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NEW PHOTO SET of BODINE Mk-II... taking shape?
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4 March 2012: from the immense collection of material from the Bodine fan club that was entrusted to RegularRocker, another interesting set of photos turned up! These pictures may have captured Arjen Lucassen's auditioning to join Bodine...! The reason for assumption is that Axel Langemeijer was not in sight and according to the stories passed on, Arjen was in the band a bit before Axel. Bearing this in mind, we can now witness what it may have been like when Bodine Mk-II started taking shape. Have a look yourself and indulge in some great photos taken 'behind the scenes' here.


 

The 'R'-word

3 March 2012: Every now and then, RegularRocker receives hints that Bodine should be getting together again. Some of you out there believe it would be a great idea for Bodine to reunite--even if it were only for one gig. How great it would be to see and hear the band perform those hard-rock classics live on stage once again! It would be a dream come true!

Or would it?

RegularRocker is not too sure about it. First of all, Axel is no longer among us and he is the one who performed on the most popular Bodine songs like Rock Machine and Shout. It wouldn't be easy for anyone to fill his shoes. Secondly, some former band members have taken a different path of life. Even if they could be persuaded to play on stage once more, would they play those classic hard rock songs with the same passion as they did in the eighties? Also, Gerard Haitsma is known to require high standards in making music. He is not used to doing half-assed jobs. In order to make a band sound tight on stage, the band would have to rehearse a lot to get prepared, so it would be a huge time investment as well.

These are just some reflections. RegularRocker does not have the answers. However, feel free to take this topic to the forum, and discuss it there.



New Mk-IV track revealed!

23 January 2012: What an odd (Mon)day for another scoop! But who cares?! Regularrocker follows no media conventions! Here's the second track from the Mark-IV demo for you:

EASE DOWN (© to the owners Gerard Haitsma, Oscar Holleman, Jay van Feggelen, Erik van der Ven, Jeroen Bos)!

"Ease down on me baby, exercise your thighs..." hmm... don't we all like that?

The up-tempo rock track shows that Bodine was moving into a direction that was paved by AC/DC. Nonetheless, Bodine Mk-IV had enough originality to spice things their own way. The appreciation of this track is, of course, entirely up to you, listeners! The track is published on regularrocker with kind permission of Gerard Haitsma.

As of today, the new tracks are added to the Ultimate Bodine Chart. Move over and rate them here! Lyrics will be transcribed later (and YES! any help with this would be higly appreciated. Offer your help via the contact form).


ERIK VAN DER VEN's bio added!

1992 Erik van der ven

22 january 2012: THE PIECES OF THE 1990 REUNION PUZZLE are starting to fall into place. Erik van der Ven has been really helpful getting a better picture of the time frame and events around the attempt to revice Bodine around 1990. Not all details are uncovered and some mysteries remain to be unraveled, but the big picture is beome more clear.
Regularrocker realises that after including Erik's story, a bio on Robert Soeterboek and Oscar Holleman cannot be left out either. One at the time, though...



21 january 2012
: New forum topic opened by Garm! Warning! May bring about flashbacks!

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