Posts tagged with: Heavy Metal

Gig 58. Iron Maiden, The Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, 12th May 1983.

The stage here is very high indeed - anyone planning a fan invasion will need rope and crampons. It sits imperiously above the stalls like an Aztec temple. Appropriately enough, as three and a half thousand Scots scream their approbation, ready to sacrifice themselves to the metal gods.…

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Rokka, The Sportsman Pub, Cambridge Street 24th May 1978

We are divided into tribes, cultural camps divided by hair length or flare width. Modelling a baggy mohair jumper, a neat Motown logo, or the wrong type of footwear can open up a sartorial chasm.…

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