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Official S.A.H.B Or Related News From March 2008 - April 2009

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3rd April

Ted & Chris!!

Rock Radio Posted two video clips from their HOT CITY Special.

Its an interview with Chris and Ted, To see both video's just go to our Blog

2nd April

SAHB Hot City Special!!

Rock Radio has an online HOT CITY special,to see it just go HERE


There is now a MySpace for 90's S.A.H.B vocalist Stevie Doherty HERE

29th March

N.O.T.W Online!!

And HERE is tha News Of The World S.A.H.B feature.

28th March

Hot News!!

S.A.H.B will be in the NEWS OF THE WORLD tomorrow (Sunday) and have the cover of the entertainment Mag (A Listed)

The feature is related to the release of HOT CITY which hits the shops this Monday (30th March)

Please note this feature might just be available in Scotland.


The latest copy of uk mag UNCUT (Madness are on cover) has 4 pages of S.A.H.B / ALEX content (Thanks Gordon)

19th March

T Shirts!!

We have a limited no of 35 official T shirts available for sale, just go to the forum for more details.

14th March

Apollo Memories!!

Check out a cool 30min audio documentry HERE there is some Alex Content.

11th March

SAHB-STORY V2 Update!!

bad news re SAHB-STORY (revised edition),the deal has fallen through, due to the global downturn!!

So auther Martin Kielty has launched a new website HERE

where people can buy his updated Apollo Memories for £12+P&P. There's also a sample download

so you can get a taste of it before you buy.It's a bit of an experiment - print-on-demand is relatively new

So if Apollo Memories goes well then MK will look at self-publishing SAHB Story V2.

SAHB-STORY V2 is nearly finished so hopefully it will still surface, through his site.

10th March

Ted Mckenna!!

A very happy birthday to our favourite drummer TED MCKENNA,cheerz Ted, have a great one!!!!!!

9th March (2nd Update)

Martin Kielty has his updated version of SAHB STORY coming out on March 31st, you can check it out HERE

9th March

Hot City Press - Update!!

There is a small review in the latest (march) edition of 'Clash' magazine.

Two competitions - one for Planet Rock Radio to give away five copies (on their website, with a link on the front page

this will also be talked about on air)

Plus - plus two for Andy Fox in Bristol / Wales area.

Two more interviews done last week - Malcolm Dome for Total Rock Radio and Alan Wilson for the Dundee Courier.

Guitar Magazine have an album review for their next issue out 27th March. are planning an upcoming feature.

Kerrang! confirmed album review

Daily Express album review is confirmed for March 27th

Record Collector 'boxed' album review with Question and answer interview in their next issue, due late March

Classic Rock Mag album review is also a lead with a 400 word inteview done by Max Bell

plus a 'Welcome Back' feature written by Mick Wall in Classic Rock as well. Interviews with Ted McKenna for these.

2nd March

Hot City Press!!

The HOT CITY PR kicks in with a lead review in the May issue of Record Collector (in the shops 9th April)

A 450 word review + 450 word Q+A with Ted in upcoming Classic Rock

Also album reviews in upcoming: Mojo, Uncut, Q, Shindig, Kerrang+others.

The Daily Express will also have a review on 27th March.

26th February

An Unexpected Surprise!!

2 more gigs have been added for the May bank holiday weekend

Friday 1st May - JB's Dudley,West Midlands

Saturday 2nd May - The Cluny, Newcastle

Sunday 3rd May DEXTERS Dundee

Looks like - Mayhem In May!!!!

24th February

A Gig & Julian Video!

As expected the gig @ DEXTERS in DUNDEE is now officially confirmed

The show is on Sunday 3rd May (bank holiday weekend) support comes from - INDEPENDENCE

The address is 24 Castle St Dundee, DD1 3AF POSTER


Check Out - JULIAN HUTSON SAXBY filmed with his band SWANS IN FLIGHT

The VIDEO was recorded at the PHEONIX THEATRE EXETER 2009

20th February

Ian Rankin talk's S.A.H.B!

Author IAN RANKIN kindly gave us a wee exclusive about his early S.A.H.B fan days.

"I first came across SAHB when they appeared on OGWT - is it my imagination, or did they play Next with a string trio dressed in rubber fright masks?? I'd have been about fifteen, and it coincided with a visit to my sister outside Perth. A friend of hers had Next, and I listened to it. Typical, both women said, he's found the only 'dirty' record in the collection! I became a fan, and eventually tracked down a black and white striped rugby shirt that (on a hazy day) resembled Alex's. I also wrote Vambo Rools on all my school jotters, had a big poster of the band on my bedroom wall (next to one of Alice Cooper) and eventually got to see the band at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh. By this time it would be 1976 or 77 and I would be 16 or 17. The programme was a comic book featuring band members and during the show Alex stuck on a Hitler moustache and goosestepped through the polystyrene wall. (I took a bit of the fractured wall home with me to Cardenden; lost it sometime later). I still love the early stuff especially. Recently got hold of an early vinyl copy of Framed - I sold a lot of my vinyl when I was at university (I was skint), and after tapes and CDs have now come back round to it again. There always seems to be good SAHB stuff on ebay, though I got Framed at the Oxfam shop in Morningside (Edinburgh). I'm glad the band are still active, and was saddened to read about their loss of stage gear at the Victoria Street fire in Edinburgh in December. Impossible to really replace Alex though;he was a force of nature".

