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Funkodrom
06-02-2003, 15:44:23
http://www.disguys.com/

Tonight at the 3Bs Reading.

I have to go and see it. :D

protein
06-02-2003, 15:45:51
It's filtered from my view. Can you sum up what the website says?

Funkodrom
06-02-2003, 15:49:02
DisGuys, local to the Reading area, play their own brand of Heavy Rock & Roll with a thumping beat and big harmony vocals.

Review of their last gig:

http://www.getreading.co.uk/story.asp?intid=5250

Scary thing is there are 4 guys in the band and it sounds like they have a chick singer.

From the sound of it, you'll hate them. Nills, Shakey, Debaser and I will love them. Think 80s road movie soundtrack/Van Halen when they were good.

Debaser
06-02-2003, 15:52:05
I'll go if between every song we can shout "IT ISN'T THE 80's ANYMORE!", and "GIVE UP THE DREAM!".

Funkodrom
06-02-2003, 15:52:55
We can shout that if you want.

They are the kind of band that Sonic Undermind are in Nills' head.

They have the worst name of any band ever.

Debaser
06-02-2003, 15:57:47
Originally posted by Funkodrom
Think 80s road movie soundtrack/Van Halen when they were good.

What he means is "Think 80s triumph-over-adversity,-probably-set-in-a-small-town-or-possibly-college movie soundtrack - Bon Jovi/Poison when they were at their hairiest"

protein
06-02-2003, 16:00:56
I'm there. :beer:

Funkodrom
06-02-2003, 16:01:32
OK, that's a fair summary of their first song, when I was writing that I was listening to Wish You Were Dead.

Debaser
06-02-2003, 16:43:48
I only listened to the first song. I'll download the others now...

I remember when...
07-02-2003, 08:36:54
I wish You Were Dead - recorded underwater and through a mattress? Shite production. Were the drums recorded in a different town?

Nice hair though.

Song is ok, it has definate 80's rock ie classic Iron Maiden doubled guitar riffs followed by Scorpions guitar middle section. As a kid of the 80's I quite like it.

Just one more question - do they sell lighters as part of their merchandise, in order for gig goers to hold them up at the appropriate points?

Funkodrom
07-02-2003, 10:00:40
That was one of the best gigs I've been to. Those mp3s don't do them justice at all.

protein
07-02-2003, 10:06:26
My cheeks still hurt.

King_Ghidra
07-02-2003, 10:13:52
Amazing, brilliant performance

It may have been a little spinal tap, but what really came through was how much they enjoyed what they did, that really made the buzz.

The look of the band was brilliant - when the singer stripped off to reveal that stripey black and white sleeveless top i could have cried.

I also greatly enjoyed the cover of Black Sabbath's NIB and the furry sweatband that that amazing guitarist guy was wearing.

Ah, it was top stuff all round :beer:

Provost Harrison
07-02-2003, 17:24:13
Oh my God, it looks like Status Quo resurrected :eek:

Debaser
07-02-2003, 17:33:32
Status Quo were never even close to being anywhere near as good as the mighty DisGuys. Similar white ladies half-boot trainers mind.

Provost Harrison
07-02-2003, 17:43:13
I can feel my stomach churning already :nervous:

protein
08-02-2003, 11:28:05
We're not being ironic. They were genuinely awesome. On paper I should have hated them. In fact I was convinced I would.