|Phil Lewis – LA Guns – Gig From Hell|
|Written by Phil Lewis|
|Monday, 29 August 2011 05:00|
A few years ago we played a show in Berlin called Halford's, basically a shrine to Rob Halford.
What we didn't realise until we got there was it was in fact a hardcore gay bar for leather queens, and it didn't take long before the uptight bitchy "men" took a dislike to the glammy straight boys with the eyeliner and slutty chicks rolling off the tour bus.
Obviously no self-respecting German metalhead would be seen dead in such a place, there was no stage, so they made us set up on the dance floor.
I remember four or five of the twenty people who attended the show stood almost nose to nose in front of us, shaking and spinning their hair all over us.
After the show, the bitchy club owner and his nasty attack dogs refused to pay us and pinned our tour manager up against the bathroom wall and threatened to fuck us all up.
Wow, that was one lucky escape.