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The Saints of British Rock

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Oi, guv. The Saints of British Rock claim to be the greatest rock ‘n’ roll band in the world who can travel through time and space with the help of crystals. Or maybe it’s the drugs.

The ambitious one-hour mockumentary uses interview segments, videos and nine songs performed live by a five-piece band to tell the out-of-this-world story of the party-hearty London rockers, most specifically guitarist-vocalist Rocco Hercules Somershire and one-named vocalist-bassist Jib, who never touches a four-string.

The comedy starts slow but picks up steam. Most of its early troubles are a result of the volume of the band drowning out the vocals so some stories are unintelligible (hopefully this was just a result of first-night bugs). The songs are decent, if unremarkable, but Sleep Wiff Me Tonight and Let’s Go Out and Fight totally rock.

— Rob Williams

 

From the Fringe program:

From the producers of This is Cancer, Jake's Gift, One-Man Star Wars and One-Man Lord of the Rings

The Saints of British Rock

An Historic Rockumentary

See "The Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band in The World," in what Rolling Stonehenge calls the most "unheard of" musical adventure of 2012!

Übermensch '60s megastars Rocco Hercules Sommershire and Jib from Broffitts share details of their multi-dimensional, hooligan-rock revival with acclaimed metaphysicist Peter Tongue.

WARNING: Rock n' Roll.

http://www.saintsofbritishrock.com/

Recommended For: General Audience

Length: 60 min

Tickets: $10

Under 12 not admitted.

Warnings: Subject Matter, Strobe Lights,

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Updated on Friday, July 20, 2012 at 1:48 PM CDT:
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