Pete Reilly has remastered the old Peppermint Fire rehearsal tapes and released them as an album. Mike features on two tracks. The CD is available from Pete’s Facebook page. Info about the album has been added to the Discography.
Rowland’s band The Jags played a gig at Ambleside Social Club in Southend on Saturday. Here are some photos from the gig:
Mike and Rowland got to catch up at the gig too:
Mike met legendary TV present Dave Benson Phillips at the weekend! Dave was making a special guest appearance at a Riptide Wrestling event in Brighton. He teamed with Session Moth Martina to defeat the Anti-Fun Police in a tag team match. Mike was there for Nick’s stag night, so they got a picture taken:
The 501s played at The Welcome Club in Stanford last night.
Mike was there and met up with Rowland for the first time in ages:
The 501s have more gigs coming up, check out their Facebook page for more details.
On Saturday 23rd August, Adam’s sister Laura got married at Colchester Arts Centre. At the ceremony, Adam performed a piece of music he had written especially.
Also, at the reception, there was an open mic session, featuring a reunion of half of Black Fedora! Lloyd on vocals and Adam and Mike on guitar performed Breaking the Law and Pictures Of Matchstick Men.
Thanks to Nick Aldwinckle for the photos!
Mike saw the legendary Chas Hodges performing live last night at Corringham Village Hall, giving a talk about his career and some songs. Here’s a photo…
The band history has been restored to the website. At the moment, we have the main Masquerade/Project-X/Black Fedora timeline, all the various spin-off projects are being sorted, and will be up soon.