Rock a. > pop.
Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Rock and pop listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd (Glasgow) and Mark Robertson/ Henry Northmore (Edinburgh).
Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:
Glasgow Virgin, Buchanan Galleries. 332 4400
Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 287 551 1. Way Ahead: 339 8383.
Virgin Princes Street. 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.
Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349
Way Ahead 0141 339 8383
I Toploader, the Crescent and Alex Lloyd Barrowland. 244
(iallow gate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £17.50. .\'o age restriction. Turgid ptib rock stylings for your iii-car stereo system. supported by standard indie rockers attd antipodean sitiger/songwriter.
I Mary Black Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £15/£13. Irish performer with a palatable commercial ('eltic folk sound.
4‘3 Lapsus Linguae, Closer, the Day I Snapped and Torquamada King Tut‘s Wait Wait llttt. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8pm. £5. Adorno Records showcase an array of barking local shock rock talent front the considered indie boinbast of ('1oser to the balls-and-all thrash trash of 'l‘orquamada. This is all part of the Musicworks convention and a launch for Rock .l’less .llmtslr’rs compilation. Sec preview for Mtisicworks. See next issue for RM.” review.
Q? Starfighter, Boomhauer, the Silver Pill and Quarantine The (‘athouse. l5 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £1.20. ()ver- 14s show. Another showcase gig for the first night of the Masicworks conference taking place over this weekend. With the exception of the Belgian headliners. the bands are Scottish combos of an alternative rock persuasion with a highlight being the inulti-faceted Silver Pill. See preview. £9 Sneak Attack Tigers, Stylus Automatic, August 81 and Papa Washington We The Perry. (‘lyde Place. 429 1010. 9pm. £2 (free to NliMlS members). NliMlS showcase gig as part of the Mtisicworks convention with a selection of fully Buncocks- esqtte pop front SAT. Ian Brown jamming with the Doors and Pearl Jam front the Morrissey endorsed Stylus Automatic and a direct bttt considered rock angles from Augustt-i l.
I The Munsters .‘s'iee‘n‘Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Annual Hallowe‘en party with classy musical accompaniment front the Ministers. Probably itot the Ministers they're all zombies anyway". aren‘t tltey 1’ I Bozilla and Motormark The (ind of the Month ('ltib. the l3th Note ('afe. 50 60 King Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £2. All the tistial electro rock ftiii and frolics at Tli()TM ('lub. incorporating some llallowe‘en tricks and treats.
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I Geoff Martyn Beanscene. S ('i'essw ell Lane. 334 6776. 8pm. l‘ree. The e\-'1‘ravis member iii residency.
I Sticky Fingers Stttdio ()ne. (irosvenoi' Hotel. (irosvenor Terrace. 341 6516. 9pm. l‘ree. Rolling Stones tribute. I Rutabega and The Pendulums Tchai ()vna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. Free. A Psychiatric Records night dotibliitg tip as a llallowe'en special.
I The Vagabonds The Scotia.
112 114 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow ’s.
67 91 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Mystery Juice and Croft No 5 La Belle Angele. llastie's Close. 225 7536. 11pm. £4 £5. A new live club night of some of the best in Scottish talent. this month it's the new wave (‘eltic dance beats of Mystery Juice and (‘roft No 5 with back tip from DJ Dolphin Boy.
I The Stand and Dropkick lleriot- Watt l'niversity t'ition. Riccarton. 451 5333. 9pm. liree. Last minute replacements the Stand step into the breach as the Big lland can’t make it. Students and their guests only.
I Full on Nights The (’anons‘ (iait. 232 ('anongate. 556 4481. 9pm. £2. Weekly open mic session witlt a headlining act each week (oit at l lpttt). Dave ('ark is the gtiest this week.
I Out of the Bedroom Waverley Bar. 1 St Mary‘s St. 557 105(1.
9pm midnight. liree. Open mic session for lidinburgh-based singer-songwriters. ()riginal music only with the chance to record your set on four-track just bring a blank tape.
I Hundred Reasons, Sparta and Kinesis Barrowland. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10. .\'o age restriction. Hard-working alternative Britrockers with their hearts iii the right place. They make a rigltt old racket btit their records don't quite match tip to their bombastic live performances. Support from the highly touted Kinesis aitd ex-At the Drive-In quartet Sparta w ho bear some musical resemblance to the band that spawned them.
I Simon Fowler The l-‘erry. (‘lyde Place. 429 1010. 7.30pm. £12.50. ()cean ('olour Scene frontntan takes his dry wit and powerful vocals otit on a solo jaunt. I The Stylistics Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renlield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £l4/£12. Top notch vocal harmony group whose hits include washing powder ad favourite ‘You Make Me l’eel Brand
I DMX Krew and Proforma Midi lli-li. (ilasgow School of Art. 168 Renfrew Street. 353 4531. 10pm. £3. Aphex Twin‘s pals DMX (‘rew have been wearing daft outfits. playing skanky. rocking electro and pretending it's the 80s years long before anyone else had any idea. Where's l-‘ischerspooner now then sort. eh‘.’
I Strung Out, the Start and The Day I Snapped The (iarage. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1 120. 7.30pm. £8. ()ver- 14s show. Rock with the Day 1 Snapped. (ilasgow’s answer to Hundred Reasons charged tigltt emo rock with big tasty choruses on board.
