camera phones and snap away at the laser-lit darkness.