Ian Rankin (February 2009)

10th February

Ted's On The Radio!

Ted Mckenna has been interviewed about the upcoming 'Hot City' release

(Monday) - Leith Fm (Edinburgh) and BBC West Midlands Radio.(Tuesday) he is interviewed by Manchester Rock Radio.

I was told that two of them are pre-records and one on Monday was live,(No Information As To Which One)

Apparently Nicky Horne has been playing tracks for about a week now on his show on Planet Rock Radio.

He loves the album and wants an interview (yet to be arranged).

5th February (2nd Update)

CHRIS GLEN was on BBC1's Reporting Scotland tonight,commenting on the GLASGOW APOLLO

This was following on from his Radio Scotland interview this morning.

And HERE is the video!!

5th February

So Remember This!

Raise a glass for our very own Godfather Of Gallus - Mr ALEX HARVEY

Born this day,February 5,1935,had Alex survived he would have been 74!!


4th February (2nd Update)

Chris Glen!

CHRIS GLEN will be on BBC Radio Scotland on Thursday, approx 7am live by phone talking about the Glasgow Apollo.

The Show Good Morning Scotland, Airs - 05/02/2009 / 06:00-09:00am

Its a morning news programme, presented by Gillian Marles, Isabel Fraser and Gary Robertson.WEBSITE

4th February

Alex Harvey 5/2/35 / 4/2/82

On this day February 4th,1982,the day before what would have been his 47th birthday.

Alex sadly died of a heart attack at the end of a European tour in Belgium.

27 years later the legend of Alex and his music is still weaving its MAGIC

Gone but never forgotten,And To Many,Alex Will Alwayz Rool, OK!!!!!

1st February

For Alex!!!!

From HUGH for ALEX!!!!!!

29th January

2 New Albums!!!!

News re the 2 new S.A.H.B album's which are due out very soon!!

First out is - LIVE AT THE BBC which is due out February the 9th,A 2CD retrospective of all the surviving BBC recordings

on one release for the first time.

Featuring unreleased versions of tracks from the peak of the band’s success and includes

an unreleased version of the hit single Delilah alongside a storming cover of Sly Stone’s Dance to the Music.


The much anticipated release of the HOT CITY album is finally released on Monday MARCH 3Oth

The MLP PR machine has just started, so we expect some good media coverage in the next month or so!

The album is previously unreleased and unheard since 1974. All the photos in the booklet are previously unseen.


Anyone going to see S.A.H.B up close and intimate @ Melrose on Saturdy night, The band are due onstage 9PM (Aprox)

26th January

Swans In Flight!!!!

Check out what JULIAN HUTSON SAXBY gets up to when he's not working in S.A.H.B

25th January

Ted TV clip!!!!

And HERE is the afore mentioned appearence of Ted Mckenna

24th January

Ted TV!!!!

Ted Mckenna is scheduled to appear on the BBC1 Sunday morning show (10-11) - THE BIG QUESTIONS

The show is presented by Nicky Campbell andTed has been asked to comment on the media frenzy

surrounding the J-Ross / R-Brand scandal!!

21st January

Blog / New Gig!!!!

Chris has done a new video blog, which can be seen HERE In which he reveals news of a new gig!!

14th January

A GIG & The News Clip!!!!

Well Guess what!!!


31st Jan 2009 Tickets £15.00 + BF

Phone the hotel on - 01896823205 (ask 4 Allan or Douglas)

Address is The HIGH ST MELROSE TDS 9BP (Nr Galashiels)

0nly 100 tickets available.

This low profile gig is described as a night with SAHB up close & intimate, taking questions between songs, mingling after the show etc.

Miss it at your peril!!


Go HERE to see the whole BBC1 report

13th January (update 2)

BBC - Online

Go HERE for part of the BBC interview.

13th January

Chris & Jon In The News!!!!

Chris Glen & Jon Morrison are supposed to be on BBC1 REPORTING SCOTLAND @ 6.30pm tonight (sky channel 971)

They gave an interview from Edinburgh's Liquid Rooms as they returned to reclaim S.A.H.B's Gear.

Also we have been informed that anyone who had belongings in the cloakroom of the Liquid Rooms have to deal directly with the venue, you can contact Kath @ if you have problems then please contact Jon Morrison @

12th January

Fire Update!!!!

Check Out The update re the Liquid Rooms Fire, at the SCOTSMAN website - Thanks Gordon!

4th January

Alex In Top 30!!!!

ALEX has made it into the top 30 of Plannet Rock's Top 40 Greatest Voices in Rock Alex charted at no 28!!