I Big Vern and the Shootahs (’ottier 'l’heatre. llyndland Street. 357 3868. ts’pm. £10. (ilasgow ‘s premier Blues Brothers party band are recording this one for a future DVD release.
Q X-Tigers, Snodgrass, Michael Rattray and La Chunky King Tut's Walt Walt llttt. 272;) St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8pm. £4.50. Mttsicworks showcase featuring the angular sound of X-Tigers and the ambitious genre-hopping eccentricities of La ('hunky. See preview for \lllsicwiirks.
On their continuing quest for global domination via Markinch in Fife, Draw tip their collected hat to the Manics and Radiohead on their bombastic new single ‘She wants More’ on Empire Records, brimming with all the riffage and roughage anyone would ever need.
I Draw p/ay King Tut‘s, Glasgow, Mon 4 Nov.
(‘3 MeNdEdD, Carson, Holmes arid the Revenge The (‘athouse IS t'nion Street. 248 6606. 6.45pm. £1.20. ()ver- 14s show. Various shades of alternative aitd punky metal attitude at this Musicworks showcase. See preview.
(.9 Qualia, Toby Slater, Eva and Ephemera Nice'n'Slea/y. 421 Satichiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
Mttsicworks presents the delicate sounds of
liva and great little Norwegian girl pop trio 1i themera.
f Julia Thirteen, Roddy Hart, Laeto, Stapleton and Deleter Barfly (formerly the 13th .\'ote (Tub). 260 (‘ly'de Street. 0370 907 (1999. 8.15pm. Strong bill for this Mtisicworks show, encompassing with the exemplary glacial rock guitar
work of Dundee's 1.aeto arid Julia Thirteen.
who can give JJ72 a run for their epic rock money. lligltly recommended. See preview. I The Wow Kafe and Electric Tibet The 13th Note Cafe. 5060 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Atmospheric sounds.
I The Sorrows, Mangara and Ashton l’ury Mtirrys. 96 Maxwell Street.
221 6511. 9pm. £4. including entry to post-
I The Boogaloo Investigators The Buff (’lub. Sauchiehall Street. 9pm. RikB combo.
I Rough Chaps (irand ()le ()pry'. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £4 (£3 members). Is this the best or the worst band name evcr‘.’
I Abba Tribute Bourbon Street. 108 (ieorge Street. 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£14.50 with dinner).
I The Pendulums and Sweetheart of the Rodeo Miso. (‘aptain‘s Rest. 185 (ireat Western Road. 331 2722. Split. £4. Hallow e'en special. l-‘ree party food and compulsory fancy dress at this ‘vcry sc‘itl‘). event.
I Catcher, Amy Sawyer and Back Seat Conspiracy Jaspers. 14 Midland Street. 221 0726. 8pm. £4. Musicworks showcase.
I Halcyon Daze MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. l’ree.
I Life and Soul Samuel Dow's. 67 9| Nithsdale Road. 423 (1107. 8.30pm. liree.
I The Haemorrhoids and Brutal Goose Soundgarden. Starka (upstairs). 352 Brandon Street. 01698 276644. £3. ()uchl
I Nitin Sawhney l‘sher llall. l.othian
Road. 228 1155. 8.30pm. £16.50 (£14.50). ('.A.\’(‘lil.l.lil).
I Monstarz of Roc The liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £6.
(‘ostunted tribute act to the great and good in the world of hard rock. that is A('/1)('. Black Sabbath. Iron Maiden. Alice (‘ooPer and led Yep.
I Lebowski, the Bloodshot Eyes aitd Rococo The Venue. 17 21 (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 7pm. £5. l‘ull-on stadium sized rock from Lebowski headline this monthly night of future Scottish stars.
I Carol Laula The Pleasance (‘abaret Bar. 60 The Pleasance. 623 0168. 8pm. £7 (advance) (£8 on door). The internationally renowned (ilasgovv songstress presents a lively set. accompanied by her own band.
I Papa Roach, Murderdolls and Hell is for Heroes Sli(‘(‘. liinnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 7pm. £17.50. .\'o age restriction. Bogstandard nu metal which the kids just love. Support from Murderdolls. the amusing glam metal baitd featuring Slipknot drummer Joey on guitar. and ex-Symposium sorts Hell is for Heroes.
0 ballboy, the Starlets and Degrassi King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8pm. £5. S1. Records night as part of Mtisicworks. See feature for ballboy‘. Support from the Starlets who maintain they are glad to be unhappy bless ‘em. 0 Ninety Nine, Sons and Daughters and One Inch Volcano Nice'n'Slea/y'. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £5. The headliners are Sleater Kinney—afliliated fem rock with four albums under their belts arid bloody good too. Sons and Daughters also have connections to Arab Strap and March of Dimes btit not in a jakey. beard growing way. bttt in a heart-wrenching. beautiful soitgs way.
I Open Stage Blues Jam .\'ice'n'S1ea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 2pm. Free Weekly blues- based session.
I Guitar Gangsters aitd Instant Agony The 13111 .\'ote care. 50 60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Old school punk influences from London.
I Southside The Perry. (‘lyde Place. 429 1010. 9pm. £6. Texas tribute. Texas tribute.
I Little Rock (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £4 (£3 members). Regular country hoedovvn.
I Kylie Tribute Bourbon Street. 108 (ieorgc Street. 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner).
0 Andi Neate, Bamnfly and Ruth Martin Jaspers. 14 Midland Street. 221 0726. 8pm. £4. Musicworks show case