“This quest stands on a knife’s edge. Stray but little else it will fail”
Twenty One Pilots frontman Tyler Joseph compares tour during COVID to discovery The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring In a pre-show speech.
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Speaking to the crew ahead of their first show at Milwaukee’s Summerfest at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, Tyler Joseph used a quote from the film to describe how vulnerable tour is still during the pandemic. see it below
“I’ll hurry it up. It’s happening. We’re really going to play the show. I think about one of my favorite quotes from one of my favorite movies, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring I couldn’t help it,” he said.
“This quest stands on a knife’s edge, says Galadriel. Go astray but little else it will fail’.
“Why I’m telling you that,” he continued, “Well, we’re not clear. I know you guys know there’s a lot of risk in going on and playing the show right now.”
“So I want you to know that I appreciate you guys being extra careful, smart and just know, Josh and I will do the same,” he continued. “We’ll try as hard as we can to get through this whole tour.”
The footage was released as part of the first episode of the Twenty One Pilots Takeover Tour series.
These behind the scenes videos will see the ongoing tour of Twenty One Pilots in which the band will play a series of shows ranging from “rare and intimate club performances to full-arena spectacles” in select US cities as well as London. and Mexico City.
This weekend, Twenty One Pilots also appeared in the online game roblox For an interactive livestream. The five-song set premiered after midnight BST 18 September and will repeat every hour, hour by hour, at 7 PM BST until 20 September.
To watch the concert, people need to be logged in to roblox account or Sign up for one here.