A BIG THANKS to all the troops who took the time to vote.You can check out the full list HERE

The Greatest Voice in Rock Top 40 was compiled by the station's DJs, presenters and listeners, plus musicians, rock critics and experts such as Tony Iommi from Black Sabbath
Phil Manzanera from Roxy Music,and Led Zeppelin biographer Mick Wall.

You can check out the PLANET ROCK website HERE

2nd January

S.A.H.B - Shots!!

There are now some official photographs on the Tour Blog page from the STUDIO 24 gig

Photographs that have been sent in to us will be put on the Live Shots gallery in the next few days!!

27th December

Festive Faveourites!!

Here we go with some S.A.H.B - ELVES sent in by NORMAN HAY from Aberdeen - Cheers!!!

And we will have some new S.A.H.B photographs from the December show on the site very soon.




20th December - Update 2

The Bass Lives!!

The latest news regarding last night's fire at the SAHB gig at Edinburgh Liquid Rooms.

The fire started at the Indian restaurant next door and quickly spread through the roof space. The end result being the Liquid Rooms has all the water damage and the upstairs buildings fell in. SAHB appear to have lost most of their stuff including Ted's drum kit, Hugh's keyboards. It appears the lighting rig collapsed onto Ted's kit. One of the few things to survive was Chris's legendary bass guitar (2nd Fire it has survived) which is thanks to the quick thinking of Jon Morrison who grabbed what guitars he could and stored them in the external dressing room at the rear. It also turns out that Chris is a bit of a hero after stopping to help a woman who had fallen during the evacuation. Chris was then pushed to the ground and trampled over during the escape!!

As reported BRIGHTON POSTPONED and the EDINBURGH 2nd show GOES ON!!!!!

20th December

S.A.H.B - In Fire Drama!!

The 19th Dec gig was dramatically evacuated after the venue was severely damaged in last night's fire

TONIGHT'S GIG IS ON but has been RELOCATED to STUDIO 24 but sadly BRIGHTON has been POSTPONED!!

Please note a full emergency update was on the front home page from 19thDec-2ndJan (now removed) but for more info on the fire drama check out the forum threads or the above news feeds!!.

16th December

The Boys Are Back In Town!!

First Up - Dont know if many people noticed - But Sahbofficial was down for about a day or so

Depending on what internet you have,We had a problem with our web host, anyway that should now be the end of it!!!

And News from within

S.A.H.B Are now officially REHEARSING!!!!!!!!!!

13th December

On Air - Video

Here is part of the LEITH FM Interveiw that Chris did today.

Also - Ted Mckenna unexpectedly joined Chris for the Rock Radio interview last thursday in Glasgow's George square.

10th December

Alex & Chris

CHRIS GLEN carries on with getting some SAHB CHRISTMAS SHOW publicity.

with another radio appearence, this time on Edinburgh's LEITH FM.

Chris will be live on the show - LOST IN MUSIC, with STEVIE STIX & HENDROID

the show airs Saturday 13th December 3 - 5pm (You can listen live on the Leith FM website!).


Planet Rock,are running a compitition to find the GREATEST VOICES IN ROCK, and ALEX is listed

Lets try and get Alex up there where he belongs,to vote just go HERE

9th December

Chris,Tom & George

Rock Radio's Tom Russell will be live on air from 10am to 2pm from George Square Glasgow

On Thursday 11th Dec, And CHRIS GLEN has been asked to drop in around 12 ish.

So tune in to Rock Radio to hear the Shinanigans.

News re guests at the Edinburgh shows, Joining SAMANTH SETH, It looks like DOOGIE WHITE will be dropping in (both Nights)

3rd December

Chris Explains!

Just for fun, here is a brief Message from CHRIS GLEN Re the Christmas gigs & the Faith Healer Intro.

28th November


A BIG happy birthday to our very own professor - Hugh Mckenna, All the very best from us to Hugh!!!

26th November

Brighton Rock!

An update re the S.A.H.B gig at Brighton on the 22nd December

Support now comes from the Duchess - DEBORAH BONHAM ( Sister of Led Zep's The Late - John Bonham)

Deborah REPLACES the previousley advertised support for Brighton - WIRED DESIRE.

24th November

Chris The Tout!

Anyone who went to see the TROGGS - ANIMALS - SPENCER DAVIS gig on sunday in Edinburgh's Liquid Rooms

might be forgiven for not recognising the shadey looking character selling tickets at the box office.

It was none other than the Boss Of Base himself - CHRIS GLEN!

CHRIS was a guest, and ended up helping out, S.A.H.B promoter Big Davie,who was short staffed at the 60's legends roadshow.

13th November

Zal's Answers!

Zal Cleminson is the latest addition to the S.A.H.B - Q & A's just go HERE

6th November

Chris Glen!

S.A.H.B - Base legend, CHRIS GLEN was born on this day,1950.

Happy Birthday CHRIS, From S.A.H.B fans everywhere!! Cheers B.O.B!!

28th Rocktober

Edinburgh Update!

