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  1. Ricey

    RIP Glenn Frey

    The Eagles guitarist has passed away aged 67.
  2. Napster

    RIP Jimmy Ruffin and Jeffrey Fletcher

    :'(:'( One a bonafide soul legend. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/jimmy-ruffin-dead-motown-what-becomes-of-the-brokenhearted-singer-dies-aged-78-9871606.html The other only his Mum would recognise (and Mad Cyril)...
  3. Napster

    Amazing story from NY Times - ex-Nirvana guitarist becomes Special Forces soldier

  4. Tangled up in Blue

    Alvin Lee RIP

    http://youtu.be/UGV-CBhnC1w Just seen (in El Pais)that Alvin Lee has died aged 68.He was a marvellous guitarist.Remember seeing him live in Ten Years Later(or was it the Alvin Lee Band)with Mick Taylor in Montpellier back in 81.RIP.
  5. seaman on our lips

    just watched soccer aid and yet again we are all talking about david seamen being lobbed, this time by a guitarist from kasabian!!! (who incidentally, i thought, hosted himperdunks valient failure). was this a floor in seaman's game. how good was he really. you decide...
  6. canveyshrimper

    RIP - Jet Harris

    Bass guitarist and founder member of the Shadows passed away aged 71. One of my early music heroes and it was him that inspired me to try and play the guitar. Sadly I have no talent for playing a musical instrument whatsoever. RIP
  7. Vange Shrimper

    Foo Fighters Gig

    Got back about 10 mins ago. I have to say, it was brilliant. Zane Lowe was the DJ throughout the night inbetween sets from Futureheads, Supergrass and of course the Foos. All kicked off at half 5 with the Futureheads then Foos came on finally at just gone 8pm. Dave Grohl can really get a crowd...
  8. SUFC_Al

    Metal Monday Pt.24

    About as old-school as thrash metal can get, Exodus formed in San Francisco 28 years ago by, among others, the now Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett. Exodus are another metal band that seem to go through multitudes of band members but one thing will always remain and that's the speed and...
  9. SUFC_Al

    Metal Monday Pt.4

    Monday has come round again so it's time for another installment of Metal (Is Not Gay, according to the majority of SZ users) Monday. Once again I thank my brother, this time We're Not ****neys, for his choice. Widely regarded as "the first Death Metal band" Death was created by...
  10. Gig: The Refugees at Club Riga, 13th October

    It has come to my attention that the refugees will be playing their usual blend of late 60's to present day rock/pop at Club Riga on Saturday 13th October. This is good news for me as I'm the guitarist and didn't have a clue until last night that we had a gig coming up. :o So, if you're at a...
  11. Punk Reunion------

    Went to Bar Lambs tonight for a punk reunion night and had the privilege of getting on stage and singing with Retrospex , a Southend Punk band. Headlining were the Doomed , with ex-Damned guitarist Roman Jugg. A really good loud night out.
  12. The Refugees Xmas gig 23rd Dec

    Yes, its that "shameless plug" time again. Th Refugees are playing their usual Riga Xmas gig on Saturday 23rd Dec. Tickets are £7 and usually it's a sell out, so if you want any please let me know and I'll get them to you (cash on delivery). For anybody that doesn't know the band we do a mix of...
  13. KrustyTheKray

    The Band In Southend High St on Sat,

    Dont know if anyone see this band on saturday afternoon, i think it was a school group mixed with older people, they were belting out pop songs and Christmas songs. They were superb. They were set up by Burtons in the pedestrian section of the high street. Their lead guitarist was quite young...
  14. The Refugees Sat 3rd Sept at club Riga!

    Just to let you all know that if you're short of something to do on Saturday night, I'm playing at Club Riga this Saturday (3rd Sept). The band is called The Refugees - they've been going for years but I only joined at the end of last year. We play covers by The Who, Paul Weller, U2...
  15. British Sea Power

    Went to see British Sea Power at Shepherd's Bush last night. Ever been to a gig where a man in a nine foot high bear costume comes on at the end and beats up the guitarist? If you haven't, then try and see them when they're next touring. 'kin ace. Support band, The Duke Spirit...
  16. What was No1 in the Music Charts

    From FHMs friday email, find out who was at Number 1 on your birthdsay No1 On your Birthday Mine was On 2nd Mar 1975 ... The Number 1 single was: Steve Harley & ****ney Rebel - "Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)" The Number 1 album was: Status Quo - "On The...