9 Mar 2008
Big Arm and Domino Bones headline National Battle of the Bands 
Bez will be at the Final of Stage Pass' National Battle of the Bands on 27 April 2008. His band Domino Bones will be a special guest for the evening along with Paul Ryder's Big Arm.

Tickets will be available from Jabez Clegg on 1 April 2008 @ 10.00 GBP each.

Battle of the Bands will be a all-day event broadcast and will be shown on Sky Channel 195 at a later date.

Judges include Owen Morris, Andy Rourke, Rowetta and David Nolan.


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Biting Tongues

In the grey days of late 1970s post-punk Manchester, youth culture was a serious affair: every musical performance was measured mostly by the conviction of its delivery. The term 'New Wave' opened up free vistas where acquired skills could once again be exercised after punk's monochrome blur. It could be applied to anything from a James 'Blood' Ulmer record to the latest Throbbing Gristle release, Magazine to Swell Maps. Move outside that terrain into Sun Ra, Parliament, Frank Sinatra and Martin Denny, and your options were suddenly without limit...

Then came Tony Wilson's Factory Club (at the Russell Club in Hulme) offering an open invitation to experiment that was taken up when Ken Hollings, Howard Walmsley, Eddie Sherwood and a few others decided to make some noise to accompany their 16mm silent epic Biting Tongues. A further performance followed a few weeks later, when Colin Seddon and Graham Massey disbanded their Post Natals project and joined up. The film itself, a flashing series of negative images, became a memory; the name remained.

- extract from the LTM Biting Tongues biography

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