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It Was Twenty Years Ago Today

12 September, 2012 | Tubesnake News

Saturday 12th September 1992 saw the original 5-piece line-up of Tubesnake take to the stage for the first time in front of a live audience at The Lambton Hounds in Pity Me, Durham. Fronting the band then, and still now, was Lenny Mustarde, the only original member left in the band. That first line-up consisted […]


1 September, 2012 | Tubesnake News

It’s five years today since our website was launched on 1st September 2007. Eternally grateful to good friend and web-guru Dan Mullen for doing all the original set up of the site and for teaching me the skills needed to continue to manage it. 2007 also saw the ninth line-up change for Tubesnake when guitarist […]

First Of May

1 May, 2011 | Tubesnake News

Tonight, Sunday 1st May 2011, we’re playing at The Stables Bar, in the grounds of Beamish Hall. Been a great day so far with all this sun and blue sky but if you fancy rounding it off with a bit of Tubesnake Boogie in some very impressive surroundings then we’ll see ya later. Gig starts […]

Easter Sunday Crook-Rock

20 April, 2011 | Tubesnake News

You’ve got free entry to the Crook FC Mini Rock-Fest on Sunday 24th April 2011. The event opens at 5pm and features three bands who will perform inside the clubhouse. First up … Propa-Ganda Next … The Bandits Finally … Tubesnake   COME ON !!!

Tubesnake Step Out For Brothel Creepers At The Clarendon

11 April, 2011 | Tubesnake News

Our planned gig at The Clarendon in Sunderland on Sunday, 17th April 2011 has had to be cancelled due to Chris on bass receiving rather a large number of stitches in one of his playing hands. Tom, from Tubesbake, has filled the gap with his other band, The Brothel Creepers. They play an eclectic mix […]

Expresso Bongo

27 January, 2011 | Tubesnake News

Due to Woody undergoing treatment on one of his drumming arms, tomorrow’s gig at The Three Tuns, Friday 28th January 2011, will see Waka (The Glammed) taking the stage as our stand-in drummer for the night. This is a role he’s helped us out with on quite a number of occasions now so business as […]

Happy New Year 2011

1 January, 2011 | Tubesnake News

Star Of Wonder, Star Of Light

17 December, 2010 | Tubesnake News

Like the three kings of Orient, follow yonder star and catch Tubesnake this Sunday afternoon 19th December at The Star Inn, Newcastle for some pre-Christmas cheer. The gig starts at 4pm and feel free to come bearing gifts just like those guys.

Holidays In The Sun

6 November, 2010 | Tubesnake News

No gigs until Saturday 11th December when we’ll be making a return to The Royalty in Sunderland. That’s four weekends ruled out due to other committments and one band member sailing off on another world cruise. Time to update the ipod and catch The Doors Alive at The O2 Academy on the 27th November.

Pity Me Woodstock II … It Rocked! You Missed It!

29 August, 2010 | Tubesnake News

Following on from The Lambton Hounds Open Air Rock Festival on the bank holiday weekend of August 2009, which became affectionately known as Pity Me Woodstock, the pub has decided to re-host the event this year on a slightly smaller scale. Last year featured Ha’Waysis, Bad Lashes and Victims of The Fury who each played […]

Stormin’ The Castle 2010 Main Stage Line-Up

1 August, 2010 | Tubesnake News

The full line-up of bands for the 20th Anniversary Stormin’ The Castle is now sorted. On the Main Stage, Friday 3rd September, Mother Earth open the proceedings, followed by Tubesnake, then The Force and closed by head-liners Powerage. On the Main Stage, Saturday 4th September, the opening act is Radge Against The Machine, followed by […]

Ashes To Ashes

30 April, 2010 | Tubesnake News

Got some serious problems with sending emails at the moment so in answer to Henry Dawson’s email from a couple of days ago … No, we’re not playing The Wheatsheaf in Sunderland on Saturday 1st May and were never down for that date. We were in fact booked to play The Wheatsheaf on Saturday 22nd […]

Roll Away The Stone

28 March, 2010 | Tubesnake News

Tickets at £2 for our gig at The Lambton Hounds on Easter Sunday are on sale NOW! Call in to collect or ring 0191 3864742 to reserve or pay on the day. We are playing 5pm til 8pm. A Buskers Night, hosted by Dave Appleton, follows at 8.30pm til close so bring your balalaika if […]

Tubesnake Confirmed For Stormin’ The Castle 2010

16 March, 2010 | Tubesnake News

Organisers, Veece and Michelle, caught our gig at The Star Inn on Sunday 28th February 2010 and offered us a slot at this years’ Stormin’ The Castle. It’s the 20th Anniversary of the event and to be invited to play is great news! We last played there in 2005 when we opened on the Friday […]

Happy New Year 2010

1 January, 2010 | Tubesnake News

“My eyes have seen you!”


1 September, 2009 | Tubesnake News

Our website is two years old today. Many thanks from all of us in Tubesnake for your continued support. Cheers!

Out To Lunch

23 May, 2009 | Tubesnake News

Things are gonna be a little quiet on this site for the next couple of weeks due to holidays but we’ll be bursting back on the scene with six gigs in June. Out here we is stoned, immaculate. Check our Gigs page for details!

£700 Raised For St.Cuthbert’s Hospice

12 May, 2009 | Tubesnake News

A very big thanks to everyone who turned out to the Tubesnake gig at The Lambton Hounds, Pity Me, on Sunday 3rd May 2009 which aimed to raise further funds for St.Cuthbert’s Hospice in Merry Oaks, Durham. The whole pub was packed, not just the gig room, and there was a truly fantastic atmosphere at […]

Satellite Of Love

26 March, 2009 | Tubesnake News

Catch us this weekend as we beam in on Sunderland’s Wheatsheaf (a first) and Birtley’s Mill House. Switch on the TV and pick us up on Channel 2.

My Eyes Have Seen You

2 March, 2009 | Tubesnake News

By close of play today, midnight on the 2nd March 2009, we clocked our highest number of visitors in one day since the site launched on the 1st September 2007 … 104 visitors

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