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Gigs you wished you went to instead of staying home!

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the KONG gig I just heard happened...

I wish I'd known about the band before 4 months ago. I always thought they were the shite industrial band from the netherlands from the 90's.....doh!

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At The Drive-In w/ Spy Versus Spy at the Leeds Cockpit at the back end of the year 2000. It was about 6 and it was on a Saturday. I had no excuses, but I passed it up, thinking "ah, they'll be back".

Then they split.

PAIN!

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Aged 14 - got offered a ticket for Oasis @ Loch Lomond. Mum wouldn't let me go. Never forgiven her...

About 3 years ago, went to see Rescue Party supporting some American band at Kef. Ticket was a fiver. Couldn't be arsed going downstairs to watch the headline act. The band was called We Are Scientists.......

This year had tickets for Muse at Wembley - decided I couldn't afford the trip. Really wish I'd gone now.

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I had the ticket in my hand, and gave to my shipmate instead of going myself. A resounding Doh!!

The Who, Sensational Alex Harvey Band ,Little Feat, Outlaws,Streetwalkers, Widowmaker

Who Put the boot In Parkhead Glasgow 1976

I was at that.....it was great!!!!!

Wish I'd gone to...

Led Zeppelin at the Music Hall (it was sold out)

Nico at the Univ.Union (didn't know about it til after the gig)

Bridget St John (as above)

David Bowie at the Music Hall

Slade at the Beach Ballroom (too worried about skinheads!)

Jethro Tull at the Music Hall in the 70s (had an exam next day)

Jeff Buckley in Edinburgh (considered going, as when I got 'Grace' it had a sticker with his tour dates on it...but I thought I'd wait til he eventually came to Aberdeen!)

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Jeff Buckley in Edinburgh (considered going, as when I got 'Grace' it had a sticker with his tour dates on it...but I thought I'd wait til he eventually came to Aberdeen!)

ouch, a particularly sore one!?

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Feck me!!!!!!!!! I just checked that Who site...and I'm near the front of the first photo...looking pretty hairy/beardy/nerdy, with specs!!!!! My girlfriend at the time and I seem to be eating something (looks like a pork pie), or playing moothies....the guys next to us had managed to smuggle in a large bottle of vodka which they were kind enough to share with us :):up:

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I was at that.....it was great!!!!!

Wish I'd gone to...

Led Zeppelin at the Music Hall (it was sold out)

Nico at the Univ.Union (didn't know about it til after the gig)

Bridget St John (as above)

David Bowie at the Music Hall

Slade at the Beach Ballroom (too worried about skinheads!)

Jethro Tull at the Music Hall in the 70s (had an exam next day)

Jeff Buckley in Edinburgh (considered going, as when I got 'Grace' it had a sticker with his tour dates on it...but I thought I'd wait til he eventually came to Aberdeen!)

'twas great, with a rather wasted Martin "zero" Hannett in the backing band

annoyed i missed Devine at the venue

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ouch, a particularly sore one!?

Yeah...that's a big regret...he wasn't really well known over here, but, having been a big Tim Buckley fan I'd checked out his music and liked it a lot.

A friend of mine was the studio engineer when he did some radio sessions in NYC, but if she let them leak she'd get extremely sued :down:

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'twas great, with a rather wasted Martin "zero" Hannett in the backing band

annoyed i missed Devine at the venue

I saw Devine....but I would happily have swapped you for the Nico gig!

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Feck me!!!!!!!!! I just checked that Who site...and I'm near the front of the first photo...looking pretty hairy/beardy/nerdy, with specs!!!!! My girlfriend at the time and I seem to be eating something....the guys next to us had managed to smuggle in a large bottle of vodka which they were kind enough to share with us :):up:

ha you look a bit like weird al

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Jeff Buckley in Edinburgh (considered going, as when I got 'Grace' it had a sticker with his tour dates on it...but I thought I'd wait til he eventually came to Aberdeen!)

Nae joy man,

Would have loved to see him live.

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Circle Takes the Square in Edinburgh

Municipal Waste whereevr.

Melt Banana at King Tuts. Went allt he way down without tickets, none left, went to see Karloff in Glasgow that night instead. Apparently heaps of folk were selling tickets at the door. Arse.

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Good few years back Spiritualized were playing the Nerve Centre, Derry, apparently it was empty and some fella offered us free tickets but we were too busy drinking in the street oustide and said naw!!!

i regret that anyways!

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I had the ticket in my hand, and gave to my shipmate instead of going myself. A resounding Doh!!

The Who, Sensational Alex Harvey Band ,Little Feat, Outlaws,Streetwalkers, Widowmaker

Who Put the boot In Parkhead Glasgow 1976

You.

Fucking.

Eejit.

Happy to say that I was too young to go to that gig.

Back in the 80's, I wish I had gone to a gig at the Pavilion in Ayr where a metal band called Virus were playing....

...I was supposed to be debuting on guitar...but forgot all about it and got pished instead.

Got booted tae fuck out the band!

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Groop Dogdrill and The Backyard Babies at The Lemontree; for the cost of mere 1 (hadn't bothered to get the night off work)

Joe Strummer and The Mesceleros in Edinburgh, one month before he died (Couldn't be bothered travelling and assumed that a longer tour that came to Aberdeen would follow)

AC/DC and The Wildhearts at the AECC (was pretty young)

:down:

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