Breaking Benjamin At The National 5/4/2017

Written By: Brandon Delano

Breaking Benjamin made a stop at Richmond’s The National on Thursday night. The band continues to tour in support of their 2015 release, Dark Before Dawn which hit the number one spot on the U.S. Billboard 200. 

RED got the sold out show started with an energizing set. The Nashville based band led by Michael Barnes played a nine song set which set the tone for the night. The band released the 10th Anniversary Edition of End of Silence back in June of last year, the album which went gold can be purchased HERE. The full setlist from the night can be seen below. 

RED Setlist:
Death of Me
Release the Panic
Take Me Over
Let Go
Falling Sky
Already Over
Feed the Machine
Shadows
Breathe Into Me

 

Closing out the night was the band everyone had come out to see, Breaking Benjamin. The band gave fans their moneys worth playing a 17 song set which included a medley of Tool, Rage Against The Machine, Nirvana, Pantera, and Metallica. The set contained all the fan favorites including, “So Cold,” “Sooner or Later,” “I Will Not Bow,”, and was closed out with “The Diary of Jayne”. With Starset playing just around the corner it was no surprise that Dustin Bates joined Breaking Benjamin on stage for “Breath”. Fan filmed footage of Dustin performing with the band can be seen below. Fans can keep up with Breaking Benjamin HERE

Breaking Benjamin Setlist:
So Cold
Angels Fall
Sooner or Later
Blow Me Away
Firefly
Simple Design
The Imperial March / Schism / Bulls on Parade / Smells Like Teen Spirit / Walk / Sad But True
Polyamorous
Ashes of Eden
Believe
Never Again
Breath
Evil Angel
Failure
Until the End
I Will Not Bow

Encore:
The Diary of Jane

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