“It means a lot that you all came out,” Dom Angelella told the crowd at Bourbon and Branch. “Cause this might be the only show we play this year. Okay, I’ll be honest: it’s the only show we’ll play this year. Maybe ever.”
If there was any indecision on the part of the DRGN King frontman on Saturday night, it was clearly a hesitance to call a definitive end to a project that’s evoked so much joy among his friends and fans, longtime followers and newcomers alike. About half the people I chatted with in the audience didn’t seem to even be aware that the band had been talking “hiatus” in their promotion of the show, and though the individual members were all ramping up for a busy year with other pursuits, Angelella still talked about carving out some time to write new material.
But if this was indeed DRGN King’s farewell, it couldn’t have picked a better note to go out on. Continue reading →