January 2008

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  • 01.31.08

    Spiderbaby play Scribes

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    Take a popular pub venue located near the university, fill-it with enthusiastic albeit slightly inebriated students taking a break from exam preparation, and place a popular young band hosting a few of the best new musicians in town playing the latest head-banging delights from the radio, and you have a combination for a bit of a wild night. Scribes is the venue located on the Athlone Insitute of Technology campus and is a sure-shot for getting an appreciative and slightly over-enthusiastic audience to any band who will drive to the edge of town to play. However, Spiderbaby is not just ...
  • 01.26.08

    Sofa King Cool in Bar Metro

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    This is actually more of a throw-away gig, since I was actually not in attendance as an official shooter, but simply a patron sitting in the corner, sipping my soda. However, the gig is unique for two reasons. Firstly, it's one of the few times a woman joined the Kings on stage, in the form of Michelle Gibbons, rock-singer extraordinarie, as well as the always entertaining Paul Allen. Secondly, since this is the last documented evidence of Sofa King Cool playing Bar Metro, it needed to be posted, because as some say, "It's the end of an era..." Sneak ...