If 1967 was dubbed “The Summer of Love” and made a mark in music history with the emergence of The Doors and the new psychedelic-sounding of The Beatles, a decade later was big too. 600 more words
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SHAME | Whelan’s, Dublin, tomorrow, SOLD OUT.
With their debut album Songs of Praise, English post-punk outfit Shame sneer all over the BBC’s hallowed hymn-filled institution – and the sleeve with the lads holding baby pigs in a field, there’s a backhanded reference to another sacred text, the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds. 696 more words
Nottingham’s Splendour Festival is ever growing, a celebration of city music and so much more which has now reached its tenth year. This year sees the likes of Paloma Faith, The Charlatans and The Stranglers head to the city’s famous Wollaton Park. 340 more words
Happy 69th birthday to one of rock’s best, and most under-rated, keyboardists- Dave Greenfield. Greenfield was the last of the original lineup of The Stranglers to join and was perhaps the key to them lasting over 40 years. 196 more words
With a career spanning 44 years which produced 17 albums, all of which hit the UK top 40, The Stranglers brought their definitive tour to the Norwich UEA. 610 more words