This past weekend, long-running California metallers LIZZY BORDEN became the first band to ever play two shows in one day at the Bang Your Head!!! festival in Balingen, Germany.
LIZZY BORDEN performed its regularly scheduled set on Saturday (June 28) with a blood-soaked theatrical production on a perfect sunny day in front of an audience of 15 thousand. As the band left the stage drained and bloodstained, they were greeted by Bang Your Head!!! promoter Horst Franz who congratulated them on the amazing response. He also told them that one of the bands had cancelled their show for later that day to which LIZZY BORDEN frontman/namesake replied, "We'll take the slot!" Horst called him a "madman" and said, "You got it!"
Commented Lizzy: "We had two hours to put a new set together. We rehearsed some songs in our trailer that we heard the crowd yelling out at the last show, even though we had never played them before with this lineup. The second show was fast and loose and fun as hell and the crowd was even louder then the first show and sang with me all the way through. It was the tenth Bang Your Head!!! festival anniversary for LIZZY BORDEN and one we will never forget."
Setlist for the first show:
01. Appointment With Death
04. Rod Of Iron
05. Tomorrow Never Comes
06. Red Rum
07. We Only Come Out At Night (intro)
08. There Will Be Blood Tonight
09. Me Against The World
10. We Got The Power
Setlist for the second show
01. Perfect World
02. Be One Of Us
03. Give 'Em The Axe
05. American Metal
06. Born To Be Wild
07. Long Live Rock And Roll
LIZZY BORDEN has posted a video postcard (see below) of the band's performance at this year's Sweden rock festival. The 1:37 second clip features an in-store appearance/meet-and-greet, a photo shoot with Sweden's own Micke Johansson, as well as LIZZY BORDEN live on stage performing at the festival.
LIZZY BORDEN's latest album, "Appointment with Death", was released in the U.S. on October 30, 2007 via Metal Blade Records. The CD was produced by Lizzy and Joey Scott. It was recorded at the Zanzibar studios in North Hollywood, California and was mixed by Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, ex-MORBID ANGEL) at Mana studio in Florida.