Here’s a question: who did you see at The Forum? I’ll start: Oasis. They were mediocre, a bit like Status Quo channelling the Beatles as fronted by Ian Brown. Whiteout headlined; they were tremendous!
Pat Pope I was at Oasis. Had seen them the previous week at the 100 club so came home for it. Went to the pub as didn’t particularly want to see Whiteout again. When we came back Oasis were on their last song………swapping headline……I ask you!
John Spavins Was at that gig too. My wife’s friend managed Whiteout at the time, we’d never heard of Oasis. Started going to the Forum around the time Shed 7 and Echobelly were playing there.
Lesley Luxon Munday I used to go to the Forum regularly in the nineties and saw some great bands including Oasis who it has to be said were pretty ordinary. Also saw Cornershop ,Stereophonics, Catatonia, Stereolab, Coldplay who were supporting a band called Bellatrix and many more. Still have the tickets . The Forum really had it’s finger on the pulse then.
Dan Bailey We saw Super Furries in about Feb 1996 – had never heard of them, but they were fantastic (and still are!) Headliners were Bis, haven’t heard from them for a while…
I was 15 and pretty goth at the time and only went because local band Weave were supporting.
I hadn’t heard of Biffy before and they just weren’t heavy enough for my narrow minded tastes at the time.
A year or two later I heard the album “Blackened Sky” and fell in love with it. Then Biffy became huge and my chances of seeing them in such a small venue ever again disappeared.