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Gary Alikivi interview with Whisky Priests collaborator Keith Armstrong

Posted on 16 April, 2019 at 2:45 Comments comments (0)

There's a wonderful interview with Whisky Priests collaborator Keith Armstrong (anyone got our 1995 album 'Bleeding Sketches' featuring Keith's incredible lyrics?) in the latest blog by North East freelance journalist (film-maker, photographer and more!) Gary Alikivi, in which Keith tells some great stories, elaborates on his background as a major poet alongside his tireless work in promoting and developing North East culture through the arts, and talks in detail about his connections with The Whisky Priests and his further collaborations with Whisky Priests lead singer/songwriter Gary Miller (e.g. Mad Martins). It's well worth a read.

Read the interview here.

Gary Alikivi interview now online

Posted on 23 March, 2019 at 6:40 Comments comments (1)

Gary Alikivi's interview with Gary and Mick is now online.

You can read it here.

'Bloody Well Everything' 5-star review in RnR Magazine

Posted on 23 March, 2019 at 5:50 Comments comments (1)

Many thanks to Ian Croft for giving 'Bloody Well Everything!' a 5-star review in the latest issue of the mighty RnR Magazine, describing it as "an exceptional body of work from a great band that has been much missed" - wonderful stuff!

Now seems a good time for a reminder that we still have a few copies of our 'Bloody Well Everything' limited edition Box Set (187 tracks over 12 CD's) still available at the reduced price of £19.99 (plus FREE Tour shirt in choice of sizes - M, L, XL and FREE immediate download - with 3 bonus tracks from a 1995 radio session not on the box set). Get it now while stocks last!!...

You can order it here.

Gary's Mad Martins awarded 'Most Ambitious Release of 2018' in Shite 'n' Onions

Posted on 17 March, 2019 at 7:05 Comments comments (1)

Congratulations to Gary for being awarded 'Most Ambitious Release of 2018' in US Magazine Shite 'n' Onions's 'Best of 2018' for his acclaimed epic project Mad Martins - a 50-track 3xCD and 104-page book (which also features major contributions from one or two other Whisky Priests members). It's very satisfying and gratifying for him to be acknowledged for stretching the boundaries of his creativity and for something that he and others put a lot of passion and commitment into.

You can order Mad Martins here.

In the meantime, further news on the future development of Mad Martins coming soon...

Ralf's solo project -Make Volkslied Great again

Posted on 15 March, 2019 at 7:25 Comments comments (0)

Here's a link to Ralf's Blog all about his fascinating new solo album project to "Make Volkslied Great again".

'Bloody Well Everything' Complete Merchandise Set Special Offer

Posted on 7 March, 2019 at 6:30 Comments comments (1)

It's still not looking too promising that we will ever see the money we are owed from Pledge Music for our recent crowd-funding campaign, so by way of raising some much-needed funds at short notice to help with our cash flow, here is another great offer that we hope some of you will be interested in taking advantage of, by way of showing your support - an opportunity to grab a huge goody bag of items for only £29.99 (that would usually retail at around £77 (more offers to follow)...

"Bloody Well Everything! The Complete Reunion Merchandise Set" - Special Offer "Goody Bag" Bundle - only £29.99!

Gary & Mick Interview with Gary Alikivi

Posted on 3 March, 2019 at 1:25 Comments comments (1)

This afternoon, Gary & Mick met with author, documentary film-maker and freelance journalist Gary Alikivi at the Centurian Café in Newcastle Train Station to record an interview for ALIKIVI, his online North East UK Music, Film & Art blog page.

We'll bring you a link to the interview when it's published.

'The Raven' T-Shirt

Posted on 31 December, 2018 at 4:00 Comments comments (1)

We're delighted to announce what we hope will be the first of a unique new range of Whisky Priests song-based T-Shirts, each designed by our amazingly talented official illustrator Helen Temperley (Winkin Bitsy Illustration). Launching with 'The Raven' featuring an astounding front print illustration inspired by the song and a back print featuring the song lyrics, should this initial design prove successful, we will be following it up with further designs to create a unique collection (the next 3 are already in the planning stages).

Please let us know what you think of this new range - your feedback is always invaluable to us.

In the meantime, you can order 'The Raven' T-shirt (with a variety of sizes to choose from) from either of the following shops : -

Helen's ETSY Shop - HERE

The Whisky Priests Official Merch Shop - HERE

'The Raven' Illustration

Posted on 30 December, 2018 at 3:50 Comments comments (2)

Helen Temperley's fantastic new illustration inspired by The Whisky Priests song 'The Raven' : -

Gary, Mick & Nick in the studio

Posted on 20 December, 2018 at 18:15 Comments comments (1)

Gary, Mick & Nick enjoyed a wonderful afternoon last Friday, recording a song together for Nick's forthcoming solo album. More news on this exciting project coming soon.