Chris Riemenschneider of Minneapolis' Star Tribune reviewed LINKIN PARK's concert at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Saturday night (Jan. 31)."The Southern California sextet is not yet a convincing arena-rock headliner," he wrote. "Even at a short 90 minutes, its set was still only about half-great. For every one of the group's ecstatically received radio hits, there was another tune that dragged and/or showcased the melodramatic aspects of its misery-loving catharsis rock. "Not only did LINKIN PARK come up short with many of its not-so-famous tunes, it stumbled by playing several dullards during the show's one long encore. It was a less than grand finale. You knew things were going to falter when a piano was rolled out for 'My December'. The band kept this lackluster pace going with the drab 'Push Me Away' and a clumsy 'Place For My Head'." [Read more]
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