Live Review: Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, and Cold Cave at Irvine’s Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (8/22)

By Philip Cosores

Photography by Philip Cosores

“This is that place that used to be called one thing, but now it’s named after some corporation,” commented Soundgarden leader Chris Cornell, referring to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, formerly Irvine Meadows. “But this is Orange County. Good evening, Orange County. We’re excited to be here.”

This was more than Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor would say all evening, but his goodbye wave before disappearing behind a moving wall of LED lighting after wowing the near-capacity crowd said just as much. At this point in their respective careers, both Reznor and Cornell appreciate the …read more

Source: Consequence of Sound

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