Part 1 of my ‘Load’ retrospective. Metalli-history, album build up and a music exam delays hearing the album…..
Before Friday night became pub night, it was the night of getting your cassette ready, making sure you tuned out the hiss and buzz and waited to see what aural delights were in store…..
Standing on top of a wooden train, bellowing “We are the children of concrete and steeeeeeel….”. We’ve all done that, right?
It’s been one year since Rik Mayall passed on. I still feel now, like I did last year.
Two teenage boys in a bedroom listening to a grown woman sing about love, loss and heroin. That’s normal right?
In which I recount a tale of waking up people in a hotel room with Metallica’s Lars Ulrich. And admitting to his face that I illegally downloaded music of his……
Turning it up to 10 just like a wartime novelty. In Asda.
Comedy has lost an icon and innovator and I have lost a formative, guiding light….