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SLADE / LAUGARDALSHOLL, REYKAVIK, ICELAND 12/11/1974

And so it was, that Slade strode onto the stage to a rapturous reception that indeed saw some of the audience fainting with excitement and anticipation as these four strangely, comically dressed men stood high on the stage above them, worshipped as Gods. One young girl .................................READ MORE

 

SLADE / WINTER GARDENS BOURNEMOUTH 18/4/1975

It's Friday night and everyone has just got paid. The support band are playing with all the verve they can muster,but most people are emptying their wage packets in the Winter Garden's bar, guzzling a few jars before Slade come on. The bands supporters are an odd bunch ..........................................READ MORE

 

SLADE / WINTER GARDENS BOURNEMOUTH 18/4/1975 (NME)

WINTER GARDENS, BOURNEMOUTH. There's a young girl horizontal across three seats, motionless apart from the occasional jerk of her head as she sobs. Not with pain, or fright, or anger, or sorrow......just through the sheer emotion of knowing that the four ..............................................READ MORE

 

SLADE - KINGS OF ROCK - BIRMINGHAM ODEON 20/4/75

SLADE'S shows have an atmosphere all of their own, and the nearest comparison is that of a football match. The fans bring along their scarves, rosettes, top hats and either chant impatiently for their heroes to emerge or just simply sing Super Slade. Then, when the set gets underway ..........READ MORE

 

SLADE - KINGS OF ROCK - BIRMINGHAM ODEON 20/4/75 (BIRMINGHAM EVENING MAIL)

And the audience stayed rooted to their seats until urges to get up by lead singer Noddy Holder halfway through the concert. On previous tours, security staff in the theatres have been taken by surprise by fans leaping up as soon as the group bounded on stage.On stage, Slade were ........................READ MORE

 

SLADE / COLSTON HALL, BRISTOL 22/4/1975

Good grief, it's hot in here. Here is the Colston Hall, Bristol. Here is a Slade concert. Here they have just completed the opening volley of their set. Here we go again. "It's really nice," Shouts Noddy Holder into the microphone as the last echoes of 'Monkeys can't swing' dies away. "It's ...........................READ MORE

 

SLADE - NEW VICTORIA THEATRE LONDON 25/4/75

"THE TAX man in this country is a bit of a problem, he's trying to take all our money off us, Lets Boo him." Audience : "Booooooooooo," Noddy Holder was the rabble rouser at the New Victoria, London, last Friday. He had that sort of absolute control over a huge crowd of Slade fans, ...................READ MORE

 

SLADE - NEW VICTORIA THEATRE LONDON 25/4/75 (SOUNDS)

As the first band, Bunny, came on, the theatre was half empty. Of course by the time Slade were due on, the theatre was virtually full up. It's a shame that many people missed Bunny for they are one of the hottest support acts around. Linda Millington their lead singer kept everyone...........................READ MORE

 

SLADE - SCHAEFER MUSIC FESTIVAL, CENTRAL PARK, NY 21/7/75 (VARIETY)

The volume was up, young fans were standing on their seats taking orders from a screeching Noddy Holder, both par for the course as Slade returned to New York, Monday (21), after an absence of almost 13 months. But there was a big difference at Wollman Rink, Central Park....................READ MORE

 

SLADE - SCHAEFER MUSIC FESTIVAL, CENTRAL PARK, NY 21/7/75 (NY TIMES)

Slade, the hard-rocking British quartet, was supposed to be the new sensation just a few years ago. But British chartbusters have had trouble with the vast American market in the nineteen-seventies, and the group hasn't performed in this country for two years. Monday night .............................READ MORE

 

 

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