Slade, rock-n-rollers who remain somewhat cheesy but massively crowd-pleasing, are back on tour. They will arrive at Belfast’s Waterfront on December 8 when original band members Dave Hill and Don Powell will be joined by Mal McNulty and John Berry on bass.
Slade reached the peak of their fame in the 1970s with Noddy Holder as frontman and they delighted in using bad spelling for their string of hits which included Coz I Luv You, Take Me Bak ‘Ome, Mama Weer All Crazee Now, and Cum on Feel the Noize. The glam-rock band dominated the UK Charts in the decade when Smokie, Roxy Music and the inimitable David Bowie were defining the musical landscape. Slade more than held their own with a string of hits and a buoyant form of rock that was cheery and cool producing a bountiful 12 UK Top 5 singles between 1971 and 1974. Slade was reformed in 1992 by Dave Hill (guitar/vocals) and Don Powell (drums), with John Berry joining them on bass in 2003 and Mal McNulty becoming lead vocalist in 2005.
For tickets call the Waterfront box office or Ticketmaster outlets nationwide.