The following news story appeared on the T&M homepage
Ex-Subs bassist Paul Slack, who is temporarily without a band due to the recent illness of his bandmate Monica with whom Paul makes up the band 'Monica and The Explosion' has been invited to play onstage with the excellent ROMAN ELECTRIC BAND for possibly 3 of their forthcoming gigs in France 13th to 17th August inclusive.
Paul stated that he is "absolutely delighted and honoured to have been asked to appear as a special guest with the Roman Electric Band whilst I’m in France... These guys are a class act and always kick up a storm when they play... so looking forward to getting up on stage again."
Roman Electric Band consists of Roman Gaume – Vocals and guitars, Vincent Duval – Bass guitars, Jiri Schefferlie – Drums and vocals & Jame Wood – guitars, vocals.
Paul told T&M that "Monica and I met them when Roman came to one of our shows in Nantes. He and I struck up a great friendship and the two bands ended up doing some shows together a couple of months ago. I'll be meeting up with them in Piriac-Sur- Mer on Wednesday for the first of the shows. If you visit their website there's details of next week's gigs..."