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Advert for the witchwood showing "born idle" playing support to GBH..also on the bill "streetrat" who became "spitting dummies" after this gig.
all the bands on this bill were first class and GBH were a fine bunch of chaps...which is a pleasant change to some name bands we have played with.
Artefact added : 21st May 2009
by foz
Idle Al Says –
Colin from GBH was whizzed to fuck this night! When we got there, we were supposed (despite the billing on the pic) to open the show, but after soundchecking, Streetrat asked if they could go on before us because we were too powerful. I remember standing at the bar with Alex (drummer from Streetrat, now landlord at the Thatched House in Stockport) and discussing how good GBH were. Then suddenly Jock broke a string on his guitar and my guitar appeared onstage and was duly played! I was a bit naffed by this, and went to remonstrate but was appeased by the GBH crew with a few beers. Afterwards, Jock bought me several more beers to say 'ta' for the lend.....wouldn't you think a band of GBH's standard would have at least 1 spare guitar!!!
COMMENT ADDED 27th June 2009
foz Says –
musicians taking baned substances??...not something you'd catch me doing:)
COMMENT ADDED 30th June 2009
Darran Says –
Good to see Jock payed you back with a few jars, Al.......I suppose that makes up for all the malt whisky and 'Jamaican roll ups' he kept blagging off me on the night! ;-)

GBH were shit hot, as always.
COMMENT ADDED 1st July 2009
foz Says –
people were allways trying to blagg stuff of me and darran..i'm sure some people thought we were a free times funny when people got mashed who was'nt used to it...rock & roll.
COMMENT ADDED 1st July 2009
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