Ginger Wildheart – Songs & Words – Manchester 09/05/2015


Way back in 1939 Winston Churchill described the Russians as being “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.” I can’t help thinking this is also an apt description of Ginger Wildheart’s Songs and Words show.

It’s not a gig, It’s not stand-up comedy. It’s not theatre. It’s not literature. It’s not any of thoseWay back in 1939 Winston Churchill described the Russians as being “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.” I can’t help thinking this is also an apt description of Ginger Wildheart‘s Songs and Words show. Ginger Wildheart – Manchester 2015 It’s not a gig, It’s not stand-up comedy. It’s not theatre. It’s not literature. It’s not any of those things but somehow it manages to be all of them at the same time. Occasionally it could even be described as a talking therapy session for Mr. Wildheart with the audience as (avid) listeners. It’s basically a story, the story of Ginger’s life in music between the formation of the Wildhearts in late 1989 and the completion of his 555% pledge campaign in 2012. Over the years there have been so many rumours, stories and lies that Ginger decided the best way to put the record straight was to go out and tell it like it was himself. Set in a shabby-chic, quirky, historic all-seated venue the stage is almost bare. Two acoustic guitars and two microphone stands wait to be used. There is one table to stage left belonging to Jase Edwards containing beer and a laptop and […]

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CJ Wildheart of Legendary British Rock Band The Widhearts Presents – Devilspit Hot Sauce!


CJ Wildheart has been rocking crowds of thousands for nearly 20 years with his spicy guitar riffs in The Wildhearts and now its time for him to do the same with the debut of his own brand of gourmet Chilli Sauce – Devilspit.

CJ on Hot sauce: a love affair or an addiction?

“It started whenCJ Wildheart has been rocking crowds of thousands for nearly 20 years with his spicy guitar riffs in The Wildhearts and now its time for him to do the same with the debut of his own brand of gourmet Chilli Sauce – Devilspit. CJ on Hot sauce: a love affair or an addiction? “It started when I was a wee lad watching my Mum make her own chilli sauce, which she would have with every meal – a habit I also acquired. For many years I’ve collected and tried sauces from all over the world, and you could say I’m a 100% bona fide motherfreaking chilliphile… I LIKE IT HOT!!! My brand new hot sauce, ‘Devilspit’, came to fruition when I hooked up with Yorkshire based ‘Chilli Devil Sauces’. Made to my own secret recipe, ‘Devilspit’ is a gourmet combination of Naga chillies, BBQ & beer – three of my favorite things all in one bottle. This one will not be the hottest sauce I bring out, but it’s a good introduction to the line and, trust me, it will hurt a little… say a 6/10 on the heat scale, around 100,000 scovilles… like being punched in the face by […]

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The Wildhearts ‘ROCK’ Rock City + Support


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When I saw how big the que was outside of Rock City in Nottingham, I just knew straight away we were in for a good night! Getting there fairly early, I made my way into the venue and settled myself down. I’d found a great spot to see everything, perched behind the lighting and sound engineers enclosure! As the main hall and gallery’s@Planetmosh @TheWildhearts @HeyHelloMusic @VHBROZ The Wildhearts When I saw how big the que was outside of Rock City in Nottingham, I just knew straight away we were in for a good night! Getting there fairly early, I made my way into the venue and settled myself down. I’d found a great spot to see everything, perched behind the lighting and sound engineers enclosure! As the main hall and gallery’s above me started to fill up, I was sure R.C. was at maximum crowd capacity! Then at 6:45pm, the lights were dimmed, with the rumble of the intro music playing out over the PA system, the first band of the night walked out onto the stage… 8230;…….. Hey! Hello! have to be one of the best opening groups I’ve seen for ages! Right from the very first song ‘Feral Days‘ they had the crowd eating out of their hands. With front woman, Victoria Liedtke looking (to those of us still young enough to remember) somewhat like a fresh faced Debbie Harry bounding about on stage and giving out cheeky winks to the fan’s, and far too much energy for an old man to cope with!! She did a smashing job of getting the early fans […]

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Download Festival adds 18 new bands!

Download Festival 2014 dates and early bird offer announced
.@DownloadFest add another 18 acts to lineup.

Download Festival today announced the addition of a further 18 acts to the lineup – and some news regarding day tickets as well!

Heading the confirmations are Against Me! making their debut at the festival, the return of the legendary Monster Magnet and Chevelle, who are finally back to play after being.@DownloadFest add another 18 acts to lineup. Download Festival today announced the addition of a further 18 acts to the lineup – and some news regarding day tickets as well! Heading the confirmations are Against Me! making their debut at the festival, the return of the legendary Monster Magnet and Chevelle, who are finally back to play after being forced to cancel their appearance at the very first Download in 2003. Geordie rock quartet The Wildhearts are also back for their first appearance since 2008. Guitarist CJ had this to say: “Well they just can’t get rid of us. It’s only 20 years since we first played Donington and in 2008 they turned the power off on us. Who knows what will happen this year…Bring it on!” Italian metallers Arthemis are also set to play, alon gside UK goliaths Orange Goblin and the ever-brilliant Lawnmower Deth, with singer Pete Lee saying: “Back again! Damn do we love Download. Damn do we love Copping. Our 4th time. You do realise them puppies Metallica have only officially managed 3! We’re in pole position baby. And to boot, Twisted Sister and the mighty, mighty Quo are playing on the same day. Is it only March? Come on already June.” More British […]

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VON HERTZEN BROTHERS join line-up for The Great Escape Festival 2014

VON HERTZEN BROTHERS have been announced to play The Great Escape Festival (TGE) this summer.

TGE takes place in Brighton from May 8th – 10th, and is renowned for showcasing emerging artists from all around the world. Von Hertzen Brothers join the line-up alongside acts such as Wild Beasts, These New Puritans and Kelis.

Tickets options areVon Hertzen Brothers VON HERTZEN BROTHERS have been announced to play The Great Escape Festival (TGE) this summer. TGE takes place in Brighton from May 8th – 10th, and is renowned for showcasing emerging artists from all around the world. Von Hertzen Brothers join the line-up alongside acts such as Wild Beasts, These New Puritans and Kelis. Tickets options are available here: http://greatescape.seetickets.com/content/ticket-options In addition to this, VHB’s recently announced UK tour with The Wildhearts will kick off on April 8th. Says Ginger Wildheart:- “I’m beyond excited about having Von Hertzen Brothers appear with The Wildhearts. They’re one of the best bands in the world, and I’m a huge fan. They’re going to make a lot of friends on this tour, I can guarantee that.” Vocalist / guitarist Mikko Von Hertzen adds:- “We are thrilled to return to the UK to appear with The Wildhearts and Hey! He llo! All of us feel truly honoured to get to share the stage with Ginger, Victoria and the lads. After seeing the kind of response Ginger’s music has on the people at his birthday bash, even the thought of playing for a crowd of such rock lovers is […]

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