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April 1st 2008

Mckenna Plays Mckenna's!!

Ted Mckenna Hits The Skins For The PAUL ROSE BAND This Coming Friday 4th April @ 9pm - The Brewery Bar At McKenna's - Dublin Street,Monaghan,Co.Monaghan.(Ireland) Tel: 047 81616

A Highly Recommended Gig,The PRB,Is A Top Quality Unit,Of Which Going By The Recent UK Shows Ted Is In His Element!!

And There's More!!!

An ALL NEW Interview With Chris & Tom Russell will be broadcast this Friday Between 10pm-1am On Rock Radio


The Scottish Daily Express On Saturday 12th April Will Carry A Feature On Chris Glen & The Outfit.

For Which Chris And Jon Morrison Were Interviewed Last Week.

March 31st

Forum Problem!!

Hopfully By The Time You Read This All Will Be Sorted, But At Around 7.30pm (ish) The S.A.H.B Forum Just Disappeared, But It Looks Like There Is A Problem With The Server At

So Hopefully It Will Just Sort Its Self Out!!!!!! (we'll Be Lucky)

March 26th

Nantwich Photographs!!

I Have Put 21 Photographs From The Nantwich Gig In The Tour-Blog Page.

The Bast Donated Fan & Pro Shots Will Pop Up On The Live Shots Gallery Over The Next Few Days.

Many Thanks To All The Good Folk's Who Took The Time To Send Them In!!

March 25th

A SOLD OUT Nantwich - Is It The End,Or A New Begining?

Well The Much Anticipated Nantwich Gig Is Now A Distant Echo, And What A Special Show It Turned Out To Be.

Apart From It Being Max's 99th Show,All Expectations Were Exceeded With The Debut Performance Of Mr Julian Hutson Saxby

S.A.H.B Seized The Opportunity,And Utilised Julians, Crisp Classic Sound

And Reinstated The Original Versions Of S.A.H.B Classics Back Into The Set.

Much To The Approval Of The Most Worthy, Many Who Had Come From All Over The Country

For What Potentially Could Be The Last Ever SAHB Show!!!

Also On Hand Was Violin Maestro - Wes For A Cool Authentic Version Of Next.

Max And The Band Were On Fire,And With New Boy Julian,Just Taking It All In His Barefoot Stride (An Outstanding Performance)

A Sensational Eavning Was Had By A Trully Brilliant Crowd!!!

(Please Note - S.A.H.B's Future Is Still Under Discussion - A Band Statement To Follow - ASAP)

Please Check Out The Forum For A More Detailed Report By The Troops, Re The Nantwich Gig!!!

(Just Give Me 2-3 Days To Get The Photo's Sorted, And I Will Get The Best Ones Up On The Site)

March 18th

Nantwich Clock In/Off Times!

Catherine Has Confirmed (Via The Forum)

That Doors Open About 7.45pm, Support On About 8.15pm, S.A.H.B Onstage About 9.30pm.

The Venue Is Council Run; Therefore, There Is A Curfew Of Around 11pm.

There Will Be Merchandise On sale; So If You Want Anything Signed, Buy It Sooner Rather Than Later

And Every Endeavour Will Be Made To Have Some Form Of Meet'N'Greet And Signing

When The Band Has Had About Half An Hour After They Come Offstage.(But Sorry This Is NOT Guaranteed)

And!!! The Troops Send A Big Good Luck To The Boys Esp Newbie - Julian For This Very Special Gig!!!

March 11th

Ted & Chris To Rejoin M.S.G?

The Rumours Are Now Flying About That Ted & Chris Are To Re - Join Michael Schenker,Check Out MSG's Site

Watch This Space!!!!!!!!!!!!

March 10th

Ted's Birthday!

Lots Of Best Wishes From The Troops For Our Lord Of Loudness - TED MCKENNA Happy Bithday Ted!!!!

March 7th

The New Classic Rock Magazine!

There Is A Cool Whole Page Photo Of Max, Chris, & Ted In This Months Issue Of Classic Rock (April Edition). It Is Part Of A Review Of The Now Infamous Rock Radio Gig From Last January.

There's More S.A.H.B Content In The Mag Re - Dan & Pete From Nazareth Commenting On The Marriage Of Alex & Tear Gas.

March 5th

Chris Glen & The Outfit - Tickets!

