Killing Joke Hmmmm.

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Killing Joke Hmmmm.

Post by johnsa » 03 Oct 2005, 13:05

Just a quicky here looks like i`m going to a killing joke gig in liverpool this coming friday with a few of my polish buddies.What are forum members views on Killing joke have any of you seen them live?To tell you the truth i`d only heard a couple of there songs many years ago. and didn`t rearly bother with them at the time has i had been totally strangled so to speak. Johnsa 8)

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Post by evonx » 03 Oct 2005, 13:20

Seen them live once in 1985. it was very very intense, that Jaz Coleman is something else on stage!
As for their recorder work , I always was into the first LP and Revelations. The slightly more commercial sounding Nighttime was also very good (Eighties! Love Like Blood!) but I lost track of them after that.
I liked the comeback album from two years ago with Dave Grohl guesting.
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Post by cassydale » 03 Oct 2005, 13:22

Saw them quite a few times years back around the time Jaz did a runner ( to Iceland ?) and they were excellet live but havent been into their last few recordings.

Hope you enjoy the gig.
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Post by gizzard » 03 Oct 2005, 13:35

Saw them for the first time in 2003 at Bristol Academy. It was one of the best gigs I've ever been to!
Going to see them next week(12 Oct) at the same venue. :grin:
Got all their albums and my personal favourite is Pandemonium which is superb!
Also Democracy,Nighttime and the 2003 album are excellent!

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Post by custard » 03 Oct 2005, 13:42

Check out the support band "October File", really good set of blokes, sound fantastic and Steve on Bass + Matt on guitar are massive stranglers fans.
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Post by duchessinblack » 03 Oct 2005, 15:11

I saw them twice this year, at the Dour festival, and last thursday at the Voorhuit in Gent. very powerful, going to a killing joke gig is like going to some religious gathering, with the GReat Guru Coleman spreading the Words for 2h !!!!!!!

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Post by evonx » 03 Oct 2005, 15:39

the Voorhuit ??? a venue called the "foreskin"????

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Post by bordello » 03 Oct 2005, 16:33

saw them in June/july t his year, they got old...
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Post by SmallPaul » 03 Oct 2005, 16:36

Killing Joke are brilliant. Prepare to enjoy yourself, Johnsa, and give us a review. I'm going to see them in Birmingham - looking forward to it immensely.

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Post by nickinblack » 03 Oct 2005, 16:58

I haven't seen them since 1984-what a gig that was.I doubt you'll be disappointed.Thinking about doing Brum myself, as at the moment I seem to be re-discovering my favourite punk bands of my youth.
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Post by duchessinblack » 03 Oct 2005, 17:13

evonx wrote:the Voorhuit ??? a venue called the "foreskin"????

:lol:
erm...have I put an unnecessary H somewhere Eric? Vooruit is more accurate....

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Post by Toiler On The Sea » 03 Oct 2005, 18:22

Am I jealous or what.

Beware the Tinitus though.

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