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Monday, 3rd November 2008
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  • Location / Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Venue / Rod Laver Arena

The first show by the band in this city since July 1992 on the Adrenalize tour.

The third time at this venue.

The venue is located in the city centre and within the Melbourne Park complex of venues which also includes other tennis courts, the Olympic Park stadium.

The Melbourne Cricket Ground is also nearby.

It is home to the Australian Open Grand Slam Tennis championships and has a retractable roof that is usually closed for concerts.

It was opened in January 1988 as the National Tennis Centre at Flinders Park.

From 1996 to 2000 it was known as Centre Court.

In 2000 it was renamed as Rod Laver Arena after the countries most famous tennis player.

An acoustic show was played on the Vault promo acoustic tour in October 1995.

'Nine Lives' was back in the setlist place of 'Go'.

'When Love & Hate Collide' was played electrically for the first time in Australia.

A decent quality audience filmed video exists from this show.

Fan Photos.

show intro

  • 00 - That Was Then This Is Now Video Intro


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