Here’s a Christmassy animated video for the holidays that Bobby Standridge (the guy who did the Neil Peart animated YYZ video that I linked to a few months ago) sent me:
The address is 105 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FN.
Facebook event page:
Yes, Red B. (featuring Coralspin bassist Micky W.) playing with former Pallas frontman Alan Reed tonight in Rotherham at The Wesley Centre.
This is one of the best modern prog songs I’ve heard in years. There’s a real Gentle Giant influence there (as well as Dream Theatre). Plus it has muppets, so it can’t get any better.
Our drummer Ed is on tour next week with one of his other bands Bloodguard. When I asked Ed to describe them he said it was difficult, “But maybe melodic death metal… with ‘melodic’ being a relative term!”. They’re playing with Awakening Sun. The tour concludes with a Nottingham gig at The Salutation Inn, which unfortunately I won’t be able to make as I’m going to see our bass player Mick’s other band Red Bazar play at the Classic Rock Society.
More details on Bloodguard’s Facebook page.
A very young fan drew this definitive picture of us recently:
Here’s Morrissey singing some of the lines from his new autobiography.
(Some say it’s not actually Morrissey in this video, but I don’t believe that.)
Forget the other shred videos, this is the funniest: