Article Main Picture Brian Downey
Former Thin Lizzy drummer Brian Downey talks to Lisa Torem about his years with the band, and touring again with his current band Alive and Dangerous.
Allan Clarke Raincoats
Hollywood Stars Spielbergs
Nine Below Zero Sir Tim Rice

Article Main Picture Ten Great Lost Indie Albums: Part 3
Denzil Watson provides the third and final part and the top three albums in his popular 'Ten Great Lost Indie Albums' series.

Live Reviews
Article Main Picture BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards: Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 16/10/2019
Curiosity took Nicky Crewe to the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ceremony, where she discovered an evening full of enthusiasm and celebration, with fantastic musicians and surprising guests.

Re View
Article Main Picture Mercury Rev: All is Dream
In our 'Re: View' section. in which our writers reflect on albums from the past, Keith How finds that a timely sumptuous four CD celebration of Mercury Rev’s 'All is Dream'from 2001 presented with demos, live materials and unreleased material proves to be a relevant and fascinating listen.

Article Main Picture Popguns: (With Davey Woodward and The Winter Orphans and Oliver Winder), Peer Hat, Manchester, 18/10/2019
Dixie Ernill reflects on our recent sold-out gig at the Peer Hat in Manchester with the Popguns, Davey Woodward and The Winter Orphans and Ollie Winder.

Band Of Holy Joy

Rock Machine

Henry Parker/Meadowsilver

Nicky Crewe

Website of the Month
Article Main Picture Website of the Month: Bret Helm's Life On This Planet
Our Website of the Month is 'Bret Helm's Life on This Planet', the music blog of Bret Helm from the Arizonian post-punk band Audra and his wife Sarah Quarrie.

Editorial by John Clarkson

Hello and welcome to the November 2019 edition of the Pennyblackmusic Magazine. Anyone who has ever been involved in promoting gigs will tell you how difficult it can

Article Comments
Gig of a Lifetime: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Surbiton Assembly Rooms, Surbiton, 1984
Mary O'Meara: 1966-2017: An Appreciation
Pete Brown: Interview
Sensational Alex Harvey Band: Interview Part 1
Love: Interview with Johnny Echols
Secret Affair: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, 11/5/2019

Review Comments
Davey Woodward and the WInter Orphans: Davey Woodward and the Winter Orphans
Schizo Fun Addict: A Shoegaze Bossa Nova
Jim Riley’s Blues Foundation: A Very British Blues Explosion
Jazzateers: Don't Let Your Son Grow Up to be a Cowboy (Unreleased Recordings 1981-1982)
Luke Tuchscherer: Always Be True
Sam Baker: Land of Doubt

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