Cross-post from Dangerous Minds:
Yes, that's THE Goblin, Italian prog supremos and soundtrack authors of Suspiria, Dawn Of The Dead, Tenebrae, Deep Red and more. Not only will this be the first time the band have played in Scotland and the North-West, but this will be their first shows in the UK featuring founder member Claudio Simonetti. I know, right?! I haven't been as excited about a gig in years!
OK, I know this is only relevant to readers in the UK, but amazingly there are tickets left for both shows (why haven't they sold out?), so if you live in Newcastle/Gateshead or Glasgow, there's still time to catch the band in action. I've had my ticket for ages - it wasn't cheap but it wasn't extortionate (£22 inc booking fee - it's cheaper in Gateshead) and this is GOBLIN we're talking about here. Beloved of horror afficianados, prog rock fans, electronica and dance artists, break spotters, goths, metal-heads, sleuths, zombie hunters and Black Forest headmistresses alike.
Tonight Goblin play at The Sage in Gateshead, with support from Warm Digits. Tomorrow they play The Arches in Glasgow, as part of the city's Film & Music Festival, with a special occult-cinema manifestation from the band OV. Tickets are available directly from the venues (follow the links above) or from Ticketmaser (here's links to The Sage and The Arches). If you don't go, here is what you are missing:
Goblin - "Tenebrae" live in Paris 2009
Goblin - "Suspiria" live in London 2009
Goblin - "Profondo Rosso" aka "Deep Red" live in Paris 2009