Now Confirmed For The Oran Mor (Glasgow April 21st) AS Well As Doogie White(Main Vocalist) We Have S.A.H.B's Max Maxwell Popping In (So Expect The Unexpected) And Support Comes From - Tokyo, Playing Frankie Miller.

Tickets Available (£10.00) On Line At TicketWeb - Tickets

Or In Person From The Venue - The Oran Mor,Top of Byres Road 731-735 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8AL

Chris And His Outfit Are Also Appearing At The Oran Mor On - 26th May & 30th June, Details To Follow.

February 27th

Ted's Gig - Change Of Venue!

Ted's Gig With The Paul Rose Band,This Saterday(1st March) Has Switched Venue's.

Lifted From The Bein Inn Web Site - Urgent news about The Famous Bein Inn There will be no more music at The Famous Bein Inn due to a very sudden change of policy........... but don't despair as Mundell Music are continuing at The Glenfarg Hotel. Please call the Glenfarg Hotel on 01577 830241 to book or use the on-line ticketing and if you are still having problems please call me on 01577 830431 (Peter Dickson)

Address is:Main St, Glenfarg, Perth, Perthshire PH2 9NU - Direct tel: 08712313603

February 25th

S.A.H.B In Fireworks Mag!

The New Fireworks (Out Now) Melodic Rock Magazine Has A 2 page Inteview Article On SAHB.It Comes Out Every 2 Months, Quite Hard To Find,But You Can Get It Borders - Costs £4.50 - Thanks Robert

February 21st

Chris Glen's Got A New Outfit.

Chris Isn't Letting The Grass Grow Under His Feet, And Has Now Unveiled His New Side Project - Chris Glen & The Outfit With Band Members Andy May - Keyboard, Ross McFarlin - Drums, Jon Morrison - Guitar, Brian McFie - Guitar, The Plan Being, To Have a Rotation Of Guest Vocalists, Performing Songs Related To The Band Members History.

The First Of A Run Of Shows At The Oron Mor Glasgow, is On April 21st, With Guest Vocalist Doogie White (Rainbow & Yngwie Malmsteen) & Our Very Own Max Maxwell Is Rumoured To Be Appearing. Tickets Dont Appear To Be Online Yet, But That Should Change Very Soon, For More Datails Check Out Chris Glen & The Outfit's MY SPACE

February 20th

Julian Hutson Saxby - An Introduction

Ted Says - I worked with Julian back in the eighties when I had my own band, McKenna’s Gold. I think he was only 22 then, and he could play his ass off. I’d forgotten he was a SAHB fan too, and that the first LP he bought was SAHB Live.It was a happy coincidence that we'd got back in touch recently - but when Zal decided to leave and we decided to do the Nantwich gig, he was the obvious choice.I’m really looking forward to it... I just hope Julian doesn’t show us all up by knowing the songs better than we do! Ted X

And Now, Without Further Ado, Some Words From - Julian!

"GOOD EVENING, BOYS AND GIRLS..." If you're anything like me you still feel the creepycrawl on the back of your neck when you hear those words. Imagine how it feels on stage then... especially if it's your first time facing a roomful of mighty SAHBsters. Over the years a number of hardy souls have faced the job of being the new boy in the band. This time it's Julian Saxby - the tenth member of SAHB, the first non-Scot, and the first to attempt the job of replacing Zal Cleminson. I say 'replace', but we all know the routine by now: you can't replace, but you can develop. There's always a risk in doing that, so it's comforting to know a couple of things about our new axeman: firstly, he's been a SAHBster since he was 11; and secondly, he's been in a band with Ted before, so he won't be a completely unknown quantity when he takes to the stage with Max, Chris, Ted and Hugh at Nantwich in March. "Hearing the Live album was a pivotal moment for me," says the former Nina Hagen Band guitarist. "The Faith Healer riff made an instant and lasting impression - I loved it straight away and learned it straight away, on my jumbo acoustic. I used to get lost in the pictures on the sleeve, and I always wondered what it would be like to be one of them." As you might expect with a musician thought worthy of joining the gang, Julian thinks of himself mainly as a live performer, although he's spent plenty of time as a session artist. He says the do-or-die situation on stage pulls things out of him - and that playing to an audience clinches the moment. "The golden rule for me is to enjoy myself, and that means playing well," he says. "If I get that right, the rest follows. And with some of the songs I'll be playing I think it's going to be easy to get into the right mood. "Give My Compliments to the Chef has to be my favourite SAHB track, but now I'm learning a full set I'm discovering a world of new fun. And the Faith Healer riff is a guitarist's utopia - it gets to the core of what rock is all about." Like Tommy Eyre, Stevie Doherty, Billy Rankin and Mad Max before him, Julian's set to live that most unique of dreams: joining a group he loved as a fan. "Playing with the band I wondered at is going be some experience," he says. "I think people will realise very quickly that I, too, am a SAHB fan. My playing isn't like Zal's, but his pointy style has seeped into the influence pool, so it'll be worth listening to." And just before he hits the stage at Nantwich, Julian will be practicing one of his personal traditions - and it's something many Alex fans will find familiar. "There's a lot of waiting around before a show, so I get one of the musicians to slap me across the face to fire me up. It's even better if the guy who slaps me is another guitar player - that really does the trick."

