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The Damned: Live Performances - 2006

The list of shows for 2006 is known to be complete (lists for some years are very much 'work in progress').


Monday 18 December - Concorde II, Brighton

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Antipope, Rabid (Over You), Looking At You.

Comments: Support from Texas Drag Queen Massacre and Al B Damned.

Sunday 17 December - Rock City, Nottingham (The Longest Day)

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Ignite, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Antipope, Rabid (Over You), Smash It Up.

Comments: The Damned played second on the bill to Stiff Little Fingers. Also appearing - Neville Staple, King Kurt, The Selector, The Goldblade, UK Subs, Ska'd For Life, Sex Pistols Experience, Discharge, 999, The Dualers, Organize Chaos, The Lurkers, Resistance 77, Riot Squad and Little Miss Machete.

Sunday 17 December - Concorde II, Brighton

Comments: Originally advertised date for the Brighton gig (which was never confirmed) - later officially announced for 18 December.

Saturday 16 December - The Academy, Islington, London

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Rabid (Over You), Antipope, I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from The Priscilla's. Lu Edmunds and Lol Coxhill (both formerly associated with The Damned) joined the band on stage for the last 2 numbers.

Friday 15 December - The Plug, Sheffield

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Antipope, Rabid (Over You), I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from Darkwater and Little Miss Machette.

Thursday 14 December - Academy 2, Liverpool

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, Help, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Plan 9 Channel 7, Antipope, Rabid (Over You), Looking At You.

Comments: Support from Zombina and the Skeletones and The Hots Melts. There was a break during 'Ignite' as a member of the crowd was berated for pushing. At the end of the set, Captain Sensible began playing 'I Feel Alright' and Dave Vanian singing 'Looking At You' - following some banter, 'Looking At You' was played.

Wednesday 13 December - Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Plan 9 Channel 7, Antipope, Rabid (Over You), I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from Goldblade and Flamingo 50.

Tuesday 12 December - The Point, Cardiff

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Curtain Call, Antipope, Rabid (Over You), Fan Club, I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from Goldblade.

Sunday 10 December - Junction, Cambridge

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Plan 9 Channel 7, Antipope, Rabid (Over You), Looking At You.

Comments: Support from Goldblade and The Psycho Bombs.

Saturday 9 December - Academy, Manchester

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Plan 9 Channel 7, Antipope, Rabid (Over You), Looking At You.

Comments: Support from Goldblade. Captain started the encore by playing and singing a piece of 'I'm A Believer'... which Dave Vanian then joined in on.

Friday 8 December - First Floor Nightclub, Derby

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Antipope, Rabid (Over You), Plan 9 Channel 7, I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from Goldblade.

Thursday 7 December - The Engine Shed, University, Lincoln

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Antipope, Rabid (Over You), I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from The Infidels and Goldblade.

Wednesday 6 December - The Pitz, Woughton Centre, Milton Keynes

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Antipope, Rabid (Over You), I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from Men of Unitas and Goldblade.

Tuesday 5 December - Zodiac, Oxford

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Curtain Call, Antipope, Rabid (Over You), I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from Goldblade.

Sunday 3 December - The Academy, Glasgow

Set: Wait for the Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Ignite, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Antipope, Love Song, Smash It Up.

Comments: Rearranged gig, originally intended for 29 October. The Rezillos headlined. Also on the bill GBH, The Meteors, The Beat, Combat Rock and Straw Dogs (Blood & Whiskey and The Sex Pistols Experience were due to appear but were replaced by Combat Rock and Straw Dogs).

Saturday 2 December - Dunelm House, University, Durham

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Second Time Around, Plan 9 Channel 7, Antipope, Rabid (Over You), Looking at You.

Comments: Support from Holy Racket & Teasing Lulu.

Friday 1 December - Civic Hall, Whitehaven

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Plan 9 Channel 7, Antipope, Rabid (Over You). encore - Looking At You, Pretty Vacant, Happy Talk, I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from No Thrills and The Scabs. A slight piece of 'Looking At You' in reggae style was played prior to the couple of verses of 'Pretty Vacant'... which was also followed by its own reggae snippet.

Thursday 30 November - Metropolitan University, Leeds

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Curtain Call, Antipope, Rabid (Over You), Looking At You.

Comments: Support from Rhombus and Sounds Of Swami. Revised lyrics by Captain on 'History of the World' aimed at the lighting crew. A brief piece of tomfoolery, 'YMCA', followed 'Ignite'.

