Posts Tagged ‘The Stranglers’

ALBUM: The Stranglers – Giants

Release Date: March 5th, 2012
Label: Coursegood Records
Website: www.stranglers.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thestranglers
Twitter: www.twitter.com/stranglerssite

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It seems as if The Stranglers have been around forever, and I suppose they have. Since 1974, they’ve been a band who’ve resonated in and around the punk movement and in their hey-day, punk went hand-in-hand with controversy. Punk was punk back then; now, it’s just a stretched shadow of what it used to be. Onstage strippers, walk-outs and brawls were a common occurrence with a young The Stranglers. Not to mention bassist J.J. Burnel punching the punk writer Jon Savage because he gave their album ‘No More Heroes’ a shitty review. Burnel must be a real hard-man, because he also held another music writer hostage backstage, threatening to throw him into the baying crowd.

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NEWS: The Stones Roses and The Killers to headline V Festival 2012!

V Festival have announced a bunch of their confirmed acts for this year’s line-up, including headlining sets from The Stone Roses and The Killers. All currently confirmed acts for the festival weekend so far are as follows:

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