Better watch Chris doesn't take the teeth out your mouth, mate...

February 4th

Alex Harvey 1935 - 1982

Today Marks The 26th Anniversary Since The Tragic Death Of Our Alex, On February 4th, 1982.

And Ironically The 5th Of Feb Marks What Would Have Been Alex's 73rd Birthday - From All The Troops - Cheers Alex!!

I'm Sure The Great Man Would Have Been Proud To Know His Unique Musical Mayhem Is Still Weaving Its Spell!!

Also A Wee Reminder About Ted's Gigs As Part Of The Paul Rose Band (Paul Rose-Ted McKenna-Alan Thomson)

The P.R.B's First Gig Is At Trillians Rock Bar,Newcastle Feb 29th,And The Next Day,March 1st At The Bein Inn In Perth, Scotland at 2.30pm!! More Gigs Are In The Pipline So Check Out Paul's Website For Updates,Venue Details Etc.

February 2nd

Max's Medical Message!!

Max Maxwell Has Sent A Big Warm Thank You To All The Well Wishers Regarding His Hospital Adventure.

Everything Went Well, And He Is Now Back On Form.

February 1st

Nantwich Is On!!

News Regarding The SAHB Gig At Nantwich Civic Hall On Sunday 23rd March 2008. Originally, This Gig Was Booked Prior To Zal's Shock Retirement Announcement And Like The Belfast Show We All Expected The Gig To Be Pulled. Well Guess What? SAHB Are Going To Honour Their Commitment And The Gig Goes Ahead As Planned. The Line Up For Nantwich Will Be MAX, CHRIS, TED,& HUGH And Stepping Into The Breach Will Be Ex Nina Hagen Guitarist JULIAN HUTSON SAXBY! Please Bear In Mind This Line Up Is ONLY For Nantwich And Does Not Imply That SAHB Mean To Carry On - With Or Without This Line Up.S.A.H.B's Future Still Remains Very Uncertain But Hey,This Has To Be A Good Place To Start!

The Website Guy Suggests - Now Would Be A Good Time To Show The Boys Some Support - Come To Nantwhich And Make This Gig A Stonker - It May Well Be Our Last Chance!!

January 31st

71% Want More S.A.H.B!!

Well The Results Of The Voteing Are Now In - 500 People Took The Time To Show How They Feel About Whether The Rest Of S.A.H.B Should Carry On Without Zal. Total Votes Cast = 500 - Votes To Stop = 145 - Votes To Carry On = 355.

So Its Official - We Want More S.A.H.B

January 20th

Not Out Yet!!

News From Within - Ted's Been In Contact And Has Said That After Zal's Shock Departure, The Bands Future Is Totally Up In The Air, But All Things Considered Nothing Is Being Ruled Out Either Way.IE - To Give It A Shot With A New Guitarist Or Just Call It A Day!! Obviously The Decision Isn't Just Going To Happen Overnight,We Are Down, But Not Out Yet, So Watch This Space!!

January 16th


It Is With Immense Regret & Disbelief That I Have To Announce That Zal Cleminson Has Decided That He Will No Longer Perform With S.A.H.B,Or Indeed Anyone Ever Again!!

Zal Says - "It is with some sadness but a greater sense of relief that I have to inform everyone of my decision to stop playing guitar and performing for good, my decision is final"

Decisions On What Happens Next,And A Band Statement Should Follow Soon!!

