Spider joined the trippin’ family when he and Devi met at a pub in London. He regaled her with tales of sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll, she said, “Dude, tell the blog.”

Band interview: the Pleasure Kills

December 25th, 2009 by Spider

pleasurekillsHow did you get involved in Trippin’?

Jeff: “I was over at Mick’s having morning cocktails when Stevie shows up with Christine and Lindsey. It’s pretty clear they’ve been up all night, and Stevie starts talking about how she had another one of her crystal visions, and Mick says he can’t deal with her crap on only half a bottle of scotch.  Read the rest of this entry »

Ratbags – Walking Dead (Trippin’ Dub Remix) [Website Exclusive]

December 24th, 2009 by Spider

Something to crank up in the stereo while waiting for Santa! Exclusive remix for the website featuring samples from the film.Ratbags

Ratbags – Walking Dead (Trippin Dub Remix)

 (the link updated on 30th Dec)

Written by Spider

Tripped, screwed & chopped by Spider

Performed by Ratbags: Guitars, Bass & Backing Vocals: Spider / Lead Vocals: Ayumi / Drums: Frank

Got my guitar pick, where’s the festival?

December 21st, 2009 by Spider

The band was gearing up to an album release and was in desperate need of exposure. Ideally – like everyone playing a band likes to think – we have just about to release a definitive milestone in the given genre. Or should we just say ANY given genre. The one which is going to be in everyone’s record collection right between Pistols’ “Never mind the Bollocks” and AC/DC’s “Back in Black”. Read the rest of this entry »

Band interview: Moonshine

December 18th, 2009 by Spider

Moonshine "Forever's Just A While" CDNot just a bottle of Moonshine, but also a whole band hailing from Modesto, California. We’re catching up with the bad boys of rock and roll and their singer and guitarist Rob of the three piece psychobilly band that hasn’t gone too much astray from the legendary Stray Cats. Read the rest of this entry »

Simon Says, The Promoter Says And Why You Should Know The Headliners

December 14th, 2009 by Spider

Two day punk festival in an English seaside resorted created a backdrop to English Seaside Resortanother perfectly executed musical extravaganza. Not long after arriving to the location that would have fitted excellently in “28 Days Later” I was told that we had agreed to play for nothing and pay for the travelling ourselves. Somehow I failed to see the logic as we’d played here before and got paid for it. Promoter said we would be getting drinks in, so I thought we can even the situation. Read the rest of this entry »