Tag: madness

LIVE: Victorious Festival 2017 – Friday Review

Portsmouth’s Victorious Festival was started by three local friends and has expanded every year.Now they have just celebrated their 6th year by adding another day and camping and becoming one of the biggest events of the south coast. Previously headliners…

LIVE: Madness – House Of Common, London 29.08.16

Madness. They call it Madness. And for the thousands of fez-wearers who chose Clapham Common over Notting Hill for their Bank Holiday Monday, the decision was far from it. 2016 marks 40 years since the band formed (Suggs would join the year…

12 acts that smashed Y Not Festival 2016

Now in it’s 11th year, Y Not Festival has come far from it’s overspilled house party beginnings. This year saw another sell-out for the line-up including the likes of Noel Gallagher, Editors, Madness and many more. So with so many acts…

FESTIVAL GUIDE: Kendal Calling 2016

Name: Kendal Calling. Where: Lowther Deer Park, Cumbria. When: Thursday 28th – Sunday 31st July 2016. Headliners: The Charlatans, Rudimental, Madness, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Also Featuring: Catfish & The Bottlemen, The Hives, Maximo Park, Ash, The Darkness, Everything…

Ten Tracks To Remember Glastonbury 2016 By

Somehow, it’s been a week since that one crazy weekend in the year where seeing the Cool Runnings team propping up the bar of a cider bus, while a giant David Bowie slides past in the mud heading to hear…

ALBUM: Madness ‘Madstock’

Rating: Originally released as a separate album and VHS, this Madstock collection brings together the CD and DVD to celebrate perhaps one of the most criminally ignored live music events of our time. This is their Spike Island or Knebworth;…

ALBUM REVIEW: MADNESS ‘ONE STEP BEYOND…’

Rating: Whether as reminder or introduction, these songs capture the giddy headiness of youth; the transition from adolescence to adulthood with its trials, misadventures and (loss of) innocence.  Deriving from ska, vaudeville, pop, rock, jazz and with punk’s “will-do” attitude,…

Madness & Lily Allen added to Ibiza Rocks line up

Madness and Lily Allen are the latest names to be added to this summers Ibiza and Mallorca Rocks line ups.  Ella Eyre and Dan Croll have also been added to the bill who will line up alongside the already announced HAIM,…