To Be Continued ?

January 15th

Belfast No More!!

Sorry To Have To Report That The Belfast Show On Friday 28th March @ The Spring & Airbrake Has Been Cancelled.

Please Accept Our Sincere Apologies - An OFFICIAL Statement Regarding Recent Events Will Be Posted A S A P!

January 12th

Ted's On His Tod!

Ted Mckenna Is To Hit The Skins For The Paul Rose Band At Trillions Bar Newcastle On Feb 29th

January 9th

Zal's Unavailable!

Well Its Official,Tomorrow's Show Looks Like Being Unique - Because Chris Has Just Confirmed That Glasgow Based Actor / Musician / SAHB Tour Manager - Jon Morrison Has The Unenviable Task Of Standing In For Zal Cleminson At Tomorrow's Gig At The Garage Glasgow, Hosted By ROCK RADIO, Chris Stated: "It's Not About Us, It's About Celebrating Rock Radio's Birthday And Raising Money For The Nordoff Robbins' Music Therapy Fund."They Used To Call Us The 'Party Boys' And This Is A Party - So It's Second Nature For Us. Expect Surprises!" - Zal Is Sadly Unavailable..!!

January 2nd

Chris Repeats!

ROCK RADIO 7pm Wednesday 2nd January - Has A"Repeat Playing" Of S.A.H.B - With CHRIS GLEN - Thanks Jack!!

December 22nd

New Guestbook!

Sorry But I Just Coulden't Resist This, And Its In Keeping With The Festive Fever,SAHB Fan - Norman Hay From Aberdeen Sent This In,(Its A Bit Slow To Load) But Its Well Worth A Peep Unfortunately You Can Only Get 4 Elves So "Sorry" No Max - MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

Also We Have Had To Change Guestbooks,(The Old One Only Displays The Last 50 Messages - The New One Apparently Will Save Ulnlimited Amounts) So I Am Currently Copying The Old Messages Into The New Book (Which Is Active) But They Are Not In The Right Order - But!! Hey We Saved Them!!!

December 18th

Its Sold Out!!

The Afore Mentioned Gig At The Garage Glasgow Is Now Apparently - SOLD OUT!!

December 17th

Charity Appearence!

S.A.H.B Play A Special Gig On JANUARY 10TH 2008 AT THE GARAGE, GLASGOW It's In Celebration Of Rock Radio's 1st Birthday And It's All In Aid Of Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy. 96.3 Rock Radio Also On The Bill Are Thunder, GUN With Toby Jepson On Guest Vocals - Ricky Warwick & Stumpy From The Almighty (acoustic set) Logan,Doogie White (Rainbow/Yngwie Malmsteen)Toby Jepson (Little Angels)The Gig Is To Be Aired On The Radio.

There Are Only 700 Tickets Available,So Because Of The Line Up Get In There Early!!!

Also Check Out This Cool New S.A.H.B Intervue @ LA's The Place

December 16th

Was This S.A.H.B's Greatest Gig In 30 Years?

Well What Can You Say About The Sold Out ABC Gig That Would Do It Justice? - Well How About "SENSATIONALLY UNBELIEVABLE" This Was As Good As It Gets. The Crowd Were Brilliant As Were Max & The Band.

A 1hr - 50m Show, And The Setlist was: Faith Healer - Midnight Moses - Dance To Your Daddy - Dolphins - Hail Vibrania (New Song, And Judging By The SAHB Clapometer, It Went Down A Storm) - Framed - Isobel Goudie - Give My Compliments To The Chef Tomahawk Kid - St Anthony - Action Strasse - (Encore Treats) - Vambo (With Sax Player)

I Just Wanna Make Love To You (With Sax) - Hole in Her Stocking (With Sax) - And The Grand Finale - Anthem (With Two Pipers, A Drummer, And A Stunning Performance By 17 Year Old SAMANTHA SETH - (Endorsed By The Dali Lama No Less)

A Perfect End To The Tour And A Perfect Eavning That Will Go Down In SAHB / Glasgow History As Quite Possibly SAHB's Finest Show Since The 70s, And The Word From The Troops Seems To Be In Agreement! ( CHECK OUT THE FORUM FOR FAN FEEDBACK )

And Finally As The Dust At The ABC Began To Settle, SAHB Were Off Partying And Jamming On Stage, Down At The Legendary Clutha Vaults - These Guys Sure Know How Enjoy Them selves!!

