Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes Battle Illness During Blistering Jack Rocks’ Show In Brighton

In conjunction with Jack Daniel’s ‘Jack Rocks’ series, Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes performed a blistering set at The Haunt in Brighton on Saturday night. Ever the showman, Carter rallied through illness to provide the sold-out crowd with a typically vicious and compelling live show.

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As is standard for a Frank Carter show, crowd participation was actively encouraged and the fans were more than happy to oblige.

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It took only a couple songs before guitarist Dean Richardson began surfing the riotous crowd, while still performing expertly alongside bandmates Thomas Mitchener (bass) and Memby Jago (drums).

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Despite illness, Carter was typically animated as the band raced through cuts from their debut album ‘Blossom’, which was released last year.

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“I never cancel shows but I really can’t do this. I’ve just thrown up a weeks worth of food up out there.” Carter told the crowd after he left the stage due to illness – nevertheless he soldiered on relentlessly during their set which moved at break-neck speed.

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At one point in the show, an enthusiastic fan climbed the huge stack of guitar amps and launched himself into the welcoming crowd.

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The crowd were more than happy to help Carter on vocals, as the capacity venue roared along to every line. With a huge smile on his face, Carter told the punters; “You lot are mesmerising. I should pay to see you lot!” as they filled in on vocals for the sick frontman.

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