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Tickets for most shows can be obtained in advance from:
Tickets Scotland 239 Argyle Street. Glasgow 0141204 5151.
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Ripping Records 91 South Bridge. 0131226 7010.
Way Ahead 0141 339 8383.
I Turbonegro and The Hard-ans The (iarage. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 I 120. 7pm. £10. ()ver-l4s show. See preview for the camp Swedish metal collective who. mysteriously. keep attracting the accolade of ‘greatest band in the world'. So far. they have failed to bribe/threaten The List. so we'll just say that they're ()K fora lattgh.
I Jamelia The Bedsit. ('aledonian L'niversity. (‘owcaddens Road. 332 ()681. 8pm. £4. British R&B diva returning to commercial strength alter taking a couple of years off to bring up baby.
I H20 featuring lan Donaldson and The Chris Gorman Band King Tut’s Wah Wah llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7.50. Scottish one-hit wonders in the early 80s. hoping that someone has money left over alter buying their Simple Minds tickets.
I Bouncing Souls and Tsunami Bomb The (‘athouse. 15 L'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £8. ()ver- 14s show. Melodic punk survivors from New Jersey:
0 ballboy, The Starlets, desc and The 55s Sloans. Argyle Arcade. 221 8917. 8pm. £4. Edinburgh-based S1. Records‘ annual (‘hristmas party. during which the label shows off its musical wares. ballboy promote their whimsical new album The Sash My Father More and other Stories.
I The Irony, Stone Lion and Feral The 13th Note Cafe. 5060 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Local triple bill described. respectively. as dramatic rock. indie pop and gothish alt.rock.
I B Movie Heroes Paisley Students‘ linion. Storie Street. 849 4157. 9pm. £3. See Wed 10.
I The Kiteﬂying Club Tchai ()vna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. £1.50. Improvised sounds.
I Midnight Swimmer Tinderbox. 189 Byres Road. 339 3108. 9pm. Free. Acoustic set.
I lan Muir Beanscene. 5 ('resswell Lane. 334 6776. 8pm. Free. Acoustic set. I The Counterfeit Clash Studio One. (irosvenor Hotel. (irosvenor Terrace (off Byres Road). 341 6516. 9pm. Free. Clash and other covers.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s.
67- 71 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. Hosted by Independence. I Live Music Fury Mttrrys. 96 Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 8.30pm. £4. The climax of the King of Bands competition. with the fottr finalists still to be chosen at time of going to press. I Live Music Loaded. Liquid Lounge. 94 West Regent Street. 353 6333.10pm. £3 (£4 on door). Weekly showcase of local artists.
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I Medics Review The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £tbc. Mixed bag of acts for medical students.
I Mick Harris, David Jack, Giant Tank and Vinyl Vandal The Bongo ('Iub. Moray House. 37 llolyrood Road. 558 7604. 8pm. £7 (£12 two day pass). The second of mrw44‘s end of year (io liast event 1i>W (liast is better than West). Fcatttring Mick Harris of Painkiller and Napaltn Death fatne playing in his Scorn (heavy electronica) and Quoit (drill & bass) gttises. l'ndouhtedly a night of heavy bttt mind- blowing stuff.
I The Hustlers and The Men Whistlebinkies. 4 -6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 9pm. Free. Funky beats with soulfttl vibes from the llustlers with original rock frotn the Men.
I Peter Michael Rowan (‘afe Royal Bistro Bar. 17 West Register Street. 557 4792. 9pm. Free. Acoustic rock originals and covers.
I Live Music (‘abaret Voltaire. 36 38 Blair Street. 220 6176. l lptn 3am. £4. Details to be confirmed but a showcase to help raise fttnds for Doctors of lltttnan Rights. a Harare-based charity that helps torture victims.
I Runrig Barrowland. 244 (iallowgatc. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £18.50. ()ver-14s show. Runrig's remaining fans come together to snuggle under the band's (‘eltrock comfort blanket.
I Young Heart Attack and the X1 King Tut's Wah Walt 11ut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. (‘AN(‘liLLl-LD. I The Dillinger Escape Plan, Chit of Luna, Beecher and JR Ewing The (‘athouse. l5 l'nion Street. 248 6000. 7.30pm. £9. ()ver-14s show. lixtreme angular rock from New Jersey misanthropes who like to preempt a negative reaction from the crowd by chucking their faeces into the moshpit. What larks.
I Driverdown, the Psychedelic Breakfast and Red Bee Society Barlly. 260 (‘lyde Street. 0870907 0999. 8pm. £4. Trip-rockers Driverdown ptmt their forthcoming album Getting it ()u! the Way. supported by psychedelic blues rockers the Breakfast.
I Kinski, Mono and Macrocosmica Nicc'n’Sleazy. 421 Sattchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £6.50. Pitch black pummelling rock and ambient white noise frotn Seattle. Japan and (ilasgow.
I Brown Eye Superﬂy and Hors La Loi The 13th Note (are. 50 -60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Brown F.ye Superlly promote their current single ‘livil Baby".
I Catbusters, Stars of the Sea and Subbuteo Pitch Invasion Fury Mttrrys. 96 Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 8.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club. Triple bill of upcoming local indie bands.
I The Tremors Mc(‘huills. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Blttesy sounds.
I Tom Jilbert, U-Know-Hoo and I’sctu/ujiurk Whistlebinkies. 4 —6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 6pm. ££3 after midnight. Funk rock fusion from 1'- Know-Hot).
I John Cale The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £15. Legendary Velvet 1'nderground man. who remains the only classically-trained musician to ever make the viola sound rock‘n'roll. Bttt he's left all that behind to pursue his abiding avant-garde pop tastes.
I Shed Seven (‘arling Academy. 121 liglinton Street. 0905 020 3999/0870 771 2000. 7pm. £12.50. It's the end of an era. pop-pickers the Britpop also- t'ans who could not be vanquished have finally decided to fall on their own swords. It's safe to take the earplugs ottt
I The Pearlfishers and Tippi King Tut's Wah Wah llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Davie Scott and cohorts supply the sunshine harmonies with tracks frotn current album Sky .llvm/mt: Support from young singer/songwriter Tippi.
I Tempercalm, Pylot and Page 6 Barﬂy. 260 (‘lyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8pm. 'I‘empercalm are a local trio of gttitar-wielding noiseniks. compared to the likes of the Deftones and Biffy (‘lyt'o. I Bleachy and Friction Nice'n’Sleazy.
421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. ('BUBs-a-go-go with these Blondie and Television tributes.
I Christmas Punkstravaganza The 13th Note (are. 50-60 King Street. 553 1638. 6pm. A veritable all-you-ean-eat punk buffet of a night. with as many punkas crammed into one bill as possible. I Springﬁeld (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £4 (£3 tnetnbers). ('ountry.
I The Solution .\lc('huills. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Local indie band.
I Open Stage The llalt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 4-8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians.
I Sugarman The Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I Jamie Barnes 8: Cochise MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 6pm. Free. Residency for the blues veteran. I Van Hielan MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9.30pm. Free. Van llalen tribute.
I Sex Godz Samuel Dow‘s. 67~7l Nithsdale Road. 423 ()107. 8.30pm. Free. (Elan) rock set.
I Downtown Rarebird. 128 Merrylee Road. 629 1900. 9pm. Free. (‘overs
I Manuskript and The Ghost of Lemora Marco's Leisure (‘entre. (irove Street. 228 2141. £8 (£10. Two live acts for this Nighttnare ‘Afore Xmas gothic ball. playing sttitably rocky. dark material with a selection of DJs. alternative (‘hristmas stalls and tnore. All proceeds go to Shelter. I Andy McCabe, Big Hand and Carma Whistlebinkies. 446 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 6pm. £3 after midnight. llot ska action from Big lland with debut gig from Newcastle's Carma.
I Runrig l'sher llall. Lothian Road. (1870 903 3444. 6.30pm. £18.50. See Fri 12.
I The Sadies and The Good Parents The Venue. 17 '21 (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 7pm. £9. Dallas and Travis (iood (the Sadics) mix tip a unique blend
of country and sttrf. with support from their
parents playing bluegrass sounds. See preview.
I Kabuki, Range Eleven and lit/stance The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £tbc. Art rock cabaret frotn the notorious local act