Keep Your Eyes Peeld For A Best Of HAIL VIBRANIA Tour Photo Gallery - THE LEGEND CONTINUES!!!

Oh! And "Hail Vibrania" Merry Christmass & Happy New Year From - The Website Guy!!!!

December 13th

Hurry - Its Gonna Sell Out!!!

Well Its The last Gig Of The Hail Vibrania Tour, And The last gig Of 2007,And Last We Heard There Are Very Few Tickets For The Glasgow Christmas Party @ ABC Left!!

So If You Dont Have Your Tickets, And You Intend To Get Them At The Door,(Bit Of A Risk) GO EARLY To Avoid Disappointment

This Show Is Going To Be A Belter See You There!!!

PLEASE NOTE!! Band On Stage 8.15 - 8.30 @ Latest - B Coz Of 10pm Venue Curfew!!!

December 9th

We've Got Pipers!

Good And Bad News Re Glassgow ABC Show - Looks Like No Little Ballerinas,But Hey We've Got Pipers!!! Sorry About The Non Appearance Of OSKURA's Matt Black & Zal Cleminson as We Had Promised (7th Dec - Acoustic Prevue) This Had To Be Changed At Short Notice Due To A Legal Matter, Hope You Enjoyed - Mantra - The Replacement Entertainment!!

And What A Show Sheffield Was, Zal And The Boys Were On Fire, And The Crowd Were Well Up For It- Brilliant Gig!!

(Check Out The Forum For Fan Feedback)

December 3rd

Back To Normal!

After A Security Breach Against Our Web Host, Which Stopped Us From Updating The Site, We Are Now Back To Normal.

Anyway - S.A.H.B Are Rocking Round The Uk On Full Power,And Getting XLNT Feedback,A Wee Teaser For You - The Setlist Inc At Least 1 Brand New Unheard Song With A Second Being Tweeked For Possible Inclusion

And Brilliant Versions Of Long Unheard Classics Inc Dance To Your Daddy & Hole In Her Stocking (Not Played Live Since The 70s)

For The Full Set List From Saterday, Go To Tour Blog

On Friday 7th Dec @ Sheffield's The Boardwalk Gig Go Early To See The Support

Its Mr ZAl Cleminson & Matt Black From OSKURA Showcasing The Bands Debut Material - In Acoustic Style!

Also,Max Has Revealed That There Are To Be Little Ballerinas & Other Surprses Joining The Band On Stage At The ABC Gig

Novemberber 28th

Happy Birthday To Hugh!

According To ENTS, SAHB's Show At Newcastle Academy Is Sold Out, So Now lets Put It This Way If You Havent Got Your Tickits For Any Of The Upcoming Shows Yet,Best Be Safe - Go Get Them Now!!

And - Lots Of Best Wishes Coming In, For A Very Happy Birthday To Our Very Own Professor, Mr HUGH MCKENNA

"CHEERS HUGH" From Us To You.

Novemberber 25th

Its Still Up To You!

Some News Re Enquiries About The Use Of Cameras, Esp At The ABC & the Carling Venues,After Much Deliberation, The Official Word Is That Sadly The Venue Rules Still Apply,Its More Complex Than You Would Believe.The Main Problem Seems To Be That Each Venue Has Different Independent Security Companys - To Be Fair Most Venues Don't Allow The Use Of Cameras But It Doesn't Stop People! (Check Out Our Photo Gallerys) But Basically If You Take Your Camera Into The Gig

Unfortunately The Risk Still Remains With You.

Also Where Possible The Band Will Meet'N'Greet After The Gig And They're More Than Happy To Be Photographed Then.

And Check Out Our Media Download For Some Brilliant New Promo photos And Tour Poster - Help Us Spread The Word!!.

Novemberber 19th

S.A.H.B In Belfast!

The S.A.H.B - Lit'erally March Forward into 2008, With A Show Now Added For Friday 28th March At Spring & Airbrake Belfast

Price: £16.00 Plus Booking Charges etc - Venue Website (Gig Still To Be Updated Onto Venue Website)

Novemberber 12th


New Footage Has Surfaced Of S.A.H.B Live At Bilston 2007 - Its A Cool New YouTube Video $25 For A Massage Filmed And Posted By SAHB Fan - Andrey Ryakhovskiy

Novemberber 6th

Happy Birthday To You Chris!

