ARCHIVE REVIEW – Martin Grech, Venus Elixir @ Cardiff Barfly

(review by Guy Salvador)

Cardiff band Venus Elixir was just about to take the stage as we got in to the Barfly this evening. A 3-piece combo very much in the “Placebo” vain. Nothing wrong with the way the band play their instruments etc but, I haven’t heard a singer make such a bad noise as that since the last punk rock karaoke night I attended & that was years ago! Not wanting to be too harsh on the poor fella, he did tell us all a few times that he was “proper pissed” along with going on about shagging boys, which I think he enjoyed! More