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#281 Gun @ London Underworld (October 22nd 2016)

Support: Skam, Sweet Crisis

I got the gig bug in the late '80s. Those were innocent days when I always made sure to see the support bands* (something which I'm ashamed to say I don't always do these days) and not be propped up at the bar having a few pre gig pints (which I'm ashamed to say I very much do these days). 

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#263 Faster Pussycat @ London Underworld (November 11th 2015)

Support: Pirates of Panama / Kinkade

Since seeing the videos for Bathroom Wall and You're So Vain on 'Headbangers Ball' in the late 80's (ah Vanessa Warwick I remember you well) I knew Faster Pussycat were a band for me. The voice, the style and the swagger. Tonight I finally got to see them live at Camden's Underworld. 

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#259 Ugly Kid Joe @ London Underworld (September 26th 2015)

Support: Hailmary / Richards/Crane

I may have drank many a pint in the famous Worlds End pub in Camden but I had never made it downstairs to the Underworld until tonight. A cracking little venue as it turns out. A venue made for rock music. That it would be Ugly Kid Joe that finally got me here was unexpected having last seen them some twenty years ago in the same city, albeit a slightly larger venue (playing as support to Bon Jovi at Wembley Stadium).

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