Lots Of Best Wishes From SAHBSTER's Everywhere For A Very Happy Birthday To Our Favourite Boss Of Bass

Mr Chris Glen, All The Best Chris!!

Novemberber 3rd

We've Got A Guestbook!

A Guest-Book has been added to the Website,Please take a few minutes to leave us a message, It will be much appreciated!!

Rocktober 31st

Zal's Project!

Check out the new photographs from the side project of Zal Cleminson On the OSKURA - My Space page. Oskura formed in August 2007 By Zal Cleminson, Matt Black- (check out Matt in the meet n greet gallery) Jamie Mallender, Buzz Bardot & Danny Needham.

The photoshoot on the page is for the cover for the upcoming "Dark Angel" album and individual member shots for the official website,which is launched on November 07. Expect to see Oskura at a venue near you in early 2008!!

(Zals involvment with Oskura does not affect his commitment to S.A.H.B, which remains as his long term priority)

Rocktober 25th

Photograph Gallary's Are Up!

All the photograph Gallery's are now open, but are still being constructed,If you have any shots that you think would enhance the pages,then why not be part of SAHBOFFICIAL and just Mail Me The Photo - Big Thanks.

Also of interest - DO$CH who opend for SAHB @ Howden this year, Make a welcome return as support @ The Robin on Thursday 6th December - Be Early, DO$CH, are well worth checking out - Gig Poster

And - Check Out ANTHEM 1| And 2 Live @ Bilston 2007 - C/o Andrey Ryakhovskjy, Its In 2 Parts.

Rocktober 23rd

Martin's Back As Publicist!

Martin Kielty, author of SAHB STORY, and former manager of the band is now back on board as S.A.H.B's Publicist For The Upcoming December Hail VIbrania tour - Welcome Back Martin.

Also please note that as from today the store is only selling the ZALVATION CD and this is linked to the Jerkin Crocus site.
The main reason for this is that the Store/Merchandise is getting revamped, - SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE. Remember we will have our merchandise old & new for sale on the upcoming December uk tour, just look for our wee trusty stall.

Rocktober 14th

2008 Gig Now Online!

The First Gig To Go Online For 2008 Is For Sunday 23rd March - Nantwich Civic hall + Support

Rocktober 11th

Alex Arrives!

The ALEX Photo Gallery Is Uploaded,With The Promise Of Exclusive Photos To Come.

Ted Has Said That He Is Trying To Dig Out Some Private Shots Of Alex That He Is Going To Share With Us.

Bare in mind that the boys were Rock N Roll animals and keeping photographs wasnt high on there agenda

and what they do have is filed under - Mislaid!!

but they have promised to go through the SAHB cellars and see what they can find.In the meantime check

out what has been collected.ALEX GALLERY

Rocktober 7th

Be Part Of Sahbofficial!

Now is your chance to have your photograph of SAHB included on the official site.

If you have a Live In Concert photograph,That You Have Taken, and you think its good enough for the SAHB gallery.

Then just E Mail it to us, All we ask is that you give your name and what venue you took the shot at.

At the moment its just shots for the Max period of SAHB,(Its For The 21st Century Gallery).

Please be aware we are looking for better than average shots No Heads Or Butts in the road - except the band!!!

We know there are a lot of good photographs out there so please dont be scared to send them in.

Photos of HUGH & TED esp welcome, due to - its so hard to get a good shot of them.

While were on it, If you have any private shots of Alex, and they are of decent size & quality,

And you would like to share them for the upcoming Alex gallery, then please pass them on to us.

Depending on responce and to try and give everyone a chance its possible not all photos submitted will be used.

So please dont be offended if - say you send 4 shots, and only one or two appear in the gallery.

All you have to do is Mail Me! your photograph - BIG Thanks.

September 23rd

Zal's Pal!

Legendary mime artist Marcel Marceau sadly passed away at the age of 84. Of interest to SAHB fans is

This is the man who in the early 70s Zal drew inspiration from when putting together his own clown persona.

And is well documented as saying that at that time he even went to see Marcel perform.

BIP,was Marceau's on-stage Character,dressed in a white sailor suit,a top hat with a red rose perched on top.

