Meadows Amphitheatre, USA,
June 18th, 1989
"Monsters of Alternative Rock" Tour
John McGeoch: Guitar
Ted Chau: Keyboards & Guitars
Mike Joyce: Drums
Allan Dias: Bass
Unknown in full...
This gig was part of the "Monsters of Alternative Rock" Tour. 21 dates in the USA and Canada, on the same bill as New Order and The Sugarcubes (featuring Bjork). The three band package tour is a forerunner for the now famous Lollapalooza tours of the early nineties, set up by Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction, though not for the first time PiL are written out of history...
Unknown if an audio bootleg was recorded
review by Paul
Tucker, March 2005
© 2005 Fodderstompf.com / Paul Tucker
I was there. I saw The Sugarcubes open and PiL play second and New Order was the final act. PiL blew both the Sugarcubes and New Order away that night .
The moon was full and orange
glowing through the polluted California ozone. When PiL came on John
was wearing a baggy yellow suit and he was blue. He had painted
himself blue for the show. The sound quality was excellent and PiL played
a full set and left the crowd wanting more and most left after they
stopped playing, nobody wanted to see New Order tinkering with their
synths after Mr. Lydon and PiL had set the bar so high for the night
. A+ a hell of a show.
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