After their successful sold-out show at the Electric Brixton in London earlier this year, Fever 333 returned and unsurprisingly sold out the even bigger o2 Forum Kentish Town.
Comprising vocalist Jason Aalon Butler, guitarist Stevis Harrison and drummer Aric Improta mixes the American trio from Inglewood, CA combine different music styles such as rapcore, post-hardcore, rock, hip hop and punk, creating a unique new and dynamic sound while their deep and personal lyrics tell stories about their struggles and feelings in life, racism, homophobia or sexism, trying to create a save environment at their demonstrations for likeminded ‘allies’ (as they call their fans) and call for change. The constant alternation between shouted, rapped and sung vocals which are backed by soaring guitar riffs and thriving drumbeats creates dynamic and tension. Following their EP ‘Made An America’ (2018, Roadrunner Records) Fever 333 released their highly anticipated debut full-length ‘Strength In Numb333rs’ (2019, 333 Wreckords / Roadrunner Records) earlier this year.
After the venue opened the gates around 7pm the space in front of the stage filled rapidly with forming into a sea of excitingly waiting ‘Allies’ who were faced with a huge white curtain that was hung across the stage. With the lights going down and police sirens starting to build up tension, the curtain dropped and the whole crowd erupted into screams as the first riffs of ‘Made An America’ rang through the venue. Jason himself whirled around on stage like a human storm, while the crowd opened up the place in front of the stage releasing their energy in a huge circle pit and making their way to the stage by surfing the crowd. The energy increased with the riff heavy songs ‘Only One’, ‘Out Of Control’ and ‘One Of Us’ before Jason invited UK duo Nova Twins on stage to perform a cover of Green Day’s ‘Brain Stew’ with them. They slowed down the set a notch with ‘Inglewood’ before bringing back the energy again with, ‘Walking In My Shoes’, ‘Animal’ and ‘Trigger’ which saw the whole crowd going mental and off their feet. Jason run around the venue and climbed up the balcony to perform an emotional piano rendition of ‘Am I Here’ with the crowd singing on the top of their lungs. The main part of the set ended with ‘Burn It’ and a crowd chanting for one more song. Fever 333 returned on stage and powered through ‘We’re Coming In’, ‘The Innocent’ and ‘Hunting Season’ ending the show with a burst of energy.
It was an amazing evening and a special time for sure. Fever 333 never fail to impress and deliver an incredible show which was highly appreciated by their fans who enjoyed themselves in mosh pits and crowd surfing. The rock trio was overwhelmed by the continuous support and energy of their fans and couldn’t thank them enough. Fever 333’s performance was on point and everyone seemed to have a great time on stage giving their best to deliver an energetic show with a great message.
Venue: o2 Forum Kentish Town
Band: Fever 333