Articles Tagged 'Poly Styrene'

Music Roundup: Coldplay, Muse to Headline Lollapalooza

With Coachella already done and Bonnaroo and Glastonbury set to go, rabid music lovers looking to sweat it out at yet another summer music festival can now look ahead to Lollapalooza. Now in its 20th year, the three-day fiesta will once again take over Chicago’s Grant Park August 5 through August 7. And leading the […]

Punk Pioneer Poly Styrene Has Died

Poly Styrene, the singer with astonishing punk rockers X-Ray Spex, has died after a short battle with cancer of the spine and breast. Born Marianne Elliot-Said, it was a visit to see the Sex Pistols on Hastings Pier for her 18th birthday that inspired her to change her name and form the band. In a […]

Music Roundup: Beady Eye Brings Us ‘Different Gear, Still Speeding’

Don’t look back in anger, Oasis fans. I know, when Noel Gallagher left the band in August 2009, that was pretty hard to take. But Liam Gallagher is still here, creating a proper rock ‘n’ roll ruckus with Beady Eye. And their long-awaited debut, the Steve Lillywhite-produced Different Gear, Still Speeding, arrives stateside today via […]