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Forum: Saxon General 11-09-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,873
Posted By Rik
We had tickets for Preston show on the 23rd so...

We had tickets for Preston show on the 23rd so when it was cancelled got tickets for the Motorhead/saxon Glasgow gig on this date instead. Just had an email to refund our ticket fee as this show is...
Forum: Gig Reviews 04-22-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,457
Posted By Rik
Yeah great show ! Good selection of songs ,...

Yeah great show ! Good selection of songs , plenty from the new album, as well as a couple of older ones I hadn't heard played live for a while, plus the old favourites you expect to hear too !!
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Forum: Smalltalk & Spam 04-29-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,368
Posted By Rik
Very impressive:cool:

Very impressive:cool:
Forum: Smalltalk & Spam 04-29-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,368
Posted By Rik
In the absence of Halford, I don't think JP could...

In the absence of Halford, I don't think JP could have found a better replacement. I think much of the time, the ability of a performer is often over looked when they replace the personality we've...
Forum: Smalltalk & Spam 04-28-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,368
Posted By Rik
You wouldn't think they'd want Nostradamus to be...

You wouldn't think they'd want Nostradamus to be their final statement to the rock world.Neither would we.
Forum: Smalltalk & Spam 04-27-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,368
Posted By Rik
Owens is a great singer. Saw him with iced earth...

Owens is a great singer. Saw him with iced earth a year or two ago and have the albums he made with them. He seems to move from band to band though and is hard to keep track of. I think he'd get...
Forum: Gig Reviews 04-26-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,713
Posted By Rik
What they are actually getting I think, is some...

What they are actually getting I think, is some food & drinks thrown in and souvenir items like programme & T shirt etc. Which obviously comes out of that price.
V.I.P... Vastly Inflated Price ??
Forum: Smalltalk & Spam 04-26-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,368
Posted By Rik
I find that hard to believe of such long standing...

I find that hard to believe of such long standing band members, but having said that,if they have their own personal agents sticking their oar in, who knows? There must be all kinds of contracts and...
Forum: Gig Reviews 04-26-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,713
Posted By Rik
My Daughter & some friends have just got "VIP"...

My Daughter & some friends have just got "VIP" tickets for a Bon jovi gig as part of a weekend away . It's costing them over 200 and they don't even get to meet the band!!
Forum: Smalltalk & Spam 04-24-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,368
Posted By Rik
This is very true particularly in Britain. It was...

This is very true particularly in Britain. It was before we all had internet and there was virtually no radio airplay for metal, and the supposedly metal magazines which were the main way of keeping...
Forum: Smalltalk & Spam 04-23-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,368
Posted By Rik
It seems they knew around Christmas , according...

It seems they knew around Christmas , according to an interview with Rob Halford. Pity he couldn't see out the last tour, I've been a fan since the 70s and would have liked to see him lined up in...
Forum: Gig Reviews 04-23-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,713
Posted By Rik
I agree totally Rick. We went to the one at our...

I agree totally Rick. We went to the one at our local show and it was a great experience. You get a lot more from Saxon than the music.

I've said it before but how many bands of Saxon's standing...
Forum: Smalltalk & Spam 04-21-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,368
Posted By Rik
here you have it from the horses mouth.. Press...

here you have it from the horses mouth.. Press release from his website.

http://www.kkdowning.net/home.html
Forum: Smalltalk & Spam 04-20-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,368
Posted By Rik
Since he's a founder member of the band which...

Since he's a founder member of the band which started back in the late 60s I think, and when you think what they must have been through together in all that time, it would seem strange at this stage...
Forum: Gig Reviews 04-14-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,243
Posted By Rik
It was a great set similar to the Nottingham...

It was a great set similar to the Nottingham show, if you look on that thread, with slight differences, two I can remember off hand were....
Sweeney Todd and Eagle has landed instead of motorcycle...
Forum: Gig Reviews 04-12-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,713
Posted By Rik
We went yesterday afternoon, you'll be made...

We went yesterday afternoon, you'll be made welcome & well looked after !!
Forum: Gig Reviews 04-12-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,243
Posted By Rik
Heid has summed up last nights show...

Heid has summed up last nights show perfectly.Great to see them back in town again! How many well established bands go out of their way to play outposts like this On a Monday night where you're...
Forum: Smalltalk & Spam 11-19-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 474,250
Posted By Rik
Unhappy The info about the Dio tour being canceled is...

The info about the Dio tour being canceled is correct, unfortunately. Just had a recorded message from the ticket suppliers. Was going on Saturday to Glasgow:(
Forum: Gig Reviews 11-14-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,886
Posted By Rik
We got all three of those at Whitehaven. But we...

We got all three of those at Whitehaven. But we didn't get Live to Rock. Hellcat or Dallas 1pm. I'd say all 6 of these songs are equally popular with most fans though. Bit of variety for those who...
Forum: Gig Reviews 11-06-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,157
Posted By Rik
Think you're probably right there. Saw a set list...

Think you're probably right there. Saw a set list off the stage after the show and they played all the tracks on it, + at least 2 more which weren't.
Forum: Gig Reviews 11-06-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,157
Posted By Rik
Mnsaxonfan I have to admit Anvil are a band...

Mnsaxonfan

I have to admit Anvil are a band that I have overlooked over the years (unintentionally), so I wasn't familiar with most of their songs. My daughter and a couple of others I was with...
Forum: Gig Reviews 11-05-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,119
Posted By Rik
Great night wasn't it emjay? I'd echo your...

Great night wasn't it emjay? I'd echo your comments and thanks to the band for the performance, & coming off the beaten track and playing here.

Something for everybody on that set list i'd have...
Forum: Gig Reviews 11-04-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,119
Posted By Rik
OK! Fingers. I don't think anyone's going to be...

OK! Fingers. I don't think anyone's going to be disappointed I would have thought.

Nice change today to leave the car on the path and have a 10 minute walk to a gig and a pint .

Night off work...
Forum: Gig Reviews 11-04-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,119
Posted By Rik
Whitehaven

Just driven past the venue, the bus is there. Won't be long now !!:D

Any one else coming tonight here at the ends of the Earth?
Forum: Smalltalk & Spam 11-01-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 474,250
Posted By Rik
Yeah, It's a bit of an outpost up here mate,...

Yeah, It's a bit of an outpost up here mate, with the nearest M/way nearly 50 miles to the East and only the Irish Sea to the West. That's it with Saxon though isn't it? They'll play these sort of...
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