Wednesday 29 November - The Waterfront, Norwich

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Curtain Call, Antipope, Rabid (Over You), Looking At You.

Comments: Support from Goldblade and Fletch Cadillac.

Tuesday 28 November - University, Colchester

Comments: CANCELLED - never confirmed.

Sunday 19 November - Key Club At Morongo, Cabazon, California

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash it Up. encore - Curtain Call, Antipope, Rabid (Over You), Looking At You.

Comments: Support from The Epoxies and The Adored.

Saturday 18 November - House of Blues, Hollywood, California

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Curtain Call, Antipope, Looking At You.

Comments: Support - The Epoxies and The Adored.

Friday 17 November - House of Blues, San Diego, California

Set: unknown.

Comments: Support from The Epoxies and The Adored. Gig known to have taken place.

Wednesday 15 November - Harlow's Night Club, Sacramento, California

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - The Shadow Of Love, false start Rabid (Over You), Rabid (Over You), Looking At You.

Comments: There was initially a false start to 'Rabid (Over You)'. 'Nasty' was included on the setlist but 'Shadow of Love' was played instead. A contributor to this site wrote 'It was amazing. A small club on a weeknight, with around 200 people in attendance - it was maybe half full.. it was FUN, FUN, FUN. Fantastic'. Another contributor wrote 'a girl named Tiff, my sister and I, were all brought up on stage to sing back-up for 'Jet Boy Jet Girl''.

Tuesday 14 November - Slim's, San Francisco, California

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Democracy, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, 13th Floor Vendetta, Ignite, Plan 9 Channel 7, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Disco Man, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Antipope, Nasty, Looking At You.

Comments: Support from The Epoxies and The Adored. Prior to the encores, Captain Sensible played a little of The Stranglers 'Golden Brown' (including a reference to The Strugglers in the lyrics). Pinch did a bit of 'Stayin' Alive' after 'Frisco Man' (the adapted for the night version of 'Disco Man'). One contributor to this site has indicated that the order of the encore numbers was in fact 'Nasty', 'Antipope' and 'Looking At You'.

Sunday 12 November - House of Blues, Las Vegas, Nevada

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Democracy, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, 13th Floor Vendetta, Ignite, Plan 9 Channel 7, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up, encore - Antipope, Nasty.

Comments: Support from The Adored and The Epoxies.

Saturday 11 November - House of Blues, Anaheim, California

Setlist: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Perfect Sunday, Absinthe, Democracy, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, 13th Floor Vendetta, Ignite, Plan 9 Channel 7, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up, encore - Curtain Call, Rabid (Over You), I Feel Alright / Looking At You.

Comments: Support from The Epoxies and The Adored. Note that the information given above is the setlist and that the actual set played may have varied. Although included on the setlist, '13th Floor Vendetta', 'Ignite' and 'Plan 9 Channel 7' were apparently not played. It is unclear whether 'I Feel Alright' or 'Looking At You' ended the set.

Friday 3 November - First Floor Nightclub, Derby

Comments: CANCELLED (never confirmed)... rearranged for Friday 8 December.

Tuesday 31 October - The Wardrobe, Leeds

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Eloise, Absinthe, Neat Neat Neat (Break on Thro'), History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Nasty, Shadow of Love, Alone Again Or, Generals, Rabid (Over You), Jet Boy Jet Girl. encore - New Rose, Smash It Up.

Comments: Private company (Propoganda) Halloween party. Support from The Priscilla's. The actual set on the night was not entirely as the setlist ie 'Curtain Call' and 'Magic Potion' were on the setlist but not played. Stu West gave up bass duties for the encore numbers to Mark Taylor - former moderator of officaldamned.com.

Sunday 29 October - The Academy, Glasgow (Academy in the UK - Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Punk)

Comments: Intended gig that was CANCELLED and rearranged for Sunday 3 December. Support should have been - The Beat, The Meteors, GBH, Blood or Whiskey and The Sex Pistols Experience... with The Rezillos headlining (early advertising showed The Damned as headliners).

Saturday 28 October - Shepherds Bush Empire, London (Academy in the UK - Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Punk)

Set: Wait for the Blackout, New Rose, History of the World, Love Song, Melody Lee, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Neat Neat Neat, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Ignite, Antipope, Plan 9 Channel 7, Rabid, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl. encore - Smash It Up.

