there have been a crime but this time it not a gear but a bus
and it involved a band i like with a local Connection
today i got a post from our friend Nick [who used to be in Back in Spade a few years ago] and is now touring the country with "the kills" [who released midnight boom this year.] well i got a post on the myspace message board that was first a Stolen gear alter.
So i contact Nick via my space and i got a update to put the follow post:
The Kills tour bus has been stolen!
Our bus and the driver have been missing for 3 days now. Last seen at LAX[Los Angeles Airport] headed to Austin Texas.[they play Austin City Limits Festival this Weekend]
The license plate reads 0305 EA and the plate is from Tennessee.
The band and and crew flew in to Austin Texas, the bus was supposed to meet us at 9:00 AM 9/28/08. Still no word from the driver and no sign of the bus. Luckily our gear is on the Raconteurs semi truck.
The bus description is: black with grey stripes prevost with a big "Z" on the back, plate number 0305 EA Tennessee. It has a "Z" for Ziggy's Customs bus company. That is also on the side in 5" letters.
The drivers name is Brian Berkenkemper.
If you see it, please dial 911!!!
Also call 313-605-2505 (Nick the Kills guitar tech and stage manager)
Nick (The Kills)
Teresa (The Kills)
Now in a earil post some band gear may be stolen
i will do a follow up check tomorrow