The Men They Couldn’t Hang and special guests Duncan Reid and The Big Heads
Friday 6th December
Tickets £20 | Doors 19:30
There are only two people in the entire world who can claim to have played with the Ramones while not actually being tagged with the ‘Ramone’ nom-de-plume. Duncan Reid is one of those people.
As singer and bass player of Joey Ramone’s favourite band, The Boys, Duncan rode on the crest of a wave during punk’s original late-1970s heyday as part of a wider collective of friends and peers that included Sex Pistols, The Clash, Generation X and a host of other power-chord pioneers. The Boys remain one of the best-loved and influential bands of their generation.
Montevideo, from the Big Heads’ debut album “Little Big Head”, earned Duncan the keys to the Uruguayan capital (the only other musicians to achieve this being Elton John and Paul McCartney).
Following a cornucopia of stellar reviews for 1st album Little Big Head, The Big Heads developed their unique, effortlessly entertaining, melodic brand of harmony laden pop punk with: “The Difficult Second Album” and their third album “Bombs Away” was released in 2017 garnering variety of awards and appearing in numerous best album of the year lists. Fourteen catchy little ditties about life, death, paranoia and Viagra.
2019 sees the Big Heads touring eternally in the UK, France, Belgium, Spain, Japan, Korea and Germany including festival dates at Rebellion, Strummercamp and Scotland Calling. As well as a 4th album being recorded, Little Big Head is reissued with previously unreleased bonus tracks and splatter vinyl, while a vinyl single, Kelly’s Gone Insane, is out on Crocodile Records ,also with new bonus tracks.