drew gates


The Shit Eating Pigs of Goa

<HR><h1>The Shit Eating Pigs of Goa</h1>

The Shit Eating Pigs of Goa was the title of a chapter that I cut out of my first book, The Crooked Beat, during the editing process. The gist of The Crooked Beat centred around the 'Freak Circuit' in Thailand and India. So lemme explain wot the circuit was .... …In the 60s a lot of hippies travelled to Thailand and India. The most common (and cheapest) route they took was to land by plane in Singapore, travel overland to Thailand and get a boat to Calcutta.  Once in India they would travel by train to Delhi in the east then down to Goa in the south. Not surprisingly, this became known...

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My Old Bands.

When I discovered Punk rock in my teens it literally saved my life and at the same time sent me completely insane. Before I discovered drugs all I needed to do was crank up some UK82 stylee and I would get a natural high which made me want to destroy everything. The galloping, chaotic drumming of UK82 made me feel indestructible and nihilistic and I would have to fuckin smash something. It was ‘end of the world’ music and I was gonna get fucked up and destroy and have the maddest time ever cunt. And believe me syrups I did this par excellence but it all ended in rehab when I was 21. When I got out of rehab,...

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