HOLLOWBELLY
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The album 'Punk, Northern and Blue'- on amazon/itunes/cdbaby etc etc available now- just click on the links below dudes- or buy str8 from me via my website(above)..

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Europe (phase 2)

Posted on September 28, 2012 at 7:33am 30 Comments

                            So, 6 months after my first European Tour I thought it was time to go do it again,only smarter.The first smart thing I did was cut the time on the road in half.Instead of 16 days away it'd be 8.I figured I could earn around the same without missing the family too much and getting knackered.Second smart thing I did was plan in a few rest days.These adjustments made a huge…

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The Italian Job

Posted on June 30, 2012 at 7:08am 38 Comments

                         So I leave for Italy via London to play two festivals-one in Rome,one in Parma.As the plane descends into Rome, the Mediterranean sea is immediately below me to one side, to the other, the Italian landscape looks beige and parched of the rain which gives the English…

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A European Tour-So whats it like?

Posted on March 23, 2012 at 7:46pm 28 Comments



Stand at the very edge of the cliff.Feel the fear of the unknown,a sense of dread even.Steel yourself-Step off...

You can't see them beneath the clouds, but I can assure you there are people you've never ever met,perfect strangers,holding their hands out,far below…

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Live in Manchester..I think I'm coming home.

Posted on November 29, 2011 at 5:37pm 11 Comments

I wake up nervous on Saturday morning-tonight I play my (unbelievably) first northern gig-a mere 25 miles from my birthplace-my twin brother will be there.People are travelling there and staying in hotels-I want it to be good.I'd planned to try out some of the new tunes from the as yet unrecorded next album, but both guitars I need have developed faults days before-still, every cloud has a silver lining-it forces me to pad out the set with some extra storytelling-a…

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BeefBelly in Bristol 2011

Posted on October 10, 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

 

                        I satnav towards Bristol with high hopes-the band I'm playing with are top drawer in my book,plus I've held a private fascination for the Bristol underground art/music scene ever since enjoying Banksy/Massive Attacks' work.I've also checked out Stickees work and he and his…

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At 7:59pm on September 21, 2014, BUGGY (C) said…

H.. this may solve touring with a bass drum

http://www.vintagedrum.com/barry_collapsible_bass_drum.htm

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At 5:15pm on February 21, 2014, HOLLOWBELLY said…

Spring shows- http://bit.ly/1fGhAOj

At 10:55am on March 30, 2013, Careless John said…

Heres the Hollowbelly box John ...!!! what do you think ...!

http://www.cigarboxnation.com/photo/hollowbelly-box-burning?xg_source=activity

At 1:25pm on November 7, 2012, Billy Bow said…

All the best H.B.

At 3:39pm on July 9, 2012, JUJU said…

Hey Bro - yes mate was great to see you also it's been way too long for sure - really enjoyed your set as always and great work on the new tunes you played cant wait till that new album comes out

yeah thanks mate i must admit i feel much better without smoking and i love to get out on the mountain bike whenever i can i love this time of the year theres always so much wildlife around and lots to see 

i'll catch up with you at boxstock - can't wait :) - keep well mate have a good one in italy

juju :)

PS my sister never shut up about your set you blew here away :)

At 7:51am on July 2, 2012, Letha Allen said…

Hi Hollowbelly,

Thanks for the comment and nice to meet you. Love watching your videos, great playing and singing.

At 4:42pm on June 14, 2012, Phill Hill Charlie said…

Hi my friend, many thanks for your so friendly comment "now that looks like my kinda place!" i appreciate... As i said to other friends, I updated that phot (now named only "Wait for you all my friends") while you were writting that comment...

thank you again...°<[:-) [---]==={...

At 12:41pm on June 6, 2012, lal germain said…

gutted i couldnt make new cross hope it was a good gig

 

At 4:42pm on May 16, 2012, HOLLOWBELLY said…

Cheers-yeah new album should be out in a few weeks mate.I'll put a link up when it drops.

At 3:54pm on May 16, 2012, lal germain said…

got the shirt and stickers thanks just wanted to say thanks for your songs  i havnt enjoyed a album  this much since the clash split up i guess theres a new album out soon ? 

 
 
 

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