One of the unsung bands of the post punk era, Artery recently reformed after being invited to play Jarvis Cocker's Meltdown Festival. Singer Mark Goldthorpe speaks to John Clarkson about his group's original career in the early 80s and their first EP of new material in 25 years, 'Standing Still'
Boardwalk, Sheffield, 22/6/2007
Massively underrated at the time, Sheffield new wave band Artery broke up in 1985 and included a young Jarvis Cocker amongst their fans. Reformed especially to play Cocker's Meltdown Festival, Denzil Watson watches them play a creditable, but intense warm up gig at the Sheffield Boardwalk
Sala Repvblicca, Valencia, 30/4/2023
Philamonjaro photographs and watches a haunting, career-spanning performance from The Mission in Valencia.
West End Centre, Aldershot, 28/5/2003
Julia Willis has been a fan of both Wayne Hussey and the Mission for years, but at the West End Centre in Aldershot she is forced to reflect on how some things aren't meant to last...