Thursday, May 22, 2008

Bizarro World


It's contagious, this Bizarro World phenomenon...

A week or so ago, I ordered a lovely Snake Oil (aka Snakred Heart) T-shirt from Frank "Gallows" Carter's newly launched Diamond Skulls Social Club range. They are limited editions, this one of 111, signed and numbered and rather fetching.

Then a few days later, a MySpace bulletin from Gallows said, "Buy a Skulls T-shirt on Monday [19 May], and get a free ticket to the launch party."

I'd been toying with the idea of buying another shirt anyway, cos I really liked the cranberry-red Skull one, so a free ticket for the launch night, at which four bands including Gallows are due to play, seemed a ridiculously good deal. I ordered my shirt and wondered whether it was just a gag...

Today the new shirt arrived -- limited edition of 50, this one -- with NOT ONE BUT TWO free tickets in the package -- that's added value of £20 (US$40) on ordering a £30 shirt. How fucking cool is that?! Not to mention bizarro.

Here's a link for those of you who want to purchase a shirt or two yourselves.

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8 Comments:

Blogger Red said...

That's a pretty sweet deal.

He might try to look big and scary wielding baseball bats and that, but Little Frank Carter is not a bad lad, really.

22 May, 2008 18:09  
Blogger furiousBall said...

those shirts are fuckin' great dude. i really dig the cranberry red one too. we're on opposite sides of the Atlantic, it's probably safe for me to get one too

22 May, 2008 18:33  
Blogger tweetey30 said...

Congrats that is cool. Have fun and enjoy yourself.

22 May, 2008 18:48  
Blogger Martha Elaine Belden said...

that's pretty rad, man. and now you get to go see 'em again!

22 May, 2008 19:52  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Red: Sweet indeed, my sweet. Some people know how to look after the fans.

f/Ball: Yeah, unlikely we'll just bump into each other at the same pub or whatever!

Tweetey: Thanks. Will do.

Martha: Rad it is, and yep, another gig in a very short time frame.

23 May, 2008 08:52  
Blogger The Manic Street Preacher said...

clicked the link but they're out breaking some kneecaps. I'll try later.

Very good deal mate

23 May, 2008 14:46  
Blogger Avid Andy said...

free stuff is always good.

24 May, 2008 16:04  
Blogger Say It said...

its very fucking cool. now you can bring your sweet red!

26 May, 2008 02:29  

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