BELL END CHEDDAR
Jan 91: War
breaks out. 1000 teeshirts are despatched to the troops bearing the
Slimy signs a video deal with Polygram. The Lads get £10 each.
Twenty Golden Crates compilation LP released in lots of smelly foreign
One Horse Town Tour visits lots of horrid small towns. Bach gets
left behind in most
The Lads leave Sandbach in Dublin with no clothes or money.
A concert in Manchester is recorded for Sex Pies and Videotape.
Many pies appear.
Spoof ads are recorded to 'pad it out a bit'. One advert is for The
Bell End Cheddar-
High level meetings at Polygram decide to axe jokes about Red Leicester
Sep 91: The
Lads discover that their beer fund has been raided.
Oct 91: Release
of Turtle's Head EP. Songs recorded by McLad and O'Peesha as
the Lads are
10 Years Lafter Tour begins at Cambridge. The Beater leaves half
way through after
Al O'Peesha is promoted to guitarist. At the 10th Birthday gig at Blackburn,
Muttley changes S. Git's name in the phone book to S.Rushdie.
Mutts is rewarded with
Mar 92: The
Beater returns to Goa to become a film star.
Apr 92: Stez
opens a barber's in Liverpool specialising in crap perms for scousers.
Sex Pies and Videotape released by Polygram.
SP&V appears on several TV shows.
The Macc Lad Tour starts at Doncaster. Fans fail to notice that
there is no band, and
Gordon's Takeaway is closed down by Health and Safety Officers.
Muttley's skull is split by 'an object' thrown during a gig in North
Wales. He finishes the gig,
but only just gets back before last orders. He has to stop in Chester
for a blood
Stez returns to Walton following a misunderstanding in a public lavatory.
The Beater's film career in Bollywood is flourishing. He stars alongside
Hectic House evacuated and Sunderland St sealed off. Police receive
a bomb threat.
Git found running a chain of hairdressers in Liverpool; crap perms a
Chorley attempts a 'comeback' with his new band Hord Urves. Stez
sends Johnny Mard
Apr 93: Al
O'Peesha has a heart attack.
Someone calls an ambulance.
Jun 93: Or his guitar.
Al gets a new heart, and comes home.
Aug 93: Slimy
sells the rights to the Macc Lads back catalogue to a fat man with a
Muttley recruits Winston Dread as the new drummer. Winston does not
have any drums,
Johnny Mard- now the hardest man in Macc- tells Slimy that he would
like to join.
All LPs are re-released on CD with extra tracks, along with a compilation
New album recorded on Dec 17th. Songs include Rockweilers, Dirty
Court Ruling: The song is an incitement to racial hatred. Git
fined. Muttley supplies the
Trouble with visas for Middle East tour: dates in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and
Alehouse Rock released and the tour begins in Timperley.
May 94: The
tour goes round the country, taking in Northampton, Doncaster, London,
Bad news for Slimy:- The insurance company refuse to pay-up for the
crash after the
In Derby, Dread bets Mard that he can't drink 48 cans of Special Brew
and still play the
Slippery Git is replaced by Igor on the teeshirt stall for the gig in
Igor is retained for further concerts. At Leicester, Slimy gives him
new merchandise to
The concert at the Oldham Coliseum Theatre is widely believed to be
the finest gig the
The Lads arrive for a gig in Belfast to find religious protesters outside
A new record at the Marquee: Comedian Malcolm Hardee sets the record
for the shortest
THE BITTER END
A gig in Austria turns out to be a nazi rally- support acts include
It Never Happened;
Photo booth fun as the Lads get their pictures taken for their US visas.
Apr 95: Horror:
May 95: The
US tour. Of 347 passengers on the plane, only three were refused entry.
Slimy returns from US with some Macc Lads LPs that no one has ever seen
Another strange record arrives in the post. A German cover version of
Slimy invites the whole gang to a party to celebrate the 10th anniversary
of Beer & Sex.
Lads invade Germany. Muttley fulfils a lifetime ambition-
From their dressing room in Berlin, Mard and Dread pour piss on the
Git attempts to round up the whole gang for one last gig. McCavity,
Styx, Beater, Chorley,
Barrel, Lockstock, K2, Mungo, Knobby, Sandbach, Slob, Big Ears, Noddy,
Dec 95: The Lads played their 500th and last gig at Rock City, Nottingham, on Dec 4th 1995.
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