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with one night only as support i think; not the most fun of nights
that pop punk band with the mountain of a bass player. i forget their name. they were at a festival. something soup?
could give us back those wasted minutes/hours of our lives
but wouldn't go so far as to say i'm ashamed of it
was the night i suddenly realised how boring they are. The shame comes more from having at one point thought they were really good.
become just The Needs?
But oh so many others I wouldn't dare mention.
Excluding at life, I win.
of watching them once, they were one of the support acts for The Cribs and they were just boring and the singer just spent the whole time posing and occasionally banging a tamborine. Ergghhh...
....it was like watching the Hollyoaks house band or summat
I went with a girl who really liked them, honest!
but I'm quite embarassed about it!
to see Erasure
First gig I ever went to. Mars Volta were supporting, making them the first band I'd seen live. God, they went on a bit.
PETER ANDRE at York Ikon & Diva. My female housemates made me go with them, it was horrendous.
for me too, hyde park 2004ish i think. Supported by James Brown though, legend that he is! I enjoyed it at the time though, so maybe not that ashamed...
They only played for 20 minutes so it wasn't as bad as it could've been.
so that doesn't count, right?
and they were the worst on the bill. Was only a fiver though.
I've seen McFly, Kylie and Westlife but Hard Fi was still the shittest of the lot.
I'm at least going to try and justify this by saying that they were playing at my uni's student union on the day of my last ever exam. My uni wasn't the best for live music, so we had to take what we could get :-(
Still....I'm pretty ashamed of myself
that Teenage Dirtbag is a great song.
Did they have the guy who stands about shaking a banana about and trying to be wacky?
His wackyness didn't really translate well into a live setting though.
supported by NapoleonIIIrd, thats my excuse
Did you go to Derby? Or were our Universities equally crap?
University of Wales, Bangor. Wheatus and Mansun (touring their shite 3rd album) was pretty much all we got in my 3 years there.
..my girlfriend at the time really liked them. A truly horrendous thing to put me through.
Terrible show. Didn't want to go. Had flu. Free tickets.
Christmas 1989. Garry Glitters then tradtional/annual 'Gang Show'.
Truly miserable evening.
The Vengaboys - although I actually enjoyed them...
that's for sure! Awful, truly awful...
You choose. The perils of having a filthy pop-loving girlfriend.
years back! i listened to that album
not so long ago. its TRUELY awful!
i'd love to see a more embarrassing post
at a festival *waiting for the following band*
suddenly had an power cut and had to go acoustic, isnt most of their material acoustic, it was awful
Alien ant farm - terrible
All Saints (aged 14)
they were first on the mainstage and it pissed down with rain.
One of my friends told me he bought the new Staind album and that it's 'really good.' He's a very wrong man. :'(
oh it was dreadful,
YNGWIE MALSTEEN - both headliners
Seen loads of other shite like Hard Fi but they were supporting so it doesnt count.
Hail & Kill Brother!
yowzer. and it was my first ever gig. we danced in the moonlight that night. if only i could go back and have a chat with my thirteen year old self.
at Wembley Stadium with Bon Jovi and Andreas Johnson. GLORIOUS!
Puddle of Mudd (supporting Korn)
to be ashamed of.
once supporting the Killers in york and then on a headline tour.
they were pretty entertaining.
When I saw them back in '05 it was some MTV tour in Leeds, on the bill there was Viva Voce, The Kooks (pre-pubescent), The Departure, and CLOR!
But yeah, I remember after the gig outside the Uni's venue the fatter guitarist from the Departure was milling about outside the tourbus trying to bum a light off someone to spark his menthol cig...No one realised who he was! Funny times.. Shortly after that a load of screaming girls went running towards the Kooks bus.
I went to the Euro 1996 opening concert at Old Trafford, purely to see Madness. But Simply Red were the headliners and I figured "I've paid, I might as well watch them and I'll perhaps get carried away by the atmosphere".
But M People were also on the bill and they were actually very entertaining. Even though I can't normally stand them.
aerosmith in birmingham about 12 or 13 years ago. michael jackson in leeds, offspring about ten years ago... i think this list could go on and on and on and on
they always seemed to be rocking the below headliner slot at Reading/Leeds a few years ago
them and NOFX
I also saw the Ordinary Boys. I think they were supporting Biffy Clyro or Cooper Temple Clause. Nobody bothered watching them and just sat on the floor. This angered 'Preston'.
Wanna form a support group?
To make it worse it was in Dudley as well. Fucking horrible, fuck knows how they can keep churning out that drivel.
I even bought a ticket from a tout (1st and only time).
I still feel unclean.
Appalling mess, I felt like I should have had drainpipe jeans and wacky sunglasses on.
it's taken this long for someone to go "you like these! Do you see?"
I didn't enjoy Craig David on Scarborough beach though.
In my defence, they were free tickets. Put the stones down!
i'm here all week.
Supporting numerous bands. They really were awful.
In fact, more than a handful of terrible Screamo / Metalcore / Fashioncore /Corecore bands.
mmmm mmmm mmmm mmmmm was played along with all the others!
I haven't seen too many bad bands.
Normally all live music is quite fun. I did see the Spice Girls in Southend 1996 about 2 months before they were big. Oh and Take That at Hylands Park!
What were my parents thinking!
Saw them twice! Good fun at the time.
Bon Jovi, Magnum, Thunder. I was young and impressionable.
They were pretty good all things considered.
Not something to brag about though.
not that I'd tell anyone mind. Oh, hang on...
Turn it around! That's a badge of pride, not shame!
...the last 3 all at the same gig...god I was bored
Hands down. It was in 2005 and Doherty very nearly spared us all by being an hour late on stage. Sadly he didn't.
I was a child.
In 1989 I saw Bon Jovi, Skid Row, Vixen and Europe on the same bill. I was only there for the Jovi, with friends who were far more into that scene than I was, but I'm not sure that makes me look much better.
Around the same time I also saw another metal all-day spectacular that I'm not too proud of. Once again, with metal friends, I went to see Aerosmith. Headliners for the day were Whitesnake who had Steve Vai in the lineup at the time. At one point Vai played a solo and then let go of his shiny guitar which unbeknown to us was on a wire. The guitar then soared up into the air where it proceded to spin and dazzle the believers, as the notes still resounded. What a lot of cock.
Still it passed the time.
but I did walk out of Front 242 about 20 years ago, they'd played the tune, then it was dull. Then The Datsuns and Maximo Park both headlining those NME tour things. Dullards. I've never bought a ticket for a load of shit really. You may disagree.
staggered into RB's in Chester after a day going around the pubs, not realising a band was on, and there they were in front of about 40/50 people. This was just before they went over the top, so to speak. They were shit, of course.
with my cousin. I was 14 and even at that age i knew it was completely shit.
supporting the futureheads.
I hold my head in shame......
Did any of them apart from Tony James play an instrument?
In my defense...
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Snow Patrol (x3)
that I enjoyed them all
The Ordinary Boys (In their early days)
Keane (at a festival)
The Fucking Zutons :(
The Darkness played my uni and there were actually people queueing OVERNIGHT in miserable weather to get tickets. Lord help us. I hope these people hate themselves every time they remember that. I saw the Darkness at Leeds, for 10 minutes, and so I'm picking them. Not ashamed of anyone I've specifically paid to see; won't win any cool points for having seen Snow Patrol like but it was years ago, at the time it was an alright night.