The day of the last Summer Showcase of 2014, we look at photos of some of the previous summer time shenannigans.

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Red Kites in 2011, played the showcase for the first time as a band, the crowd response was awesome . Moteh later reflected that; “The Ironworks gig we played in the summer was by far our most enjoyable yet.”
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The Whisky River Band in 2012 ; “The Whiskys never fail to disappoint, and tonight was no exception.”
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Desecrator playing the Summer Showcase 2013, “who appeared like a possessed demon through the smoky atmospheric “Intro” decked out in corpse paint.”
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KOBI playing the final summer showcase of 2012, our reviewer described it as being “always a pleasure to see a band who are competent and confident enough to make good use of dynamics and tempo changes in a live performance.”
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How could you ignore the sheer audacity of Shaped playing the Summer Showcase 2014?
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Devil’s Queen certainly rocked the Ironworks at their Summer Showcase appearance in 2013
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2012 Summer Showcase saw 76 Knots play as replacements for The Parma Violets, nobody was disappointed the three piece. “Using the width of the floor, they upped the Beaufort scale with their dark, but underlying catchy songs”, our reviewer gushed.
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At that point ,Summer Showcase 2013, no other band had sold that many tickets for the event and the support of the partisan crowd clearly showed
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Toby Michaels going on a walk around at a high octane finale for the 2012 summer showcases which also saw ROADWAY and The Oxides share the billing.

Ok okay, so picking a selection from the numerous Showcases since 2011 was more difficult that we first thought :), roll on summer 2015…

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