Comments: Also on the bill - Goldblade, Deadline, The Anti-Nowhere League, The Angelic Upstarts and Sham 69 - Jayne County & The Electric Chairs were shown on early billings but did not play.

Friday 27 October - The Spa Pavilion, Whitby (Gothfest)

Set: New Rose, Street of Dreams, Absinthe, Plan 9 Channel 7, Alone Again Or, History of the World, Eloise, Generals, Shadow of Love, Rabid (Over You), 13th Floor Vendetta, Curtain Call, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, I Just Can't Be Happy Today. encore - Smash It Up.

Comments: Also on the intended bill for the day - XYkogen, Trauma Pet, Vampire Beach Babes.

Sunday 10 September - Club Lua, Lisbon, Portugal

Comments: Details for this gig appeared on the www, showing intended support from the Portuguese group 'Capitao Fantasma'. However, it was later shown as cancelled and was never offically announced.

Saturday 9 September - Sala KGB, Barcelona, Spain

Comments: A poster exists announcing this show, but it is the gig never came to fruition.

Saturday 2 September - Milan (Rock in Idro)

Set: Love Song, Second Time Around, History of The World, New Rose, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Neat Neat Neat, Democracy, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Looking At You, Smash It Up (pt 2 only).

Sunday 13 August - Winter Gardens, Blackpool (Wasted UK 2006)

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, History of The World, Neat Neat Neat, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Alone Again Or, Love Song, Perfect Sunday, Generals, Eloise, 13th Floor Vendetta, Ignite, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up. encore - Rabid (Over You).

Comments: Also appearing that day on the 2 main stages (there were 4)... The Empress Stage - Dubtones, Paranoid Visions, Sick On The Bus, The Lurkers, P.A.I.N., Neville Staple Band, The Selecter, UK Subs, Slaughter & The Dogs, The Adicts... and on The Olympia Stage (headlined by The Damned) - Garden Gang, Down & Outs, Crashed Out, Holy Racket, Criminal Class, Funeral Dress, Blood Or Whisley, Vice Squad, The Last Resort, The Business. 'Neat Neat Neat' was 'back to basics' rather than the extended version that was played on the rest of the tour. Set was short due to time constraints.

Saturday 12 August - The Guildhall, Gloucester

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, Absinthe, History of The World, Perfect Sunday, Democracy, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, 13th Floor Vendetta, Plan 9 Channel 7, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Curtain Call, Rabid, I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from The Labels and Devilish Presley.

Friday 11 August - The Old Fire Station, Bournemouth

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, Absinthe, History of The World, Perfect Sunday, Democracy, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, 13th Floor Vendetta, Plan 9 Channel 7, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Curtain Call, Rabid (Over You), I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from Starbase 109 and JJK?

Thursday 10 August - Town Hall, Torquay

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, Absinthe, History of The World, Perfect Sunday, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Dr Jeckyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, 13th Floor Vendetta, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Curtain Call, Ignite, I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from JJK? Poorly attended gig (150-200?) blighted by poor acoustics - but the band made the best of the situation... performing adequately and joking throughout with the audience... adapting the set slightly for the evening due to the sound (ie 'Rabid (Over You)' dropped from the set for that reason.

Wednesday 9 August - The Palace, Bridgwater

Set: Wait For The Blackout, New Rose, Absinthe, History of The World, Perfect Sunday, Democracy, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, 13th Floor Vendetta, Plan 9 Channel 7, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Smash It Up. encore - Curtain Call, Rabid (Over You), I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from Love Minus Zero.

Sunday 6 August - Rock Cafe, Stourbridge

Set: Smash It Up, New Rose, Absinthe, History of The World, Perfect Sunday, Democracy, Wait for the Blackout, Alone Again Or, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Little Miss Disaster, 13th Floor Vendetta, Plan 9 Channel 7, Generals, Jet Boy Jet Girl, encore - Curtain Call, Rabid (Over You), I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from Punk'd. The First time 'Rabid (Over You)' had been played since its ownly other known appearance in a set... at Manchester International on 20 December 1985.

Saturday 5 August - Usk, Monmouthshire (Usk Music Event)

Set: Love Song, Second Time Around, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Wait For The Blackout, Democracy, New Rose, Little Miss Disaster, Neat Neat Neat. Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Perfect Sunday, Melody Lee, Generals, History of The World, Smash It Up, encore - Curtain Call, Alone Again Or, Jet Boy Jet Girl.