According to an advert in the last Sundays - News Of The World, there are After Show Party's at

the BLACK ROSE TAVERN, Rose Street Edinburgh after both Christmas shows. Advert

I will try and get more details asap

21st Rocktober

S.A.H.B Stripey Shirts!

Well here's a real piece of good news,We are going to have the much talked about

LONG SLEEVE STRIPEY SHIRT complete with S.A.H.B logo,these are being specially made for the christmas gigs, and will only be on sale at Edinburgh & if there's any left - Brighton!

16th Rocktober

S.A.H.B-Stock Webcast!

Anyone Who Cant Make Attendance To The First Ever SAHBSTOCK - All Is Not Lost!

The SAHB Fan Night Thats Happening This Saturday (18th October) Is Going To Be Available To View Via Webcast.

Just Go To The Forum - Then The S.A.H.B Threads, Then Webcast Info,Then - All Is Explained!

The Best Of Luck To All Concerned For What Looks Like Being A Sensational Night!!

12th Rocktober

S.A.H.B Support!

The Support For The Christmas Shows Is Now Confirmed As

Edinburgh - Liquid Rooms, 19th Dec - Fastlayne (Featuring Martin & Gibby)

Edinburgh - Liquid Rooms, 20th Dec - Wired Desire

Brighton - Concorde 2, 22nd Dec - Wired Desire

As Previously Stated, The Edinburgh Shows Are To Have Some Very Special Guest Vocalists Performing With S.A.H.B !

4th Rocktober

Billy Rankin Page!

The Questions & Answers Page For BILLY RANKIN Is Now Up And Running - Check It Out!!

1st Rocktober

More Nanobots!!!

Nanobots, Aka-Jim & Shona Play In Edinburgh This Fri 3rd Rocktober

At Henry’s Cellar Bar (Just Opp The Odeon Lothian Rd) Doors 7.30 On Stage 8pm

Check Out (S.A.H.B's Sound Guy) Jims Myspace For Some Music Samples. NANOBOTS

25th September

Alex Book!!!

It Looks Like The Neil Munro - Alex Harvey Book Is Getting A Reissue, This Time On Paperback

The Sensational Alex Harvey

ISBN: 9781846970887

Author: John Neil Munro

Imprint: Polygon

Publication Date: Sep 2008

Format: PB

Price: £9.99

Stock Status: not yet published

23rd September

Gibby,Martin,Yahoo, & A Hot City Weekend!!!

Old SAHB Pal & Merchie Legend Gibby Will Play With His Band - Fastlayne As Openers For SAHB In Edinburgh On Friday 19th December. Doors open at 7pm And Fastlayne Will Be On From 7.15,So If You Want To See What He does When He's Not Selling T - Shirts, Get Along Early... Oh And MARTIN KIELTY's On Drums - No Kiddin!!


Sahbofficial Now Has Aquired The Yahoo Group SAHBSTORY

Which We Can Now Use As An Official Information Outlet.

The list Will Still Continue Unchanged As A Normal Yahoo List.


Over The Weekend,Ted,Chris,Zal And Martin Kielty (Who Is Involved With The MLP Release)

Had The Chance To listen To The Unreleased 1974 SAHB Album "Hot City"

Finally Due For A Release Through MLP In March 2009.

Back In The Day,S.A.H.B's's Management Brought In Who And Kinks Producer Shel Talmy

With The Plan Of Trying To Bridge The Gap Between The Poppy Vibe Of Next And The live Vibe The Band Were looking For.Sadly, By The Time It Was Finished The Band Felt It Had Been A Failure, And The Tapes Were Binned. Later That Year The Impossible Dream Became SAHB's Third Album.Replacing the one which would have been called "Can't Get Enough".

Or At least We All Thought The Tapes Had Been Binned, Until Mike Dixon At MLP Visited Shel In The States And Came Back With The Original Masters,And Approval To Release The Album As It Had Been Intended. In Order To Build A little Tension, We Agreed Not To listen To The Album Until We Were Sitting Together, So That The Sleeve Notes You'll Read Consist Of The Guys' First Thoughts As They Hear The Work For The First Time In 34 Years!! For Obvious Reasons I Can't Show You The Sleeve Notes Here - You'll Have To Wait. But let Me Tell You This: As Far As We're All Concerned, This Is A Blinder Of An Album, And Something You Really Need To Hear.

There Are Comparisons With Songs That Made It Onto Impossible Dream - Watch Out For A killer Version Of Tomahawk Kid And Variants Of Vambo And Weights Made Of Lead . There Are Also Things Which Benefitted From The Time lag And The Chance To Re-Record (important elements of Vambo and Man In The Jar just ain't there). And There Are Some Things Which Hint A Direction SAHB Could Have Moved In, But Didn't (definite prog rock moments in Long Hair Music). Over The Top Is A literally Gobsmacking Performance From Alex. Chris Says - And We Agree - That If You're looking For Examples Of Alex At The Absolute Top Of His Game, It's Here In Shovelfuls.

