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#74657 - Thu, 23 Sep 2004 21:24:00 UPDATE!!
Davy B Offline
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Registered: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 20:00:00
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Loc: Greenock, Scotland
Hello all,its been a while so Let me enlighten you to what's been happening.

As you may be aware, Gav, the drummer had to leave the band due to unfortunate family circumstances. We wish him and his family all the best.

Gav's position has been taken by Tommy, who expressed an interest in the band after the original lineup was put together. It was at Tommys studio White 52 that we rehearsed so he seemed like a nutural successor to Gav.

Over the last month we have been rehearsing constantly and are back, i would say, at the stage we were just before Gav left. Our first gig looks to be a local one for us, in Greenock Town Hall. We have been approached to play at a local fundraiser/awareness gig against cutbacks to our local hospital. No date has been set yet but it looks like it will be sometime in October. Watch this space for details. I hope to see as many people from the board there as possible. After this we should be getting out there gigging on our own, but, ideally i think it would be nice if we could get an official Voxgate organised that is central to everyone that we will play at. Now I know Cerise is extremely busy and cannot dedicate the time to do this (as much as she'd like to) so lets see a show of hands of those who are prepared to get something organised and we can progress from there.

I think thats all for now, if not, i'm sure Mike or Sleepy will be on to add more.

Take care folks, see you soon.

Davy B

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#74658 - Fri, 24 Sep 2004 05:05:00 Re: UPDATE!!
ari Offline
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Registered: Sun, 13 Oct 2002 20:00:00
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Loc: Helsinki, Finland
Thanks Dave B and The Monument!
Nice to hear from you again. Canīt wait to see you on stage. Still willing to travel England/Scotland to see you! REAP THE WILD WIND...

Cheers ari <img border="0" alt="[Angel]" title="" src="graemlins/angel.gif" />

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#74659 - Fri, 24 Sep 2004 19:14:00 Re: UPDATE!!
Roy Offline
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Registered: Thu, 03 Jul 2003 20:00:00
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Loc: London, UK
This is good news. Well done for hanging on in there and making it happen. You have my support, and I'll make every effort to get to your gigs.

Roy Gwinn

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#74660 - Mon, 27 Sep 2004 17:35:00 Re: UPDATE!!
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Loc: Edinburgh, Scotland
Let's Rock! wink <img border="0" title="" alt="[Cool]" src="cool.gif" />

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#74661 - Mon, 27 Sep 2004 18:35:00 Re: UPDATE!!
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Loc: Bremen, Germany
Any chance for You to come to a german Voxgate? It's too far.... .
Please record Your gigs and let us hear them on mp3!

Greetings
Nils

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#74662 - Mon, 27 Sep 2004 23:34:00 Re: UPDATE!!
Sonja Offline
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Registered: Sat, 29 May 2004 20:00:00
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Loc: Lochaber no more
The Highland bints have been otherwise occupied just lately with one crisis followed by another bemused however I am sure if this gig happens we will be there in one form or another :p

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#74663 - Tue, 28 Sep 2004 02:51:00 Re: UPDATE!!
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Loc: Edinburgh, Scotland
Rehearsal time again this saturday guys with a FULL band...(Including me! bemused (Bang goes the ironing & the paperwork then) got the rig ready & fired up!...I'll start with me 'Sleepwalk' solo with 'New Euros' for afterwards.. wink

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#74664 - Mon, 04 Oct 2004 04:26:00 Re: UPDATE!!
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Loc: Edinburgh, Scotland
Great rehearsal yesterday 11am-4pm!!!....KNACKERED!

Tommy's a brilliant drummer wink ...so versatile...(Nae daft comments from you smutty lot ok!...LOL) nervouslaugh

Vienna is 90% complete...(would have been 100% if oor DB hadnae done a b-line for the hospitality suite at 12.30pm....you said 1pm...I've got witnesses!!!...LOL) biglaugh

We even got through DWTIME...(Hate it!), but enjoyed playing it. wink

Need to work on a few...(Desire...ooops sorry chaps...I was all over the shop!) eek

In two weeks we'll have a 14 song set ready to take on the road in the Monument Mobile...(Can't say what we've renamed it for legal reasons & our Cerise never speakin' to me again!!!...LOL)
shock eek Regards...
zzzzz

PS watch this space' cos me piccy going up this week!....God help you all, just make sure the kids are in their kipps ok!

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#74665 - Sat, 23 Oct 2004 05:12:00 Re: UPDATE!!
Exile Offline
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Registered: Mon, 04 Nov 2002 20:00:00
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Loc: Somewhere between here and the...
Evenin' All. What's all this goin on 'ere then.

You guys doing a gig? Thnx for letting me know bawbags.

Details Please!!!!

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