The lineup remains the same, for now anyway!
I don’t remember exactly what we did at the start of the year, but in February I put together the Badgercaster, basically my already mutilated SQ Series Squire (if you know what these are, I’m sorry) got changed to a one pickup rock machine with a built in homemade Fuzz Factory clone pedal. In truth I only used it live a coupe of times, mainly to end a set with some serious noise before ‘Strange Case’.
Moving along to the 13th of March, we played the first heat of a Battle Of The Bands competition at the Horn Reborn in St. Albans, this was the first gig where I thought people actually ‘got us’, people we didn’t know were getting into our music, in the video you can see some people head banging along, nice!
We got a fair amount of people along to this gig to support us, was a good turn out, we have photos and videos from this event. You’ll notice some t-shirts I’d made up and given out to our friends:
This was the gig we debuted Stop The Bells, which seemed to be well received. I’d even made up a couple of specific logos for that and Iron Clad, for the MySpace MP3 player I believe.
We actually won the heat (they announced this around 1 am whilst we were loading up our cars). We then had to perform in the semi-finals, but more on that later.
In parallel we were recording our second E.P, not sure what inspired it, but I came up with ‘Undercover Death Funk’, I think I was trying to start my own genre.
This E.P was done round a friend of Mark’s house, he […]