• 22

    Feb

    Wednesday 13 (Undead Unplugged)

    Newcastle University SU

    Wednesday 13 is a horror punk band, fronted by Wednesday 13 of Maniac Spider Trash, Murderdolls, Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13, Bourbon Crow fame. The group formed in 2004 and continue to play.

    The genre of music is a mix of death rock and punk with lyrics heavily inspired by horror movies. All music and lyrics are written by the vocalist Wednesday 13. All guitars, bass, keyboards and vocals on the recordings are by Wednesday 13. Coner drummed on their debut album, whilst Kid Kid and Piggy D provided some back up vocals.

    After Wednesday 13’s primary band the Murderdolls went on hiatus, he went on a solo tour of the United Kingdom in March 2004, called the “Graveyard A Go-Go” tour. For his live performances he was joined by members of Florida horror punk band Death Becomes You, though this was not meant to be permanent.

    When Wednesday 13 returned to North Carolina in June 2004 he began to put together a more permanent band, with whom he would perform with under the Wednesday 13 name. He brought in a former Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 member Ikky on guitar. The band took heavily influenced by the likes of KISS and Alice Cooper, while at the same time not straying far from the band members previous horror punk related projects. In September 2004 Ikky was replaced with Matt Montgomery also known as Piggy D.Together the Wednesday 13 band toured Europe in November 2004 on the “Look What The Bats Dragged In” tour, some of dated were supported by English rockers Viking Skull.

    • Ticket price:£12.50
    • Ticket hotline:0843 902 0768
    • Show time:19.30