September 24, 2022

Porcupine Tree just lately launched into their first tour in 12 years. The reunited UK progressive-rock band performed the world well-known Radio Metropolis Music Corridor in New York Metropolis on Friday (September sixteenth).

The band is led by Steven Wilson, who largely targeted on his solo profession for the previous decade or so. Nonetheless, he stunned followers in 2021 by saying the resurrection of Porcupine Tree, together with the brand new album, Closure/Continuation, which arrived in June of this 12 months.

Whereas earlier members Colin Edwin (bass) and John Wesley (guitar) should not a part of the revived lineup, Wilson is joined by longtime members Richard Barbieri (keyboards) and Gavin Harrison (drums), together with touring members Randy McStine (guitar) and Nate Navarro (bass).

At first of the present, Wilson commented that it was at Radio Metropolis Music Corridor the place Porcupine Tree performed their final New York Metropolis present, 12 years in the past this month. From there, the band captivated the viewers with a close to three-hour live performance.

The live performance was damaged up into two units, with a 20-minute intermission. The primary set consisted largely of songs from Closure/Continuation, together with classics like “Blackest Eyes,” “Even Much less” and “The Sound of Muzak”

The second set featured favorites comparable to “Concern of a Clean Planet” and the 17-minute-long “Anesthesia.” A 3-song encore ended with the show-closing “Trains,” which Wilson quipped was the band’s solely “hit.”

Porcupine Tree’s limited-engagement North American tour continues by way of an October 4th present in Mexico Metropolis, adopted by an October seventh present in Santiago, Chile, and a European outing that begins in late October.

Decide up tickets to Porcupine Tree’s upcoming exhibits through Ticketmaster, and see our pictures and the setlist from the Radio Metropolis Music Corridor live performance under.

Picture Gallery – Porcupine Tree at Radio Metropolis Music Corridor (click on to broaden and scroll by way of):

Set 1:
Blackest Eyes
Of the New Day
Rats Return
Even Much less
Drown With Me
The Sound of Muzak
Final Probability to Evacuate Planet Earth Earlier than It Is Recycled
Chimera’s Wreck

Set 2:
Concern of a Clean Planet
Shopping for New Soul
Stroll the Plank
Herd Culling
Sleep Collectively
Collapse the Mild Into Earth

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