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Diamond Head, Witch Mountain and Burning Leather

Aladdin Theater (map) Southeast
Tue., Aug. 16, 8 p.m. 2011 21+

Aladdin
$20

Where does a band's identity lie? Is it in their breakout single or chart-topping recording? Does it belong to the member who owns the publishing, or is it just in the name? The current lineup for Diamond Head features only one founding member, guitarist Brian Tatler. Is a single original member enough to tour as the band to which the likes of Metallica and Megadeth claim they owe their existence? Tatler shared songwriting credits in Diamond Head's glory years with original vocalist Steve Harris, who vacated the band in the early '00s after butting heads with Tatler; Harris wanted the band to make a fresh start with a new name, Tatler did not. If you want to hear NWOBHM classics played from a live band, attend this show, but you won't be seeing Diamond Head. You'll be witnessing an old man and his pick-up band turning a triumphant legacy into dollar signs. ARIS WALES

Aladdin Theater

3017 SE Milwaukie, Portland, OR 97202
233-1994
Hours: Open for shows only.
http://aladdin-theater.com

Venue Hours
  • Open for shows only.
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Tue., Aug. 16, 8 p.m. 2011
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