The Brains, Dick Venom & the Terrortones – Brudenell Social Club – 9/4/15

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Tonight we were treated to a masterclass in drumming, but more of that later….

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When Sledge spied the poster for this gig last week, well, we just had to go didn’t we…….and so glad we did….sorry we didn’t get there in time to catch X-Ray Cat Trio – next time

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First up were Dick Venom and the Terrortones. Dick stormed the stage in a long fur coat with only suspenders and boots on underneath and proceeded to go through all the moves from the Lux Interior handbook which included humping the stage to a song warning of the dangers of shagging in public. Some great tunes in there to compliment the front man antics.

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The Brains are from Montreal and play punked up Rock-a-billy that had us all dancing. Great to see a double bass being slapped good and proper. Great to have a frontman with a golden voice….but the show for me was totally stolen by the best drumming I’ve ever seen – fast, furious with subtle rolls and some stick gymnastics thrown in (well, thrown up and caught without missing a beat). Sledge and I kept on looking at each other with a ‘Is he for real?!’ kind of expression on our faces. Just Fantastic!

They did a great cover of a Cure song…..probably not one you’d guess……but it sounded great as a psychobilly rock out! Considering the’d driven from Cologne today, they did a blistering set which culminated in the band coming into the audience to play. Highly entertaining – catch them if you can!

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Bob the Chiropodist

 

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