Budgie - Never Turn Your Back on a Friend - 50 Years Later!

A project in Bath, UK by Pale Wizard Records

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Celebrating 50 years of Budgie's classic 1973 LP 'Never Turn Your Back on a Friend'. Re-imagined by some of the best underground bands.
Backers: 163
Average Pledge Per Backer: £44

Funded: £7,121 of £3,000
Dates: Jan 7th -> Feb 6th (30 days)
Project By: Pale Wizard Records
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Introducing... Firegarden !

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
And we finally get to the last band contributing to the Budgie LP... Firegarden!  Firegarden are Sheffield's self proclaimed Prog Fathers. With many years and an extensive back catalgue behind them, Firegarden have continued to set alight every... (Read More)

Introducing... Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell !

January 26th - via: kickstarter.com
The more things change, the more they seem to plummet down the shitter. Fortunately, rock ’n’ roll is alive and well and guaranteed to make us all feel a little bit better about the state of things. Purveyors of nuts-out, ragged and riotous... (Read More)

Introducing... Sergeant Thunderhoof!

January 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Sergeant Thunderhoof were formed in Bath (UK) in the latter stages of 2013. Now celebrating their 10th year, they have amassed a rich discography of 4 studio albums and numerous other releases. Their sound has been likened to Sabbath, ASG, Pink... (Read More)

Introducing... Great Electric Quest !

January 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Deemed by many as an "Iron Sabbath" or "Black Maiden" and by others as "Candle Kyuss", Great Electric Quest deliver a potent dosage of Rock and Roll and Heavy Metal as they unfold a story of many characters and mystery. Strongly appealing to... (Read More)

Introducing... Regulus !

January 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we move on to the third band announcement for this great project. We feel immense pride to introduce you to Regulus! Formed in 2012, this band from Sheffield have established themselves as a mainstay of the UK stoner, groove and proto metal... (Read More)

Introducing... Syncolima !

January 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Now we move on to the second band confirmed for this project. We're delighted to introduce you to Syncolima.  Amazingly, this band was only formed in early 2021, during lockdown in sunny Mansfield (UK). But through sheer willpower, hard work and... (Read More)

Introducing... Alunah !

January 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody! First off we'd like to thank you all for joining us on this awesome journey, to pay tribute to the legendary BUDGIE! Over the next few weeks, we're going to be sharing all the great artists involved in this project.  First off, we'd... (Read More)

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