Brighton Dome 25 November 1975 review by Benjamin Horrendous

This was the same year as Knebworth; same line up and similar set. I was pleased cos I’d managed to persuade 23 friends to come, andRead More

Brighton Dome 29th March, 1972 review by Benjamin Horrendous

I was 17. I’d been a fan for 2 years and had all the albums, but this was to be my first (and best) concert. IRead More

Drury Lane 9th June 1974 review by Benjamin Horrendous

I had bought the tickets well in advance, and was eagerly awaiting the gig. We heard shortly before the gig that the band had quit, butRead More

Geoff Geddes’s 2003 Magic Band reunion photos at Shepherds Bush Empire

Geoff Geddes’s 2003 Magic Band reunion photos at Shepherds Bush Empire

Many thanks indeed to Geoff for sending along his photos. Shepherd’s Bush Empire, 07.04.2003 Benjamin Horrendous and Cormac O’Donoghue Gary Lucas, Rockette Morton, Robert Williams, Drumbo,Read More

Ian Archer’s 2003 Magic Band reunion photographs at Shepherds Bush Empire

Ian Archer’s 2003 Magic Band reunion photographs at Shepherds Bush Empire

Many thanks indeed to Ian for sending along these splendid photos. Pre-gig crowd shots – note Benjamin Horrendous’ zipper head and plethora of Fire Party people.Read More

Knebworth 5th July 1975 review by Benjamin Horrendous

Pink Floyd were headlining. Other acts were Roy Harper, Steve Miller Band, and Linda Lewis, who’d had a big hit with “it’s in his kiss”, thoughRead More

Messin’ with the Kid

Messin’ with the Kid

I have great respect for anyone who attempts to cover any of Beefheart’s songs. So what do you say when someone decides to cover a wholeRead More

Rainbow Theatre, London – April 1973 review by Benjamin Horrendous

The line up was the same as the Brighton ’72 gig except for Alex St Clare instead of Winged Eel Fingerling. The concert started with RocketteRead More

The Venue 12 November 1980 review by Benjamin Horrendous

I didn’t like this place. The bouncers searched us roughly on the way in; then, after finding a table to sit at, we were constantly harassedRead More

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