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The music/violence crossover

Posted: August 18th, 2005, by Simon Minter

Just read this, about recently-reviewed Cadillac’s recent gig:

“If ever there was a baptism of fire for any band, it would have to be Cadillac on Wednesday evening. Playing their first ever paid gig in the UK, the Norwegian rockers and crew, all smiles after a storming gig at the Brixton Windmill in London, left the venue armed with their evenings earnings of just £26 only to be held up at gunpoint!

Although they survived the ordeal without lasting injury, they lost all the money they received for doing the show. In an effort to cheer themselves up, they’ve spent the afternoon eating pizza, presumably on their cash cards. Bless.”

Looking forward to my band playing at Brixton Windmill next month…

Simon Minter

Simon joined diskant after falling on his head from a great height. A diskant legend in his own lifetime Simon has risen up the ranks through a mixture of foolhardiness and wit. When not breaking musical barriers with top pop combo Sunnyvale Noise Sub-element or releasing records in preposterously exciting packaging he relaxes by looking like Steve Albini.


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