We Can't Wait Until You hear It, And I Can't Wait To Read What You All Think Of It.(All Text C/o Martin Keilty)

10th September

Brighton Rock!!!

Well Here's An Unexpected Christmas Bonus - Another Gig!! This Time On The 22nd December 2008

The Venue Is - The Concorde 2, Medeira Shelter Hall, Medeira Drive BN2 1EN (Brighton) - Tickets Are £20.00 Website

Show Time Starting 7:30 - 10:30pm, THIS IS A SPECIAL CHARITY SHOW

With All Proceeds Going To The Kenya Aid Foundation Website

9th September

Hugh & Samantha!!!

Hugh Has Swiftly Answered All The Questions From The Forum Members And Its Online HERE

Also - Confirmed For Both Nights At This Year's Christmas Shows In Edinburgh,Is SAMANTHA SETH,(Complete with pipes n drums) Of Course Sam Was The Stunning Voice On Anthem At Last Year's ABC Show,So The Standard Is Set Very High!

Reports From The Promoter Suggest That It's The Fastest Selling Gig For The Liquid Rooms This Year, So Don't Leave Getting Your Tickets Too Late, These 2 Shows Look Like Being A Hot Ticket!!!

More Guest Vocalists To Be Confirmed Asap

4th September

Haggis For Sale!!!

Zal Has Been On The Official Forum And Posted The Following Message




Best wishes and good luck,

x zal

Check Out The Forum For Details Etc

29th August

New Album Delay!!!

The Much Anticipated Release Of The Lost S.A.H.B Album From The Impossable Dream / Hot City Sessions 1974, Has Been Put Back, The Record Company MLP Are Now Planning To Release The Album In March 2009

27th August

Chris Glen & Jon Morrison Intervue!!!

A Cool Online Intervue Has Surfaced At The Rock Radio Website.

Just Go To The Page, Click On The Watch The Videos Text Then Scrol Down To The SAHB Intervue - Cheers Mrs Foster!!

18th August

S.A.H.B Christmas Tickets!!!

The Tickets For The S.A.H.B Christmas Shows, Now Appear To Be On Sale At Ripping Records

With The Other Outlets Hopefully Following Soon.



Tickets Scotland

17th August

We Never Dun Nuthin!!!

We Would Like To Take This Opportunity To Apologise For Any Confusion By The Advert That Appeard In Scotlands Sunday Mail

The Ad For The Forthcoming Christmas Shows In Edinburgh, Featured ZAL In The Photograph This Was A Mistake/Confusion Made Between The Promoters & The Newspaper, And Had Nothing To Do With S.A.H.B

As Is Well Documented, ZAL Is No Longer In S.A.H.B,We Also Apologise To Zal For Any Inconveniance This May Have Caused.

16th August

Samantha Seth!!!

ABC Anthem 2007 Vocalist Samantha Seth Is Doing Some Shows In The Coming Months.

Anyone Who Saw Sam Close The Abc Gig Will Know How Special This Girl Is - HIGHLY RECOMENDED!!!

16 Aug 2008 20:00 - Village Theatre EAST KILBRIDE

20 Sep 2008 20:00 - Byre Theatre ST ANDREWS

4 Oct 2008 20:00 - Pavilion GLASGOW

11 Oct 2008 20:00 - Regal BATHGATE

31 Oct 2008 20:00 - Albert Halls STIRLING

1 Nov 2008 20:00 - Arts Guild GREENOCK

14 Nov 2008 20:00 - Town Hall PAISLEY

29 Nov 2008 20:00 - Magnum IRVINE

13th August

S.A.H.B Christmas Shows!!!

It's Been A Long Wait But Here We Go - SAHBOFFICIAL Is Proud To Confirm That

The SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND Will Play 2 Concerts This December

On Friday 19th & Saturday 20th, At Edinburgh's Liquid Rooms Gig Poster

These Will Be The ONLY Shows The Band Will Do For The Rest Of This Year.

Joining HUGH,MAX,TED, & CHRIS Will Be - JULIAN HUTSON SAXBY, Who Last Played With SAHB

At The Sold Out Nantwich Gig, And Went Down A Storm. These Shows Are Going To Be A Bit Special

Not Just Because These Are S.A.H.B CHRISTMAS Gigs But Because We Will Have Special Guests

Dropping In To Help Celebrate The Music Of Mr ALEX HARVEY.

And As Requested The Songs Are Going To Be Played In Their ORIGINAL Format!!

More Details Re Tickets Etc To Follow A.S.A.P.

The Website Guy - Just A Thought!!

After What Has Been A Tough Year For S.A.H.B It Didn't Look Like We Were Going To Get Any Shows Ever Again! So Please Come Along And Show The Band Your Support, It May Just Have A Large Influence On The Possibility Of Any Future Shows! And Of Course You're Getting What Promises To Be A SENSATIONAL CHRISTMAS PARTY!!


More NANOBOTS Dates!!!

