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Beatles.

10 CC

Gerry & Pacemakers

Swinging Bluejeans

Billy J Kramer, and a host of others too numerous to mention.

 

You dont know what you missed, i would'nt be arsed getting out of my Armchair for the rubbish thats doing the rounds today. :D

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Many over the years & plenty over here. But mostly Been doing the festivals here last few yrs & seen heaps of decent acts.

 

The BDO ( Big Day Out) has become an annual rock mission 4 me n Vick.

 

This yr headlined by fave noise dislection "Tool" & I cant wait...!!!

 

[( also looking forward to Muse, Viilent Femmes, The Killers & Evermore) My Chem romance, kasabian & a few others on line up list as well but not such my thing]

 

Last years personal higlights were Iggy & The stooges, White Stripes, Wolfmother,Franz F & The Beasts of Bourbon.

 

costs what $120 ( 40 Quidish) think we paid last year & abso value for $$$ & goes like 12-14 hrs.

 

A very Big Day Out.

 

Great concerts of past Ive seen inc:

 

Iron Maiden -

Saxon -

Stones -

Quo - (All above in there day- well maybe not stones -always been old)

Mudhoney -

Soundgarden -

Suprisngly - (Dragged alkong by a woman Pearl Jam & put on a hell of a show)

Big audio dynamite (was a Clash pilgrimage)

 

P.s saw Nirvana @ Reading yrs back before fame & they suked live..!!!

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Had this thread before so I'll be lazy and quote myself...

 

Too many to remember over thirty odd years starting with..

 

:D Dr Feelgood and

Slade in the mid seventies

 

..some of the highlights..

 

Eric Clapton

Muddy Waters

Elton John

Black Sabbath

Neil Young

Peter Frampton

Thin Lizzy

Paul McCartney

Billy Bragg

Chris Rea

John Martyn

Queen

Mike Oldfield :P

 

and Live Aid in 1985

 

...plus a smaller band a week for years..eg..Camel, Caravan, Man, Renaissance, FBI, Rainbow, Iron Maiden and Saxon (when they were small), Duster Bennett, Dean Friedman, The Enid, Curved Air, Wishbone Ash, Colloseum II, Greenslade, The Troggs, Back Street Crawler, Bad Company, Mott the Hoople and on and on ad infinitum B) .

 

Oh, and Reading festival in the seventies...from Sham 69 to Spirit, Patti Smith...minds gone blank..but Reading was like that in the seventies...oh yeah..Aerosmith.

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Yeh the best ones usaually cant remember.

 

It may seem odd to the younger peeps the amount we did as younger folk.

 

But we had no MTv,ipods, mp3's Video hits n whatever.

 

The live scene was it & only it.

 

Would love to have seen Rainbow in that era mike.

 

My 1 regret in life is never seeing Bon Scott live.

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Rainbow at Hammersmith Odeon Pat, supported for that gig only by a Guildford band called House..a couple of who were mates of mine...really memorable day...until it went out of focus :D !

 

And can't believe I forgot AC/DC, Guildford Civic Hall, late seventies.

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Luckily being a guy I am in no danger of the hand in jeans thing :D Unfortunately, being I dunno 5 ft 8/9 maybe, fat people seem to like standing in front of me at concerts grrrrr! They seem to be everywhere I will watch a support band and think wow I have an OK spot here then just before the main band comes on pow! Like magic they appear.

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We all left Glitter of our lists....... ;)

 

Funny enough last week I was at the electrical store (Laines of Cheddar) that shopped the twit when they were doing some work on his computer and found...well, you know what they found. It's a Tescos Extra now, though Laines still runs from a building round the back. If it hadn't been a Sunday I'd have gone in and shaken someones hand!

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Almost slipped me mind...LOL...I saw The Steve Miller band, some some time ago & it was well, Steve Miller, Cool, mellow yet rocky in its own chilled out way....The Audience responded with much the same atm0shphere & Damned Great it was 2. A real pleasant vibe.

 

However, their was this 1 whacker right up the front who had obviously slipped the wrong drug fo the wrong occasion & was just giving it the full intense Phsycodelic washing machine like thrashing & bashin, rock out wild thing perfomance of his own.

 

This Tripper went OFF like a rocket for a full cple hrs in this most mellow & ambient mood of places & besides the Biker I once watched Vomit in his own meal, then continue eating as if nothing happend is right up there with the best things ive ever seen in public.

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umm of the top of my head...

 

PIL,

Joy division,

Queen,

Live Aid in '85,

Bowie,

Radiohead,

The Clash,

New Order,

Genesis (hangs head in shame),

Prince,

 

 

All i can remember at this time of night :)

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HOLY SHIT dragonforce were amazing last night. ive got whiplash from headbanging for 3 hours straight.

 

but there were 2 other bands there. (firewind and all that remains) they were pretty good as well. all for tenner which was amazing value.

 

they also did a trbute to dimebag darrell who died 2 years ago last night. (for those who dont know who im on about http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimebag_Darrell)

 

best part was headbanging and air guitaring with this random lass.

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Dont you kids Pogo & Smash Beer Glasses on ya heads any-more?...I dunno todays youth - Harden the fuk up........ :lol::lol::lol:

 

Glad ya enjoyed Yng Fella Rok out Bruz & I can only think of 1 thing better than air guitaring with a random lass...Thatll come.... ;)

 

 

Hahahah i can down a pint in 2 seconds pat does that count ???????

 

Look at me , the wrong side of 25 and still trying to sound like i can keep up with the kids . :lol:

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Too many to remember, but a few who stuck out...

 

Pink Floyd - Earls Court, The Wall 1st time they did it,

Black Sabbath,

Iron Maiden,

Sex Pistols,

Queen,

Kraftwerk,

Jean Michelle Jarre,

Meatloaf,

OMD X 15,

David Bowie,

Midnight Oil,

AC/DC,

David Hasselhoff,

Kiss,

The Macc Lads,

Madonna,

Runrig,

 

ATB

 

Mac

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From my many years in Germany, he made a personal appearance in Munster at an open air shindig in the park. Did three of his 2,000,000 no 1's he has had over there.

 

He was awful, but the reason I mention it was because the Hermans were going nuts for him and it has stuck in my mind like a bad car crash.

 

ATB

 

Mac

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  • 3 years later...

right, after Mike has pointed this out and seeing as ive got 20mins before i leave, im going to resurrect this 4 year old thread! So, off the top of my head in the last 8 years and in no order....

 

World Party

Radiohead (several times)

Public Enemy

Biffy Clyro (several times)

Oceansize (several times)

Stereophonics

Ocean Colour Scene

Asian Dub Foundation

The Hamsters

Aussie Pink Floyd

Supergrass

Louise (dont ask... supported by Cleopatra too...)

Rahzel

Saian Supa Crew

Jurrasic 5

Funeral for a Friend

Muse

Faithless

Bad Religion

Lagwagon

Bon Jovi

Crowded House

Goldfinger

Incubus

Hundred Reasons

Lostprophets (1st album!)

Mr Scruff

No Doubt

Less Than Jake

Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Bronx

.... im sure there are many many more that ive forgotten about, might update this when i get back to Geneve and find my box of tickets!

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