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het was effe wachten maar die overige nummers zijn dus toch online gekomen.
Friday, 20 September 2019
Zouden de drie overige nummers van de 1982 demo nog eens beschikbaar komen ?
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Wednesday, 02 August 2017
In mijn archief zitten nog foto's die als Bodine gemarkeerd staan, geen idee of dat zo was...
Saturday, 20 May 2017


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1982-12 Headbanger No.3 front-tn2013-03-26: RegularRocker never figured that international rock stars Vandenberg needed support from Bodine, but according to new information, this assumption was wrong. To put it straight: Bodine was never a support act for Vandenberg, however, according to "Headbanger" magazine, on 26 november 1982, they filled in for the band that went on tour with

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31 December 2012: With a new year starting, these are the words that Axel Langemeijer once spoke and come to Regular Rocker's mind. Wishing you all the best for 2012!!
30 years ago, Bodine were auditioning
new singers and this caused some line up changes in the band. More to follow soon!

NEW PHOTOS of recording session

1981 Bodine studio 00617 December 2011: A 16-piece photo set of Bodine recoring their debut album was recovered from the vaults of the Bodine fan clup! A unique collection was shot during the recording sessions at the D.M.C. studios in Baarn! Find the set here!


1982-09-12 Joepie Bodine Betonmolen tn

15 October 2012: Yes you guys, Dallas is back on TV and we're not celebrating it! We owe the picture of Larry Hagman in yippee yi yay outfit to Flemish pop magazine Joepie. Joepie had an exclusive interview in 1982 with the newly recruited singer of Bodine, Axel Langemeijer, in the Concrete Grinder section (I know, I know: it’s not a literal translation, but concrete mixer sounds… fluffy!). Joepie and Hitkrant combined a lot of articles in this section, but somehow this one only got published in Belgium, not in the Netherlands. Go figure! Axel candidly speaks about the circumstances in which Bodine decided to part with singer Jay van Feggelen. It was at the gig in Donkey Shot, Heemskerk, when things were coming apart. According to Axel, Jay threw a tantrum on stage and obviously was not behaving like a member when he should have. Fair enough, Axel praises Jay’s talents and attributes the split to the difference of cultures: Jay was from Amsterdam, the rest of the band from The Hague. According to Axel, this was not a perfect match…

Now, you may wonder how Axel knows all this stuff? Well, remember Axel used to work as a stagehand for Podia? Obviously, Axel was in Heemskerk that night to set up the stage. He just happened to be around when the proverbial shit hit the fan… So, we may conclude that the reason for the split wasn’t about Jay being on a tv-show with Robert ten Brink after all… Regular Rocker guessed as much.

Axel further explains why he likes life on the road with a band, he speaks about his role as a performer and his responsibility to be a role model (or not), about escapism and about his early sources of influence. He believes that Bodine should show positive energy and stay away from the negativism of ‘stretched arms and other German medals of honour'. Now isn’t that worth a read? I mean: How much ground can you cover in one and a half pages?

Read the article here in English or in Dutch. Many thanks to Bridge1961 for the translation!


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