What made you Lol Today?

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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby Johnny Tightlips » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:48 pm

keera_envenomed wrote:
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Its because we're cool :D

Of course dude!


Or just lazy layabout students with no job to go to in the morning :x


Excuse me! I had to get up at 10:30am this morning to let the builder in, thank you very much! :lol:

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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby keera_envenomed » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:50 pm

Johnny Tightlips wrote:Excuse me! I had to get up at 10:30am this morning to let the builder in, thank you very much! :lol:


Ooooooo - 10:30 thats SOOOOOO early. I'd been up for 3 hours by then :cry:
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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby Johnny Tightlips » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:51 pm

keera_envenomed wrote:
Johnny Tightlips wrote:Excuse me! I had to get up at 10:30am this morning to let the builder in, thank you very much! :lol:


Ooooooo - 10:30 thats SOOOOOO early. I'd been up for 3 hours by then :cry:


Its early when the rest of the day your brain is overloaded by maths! :D

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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby keera_envenomed » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:52 pm

Johnny Tightlips wrote:
keera_envenomed wrote:
Johnny Tightlips wrote:Excuse me! I had to get up at 10:30am this morning to let the builder in, thank you very much! :lol:


Ooooooo - 10:30 thats SOOOOOO early. I'd been up for 3 hours by then :cry:


Its early when the rest of the day your brain is overloaded by maths! :D


Maths is nothing compared to the tedium of Birdseye Ireland
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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby Johnny Tightlips » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:53 pm

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Ooooooo - 10:30 thats SOOOOOO early. I'd been up for 3 hours by then :cry:


Its early when the rest of the day your brain is overloaded by maths! :D


Maths is nothing compared to the tedium of Birdseye Ireland


Swap for a day? ;)

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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby keera_envenomed » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:55 pm

Johnny Tightlips wrote:
Swap for a day? ;)


lol - thats sounds mighty tempting - THATS HOW BORING MY JOB IS :cry:
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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby Johnny Tightlips » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:58 pm

keera_envenomed wrote:
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Swap for a day? ;)


lol - thats sounds mighty tempting - THATS HOW BORING MY JOB IS :cry:


Awwww! Well if you wait a week, I'll have finished for Easter so then if you took my place for a day...you wouldn't have to do anything :D

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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby keera_envenomed » Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:01 pm

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Swap for a day? ;)


lol - thats sounds mighty tempting - THATS HOW BORING MY JOB IS :cry:


Awwww! Well if you wait a week, I'll have finished for Easter so then if you took my place for a day...you wouldn't have to do anything :D


Yay! I likes the sound of that - I can spend all day playing with your chipmunks :D
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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby Johnny Tightlips » Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:03 pm

keera_envenomed wrote:
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lol - thats sounds mighty tempting - THATS HOW BORING MY JOB IS :cry:


Awwww! Well if you wait a week, I'll have finished for Easter so then if you took my place for a day...you wouldn't have to do anything :D


Yay! I likes the sound of that - I can spend all day playing with your chipmunks :D


They would LOVE that, they love any attention hehe! Everytime I walk into the room Paris instantly starts jumping all over the place and does these loops where he jumps from the top shelf in the cage onto the roof and jumps backwards back down to the shelf as if to say "LOOK AT MEEEEEEE!!!" :lol:

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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby keera_envenomed » Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:05 pm

Johnny Tightlips wrote:They would LOVE that, they love any attention hehe! Everytime I walk into the room Paris instantly starts jumping all over the place and does these loops where he jumps from the top shelf in the cage onto the roof and jumps backwards back down to the shelf as if to say "LOOK AT MEEEEEEE!!!" :lol:


Awwwww - thats so cute! Just like his namesake! :lol:
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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby HyperChris » Wed Mar 18, 2009 12:17 am

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Keep the 14th of may free for we are having Alestorm headlining.


(I'm torn between giggles and horror as the silly rocsoc have probably paid far too much for this...)


Err... they are aware of how much their booking agent charges aren't they? :|

The fee is so high most regular venues wont touch them... let alone a rock soc. :lol:


Incorrect. Last time I checked, our standard fee was 3.5k euros. That is pretty fucking low compared to what a lot of "big name" bands charge, who draw much smaller crowds than us.. If it was any lower, every random wee crappy venue in the country would book us... we know all too well what happens when a band plays hundreds of thousands of gigs; everyone gets bored. We much prefer playing tours, it's more fun. I'm not meaning to come across as a sellout asshole here, just stating the facts.

Though, if you have the right contacts and you're not a dick, we play for free :).

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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby Metallinen » Wed Mar 18, 2009 12:49 am

HyperChris wrote:If it was any lower, every random wee crappy venue in the country would book us...


That's what I meant. Regular venues tend to be wee and most crappy. But then grotty little venues is what I'm used to. :(

If Aber Roc Soc has 3.5k euros to spare though more power to them!

HyperChris wrote:Though, if you have the right contacts and you're not a dick, we play for free :).


Under a pseudonym in Batman costumes no less! :D

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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby clare-l » Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:38 am

HyperChris wrote:
Incorrect. Last time I checked, our standard fee was 3.5k euros. That is pretty fucking low compared to what a lot of "big name" bands charge, who draw much smaller crowds than us.. If it was any lower, every random wee crappy venue in the country would book us... we know all too well what happens when a band plays hundreds of thousands of gigs; everyone gets bored. We much prefer playing tours, it's more fun. I'm not meaning to come across as a sellout asshole here, just stating the facts.

Though, if you have the right contacts and you're not a dick, we play for free :).


I actually know what the sum paid is and it's actually not so bad. it's a lot for a small rock society, but I guess not having anything else on all year means they have it. Sadly, we probably do come under "crappy wee venue"... Last year the headliner slot was Obsessive Compulsive, who were somewhere on the unsigned at Bloodstock this year. It's a big leap but hey, they wanted to do it.

Interesting facts: the amounts quoted to rocsoc for the other professional bands they approached were as follows: Paradise Lost wanted £4000, Jorn Lande €3500 and sadly there was no reply from the band the guy really wanted (and I would've loved).

What made me lol last night was the fact that no one wants to go on rocsoc committee next year, and my two mates are currently running for President and PR uncontested. (They'll be dealing with you guys *points up to Chris* on the day actually.) The lol moment was at half one, when Phil went "FUCK. I'm running for President. FUCK. WHO LET ME DO THAT?"
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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby Johnny Tightlips » Wed Mar 18, 2009 12:27 pm

clare-l, I don't know if you've had them before but there is great metal band almost right on your doorstep in Machynlleth - Tor Marrock.

http://www.myspace.com/tormarrock

One of the best live bands I have EVER seen. I promise you they will put on a fantasic show and will hardly charge a thing to play.

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Re: What made you Lol Today?

Postby The Warlord » Wed Mar 18, 2009 12:52 pm

Found this as a review on Play.Com about the new Wolf-Ravenous Album!

After a cracking review in kerrang i thought i would give this a go as it promised to be good.after about track 5 i was losing interest.if you like bands like firewind then you will enjoy this.i was counting on it being really heavy.disappointed.




I Feel like contacting him and pointing out his 2 mistakes

1) Buying albums Based on Reviews
2) Buying Kerrang
Instant Wanker.....Just Add Beer!


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