His biggest inspiration was Charlie Chaplin.Marceau, in turn, inspired countless young performers.

Michael Jackson borrowed his famous "moonwalk" from a Marceau sketch-Walking Against the Wind.

In mime,gestures express the essence of the soul's most secret aspirations. - Marcel Marceau - 1923 - 2007.

Click Here

For A Cool Marcel Video

Saturday 15th September

S.A.H.B Action @ The Strasse!

The Boys Played A Gig @ The Blues Garage - Hanover Germany Check Out Web Site.

Check Out Catherine's (Chris Glen's Sister) Cool Review Of The Gig, On The Forum, (Posted On 17-9-07)

Click 4 Poster

September - 3rd & 4th

S.A.H.B In The Cellers!

Chris & Zal, turn up as special guests of The Rev.D.Wayne Love, for a low key jam at Glasgows Clutha Vaults,

Ending an evening's music with about 5 SAHB songs,

Zal kicked off both nights with a rare acoustic set profiling his new material.

The Monday night was a high spirited afair with Max & Ted turning up,unannounced,And soon got roped

in for for the SAHB songs, Also on stage was Sandy Watson,and Glasgow actor/musician John Morrison .

with superb heckling from Mr Maxwell during the Rev D's set,and what must be his best ad libbed version of framed ever.

A cool gig to see the legend of SAHB stripped raw. (rumerd by the venue to be repeated)

The Tuesday Night,was a whole differant Vibe, And was very laid back atmosphere,Just like being in a 1960s folk club.

Overall Verdict - 2 Great Contrasting Fun Nights Entertainment.

Click Here

For A Fan Filmed Video (Amos Moses,From The Tuesday Night )

Featuring The Rev D Wayne Love On Vocals From Alabama 3, & Chris & Zal,Jamming With John Morrison-(Sadly Out of Vue ) & Sandy Watson.

Photograph's 1 & 2

August 24th

S.A.H.B Con 2

SAHB Played a storming set on the Saturday evening's 2nd FAN CONVENTION,2007

Hugh kicked it all off, with some brilliant solo compositions played the way only Hugh can.

Then came Zal,who debuted his accoustic set of cool new material.

The Power set is what the boys do best, and they didn't fail, with Stomping versions of long unheard classicks.

Among others,SAHBsters got treated to - Snakebite,and Rock Drill epic The Dolphins, & Who Murderd Sex.

And from Fourplay - Outer Boogie / Pick it up & Kick It( Hugh & Ted Singing a song each )

Click HERE For Who Murderd Sex ? - Bilston 07, Style. (YouTube c/o 119ROCK-Andrey Ryakhovskiy)

Digging even deeper, we got Tear Gas album gem - Jailhouse Rock with Max hamming it Elvis style.

Another chestnut was new song - Dressed to Kill (Written for the film A Shot in the West) - (which Zal appears in)

Spotted in attendance at the gig was Spike from the Quireboys, who is a big fan of the band.

Also merchie legend Gibbie made a welcome return to the stall, complete with his trusty hat.

Overall Verdict- Bring On No 3!

August 22nd

I Never Did Nothin!!!

Sahbofficial Gets A WEBSITE-GUY, Who - Knows Nothing About HTML,Cant Spel,Is Half Deaf & Blind,But Hey, He's Keen,Cheap,And Knows How To Turn On A Computer,Sounds Just Perfect!!!!!!!

August 10th - SAHB Blast the Hells Angels Festival, Bulldog Bash, with a bit of help from Status Quo & The Damned.

July 18th - Hail Vibrania Tour News, Check out the HOME page for Dec Tour info.

June 29th - 35th anniversary of SAHB's first gig and by strange coincidence, Martin Kielty's birthday. Happy Birthday Martin!

June 27th - Finally SAHB Official revives with promise of continued updates and news.

June 9th, On This Day - 1972,Glasgow Noise Masters,TEAR GAS,Meet up with Mr ALEX HARVEY for the first ever Rehearal, - The SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND is Born!!

June 5th, On This Day - 1976, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Steal The Show From The Headliners THE WHO @ Celtic Football Park Glasgow.(The Who Never Stood A Chance) Click For BIG Poster

April 5th - SAHB Official updated - the band talk to you in THE CELL

April 3rd - Doon the Watter festival cancelled

March 19th 2007 - SAHB Official site launch!

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