Weird Decibels dig out the covers and old tunes for a party night. Many of the lads and lassies from Falkirk Rugby club have been our greatest support, Going to our gigs since we were about to enter our twenties in a drunken stupor. So it was a pleasure to be asked to play at […]Read More Gig Diary, Falkirk Rugby Club 14/6/2013
‘Where the f**k are you!!!!’ Text screams Derek as I aimlessly wander about the house packing gear, oblivious to the frantic tee shirt printing at Greg’s. Eventually the lads pull up outside the house, I grab my guitar, amp and suitcase bag (every gig I play it looks like I’ve been thrown out the house! This was […]Read More Gig Diary Oran Mor 11/5/2013
I like starting a new album. The beginning of another adventure that will end up somewhere you haven’t been before. At least that’s the idea. The main pitfall is trying not to do what you did on the last record, and being the drummer, that can be quite tricky. Lets be honest, there are only so many ways you […]Read More Derek adds to the WdB2 diary
I had a couple of weeks to listen to the demos we had recorded at last practice and I could start to hear the songs form in my head. The guys had received the MP3’s on the same day as practice so didn’t have as much time to listen to the new songs. laughI felt we could drop a part in Rain Parade, […]Read More April 10th 2013
It’s strange starting to write a new album. Its not something you do everyday, its like a stamp on a moment of your fleeting time on this planet. As I get a little older these songs are getting more important and as the guy who writes the lyrics for the band I don’t want to […]Read More Weird Decibels 2 Diary
As told by Pabs 2011 Spring is in the air, a sense of optimism lingers in our practice room. We’ve written ten songs, we could do with more and I’ve started researching possible lodge locations for recording, something of a deadline approaches… We’d been writing on and off for the best part of three years. Eventually you have to call it a […]Read More Writing Weird Decibels 1 Part 3 The Sprint to the Finish
Its now late 2010 early 2011 we’ve played and recorded our album ‘Live! Tonight! (Not Completely) Sold Out! On this live album is four of the tracks that would appear on Weird Decibels 1, they would never be heard in the public domain for another two years. The band lock themselves in the practice room and throw away the […]Read More Writing Weird Decibels 1, part 2 the tricky middle bit.
Its 2009. the year got off to a tragic start. On the 12th of January 2009 Dave Broon our great friend and avid listener of our music sadly leaves this world in the most tragic of circumstances. The band is stunned, everything changes, our outlook to life and our music. Suddenly everyone takes stock of where they are, what […]Read More Writing Weird Decibels 1, Its a joint effort this time round. Part 1, the early songs
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