Did you see Feeder and Muse at The Ipswich Corn Exchange in 1999?

Welsh alternative band, Feeder, played at the Ipswich Corn Exhange on
May 24, 1999

Welsh alternative band, Feeder, played at the Ipswich Corn Exhange on May 24, 1999 - Credit: Archant

Welsh rock band Feeder, best known for their UK top five track Buck Rogers, visited Ipswich during their 1999 UK tour.

Welsh alternative band, Feeder, played at the Ipswich Corn Exhange on
May 24, 1999

Welsh alternative band, Feeder, played at the Ipswich Corn Exhange on May 24, 1999 - Credit: Archant

Supported by a little known band at the time called Muse, Feeder spent four months playing their latest album Yesterday Went Too Soon, alongside material from their debut release, Polythene.

Welsh alternative band, Feeder, played at the Ipswich Corn Exhange on
May 24, 1999

Welsh alternative band, Feeder, played at the Ipswich Corn Exhange on May 24, 1999 - Credit: Archant

The band formed in 1992 and were influenced by the likes of Nirvana, The Smashing Pumpkins and The Police.

Welsh alternative band, Feeder, played at the Ipswich Corn Exhange on
May 24, 1999

Welsh alternative band, Feeder, played at the Ipswich Corn Exhange on May 24, 1999 - Credit: Archant

As you can see from the gallery, fans packed out The Ipswich Corn Exchange to see the band - and their warm-up act, without realising Muse would go on to the be the real stars, later headlining Coachella and Glastonbury festivals.

Welsh alternative band, Feeder, played at the Ipswich Corn Exhange on
May 24, 1999

Welsh alternative band, Feeder, played at the Ipswich Corn Exhange on May 24, 1999 - Credit: Archant

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