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Diamond Head Tour Diary

The next morning we left for the Canadian border and although there was plenty of snow about and the temperature was below freezing at least the snow storm had stopped. We got through customs reasonably easy though they kept our passports for forty five minutes and we had to pay …

The unexpected day off was mostly spent driving and after an evening meal, a few drinks were imbibed in the hotel bar with Brian trying as best he could to get a decent tune out of the guitar cushions, much to the amusement of everyone else. The next morning at …

It’s Diamond Head’s last weekend on home shores before they set off for their biggest North American tour ever. The band fly to the States on Tuesday and play their first gig on Wednesday night at Slims in San Franciso. Diamond Head have, of course, been to the States a …

We left Las Cruces, New Mexico at 11:00 for another long haul drive for tonight’s gig in Scottsdale, Arizona. Along the way we stopped at a ‘ranch style’ store to freshen up. The place was a treasure trove of trinkets and goodies and a few rather more unusual things. I …

Diamond Head frontman, Rasmus Bom Andersen, has arrived in England after a marathon trek from Australia and despite the jetlag, he’s totally geared up for another long haul flight tomorrow when Diamond Head take off for San Francisco to commence the biggest North American tour in their illustrious history. Rasmus …

We left Pittsburgh at 11:30 for a ‘short’ five hour journey to Sellersville. It’s still lovely and sunny but I can detect a lowering in temperature as we make our way east. We amused ourselves by playing the A-Z of band names, Dean and myself were neck and neck leaders …

After the Vegas gig we arrived at our hotel, the famous Golden Nugget on Fremont street, which is one of the oldest casinos in the city and looked like something out of the movies, and indeed it is, having featured in the James Bond film ‘Diamonds Are Forever’. Very apt! …

Diamond Head kicked off the first night of their American tour last week in San Francisco, and they were marvelous. Reinvigorated by vocalist Rasmus Bom Andersen (Ras), and lead by the unflaggingly brilliant guitar work of founder Brian Tatler, the band gave a performance that got them a enthusiastic welcome …