Is Budgie still going?

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Is Budgie still going?

Postby metaldinosaur » Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:35 pm

My ongoing 70`s metal kick has really got me into Budgie. However, I can't tell if the band is still active or not. Some googled stuff seems current, but other than the odd statement and reissue info, the band appears to be inactive.

Does anybody know anything about their status?
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Re: Is Budgie still going?

Postby Gandalf the Red » Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:09 am

Unfortunately Burke Shelley can't play anymore due to serious health issues.
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Re: Is Budgie still going?

Postby metaldinosaur » Sun Sep 22, 2019 1:55 pm

Cheers for that.

Yep, look at it, and he can't play and sing at the same time. I guess that doesn't rule the band playing again completely, but I guess he doesn't want to do it if he can't be 100%.

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Re: Is Budgie still going?

Postby metaldinosaur » Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:06 am

metaldinosaur wrote:Cheers for that.

Yep, looked at it, and he can't play and sing at the same time. I guess that doesn't rule the band playing again completely, but I guess he doesn't want to do it if he can't be 100%.

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