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Thursday October 23rd 1980

friars aylesbury phase three - vale hall, civic centre, market square, aylesbury


related friars history (click on date)
Motorhead Saturday August 6th 1977  Saturday March 11th 1978 Saturday March 31st 1979
band line up
Ian 'Lemmy' Kilminster (vocs/bass) 'Fast' Eddie Clarke (guitar)  Phil'thy Animal' Taylor (drums)
Danny Hynes (vocs) Jeff Summers (guitar) Baz Downes (bass) Bruce Bisland (drums)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)




The webmaster, north Bucks:

I wanted to see just if the Loudest Band In the World tag held true as well as wanting to see Motorhead do some fine stuff. I also decided it would be dead clever (along with a mate) to stand in front of the PA with my head practically resting inside one of the cabinets in the hope I would actually be deafened. I was disappointed this didnít happen (although ears my rang like hell afterwards) and that The Clash earlier in 1980 were even louder.

Also if I hadnít have been standing in such a stupid place (I was unlucky though), I may not have been hit by flying shrapnel from the initial explosion of their Bomber lighting rig. I thought I was imagining it until I sat in the bar and felt a lump on my head which by the end of the evening started to resemble an egg. We didnít have compensation culture in those daysÖ..not that I would have, itís not the way we thought then!

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what happened next
Motorhead were still packing halls in 2015 but the band ended with Lemmy's untimely death in December 2015. Phil Taylor also died in 2015
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Motorhead - Ace of Spades 
Weapon - Midnight Satisfaction

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