Comments: Also on the bill - The Big, Estevez, Bitchpups, This System Kills, Girlschool, 999, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band.

Friday 4 August - The Picturedrome, Holmfirth

Set: Love Song, Second Time Around, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Wait For The Blackout, Democracy, New Rose, Little Miss Disaster, Neat Neat Neat, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Perfect Sunday, Melody Lee, Generals, History of The World, Smash It Up. encore - Curtain Call, Alone Again Or, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Looking At You.

Comments: Support from Starbase 109 and The Savages.

Thursday 3 August - Winter Gardens, Cleethorpes

Set: Love Song, Second Time Around, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Wait For The Blackout, Democracy, New Rose, Little Miss Disaster, Neat Neat Neat, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Perfect Sunday, Melody Lee, Generals, History of The World, Smash it Up. encore - Curtain Call, Ignite, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Antipope.

Comments: Support from - mainstage downstairs: The Infidels, Devilish Presley and The UK Subs, and 2nd stage upstairs probably: The Kants, The Dappers, The Dead Flies, and The Other Side of Faith. A very short snatch of 'Happy Talk' followed 'Antipope'.

Wednesday 2 August - The Cresset, Peterborough

Set: Love Song, Second Time Around, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Wait For The Blackout, Street of Dreams, New Rose, Little Miss Disaster, Neat Neat Neat, Dr Jeckyl & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Melody Lee, Generals, Absinthe, Ignite, Smash It Up. encore - History of The World, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Looking At You.

Comments: Support from Devilish Presley, The Ruined and Yello Snow.

Saturday 29 July - Coney Grey Showground, Pentrich (Rock & Blues Custom Show)

Set: Love Song, Second Time Around, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Wait For The Blackout, Street of Dreams, New Rose, Alone Again Or, Neat Neat Neat, Eloise, Ignite, History of The World, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up. encore - Curtain Call, Looking At You, Happy Talk.

Comments: Support for this day was the SAOR Patrol, The Quireboys, M3 and Hanoi Rocks.

Sunday 16 July - Joensuu, Finland (35th Ilosaarirock Festival - informally known as Rokki Festival)

Set: Love Song, Second Time Around, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Ignite, Alone Again Or, Neat Neat Neat, New Rose, Eloise, Wait For The Blackout, Street of Dreams, Jet Boy Jet Girl, History of The World, Smash It Up (pt 2 only).

Monday 29 May - Robin 2, Bilston

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, New Rose, Antipope, History of The World, Born To Kill, Would You Be So Hot, Love Song, Second Time Around, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Absinthe, Ignite, Plan 9 Channel 7, Melody Lee, Neat Neat Neat. encore1 - Curtain Call, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Nasty, Smash It Up. encore2 - I Feel Alright.

Comments: Support from The Blunts. An excerpt of 'Happy Talk' was played after 'Smash It Up'.

Sunday 28 May - The Academy, Newcastle

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, New Rose, Antipope, History of The World, Love Song, Second Time Around, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Ignite, Plan 9 Channel 7, Melody Lee, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Jet Boy Jet Girl, Nasty, Smash It Up.

Comments: Billed as 'Academy in the UK - 30th Anniversary of Punk 1976-2006'. Support from The Rezillios, Penetration, Angelic Upstarts (stormed off after 2 songs due to beer throwing), The Partisans, GBH, Subhumans, Demented Are Go (although there, didn't play as the lead singer, supposedly, had an altercation [with their manager?]), Abrasive Wheels, Argy Bargy, Crashed Out and Holy Racket.

Sunday 30 April - The Academy, Birmingham

Set: Love Song, Second Time Around, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, History of the World, New Rose, Neat Neat Neat, Ignite, I Fall, Born To Kill, Noise Noise Noise, Melody Lee, Smash it Up. encore - Jet Boy Jet Girl, Nasty.

Comments: Billed as 'Academy in the UK - 30th Anniversary of Punk 1976-2006'. Support from Sham 69, Conflict, Angelic Upstarts,The Meteors, Anti-Nowhere League, UK Subs, Peter & The Test Tubes, Blitz, Drongos For Europe, Goldblade, Restarts (Bad Manners were on early advertising but pulled-out and were replaced by Conflict, Dead Pets were also on early advertising but withdrew).


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