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Out Of Step, Out Of Time

  My new 12 track album will be available on 28th October.  It’s been a long time coming and, though the songs were written ages ago (around the time of my first album), it has taken so long to get … Continue reading

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Do I Miss Being In A Band…..?

I got asked recently if I miss being in a band.  Do I miss the camaraderie?  Do I miss bouncing ideas off other people? As a drummer, I have played with a lot of bands over the years, from bands … Continue reading

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New Website…..

I have given my website a long overdue redesign and now with added ‘Song Trivia’ section where I give an insight into some of my lyrics. Check it out….. www.markayling.net

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Happy New Year

Looking back at 2012, I’m grateful to have been invited to play some really enjoyable gigs.  I’ve loved them all but personal highlights are (in no particular order); -Playing support to 999 at Drummonds which was good fun. -Playing off … Continue reading

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Upcoming Gigs…..

OCTOBER 3rd – Fox & Goose, Hebden Bridge with Brian Curran & Cayn White 5th – L’Île Aux Trésors, Liege, Belgium with Brian Curran 6th – Crowbar, Groningen, Netherlands with Brian Curran 7th – Rehearsal Space gig TBC Berlin, Germany … Continue reading

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Upcoming Gigs…..

28/29th July –  Fox & Goose, HEBDEN BRIDGE Punx Picnic (with The Mob, The System, Autonomads, Total Bloody Chaos, Lowlife UK, Captain Hotknives + More) 31st July –  Milo Bar, LEEDS TBC 11 August –  Harbour Lights, PETERHEAD TBC More … Continue reading

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The Fear….

There is a fear that grips me when someone else posts up a video of me somewhere on the internet. I’m not sure why, maybe it’s a deep-rooted insecurity? Maybe I’m paranoid about sounding shit? Maybe it’s just vanity? Hard … Continue reading

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The Choice…..

It seems that people have a choice these days, with regard to which band they go and see playing live.  I’m not talking about choosing between your favourite band that you’ve seen a million times, or that other band that … Continue reading

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Maximum Rock & Roll Interview

Here is a copy of the never-to-be-seen MRR interview as, apparently, MRR is a punk magazine so therefore isn’t interested in acoustic music (punk or otherwise). Thanks to Rags for taking the time to ask the questions. Firstly, for those … Continue reading

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You Need A Little Jump Of Electrical Shockers…

I then played the guitar without anything plugged in and it STILL gave me shocks. It then dawned on me that the problem was with me rather than any equipment. I Googled “electric shocks in fingers” and other terms, and most pointed to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Fuck me, I haven’t even gigged yet and I’m stopped in my tracks. Continue reading

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