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Archetypes Collide at the Egyptian Room at Old National Centre on 05/26/2023

Indianapolis, Indiana

Photos by Laura Fox (LLFoxphotos)

Review by Hadyn Mayes (PhotographybyHalo)


When the Egyptian Room in Indianapolis prepared to welcome Beartooth to the stage on Friday, May 26, 2023, the audience was in for an exhilarating surprise as the opening act, Archetypes Collide, out of Phoenix, AZ, delivered a performance that left a lasting impression. Despite the challenge of warming up the crowd for the headlining act, Archetypes Collide proved themselves as a force to be reckoned with.


Taking the stage with confidence and vigor, Archetypes Collide wasted no time in

capturing the attention of the eager crowd. Their fusion of alternative rock and

post-hardcore elements immediately drew listeners in, creating an immersive and

powerful atmosphere. The band members Kyle Pastor (vocals), Tyler Flamm (drums),

Brandon Baker (guitar), Jared Knister (guitar), and Ky Sanders (bass), fueled by an

unmistakable passion for their craft, poured their energy into every note, showcasing

their impressive musicianship.


Archetypes Collide's lead vocalist commanded the stage, captivating the audience with a range that effortlessly transitioned from melodic croons to fierce screams. The guitarists skillfully weaved intricate riffs and catchy hooks, supported by a tight and dynamic rhythm section that anchored the songs with precision.


Their setlist was carefully curated to showcase their versatility and range, with songs

that ranged from introspective and emotive to explosive and energetic. The crowd was quickly drawn into the band's world, immersing themselves in the music and eagerly responding to the band's onstage energy.


Archetypes Collide created a connection with the audience, bridging the gap between performer and listener. The crowd responded enthusiastically, showing their appreciation for the band's infectious energy and memorable melodies. The interaction between the band and the audience created an intimate atmosphere, setting the stage for the night of music that would follow.


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