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S.O.S. @ The Groves Company Inn, Swindon // 12.08.2017

Some things don't change no matter where the gig is.

One of those things is the...more interesting members of the crowd that come out of the woodwork when their favourite cover comes on. There must be some form of magnet within me that inherently attracts said people to throw their best shapes just millimetres away from me. I should take is as a compliment I guess, right?

Groves Company Inn was no exception to the above rule, as are most local pubs on any given Saturday night, to be truthful. It's the type of venue that goes from chicken wings and football, to a hair metal rock party in seconds - an impressive feat.

This was one of those free entry, two hours solid of S.O.S. madness kinda shows, and I'm not sure what could be more dreamy. (3 hours I suppose? 4?...) Some amazing local sinners, the regulars from further afield and some new members of the family made for an incredible atmosphere.

I'll leave you to peruse a few snaps and some videos which encompass the night v…


I know, I know, there is a 99% chance by the time I hit the "Publish" button on this post it almost definitely isn't Thursday. Call it flashback Friday if you will, Sinning Saturday / Sunday - do you what you like, really, I personally shan't be lying awake at night thinking about it - it's Thursday right now when I'm typing this bit, okay? 

Everyone happy? Good. Then we will begin.

Unsurprisingly, a vast majority of my most memorable nights (or not very memorable after a few drinks) have been Saints of Sin centred. I have reels of videos and photos which have never made it to the surface - some for good reason frankly - I know there are plenty of Mums and Dads reading so we'll keep it PG (I've since rewatched some of said footage and now realise the lie that this will undoubtably become, but I'll be gentle with this first one).

And with this weekend being a gig at Volume 17 at The Brickmakers Norwich which was a bit too far out for my taste, I thoug…