The Alarm are asked to play on the new MTV show “unplugged”. However, just as they are going to play, Mike was called home because his sister had a brain aneuryism. Sharp and Twist performed anyway, but the show it was abbreviated and did not display what the band was about. This was quite possibly The Alarm’s last and best opportunity to make something of themselves.
12/6/1982: The Alarm, Hammersmith Palais, London Summary Opening for U2 at a set of shows just prior to release of the “War” album (The Alarm’s first appearance as a tour support) This is the night in which Mike Peters taught Bono how to play “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door”Press Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments
6/22/1983: The Alarm, Curtis Hixon Center, Tampa, FL Summary Press Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments
‘My Town’ [??:??] (Peters/Stevenson/Adams/Grantly), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: Here it comes the reaping of the whirlwind that was promised us And all the streets are littered with the tension and the pressure A culture spreads it’s needles �round like flowers in the garden The only thing that comes for free is the air we need to breathe This is where I come from This is my town When I last [read more]