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Re: Max Webster
« Reply #30 on: August 16, 2017, 03:51:08 AM »

And yes, I'll buy that Max Webster Boxed Set in a heartbeat.  :mrgreen:

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Re: Max Webster
« Reply #31 on: August 17, 2017, 09:46:07 AM »
Is there a band Martin has not written about?  :mrgreen:
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Re: Max Webster
« Reply #32 on: August 18, 2017, 03:24:57 AM »
Apparently he is Pye Dubois' neighbour, or was several years back...

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Re: Max Webster
« Reply #33 on: October 18, 2017, 04:18:14 AM »
The boxed set arrived today, the cardboard box is incredibly flimsy and cheap, but the 8 albums (one of them under the Kim Mitchell moniker) are nicely packaged in mini gatefold sleeves. Today is gonna be Max Webster day at the office!  :mrgreen:
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Re: Max Webster
« Reply #34 on: October 18, 2017, 11:35:27 AM »
Enjoy... still got almost all of the originals... :mrgreen:
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Re: Max Webster
« Reply #35 on: October 19, 2017, 03:41:28 PM »
The boxed set arrived today, the cardboard box is incredibly flimsy and cheap, but the 8 albums (one of them under the Kim Mitchell moniker) are nicely packaged in mini gatefold sleeves. Today is gonna be Max Webster day at the office!  :mrgreen:

I was quite disappointed at the packaging and the lack of booklet (the box advertisements failed to mention clearly that the booklet and all the extra stuff is included only within the vinyl box) and the box is indeed flimsy as flimsy can be. Mini gatefolds are nice 'though all the original artwork is not included, for example there's no lyrics anywhere.

I did a bit of complaining and even suggested that the booklet could be made available as a download. We'll see...I won't be buying the vinyl box since I have the lot on vinyl. At least I'm against buying it right now...:D

But, the price was very cheap and they sound great. "Mutiny" seems to have gained a bit of extra low end which is a good thing. Plus the extra disc "The Bootleg" has some gems. "Walden 5" is a nice proggy pop from Terry Watkinson, reminds me a bit of The Tubes. Live "Research At The Beach Resorts" blows away it's studio counterpart. "Battlescar" demo sounds empty without "the other band".
On the other hand, all the 1979 extra live stuff left me wanting more. An expanded "Live Magnetic Air" for example.

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Re: Max Webster
« Reply #36 on: October 20, 2017, 08:16:34 AM »
"Battlescar" demo sounds empty without "the other band"

I'd like to hear that just for kicks.

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Re: Max Webster
« Reply #37 on: October 20, 2017, 03:47:51 PM »
Billy Sheehan actually did a stint IN Max Webster in the late '70s between Talas incarnations but I've never seen him mention it, so I'm guessing that maybe it didn't go well.

He retained this:


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Re: Max Webster
« Reply #38 on: October 23, 2017, 07:21:44 AM »
He retained this:



Nice version. Love Sheehan!

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Re: Max Webster
« Reply #39 on: October 24, 2017, 03:51:56 AM »

Looks like my old drummer, Mark Miller, playng on this one.