Articles Tagged 'X-Ray Spex'

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 […]