Saturday, May 28, 2011

Somewhere in Time

file under: when we were young

hard to find maiden "somewhere in time" tour tee

year: 1987
tag: missing 
material: 50/50 cotton-polyester blend
condition: very good
value: $250.00

*note: saw them live in the late 80's at what used to be called Irvine Meadows. amazing time in my life. good friends. good times. when you could still party in the parking lot before the show. which was almost as fun as the concert itself.

1988 ticket from Irvine Meadows show

1987 Somewhere in Time album cover

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

God Save the Queen

file under: a small piece of rock history

rare original pinback from record release 

year: 1977
condition: very good
value: $100.00 (not for sale)

*note: purchased from a collector in sweden. 

signing record deal outside buckingham palace 1977
Malcolm McLaren, far right, watches as the Sex Pistols sign a record deal outside Buckingham Palace in 1977

Monday, May 9, 2011

Dynasty Tour 1979

file under: the final curtain

rare bootleg of the ill-fated Dynasty tour
year: 1979
tag: jockey 
material: 100% cotton
condition: good
value: $150.00

*note: by 1979 tensions in the band were at an all-time high. ace and peter's years of drinking and drugging had taken their toll. peter would leave the band at the end of the tour and kiss would never be the same again. signaling the end of an era and my childhood. teenage rebellion and punk rock were just around the corner.

1979 Dynasty promo poster