The air was electric, and the anticipation palpable as music enthusiasts from all walks of life converged upon the Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia for a night that promised to be nothing short of a sonic onslaught. The stage was set, quite literally, for an evening of explosive rock and metal as Vended, Of Mice & Men, and Bullet For My Valentine took center stage. The audience braced themselves for a rollercoaster of emotions, a whirlwind of riffs, and a chorus of voices that would echo through the night. There was no doubt that each act would serve up their unique energy, personality, and musical prowess, making this concert a gathering of enthusiasts for the ages. The stage was ablaze, the speakers ready to roar, and the atmosphere was thick with the promise of a night that would be etched into the memory of every attendee.
Vended, the rock powerhouse fronted by none other than Griffen Taylor, brought the house down at Franklin Music Hall in a show that will be etched in the memories of fans for a long time. The energy in the venue was palpable as the band, composed of Griffen Taylor (vocals), Simon Crahan (drums), Jeremiah Pugh (bass), and Connor Grodzicki (guitar), took the stage. From start to finish, Vended’s performance was a masterclass in rock showmanship.
The setlist was a sonic journey through Vended’s catalog, featuring a mix of powerful new tracks and beloved classics. The show began with the explosive “Ded to Me,” setting the tone for a night of high-octane rock. Taylor’s commanding stage presence and his signature raw vocals held the crowd captive. Songs like “Am I the Only One” and “Overall” showcased the band’s tight musicianship and Taylor’s emotive storytelling. In an unexpected twist, Corey Taylor also delighted the audience with renditions of songs from his other projects, creating a sense of connection and nostalgia.
What made Vended’s performance truly special was the band’s genuine engagement with the audience. Taylor’s witty banter and genuine interaction with fans made the night feel intimate despite the grandeur of the venue. The show was a raw and electrifying experience that left no one in doubt about the band’s power and prowess. Vended’s performance was surely an unforgettable night of rock music, proving that they are a tour de force in the genre and a must-see live act for rock enthusiasts.