To call it the classic line up does The Wildhearts an injustice as one of the ‘classic’ line ups saw Scott Sorry on bass, delivering the last studio album the band produced to great critical acclaim.
The cheer that greeted Backyard Babies guitarist Dregen almost lifted the roof of The Garage. They then proceeded to lay waste to some of the Super$hit 666 songs as well as a storming cover of Motörhead’s ‘Ace of Spades’.
“We needed to use every part of our fucking bodies to make this work, if it’s there a spare appendage, I’m sure if we had got more rehearsal we would have been beating stuff with our dicks to get extra sounds out”
A very successful support slot to Ginger Wildheart hoovered up fans in the UK during 2016 and that same fan base helped sell out a short heading tour recently as well. A live DVD of the recent London show is to follow shortly.
Watching my audience dissipate and then regrow and I just— we’re really close now but I want to get to a point where I know we have reestablished ourselves and can have a career.
Hey Hello quickly followed the men from down under and include amongst their ranks, the one and only Ginger Wildheart (when does the man sleep?) All members of the band look like they are having a great time on stage as they rattle rapidly through their catalogue, not missing a beat or a strum.
This is a very vulnerable time of year for sufferers of mental health issues, and suicide sees a marked increase over Christmas and New Year. So the help provided by The Samaritans is invaluable, especially over this period.
We’re all really proud of how it turned out, even though it’s been a bit of a… it felt like a slight anti-climax, really, if that’s one way of putting it.
Tickets for the London Tattoo Convention where ‘Rock n Roll Jewellery’ are promoting the control knobs are available here: