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Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by pereek, Apr 9, 2002.

  1. hi
    my first gig next satuday
    any tips?
    here the set: (in no order)

    Sabbath - paranoid
    Led zep - whole lotta love
    g n r - paradise city
    iron maiden - prowler
    g n r - sweet child o mine
    Sabbath - sypmtom of the universe
    motorhead - ace of spades

    what do u think?
  2. annoyingly the gig has been put back two week because the headlining bands bassist (and singer) is on holiday
    so i'll tell you all in a few weeks
  3. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    Hope the audience like heavy metal!!! ;)

  4. thats my only fear really
    living in a very nu metal based north east england
    but we ar eonly support and there is a punk band support too so there sommit for everyone
  5. Maybe you don't want to play more than one thinf by the same band. Maybe you do, just a thought.
  6. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    That reminds me, I need to get my band to cover "Symptom of the Universe" as well.
  7. Selta


    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Yeah, you might want to stay away from two + songs from one band unless you know that those songs will be wanted (i.e. if the crowd starts chanting the name of the song). If you run of of time, then maybe (lol) otherwise, step away from it IMO. How much time do you have to play, 30-45? If this is it, instead of playing another Sabbath, try like Smashing Pumpkins or umm Misfits or something.. I dunno. Good luck though and make sure to tell us how it goes!
  8. hi all
    well did the gig last night
    we wenton first played our set minus motorhead plus
    lost phophets - shinobi vs dragon ninja
    and system of a down - aerials

    it went sooooo well
    150 people turned up and when we play sweet child o mine all of um where jumping around
    we got them all moshing to the sabath songs, everyone play them! they rule

    we went of the other two suport bands went on they played pretty well.

    Then before the main band on the auidience started chanting "VALHALA! VALHALA!" (our bands name) so we got back up and did 15 more minutes which included
    ozzy - gets me through
    motorhead - ace of spades
    and lost phophets again
    i'll post some piccys up when i get them
  9. Tom Crofts

    Tom Crofts

    Mar 15, 2001
    lost prophets was a good call, we did fake sound (the original album version) at a school thing. We pulled it off really well but pretty much everyone there were townies. They just stood there watching us. We also played Guerrilla Radio then :D.
  10. ok i didnt want to start new thread so i thought i'd add it onto this one
    4 weeks sinse our last major gig
    look up for last set
    heres the new un:

    iron maiden- prowler, fear of the dark, the wickerman
    motorhead- ace of spades
    gnr- sweetchild, paradise city
    system of a down - sugar, toxcity

    thats in no real order. the question is do you think thats a big enough change?
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