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Month: April, 2008

No Sympathy Por El Diablo

26 April, 2008 | Tubesnake Gigs

Saturday 26th April 2008 at The Derwentside, Consett. As the Tubesnake tour bus pulled up I realised that we’d actually played here once before (archives revealed that it was Thursday 22nd July 1999!). We were barely out of our teens back then but hey, time moves on. This gig was like a coming together of […]

Get A Grip

13 April, 2008 | Tubesnake Gigs

Sunday 13th April, 2008 at The Clarendon, Sunderland. Yet another throbbing gig was had at ‘The Clara’. After very little deliberation we have decided that we love this venue. It’s got a similar vibe to the Beamish Mary Inn in Stanley which has been a long time favourite for some of us in Tubesnake. Something […]

Stone Temple Tubesnake

8 April, 2008 | Trivia

Critics of Scott Weiland have previously pointed out that Weiland’s vocal style while in Stone Temple Pilots was very similar to that of Layne Staley (Alice In Chains) and Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam). Weiland has rejected such comparisons, however, he cites Jim Morrison and David Bowie as more influential on his vocal techniques and sound. […]

Tom’s Next Guitar?

7 April, 2008 | Trivia

It’s a replica of Hendrix’s one he used at the Montery Pop Festival, the one where he does Wild Thing and burns the guitar. The guitar’s specs aren’t the same ‘cos I don’t like them the same – different neck. But it’s canny for £500. The guitar they use to make ’em is a Mexican […]

Velvet Tubesnake

6 April, 2008 | Trivia