Spike's Vampire Bar

Spike's Vampire Bar

Postby falcon451 » Sat Jul 31, 2010 7:26 pm

I know their last official year was 2008, when they burned the bar etc. on Sunday or Monday. But I thought they were supposed to morph into something else in 2009, but I never found them/it. Any insight?
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Postby C187 » Sat Jul 31, 2010 10:57 pm

It sounded like some of them went to Spankys last year. But you know how reliable word on dusty streets can be... so who knows for sure.

On another note, it's a damn shame they left. Only place around to hear goth music is that crappy 80s stuff on Wednesday, and around thunderdome when nothings going on.
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Postby C.f.M. » Sun Aug 01, 2010 6:18 am

And my Ipod, ha!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbfxNoYxMhI[/youtube]

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Postby MikeVDS » Sun Aug 01, 2010 11:11 am

I was told by one of them that a lot of them were going different ways to work on different things. I'm sure there are clumps of them working on projects but it sounded like "spikes" as a whole didn't just change directions to a different project. I wasn't friends with any of their core people so I couldn't tell you what any of 'em are working on now.
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Postby TomServo » Sun Aug 01, 2010 7:34 pm

A campmate of mine, was also involved with Spike's. She organizes the Roller Derby @ Black Rock Roller Disco.
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Postby geekster » Sun Aug 01, 2010 7:45 pm

It is my personal opinion that Spike's was a victim of its own success. It was a really great place in 2004. It exploded in spectacular fashion in the later years when it got too sexy for it's shirt. That is just my own personal opinion. If they had left it exactly as it was in 2004, it probably would be still there today.

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Postby veleda » Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:56 am

are there any goth clubs on the playa these days???

Please don't tell me all we have now is oontz oontz.

not that i mind a little oontz oontz but my big stompy boots need some action.
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Postby C.f.M. » Thu Aug 05, 2010 6:49 am

Planet Earth does a "goth" night, and I passed by a bar somewhere last year that was playing Interpol, and I had to go sit down for a spell.

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Postby C187 » Thu Aug 05, 2010 11:11 am

veleda wrote:are there any goth clubs on the playa these days???

Please don't tell me all we have now is oontz oontz.

not that i mind a little oontz oontz but my big stompy boots need some action.


Planet Earth will have a Goth Night on Wednesday. It's all 80s stuff... so you know, like 9 people dancing.

I know how you feel Veleda.. it kind of sucks. So when the 2011 threads go live be on the watch out of my gothie post. I haz ideas... dark ideas... *evil hand rubbing*
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Postby veleda » Sun Aug 08, 2010 10:47 pm

I should totally quit running my artsy spiritual village.. and participate in that.

likely i'll be stuck atmy village since i've done it now for four years.. but damn... it would be fun to have a year off and work on a different project. :)

It was nice seeing my friend Squid on the 2004 Spike's Bar vid.

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Postby C.f.M. » Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:59 am

I should totally quit running my artsy spiritual village

Yeah, you should. BM has way too much of that crap as it is.
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Postby Remark » Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:48 pm

Spike's est mort, vive le Spike's!

good memories....rest in pieces
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Postby C.f.M. » Sat Aug 14, 2010 6:15 am

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Postby adam link » Sat Aug 14, 2010 6:39 am

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Postby Mystery Girl » Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:07 pm

Thunderdome of course! :twisted:
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I think they are at 3 o'clock and Esplanade.
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Postby trystanthegypsy » Wed Aug 18, 2010 11:35 pm

There was an industrial/gothy dome on ring road? or maybe center camp last year? it was the one full of drama or something... yah I went in there once and it was boring so I didn't bother returning or remembering.
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Postby Patamon » Thu Aug 19, 2010 5:02 pm

C187 wrote:On another note, it's a damn shame they left. Only place around to hear goth music is that crappy 80s stuff on Wednesday, and around thunderdome when nothings going on.


Not true, Planet Earth has a Goth Night on wednesday night as well. And you'll hear a lot of goth/industrial/new wave etc. the rest of the week too.
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Postby punapeter » Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:57 am

[quote="C.f.M."][b]I should totally quit running my artsy spiritual village[/b]

Yeah, you should. BM has way too much of that crap as it is.[/quote]

lol you guys are sounding jaded, too many burns? well it will be my first, I guess I better bring an I pod if I want to walk around listening to Nightwish instead of BOOM BOOM BUZZZZZZZ BOOM BOOM

let me know if you hear of a goth camp ^^
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Postby AntiM » Mon Aug 23, 2010 5:08 am

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Postby veleda » Mon Aug 23, 2010 8:53 am

well i have a dome... lights..extension cords..
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Postby C187 » Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:32 am

Patamon wrote:
C187 wrote:On another note, it's a damn shame they left. Only place around to hear goth music is that crappy 80s stuff on Wednesday, and around thunderdome when nothings going on.


Not true, Planet Earth has a Goth Night on wednesday night as well. And you'll hear a lot of goth/industrial/new wave etc. the rest of the week too.


See "that crappy 80s stuff on Wednesday" line above. Who did you think I was talking about? :shock:

Also if you look a few posts up, you'll see where I talked about the whole 9 people dancing at PE. - Forbid anyone actually reads. lol
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