Nanobots - Glasgow Based Space Rockers Fronted By JIM BRADY (SAHB Sound Guy) And His Good Lady SHONA

Have A Few More Highly Recomended Live Dates

22 Aug 2008 21:30 - Tron Edinburgh

24 Aug 2008 20:00 - King Tuts (Bowie Tribute Nite) Glasgow

21 Sep 2008 20:00 - ZXZW Tilbourg, Netherlands

27 Sep 2008 12:00 - Merchant City Festival Glasgow

Check Out Jims Myspace For Some Music Samples. NANOBOTS

5th August

Max Maxwell Master Of Monster Mayhem!

Max Is Making An Appearance At Glasgow's MONSTERS OF MOCK (Tribute Extravaganza) On 5/9/08 At The Garage.

He Will Be Joining GALLUS COOPER For A Song Or 2,Rumours Suggest MM Is Duetting On BILLION DOLLAR BABYS (Doing The Donavan Parts) - Also Making Her First Solo Appearance Is LADY MACBETH

Who Is ALICE COOPERS Official UK Snake. She Has Done No Less Than 7 Tours With The COOP!!


1st August 29th

Ted's Back In M.S.G!

Ted Mckenna Is Back In MSG (But Only For 4 Dates ) For The Japanese Leg Of The Current MSG World Tour

This Is Due To Current MSG Drummer CHRIS SLADE Haveing A Prior Commitment. Chris Slade Rejoins The Band After Japan.

Its Been A Staggering 24 Years Since Ted Was Last In Japan With M.S.G!!!

July 29th


The Unofficialy Run SAHB Fan Night Is Now OFFICIALY SOLD OUT - Roll On Rocktober!!

July 24th

Possable Downtime!!!

There Is A Good Chance That SAHBOFFICIAL Could Be Offline On The Evening Of 29th July And The Morning Of The 30th

This Is For A PHP Upgrade To Version 5 (Whatever That Means) By Our Web Hosts, And Hopefully All Will Resume Back To Normal Soon After.

July 18th

Ted's At St Andrews!!!

You Can Catch TED MCKENNA As Part Of The The PAUL ROSE BAND Live On Mon 21st July At

The Inn At Lathones - Largoward, St Andrews, Fife, KY9 1JE Website

Venue Phone No - Tel: 01334 840494. This Is A Highly Recomended Gig

And A Chance To See Ted In Intimate Atmosphere!

July 12th

Hot City / Impossible Dream, Sessions!!!

In Early 1974, S.A.H.B Recorded A New Studio Album In London With legendary US Producer-Shel Talmy. This Album Centred On New Songs Based Around The Hot City Symphony. The Album Was Shelved At The last Minute Even Though The Whole Album Had Been Recorded And Mixed. Most Of The Song Titles Eventually Showed Up On The Official Album 'The Impossible Dream' Later That Year With A Different Producer On Board And The Songs Changed Dramatically. You Can Now Hear How The Album Sounded With The Original Versions Of These Songs. SAHB Fans Will Be Totally Surprised And Amazed At The Different Styles, Delivery And lyric Arrangements Of Well Known SAHB Songs Such As Vambo & Man In The Jar. There Are Two Versions Of Both Anthem And Tomahawk Kid And An Unreleased Song Not Heard Since 1974, When It Was Recorded-'Ace In The Hole'. This Album Features 11 Songs And Includes A 20-Page Booklet With Photos And liner Notes From The Band.

To Be Released September 2008 (C/o MLP) - Check Out MLP's Website

We Here At The Website Have Heard Samples Of The Tracks - THIS IS A MAJOR FIND - YOU WONT BE DISSAPOINTED!!!!

July 10th


News Update Re The SAHBSTOCK Fan Night (Saturday 18th October) - Its Now Moved To The ADMIRAL BAR - Website

Which Is Located At 72a Waterloo St Glasgow (With Strong Rumers Of At Least 2 Members Of S.A.H.B Attending)

Doors Will Open At 6.30 Until 11 0'clock. The Confirmed line Up Will Be ~ TIGERS ON VASELINE, MATT BLACK, THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY TRIBUTE BAND, CHAD THE LAD & K9 KEV. Tickets Are Selling Well...So Get Them Quick !!!!, Its Gonna Be Some Night,For Tickits And Info - Contact Jim AKA (The Tomahawk Kid) at

July 1st


The Supremo Of The S.A.H.B Sound - JIM BRADY, Takes His Unique Brand Of Space Rock On The Road With A Few Dates.

6 Jul 2008 - 20:00 @ 3 Sisters, Cowgate, Edinburgh

19 Jul 2008 - 12:00 @ Dunstaffnage Music Festival, Oban

20 Jul 2008 - 0:00 @ Dunstaffnage Music Festival Oban

26 Jul 2008 18:00 @ HAWKFEST Devon, Southwest

The Bots (Jim & Shona) Are A Highley Recomended Gig, Check Out Jims Myspace For Some Music Samples. NANOBOTS

June 17th

CHRIS's First Gig With MSG Is This Thursday!!!

