Mani denies Stone Roses reunion rumours

The Stone Roses bassist Gary ‘Mani’ Mounfield has rubbished rumours of the Madchester bands imminent reunion. In todays Sun newspaper, it was suggested Roses singer Ian Brown and guitarist John Squire had buried the hatchet at Mani’s mother’s funeral and had agreed to the possibility of a money-spinning reunion. Brown and Squire famously fell out […]


25 albums to get excited about in 2014

First things first: Happy New Year! Now that’s out the way, let’s get stuck into the serious business of looking forward to what 2014 has in store for us all. After a pretty impressive 2013 for big albums – Bowie, My Bloody Valentine, Daft Punk, Jay Z, Kanye, Arctic Monkeys, Arcade Fire, Beyonce to name […]

The Killers

The Killers confirmed for Isle Of Wight Festival 2013

The Killers have today been confirmed as the final headliner for next years Isle Of Wight Festival – joining previously announced headliners The Stone Roses and Bon Jovi. The Las Vegas rockers will headline the Saturday night of the festival (15 June), with The Stone Roses headlining the Friday and Bon Jovi the Sunday. Announcing […]

Top 10 gigs in June – the pick of this months live music…

Top 10 gigs in June Summer is almost here, which means festival season will soon be upon us – so there’s plenty of good live music going on as bands hone their shows before hitting the festivals. Here’s my pick of the best gigs to go to in June: The Charlatans – Friday 1st June […]

New Stone Roses songs rumoured…

The writer of a new film based on The Stone Roses has revealed the newly reformed Madchester legends ‘have at least three or four tracks recorded’. Speaking to the BBC, Chris Coghill (who also starred in the film 24 Hour Party People) said The Stone Roses (who you can see performing ‘I Am The Resurrection’ […]