This was our first show.  I've played so many shows with Defiance, Ohio that playing a show feels almost routine now.  Getting ready for this show, whether it was the every-other-day practices, working on the lyrics and slideshow, setting up for the show, and even driving to the show had the nervousness of something new.  After playing I fealt so drained, like I could finally just sit still after all the hard work - practicing and thinking.   This was the first time Kevey played a show in four years.  He has a reputation for being super-nervous, but he did great.  After the show, someone said "your drummer is so solid and fast."  Someone else complemented his drumming too.  I fucked up a lot.  He said that he did too, but he seemed to keep it together to me.

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