We were thrilled to wake this morning to a letter/declaration from Stu Ridesworthy about our very own Birthday Bash, and had to share it with you.
Greetings Seattle rock n roll types,
I just wanted to take a moment to reflect on 2008. Ah, 2008. The year that Vindaloo, Seattle’s “Loudest rock band” did not play one single show in Seattle.
I’ll tell you, I wept every day from my vacation Chateau in the South of France, and cried for months in my bottles of Dom Perignon from my endless wine cellar (while doing my super-model girlfriend).
By mid July, it was all I could do to muster up my dignity and take Eva Mendes out for a night on the town in Athens Greece via the private Concord.
I fear I may have been a bit of a downer on that little outting, as all I could talk about was our dearly departed rock n roll damnation trio over our Beluga caviar and bottle of 52 Chateau Lafite.
In August, Ben wrote to me to tell me that Iceage Cobra was having a swell time on the road and that they had scheduled their final show for King Cobra in late September.
The same month Matt contacted me in regards to the final tuition payment to Harvard, as he was finishing up his doctorate in advanced applied rocket mechanics, and their application to the guitar amplifier. I was glad to hear from him and promptly wired him the 650 thousand dollars from Vindaloo’s Guatamalan offshore account.
It was in December, of 2008 that I was contacted by a Ms. Abbey of Sound on The Sound and asked if Vindaloo, per chance would be interested in doing a birthday bash show for her well known Blog.
I wired Ben the information, who was, at the time, on tour playing back-up-lead guitar with Ozzy Osbourne and Zack Wild.
46 seconds, there was a knock at my door. It was ben.
He had taken the first flight from Las Vegas, after recieving my message and promptly confirmed in these exact words:
“Hell yes, I’m gonna throw down like a tornado full of semi’s for the SOTS b-day bash!”
Jeff and Matt soon confirmed afterwards with similar tornado/semi after-comments, ( I believe Matt said something about a intergalactic death ray mounted to a semi,… in a tornado of lazers…but I digress)…
I made my official confirmation to Ms. Abbey after returning from my retreat in Holland.
With all that said, myself and the entire staff over here at Mustache Ride LLC, in beautiful New York City’s 5th Avenue Mustache Ride Pavillion, would like to extend our warmest regards to all attending the show.
And I hope to see all of you; January 16th, 2009 at the Blue Moon Tavern in Seattle
-Rock On Seattle,
Owner and CEO Mustache Ride Records, LLC.