Demos recorded with Steve Tannett at IRS Basement studios. Demos included “What Kind Of Hell”, “68 Guns”. Showcase for Mile Copeland, owner of I.R.S.
I suppose it is fitting that start here with “Raw” as my first “preview-review” of “The Alarm 2000” releases, because, frankly, it has always been my least favorite of The Alarm�s studio albums. To me, the original sounded disjointed, messy and rushed. This was a far-cry from the lush and cohesive “Change” from two years prior. I always felt that “Raw” was missing something. After listening to the “Alarm 2000” [read more]
Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre Ebbw Vale, Gwent
THE ALARM ‘The Alarm 2000 Collection’ (21st Century 21C018) * * * * * The Alarm were notorious for unwittingly attracting bad press during theirpeak time in the 80’s. Enduring frequent comparisons to U2 and The Clash, along with jibes about their admittedly ridiculously airborne hairstyles was all in a day’s suffering for the four piece from North Wales. Yet despite the hub of unfavourable and often downright malicious press, [read more]