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London, United Kingdom | Established. Jan 01, 1998 | INDIE

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Established on Jan, 1998
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INTERSTELLAR Pink Floyd @ The Tunnells

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

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"Interstellar Pink Floyd St Austell Band Rooms"

Interstellar hit the stage with Shine On You Crazy Diamond. Right from the start, the crowd was behind them -
Next up was a favourite of the crowd - Learning to Fly. Being the newest song the band played, I can only guess this was the Floyd album that the crowd had heard of! Whatever - the guys did it proud, excellent guitar work from Mark. This was followed - according to the play list - by On The Turning Away which isn't something I am familiar with and don't remember. Best move on then... The guys then took us on a trip through Dark Side Of the Moon with five tracks all totally suitable to the time and the place. Backing tapes of alarms rang in Time which was followed by an excellent version of Us & Them which saw Dani on backing vocalist really coming into her own. Really got the hairs on the back of my neck leaping around!
What next? Well, the title track of the vacation - Brain Damage followed by Eclipse. I really can't over-state exactly how relevant these tracks were. Totally bizarre situation and the Floyd seemed to have predicted it - back in 1973! We completed the Moon tracks with a rocking version of Money. The crowd was really raucous and their dancing fast approaching a riot - so what do you play? Well, maybe the anarchic Another Brick in the Wall part 3 wasn't the best choice! Somehow the venue survived as the dancers decided singing the chorus (which they all knew - at least by the third calling) was better than burning effigies of the barman!
More of the newer stuff with Coming Back To Life before the guys interrupted their tribute set with an original song. Sacrilege! What is a damned good tribute band thinking by playing something new and original? For those of you who consider tribute bands to be a shadow of the 'real' bands - check out Interstellar Rockstar - . A cracking good song which was greeted by polite applause. Originality is all good and well, but the crowd wanted songs they already knew. What chance do you have to make as an originals band? Well, I liked it!
Succumbing to massed media demand, the set was completed with one of the best known Floyd tracks - a superb version of Wish You Were Here - which I had been hammering to death on the car's cassette player all week. A great end to a superb set. And of course, they were never going to get away with that - the Band Club went crazy (not a long journey for some of them!) until the band returned to the stage for an epic finale of Comfortably Numb followed by Run Like Hell. I suspect the foundations are still rocking to this day!
Anne and I had to disappear of back to our bed & breakfast further down the coast and so didn't join the throngs mobbing the band after the set. Chatting to Mark over the ether later, he was knocked out by the response. The whole mini-tour had gone down well, but the Band Club proved a pinnacle for them too. What a night!
For more information about The Interstellar Pink Floyd Show, contact Mark Emery at

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Time/ Eclipse 

Shine On You Crazy Diamond

High Hopes

Brain Damage

Comfortably Numb

Keep Talking

Coming Back To Life

Learning To Fly

Interstellar Rockstar



Bio: INTERSTELLAR Pink Floyd are a 5 sometimes 7 piece Pink Floyd Tribute Band that capture the essence of Pink Floyd with energy and passion.

Already​ in 2017 they performed at ​one of the biggest festivals in Asia ​ Burapa​ Music and Bike Week​ Festival ​Pattaya. Thailand.
Formally The New Machine​. The band has previously toured​ Holland Bloominkinder Festival Holland ​, ​ appeared at MOTO GP Silverstone, ​Dart Mouth Music Festival, ​Chapstock festival Torbay all to rocking multi encore receptions,

Founded by guitarist and song writer Mark Emery in 1998, Mark has been playing Pink Floyd for over 20 years. 
The Line up returns to Original members: Mark Lead Guitar Vocals, Ivan Jewel Keyboards and Lead Vocals, Nigel Pike Bass, Dani Turner Drums and Vocals, Kazz 2nd Guitar and Vocals. Other members augment various performances.

Mark's  original song "Interstellar RockStar" is featured on Martin Turner's (ex Wishbone Ash) latest album; "Written In The Stars"

Mark 1 Records by Mark Emery and Ivan Jewel in 2012.
The first task was to record an album of Original songs for release.
Ivan ; Song writing, Keyboards, Vocals, Violin, Acoustic Guitar.
Mark; Song writing, Lead Guitars, Backing Vocals, Engineering.
Influences: 70s and 80s Rock and Pop.
Ivan is a music graduate, Choral arranger and composition virtuoso.
Mark is a guitarist with influences of Hendrix, Gilmour, Santana. Also an engineer with live sound experience with Wishbone Ash and The Average White Band. Touring extensively in USA. also plays guitar in Pink Floyd tribute band "The New Machine"

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