VIRGIN STEELE Singer: Athens Show Was A 'Most Glorious, Magical Experience'

VIRGIN STEELE vocalist David DeFeis has posted the following message on the band's official web site:

"Greetings, Salutations & Long Life to You All Noble Citizens of Hellas! Strange are the Ways of the World...Strange are the Winds, Clouds and other opportunistic weather Formations...

"Unfortunately due to circumstances far beyond our control, namely the rather bizarre weather conditions (Ice & Snow)...we were unable to travel with all of our equipment to Thessaloniki to perform for those of you who live there, or in the surrounding areas. I want you to know that we truly wished to perform for you, and we are seriously pissed off that we were not able to reach you! I also want you to know that we will return again, and we will play a very special concert for you, as soon as possible. Eternal Thanks for your Faith, Heart, Belief and Understanding...

"To those of you who attended the concert in Athens, I say...Cheers, & Etharisto Poli, for making this an incredibly Great Night to remember Forever!!! Your enthusiastic participation (Chanting, singing, stomping, leaping, diving, shouting...etc.), made the Evening a most Glorious, & Magickal experience for us, and we thank you sincerely for this! The An-Club truly overflowed with a massive amount of bodies and Extremely Powerful Energy! Thanks very much for the tremendous reception! We won't forget you.

"If all goes well we will be back in Greece again before the year is out, or at the very least by early next year. Meanwhile keep well, stay Invictus, and Royal Thanks for keeping the Spirit Of Steele Alive!!!"

VIRGIN STEELE's setlist for Athens, Greece February 15, 2004:

01. And In The Red Sea... Intro
02. Kingdom Of The Fearless (The Destruction Of Troy)
03. Life Among The Ruins
04. The Angel Of Light
05. The Wine Of Violence
06. In Triumph Or Tragedy
07. Return Of The King
08. Blaze Of Victory
09. Dust From The Burning
10. Noble Savage
11. Wings Of Vengeance
12. By The Gods
13. Through Blood & Fire
14. Rising Unchained Intro into.....
15. The Voice As Weapon
16. Invictus
17. Gate Of Kings (acoustic)
18. A Token Of My Hatred
19. Vocal Solo - Crown Of Glory Intro...
20. Emalaith
21. Through The Ring Of Fire
22. The Burning Of Rome
23. Thy Kingdom Come Intro
24. A Shadow Of Fear
25. (Piano Introduction)
26. When The Legends Die
27. Guitar Solo / Vocal Solo / Burning Sword…
28. Great Sword Of Flame
29. Drum Solo
30. Minuet In G Minor
31. I Will Come For You
Encore:
32. A Symphony Of Steele
33. "Marriage Theme" into…..
34. Veni, Vidi, Vici

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