best gigs of this year???

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I´d like to know the best gigs that you were this year????

(no sisters ones)

in my case the best one: DAFT PUNK

and NITZER EBB and THE CULT were superb as well!!!

what about you???
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The only non-Sisters one I went to this year was Bauhaus, which was great stuff. However, HMHB, Placebo and The Blockheads are coming up soon, so I might change my mind as to the best ;)

Edit: I guess The Wonder Stuff get an honourable mention, but The Matthew Street festival doesn't exactly have a wonderful 'gig' atmosphere.
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Bauhaus - Glasgow..........unbelievable :notworthy: :notworthy: (sorry Derek!)

The Secret Machines - Aberdeen, one of the best gigs I've ever been to :notworthy: :notworthy:

The Wonder Stuff - Belladrum Festival :notworthy:

Echo & the Bunnymen - Edinburgh, it was the first time I saw them :notworthy:

Black Wire - Glasgow :notworthy:

The Almighty....Almichty - Glasgow, the first Almighty gig for about 10 years :notworthy:

Still got Two Cult gigs to come :D
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Nitzer Ebb and Frontline Assembly in Moscow
and if we add 2 Die Krupps shows in 2005, we get the list of the best gigs in my life :lol:
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Easy question :wink:

1 Pearl Jam (the combination of Antwerp and Arnhem)
2 The Cult (Amsterdam and Tilburg was not bad either. Leffingeleuren is
still to come :D
3 Depeche Mode (Nîmes)
4 The Cramps (Lokerse Feesten)

Looking forward to Killing Joke and Motörhead.
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I forgot to mention Wolfmother :notworthy:
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If we can include festivals, Tallington and Big Session have the lead there.
As for "proper" gigs:
Bleeding Hearts @ Hebden Bridge
DiP @ Holmfirth
NMA @ Holmfirth
Robin Black @ London
The Shmir @ Nottingham
Bleeding Hearts & Lack of Limits @ Birmingham
Bleeding Hearts & Lack of Limits @ Hereford
Ky Anto @ Nottingham

Of course, all this will change on Friday - Bleeding Hearts & NYAAA in Nottingham. Best lineup ever!
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Muse at the Eden Project were pretty bloody awesome; best gig in Cornwall in nearly 20 years.
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Sisters - San Diego, Austin, Hamburg, Leeds, Krakow, Budapest... :notworthy:
I think I forgot something... Helsinki was very nice one as well :D
Depeche Mode in Tallinn and Bratislava wasn't bad...
can't say anything about New Model Army, Front 242 and Nitzer Ebb yet 2006 gigs yet...
now i should edit my post - just noticed the "no sisters ones" comment... but... they were the best for me... otherwise - I have nothing to say yet :|
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scotty wrote:Bauhaus - Glasgow..........unbelievable :notworthy: :notworthy: (sorry Derek!)
Seconded! :notworthy:

And then there was that ginger bloke who kept scaring all those poor Eurogoths in Leipzig... and managed to make the Glasgow Sisters gig quite eventful! :lol:
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Not been out much this year..

but Ministry was the best so far.. especially since I got Al to wear me Blackhawks hockey top, and they played So What.. shame I never got to see them in 89/90ish..
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Hmm.. I have only seen five concerts this year except for the Sisters.
DM sucked.
Bauhaus was ok.
Morrissey was above all expectations.. so.. I'll go with Morrissey in Karlstad 8 august.
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Morrissey for me too strangely enough. Leeds Town Hall. Far better than I expected.
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Bauhaus - Manchester Academy
Killing Joke - Manchester Academy,
Half Man Half Biscuit - Bilston Robin 2
The Fall - Wigan Club Nirvana and the 4 night stint at Croydon.
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GWAR - bloody good fun
Flaming Lips/Ween/Sonic Youth - great mini-festival at our local fairgrounds
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Mark Stewart & The Maffia in Dour. The best I've seen this year :notworthy:

Twilight Singers feat Greg Dulli & Mark Lanegan in Hasselt
Cramps in Lokeren
Cornell Campbell in Geel
Bauhaus in Brussels
Morrissey in Brussels

all delivered the goods inna supa stylee!

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Oh dear, I don't appear to get out much anymore....only other 'gig' I've seen was my fine mates FCDogUK play Matt's wedding, but it WAS a killer gig. :twisted:

Cult in Leeds to come, hmm, and hopefully The Black Keys at the Cockpit, though apparently they've sold out. Bumcheese. :evil: Not overly hopeful of the Cult beating FCDog, although they'd possibly only have to turn up and drop their Gretsch's on Astbury's toes to sound better than Von's lot did. Ouch!

EDIT : Oooh sh1t, sorry boys, make that the Smurphs at WiJ. Groovy. 8)
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Planet Dave wrote:they'd possibly only have to turn up and drop their Gretsch's on Astbury's toes to sound better than Von's lot did. Ouch!
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1. Ministry - Wacken Open Air festival
2. Celtic Frost - Wacken
3. Der Blutharsch - Copenhagen
4. Earth / SUNN O))) - Stockholm
5. Carnivore - Wacken
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Bauhaus - Brixton Academy, London
Celtic Frost - Mean Fiddler, London
Bolt Thrower - Inferno festival, Oslo :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:
Emperor - Inferno festival , Oslo
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Ministry - Offenbach
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