Worth the wait?

Photos by Matt Wash

"So here we stand in the ever reliable O2 Academy, Brixton, to catch a real moment in recent rock history – post hardcore giants At the Drive-In taking care of some unfinished business. It’s been almost twelve years since the band’s messy break up, not so hushed whispers of drug abuse, artistic conflicts and good old fashioned exhaustion amounting to the five-piece stepping down at the height of their powers. With interviews as recent as 2009 laughing off the idea of a reunion as some kind of absurd notion it’s a good feeling to find yourself standing in a sold out venue in your home town awaiting a performance you never dreamed would happen."

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