Thursday, June 16, 2005

1975: I was heavy into Slade  Posted by Hello

Life is funny

Five days ago I was raving about the Feel the Noize-book and now I find myself in a situation where I'm gonna do an interview with Slade-drummer Don Powell for some Danish magazines in 2 weeks time. Life sure works in mysterious ways.

Saturday, June 11, 2005

Here it is: my new violin Posted by Hello

On a high note

The violin was plugged in yesterday. What an overwhelming, beautiful sound! I had this guy come over, he plays the violin, too, it was awesome. I think I'm on a roll these days. I've just had a tax return the same amount as the violin, so I almost feel that I got the violin for free! Furthermore I've been offered a free copy of Chris Charlesworth's book "Slade - Feel the Noize". It's almost impossible to come by. At Ebay you have to give up to £ 130 for a copy! I'm a Slade-nut, so I'm just on cloud 9!

Thursday, June 09, 2005

Finally it arrived!

My violin finally arrived from Scotland today! I'm as excited as a kid at Christmas-time! It's a Stentor with the most beautiful antique finish. I haven't plugged it in, yet, only tried it out acoustic, and the sound is great!


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