Mark Rowland speaks Dan Treacy, the front man with influential C86/punk group the Television Personalities about his return to making music, his much publicised mental and physical health battles, and the band's new album which is due out next year
One of the biggest acts on the Epitaph label, Pennywise are currently on a world tour. Guitarist Fletcher Dragge speaks to Anastasia Grabov about his battles with authority, the death of punk rock and what it's really like to "live the dream"
KOKO, London, 16/4/2008
After a seven year absence, the Breeders rectely returned with just their fourth album, 'Mountain Battles'. Chris O' Toole finds the illusive, but charming Deal sisters' show lacking bite at a gig at the KOKO in London
Soundtrack of Our Lives
Starting Over with the Flaming Lips
In the latest in our series, in which our writers write about the impact of music at important times in their lives, Neil Palmer tells of how the Flaming Lips' ‘Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots’ helped to salvage his marriage at a time of crisis
What Became of the Likely Lads ?
The Libertines have gained much press of late for singer Pete Doherty's ongoing battles with both drugs and authority. Jonjo McNeill examines the band's deconstruction and says that both fans and the media alike have to share responsibility