Tag Archives: The Stone Roses

Music News: Foals critical of UK festival organisers

Foals have criticised UK festival organisers, but insisted that despite claims that they are “bored of seeing some dude from the ’90s headline festivals”, they “love the Stone Roses”. It was reported by The Daily Star that Yannis Philippakis had … Continue reading

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Track Review: Primal Scream – 2013

by Sam Skilton “You can’t ride two bikes with one arse,” Mani responded last year when asked about the possibility of playing for both Primal Scream and The Stone Roses at the latter’s mammoth Heaton Park reunion. And so it … Continue reading

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Album Review: Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg

by Sam Skilton It’s the mid-sixties, Beatlemania is in full flow, and the explosive guitar riffs of The Kinks, The Who and The Rolling Stones can be heard booming out of radio sets nationwide. But in this case, perhaps most … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: The Britpop Reunion Craze

by Mark Nicholls With festival line-ups being announced for the coming summer it seems that the current trend for reunions means that many of the original Britpop bands are riding high on the revival wave (and laughing all the way … Continue reading

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Festivals: The Ultimate Festival Guide for 2013

by Sam Skilton It has reached that time of year once again – festival line-ups are being announced on almost every turn of the clock, and the almighty scramble for this year’s hottest tickets is set to begin. But in … Continue reading

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Music News: The Boomtown Rats to reform for Isle of Wight Festival

The Boomtown Rats are the latest act to be confirmed for this summer’s Isle of Wight Festival for what will be their first performance for 26 years. Bob Geldof will front the new wave/post-punk band for the first time since … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: Why was 2012 the Year of the Comeback?

by Sam Skilton For the thousands who witnessed them, 2012 will be remembered as the year of the comeback concert. The returns of iconic bands are sometimes criticised for being excessively hyped nostalgia-fests, rather than necessities. Fans can often be … Continue reading

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