Just A Little Reminder That The MSG Gig Is This Thursday 19th june @ The LIQUID ROOMS 9c Victoria St Edinburgh.

Kick Off Is At 7pm - £15 On The Door.Here's An Amazing Peice Of SAHB Related Trivia - CHRIS SLADE (AC/DC - THE FIRM - ASIA - URIAH HEEP) Is The Drummer In The New MSG Lineup Well Chris Played Drums On The Original DELILAH By TOM JONES (1968) - Well I Thought It was Interesting....!

June 14th

S.A.H.B-Stock "Charity Tea Party"!!!

There Is Going To Be A S.A.H.B Fan Get to gether Gig At - THE BEAT CLUB, GLASGOW On 18th October 2008

£5 Advance Or £6.50 On The Door. The Entertainment Looks Like Being - Tigers On Vaseline, Scotlands PREMIER Classic 70's David Bowie Tribute (Headlining) & MATT BLACK (Oskura & Stagefright) And Hopefully A S.A.H.B Tribute Act, As Well As CHAD THE LAD,& K9 KEV, Plus A Few Surprises, Inc Rumours Of At Least 2 S.A.H.B Members Attending. For More Details Check The Forum Or E Mail Jim AKA (The Tomahawk Kid) at for tickets

June 3rd

CHRIS GLEN & THE OUTFIT Rescheduled Show!!

Chris Would Like It Known That He Has Made The Difficult Decision To Postpone The Upcoming Show At Glasgow's Oran Mor On 30th June, And All Being Well (MSG's Tour Schedule Allowing) He Will Reschedule It For September, Date And Info To Follow. Chris Sends His Sincere Apologies To Everyone Who Was Planning To Attend And To Special Guests Tigers On Vaseline, Who He Hopes Will Still Be Involved In The September Show. The Reason For This Is Due To Chris's Involvement With Michael Schenkers (MSG) Fast Approaching Tour Dates Which Is Taking Up More Of His Time Than First Anticipated. Chris States That He'd Rather Do A Better Outfit Show A Bit Later, Than A Sub Standard Show Now !

Chris Debuts With MSG Is On 19th June At The LIQUID ROOMS Edinburgh Then He Heads Of To Spain For Dates With Kiss Then Germany With Alice Cooper, Then Its Japan & Europe!.

May 29th

MK's In The Sun!!

There Is A Piece About Ex S.A.H.B Manager MARTIN KIELTY In Todays Scottish Sun

Also - Check Out The MEET N GREET Gallery For Our 100th Image, And its A Stoter, BUZZ & ALEX HARVEY!!

May 25th

Just Another Sunday!!

There Is A Piece About S.A.H.B Tour Manager/Outfit Guitarist JON MORRISON In Scotlands SUNDAY MAIL (Page 15)

May 24th

Possably Of Interest!!

Things being A Tad Slow Around Here,This May Be Of Some Interest

CHRIS Now being Back In MSG, Is playing The Summer Mega Stage Festivals,Alongside - KISS - ALICE COOPER


So If You Fancy A Wee Weekend Of Rock N Roll - Festival Style, Here's A Good Place To Track Down The MSG Tour Dates

OH!! And Dont Forget CHRIS's Gig On Monday At The ORAN MOR - 7pm £12.50 On The Door!

May 21st

Wishaw & Glasgow Reminder!!

Just A Wee Reminder That Chris Glen & The Outfit Are Playing At

ZICO's In Wishaw Thursday 22nd May - 8pm Tickets On The Door £12.50


ORAN MOR In Glasgow Monday 26th May - 7pm Tickets On The Door £12.50

Support At Glasgow Comes From GALLUS COOPER!!

DOOGIE WHITE & MAX MAXWELL Will Be Doing The Vocals At Both Shows.

May 16th

Nonobots In Glasgow!!

if Your in Glasgow And At A Loose End Tonight, Why Not Go To See Jim (The SAHB Sound Guy)

With His Cool Unique Brand Of Music Live At STEREO 8pm,£4.00 - (26 Renfield lane, Glasgow, G2 5AR)

Its NANOBOTS First Single, Launch Party, 2 Support Bands With The Bots On At 10pm,All For £4.00!!

May 12th

Later With Jools Holland!!

Things Being A Bit Quiet, I Though This Might Be Of Some Interest Chris Glen & The Outfit Drummer ROSS MCFARLANE

Can Be Seen Drumming For SHARLEEN SPITERI On This Weeks (13th May @ 10pm Also repeated Later In The Week) - Later With Jools Holland, Ross Also Drums On Sharleen's First Solo Album (Melody) Which Is Released On July 21st. Infact Ross Was Taught By None Other Than Our Lord Of The Skins - TED MCKENNA!!


Chris Can Be Heard On The TOM RUSSEL Show On ROCK RADIO This Friday 10pm - 1am

May 9th

Edinburgh MSG Warm Up Gig!!

