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by BigEgg
Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:13 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: 'Twas The NIght Before Wembley
Replies: 119
Views: 11944

Re: 'Twas The NIght Before Wembley

Refused.

Unlikely. But you know, not impossible?

EDIT: Just looked at their tour dates and actually, it's completely impossible.
by BigEgg
Tue Apr 10, 2012 5:13 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: 'Twas The NIght Before Wembley
Replies: 119
Views: 11944

Re: 'Twas The NIght Before Wembley

Far or Retrospective Soundtrack Players or FOTL would be ace for me.

Does it even have to be a band on Xtra mile?
by BigEgg
Mon Apr 09, 2012 3:55 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: 'Twas The NIght Before Wembley
Replies: 119
Views: 11944

Re: 'Twas The NIght Before Wembley

I am going with a few friends, cannot wait! Going to be such an awesome night. Crazy Arm will be fantastic as always - and then there is Jim Lockey and Ben Marwood... it's like a perfect gig.
by BigEgg
Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apologies, I Have None New Album
Replies: 20
Views: 2851

Re: Apologies, I Have None New Album

I don't really think that is an accurate summation of the band - take a look at their past EP's and you can see the development from 'folk punk' to what they are today, with little acknowledgement of 'rockstar' poses and headbangs and the like. I think they generally do just enjoy playing their musi...
by BigEgg
Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apologies, I Have None New Album
Replies: 20
Views: 2851

Apologies, I Have None New Album

Yeah so AIHN have just released the pre-order for their debut album, as well as a brilliant video for their new single starring Sam Russo. I have just ordered it and I reckon a lot of the people on this forum would enjoy it too. The video is up to view here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGY1m-pnHtM
by BigEgg
Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heavy metal help
Replies: 43
Views: 5715

Re: Heavy metal help

I dunno if they're exactly what you're looking for (and these bands vary in sound fairly dramatically) but for a more 'punk' thing try The Bronx Refused Desaparecidos Braid Far Rites of Spring Titus Andronicus A lot of this isn't that HEAVY though all of these bands utalise screaming to a certain ex...
by BigEgg
Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Xmas Playlist
Replies: 14
Views: 1831

Re: Xmas Playlist

Bright Eyes - A Christmas Album
Low - Christmas
Death Cab for Cutie - (Christmas) Baby please come home
Sufjan Stevens - ALL OF HIS CHRISTMAS STUFF

And, as an aside, I just made a 3 track Christmas EP available for free download at http://www.samrodwell.bandcamp.com :D
by BigEgg
Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DiveDive
Replies: 19
Views: 2501

Re: DiveDive

They're still going, they played at 2000Trees this year
by BigEgg
Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 5 of 2011
Replies: 40
Views: 5035

Re: Top 5 of 2011

Excluding EKMB

Ben Marwood - OTAC
Crazy Arm - Union City Breath
Bright Eyes - People's Key

Can't think of many other new ones this year to be honest... mostly been about Elliott Smith and other things I keep discovering/rediscovering
by BigEgg
Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who were the first band you saw live?
Replies: 243
Views: 30803

Biffy Clyro, Norwich UEA, February 19th 2005. Supported by Hell is for Heroes and Ghostride.

Biffy were great. Now, not so much.
by BigEgg
Thu Nov 10, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: Ask Me
Topic: String snapping
Replies: 26
Views: 4093

i use ernie ball acoustic strings, they're great. used to use fast fret but EB sent us this fret cleaner stuff that is also excellent. i actually love restringing guitars, i find it quite peaceful. Yeah I do too, dunno why. Saying that, I haven't restrung mine in months. It's more about the cost of...
by BigEgg
Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Ben Marwood tour
Replies: 92
Views: 12440

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=173882162701725

This is the facebook event for the House show Ben And Oxygen Thief are playing at mine on Dec 4th. Anyone who wants to come, come :D
by BigEgg
Sun Oct 30, 2011 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Second Three Years
Replies: 98
Views: 11987

Yeah that's been on 'The First Three Years' for a good while now :)
by BigEgg
Sat Oct 29, 2011 5:05 pm
Forum: Ask Me
Topic: "Occupy" protests
Replies: 32
Views: 5799

The role of Government is merely to protect people's freedoms. So, provide Policing, Justice and Law and Order. No interference in business, at all. No interference in finance, at all. A luxury tax (tax on consumption) to finance the above department. No involvement in Education, Healthcare etc etc ...
by BigEgg
Fri Oct 28, 2011 2:02 pm
Forum: Ask Me
Topic: Jimmy Kimmel Live
Replies: 40
Views: 5220

Great performances but my god, the sound man obviously didn't know what he was doing.