Monday, 23 April 2012

LINK: Michael Des Barres: Interview With an Optimystic – Part

What happens when a group of sixty-something year old guys who haven’t even seen each other for thirty-five years jump on a plane, fly halfway around the world and leap onstage to play a down-n-dirty set that they wrote as teenagers? Silverhead, the glam-tastic, bluesy rock n’ roll band borne of the sleazy 70’s showed a packed house of die-hard fans exactly how it’s done with an unforgettable lesson in how to make rock history. Early reports say that the reformation of all five original Silverhead members, Michael Des Barres, Robbie Blunt, Rod Davies, Nigel Harrison and Pete Thompson, brought down the house tonight at Shimokitazawa Gardens, and because once is clearly never enough for these guys, they’re going to do it all again tomorrow.

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