Chris Wastes No Time, And Is Now Booked To Rock The LIQUID ROOMS In Edinburgh


Its A One Off Gig,Presumably A Warm Up For Upcoming MSG Festival Dates In Europe.

May 5th

Debbie Does S.A.H.B!!

Check Out Rock Photographer - Debbie Turska She's Got A Lot Of Cool S.A.H.B / Chris Glen & The Outfit Shots

The S.A.H.B Shots Are From Nantwich & The CG&TO Shots Are From Oran Mor Glasgow - Photo Comments Very Welcome!!

May 4th

Many Thanks!!

A Thank You Note From CHRIS Re His OUTFIT Debut In Glasgow Last Month Just Go HERE


Check Out This Little Clip From JULIAN's Rehearsals With The Boys Just Go HERE


Considering The Situation!!

After The Shock Anouncement By ZAL, That He Was To Retire,S.A.H.B Looked Like It Was Over, BUT!! As Anyone Who Was At Nantwich Will Tell You What A Special Gig It Was,For Sure ZAL Was Missed, But The Rest Of The S.A.H.B Along With Ted's Old Pal JULIAN, Turned A Potential Disaster, Into Something Magic.But Was Nantwich The End?

Well After What Seems A Lifetime The First Positive Words, Re Any Chance Of Future Gigs By S.A.H.B Have Surfaced.

HUGH - MAX - CHRIS, Along With JULIAN HUTSON SAXBY, Have All Agreed That They Are Up For More!!!

It Seems Ted Has Still To Come Out And Agree,But Lets Just Say Its Looking Like There's A Better Chance Of A Few Winter

Gigs!! But For Sure There Are Still Historical Problems That Need To Be Sorted,Buy Hey, Heres Hoping!!!


May 3rd


Well Its Now Official - CHRIS GLEN Has Confirmed That He Is Now Back In MSG For Some Festival Dates In Spain & Germany

In June & July & Dates In Japan & Europe To Follow.

Ted Mckenna Was Also Asked To Rejoin, But It Doesn't Look Like He Has Accepted The Offer!!

CHRIS Wants It To Be Known



His Involvement With MICHAEL SCHENKER Will Not Affect Or Jeopardize Either Band.

M.S.G's Website Has Still To Be Updated But Keep Your Eye On It For The Tour Dates Etc

April 29th

Just A Recap On The Upcoming Chris Glen & The Outfit Gig In Wishaw On May 22nd

This Is A Chris Glen & The Outfit Gig, And Bad Company Are Not Involved Whatsoever

The Last Updated Wrongly Stated (Now Changed) That CG&TO Were To Be The Special Guests Of BC

This Was Due To The Supply Of Misinformation.

Sorry For Any Confusion

April 29th

Max;s Birthday!!

A HUGE Happy Birthday To Our MASTER Of MAHEM - MR - MAX MAXWELL From All The Sahbofficial Troops, Cheers Max!!

April 28th

Chris's Outfit For May!!

Chris Glen & The Outfit Continue With Their Run At The Oran Mor Glasgow With A Show On May 26th

With A Very Welcome Return On Vocals By Doogie White And Our Very Own Max Maxwell

And Special Guests R, Glasgow Alice Cooper Tribute Band - Gallus Cooper + Support, Tickets £12.50 (Ticketweb Or At Venue)

Also Just Been Confirmed Chris Glen & The Outfit Will Be Playing At Zico's In Wishaw On May 22nd,More Information ASAP.

April 20th

Max's Eezer Geezer Teezer!!

Classic Footage Of Our Max Has Surfaced On YouTube,Its His Debut Gig With The Shamen @ Glasgow Barrowlands In 1992.

Max Is The Eezer Geezer In The Video - Excess Is Not Enough - 1993.Pt.2 of 3

He Is Only In The Live Footage Scene (About 1 Minute In) - Just Go HERE

ALSO!! Remember, You Can See Max As Part Of CHRIS'S DEBUT Gig With The OUTFIT

Tomorrow (Monday 21st) @ ORAN MOR Glasgow)

Its Gonna Be A Belter!!

ALSO!! A Wee Bonus, Check Out Armed & Ready Rehearsal Footage From Friday 18th April

April 14th

Chris Glen & The Outfit - On Youtube!!

Check Out A Video Sample Of CHRIS & CO REHEARSING On 11-4-08

April 12th

Outfit, Press & New Sounds!!

First Up - There Appears To Be More Forum Capers,(No Access At 5.20pm) Stay Tuned!!

There Is A small Piece About CHRIS GLEN & THE OUTFIT In Todays Scottish Daily Express

AND!!! Go Check Out Chris's Myspace

For The First Music Sample Of What's To Come At The Oran Mor, Glasgow On 21st April Ticketweb

This Is A Cool Wee Recording Of $25 For A Massage From The Rehearsals On 11-4-08 - With Our Max On Voc,Andy May - Keyboard, Brian McFie - Guitar, Ross McFarlane - Drums,Jon Morrison - Guitar, And Of Course Chris On Bass.

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