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Offline wagner

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Arena Statement
« on: Fri, 2011-04-08, 13:12:27 »
Arena statement: "We will now be parting ways with bassist Ian Salmon. Many thanks for the last ten years Ian, and good luck for the future.

Returning to the band - We are happy to welcome back Mr John Jowitt on Bass.
Good luck to both of them!!!

Arena Line up
Mick Pointer
Clive Nolan
John Mitchell
Paul Manzi
John Jowitt
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Offline PH

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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 2011-04-08, 14:45:14 »
For some reason I expected this to happen. ???

Too bad though... I really liked his playing!
What is he up to now?

John Jowitt back is of course not a problem! *horns*

Almost the 'classical' Visitor line-up there. With just one surname difference.


All the best to Ian!!! :'(

I hope we'll hear more from him in the future!

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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 2011-04-08, 18:34:57 »
Uh  :o

Don't really know how to react, here :)
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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 2011-04-08, 20:02:48 »
I hear you there Peter, exactly my thought. Liked Ian's playing, but JJ is quite a personality on stage and his bass playing is excellent 8).
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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 2011-04-08, 20:57:54 »
Wow, didn't see that one coming.

Though If I did, John I would be my first choice, well ... if I had anything to say about it that is. ;)
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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 2011-04-08, 22:07:15 »
So many changes for Arena these days! Wish Ian all the best! And thanks for the great bass playing he gave us  *horns*
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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #6 on: Tue, 2011-04-12, 15:16:49 »
So many changes for Arena these days! Wish Ian all the best! And thanks for the great bass playing he gave us  *horns*

I second all that  :)

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Offline GillianW

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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #7 on: Tue, 2011-04-19, 00:56:03 »
I was surprised to see Ian Salmon playing in the Yogi Lang Band this weekend at the I0 Pages Festival in De Boerderij, Zoetermeer.  Dont know how permanent that is, but there he was anyway.

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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #8 on: Tue, 2011-04-19, 06:59:17 »
Welcome back J Jonah Jameson - from IQ to Arena.

Looking more and more like a progtastic year  *horns*

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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 2011-05-09, 18:43:41 »
For the ones who haven't seen it yet:



Nice promo pic.

Very... black.

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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #10 on: Mon, 2011-05-09, 19:12:38 »
Almost look like a séance.  ;)
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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #11 on: Mon, 2011-05-09, 19:55:37 »
Almost look like a séance.  ;)

That's the first thing I thought about.

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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 2011-05-10, 16:04:05 »
Love it! What a fine bunch they are. Lol

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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #13 on: Fri, 2011-08-12, 20:12:00 »
It's been a while and we still haven't heard anything about why Ian left.

Does anybody know more about this?
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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #14 on: Fri, 2011-08-12, 20:33:54 »
It's been a while and we still haven't heard anything about why Ian left.

Does anybody know more about this?

I was thinking the same.

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Re: Arena Statement
« Reply #15 on: Wed, 2011-08-31, 09:14:01 »
I hope the current line up will stay then, but we never know.
I thought they already had a nice group: Rob, Mick, Clive, Ian & John.
But now Rob left and Ian, luckily they found new people in Paul Manzi & John Jowitt
Well the last one isn't new he was there in the visitor era...

Good luck the new team!!!
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