It was a venture to Houston from Louisiana that year. New Orleans landed a taste of the Van's Warped Tour in 2001, but alas it was run short. If there was one concert I have fond memories of in the past ten years, it would be the Van's Warped Tour stop in Houston, Tx. in 2002. It was a revolution in both where punk rock would end up, passing of the torches and a complete split mirror of what was and what would be.
Prior to the trip, I was obsessed with Thursday's Full Collapse, listening to the album every night before I went to bed. While I was gradually moving into albums like Thrice's The Illusion of Safety and Poison the Well's Tear From the Red, there was still an anticipation to see the bands like NOFX, Bad Religion, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and of course -...[read more]