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Thirty Years and I Need More – Vision Thing 1990-2020

The thirtieth anniversary of the third and final album from The Sisters of Mercy passed quietly on the 22nd October. Sadly it’s the latest in a long line of dismissals for the outsider album that simply can’t compete with the icy arrogance of Floodland or the legendary goth-rock pioneer that was First and Last and Always. Continue reading

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First and Last and Forever: The Sisters’ debut album, thirty five years on

…it is to First and Last and Always we must look for what I believe to be the ‘truest’ sound of this most definitive band. To many fans, the cowboy-hat wearing smoke-wreathed silhouettes are the golden-age lineup… Continue reading

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Salad Daze – the autobiography of Wayne Hussey

“…the clichéd licentious, degenerate, promiscuous rock star – everything my mother had feared I’d become.”
SALAD DAZE – the autobiography of Wayne Hussey. Continue reading

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The Sisters of Mercy – Roundhouse, London, September 2019

Ever since the 2019 tour was announced, I’ve been suffering from a grim premonition about The Sisters of Mercy. Some gnawing suspicion that their touring days would soon come to an end. That I might not have a chance to see my favourite band perform live ever again… Continue reading

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Wayne Hussey: On Tour, On Writing and on Brexit

Wayne Hussey, lead singer and guitarist with The Mission, is making his way to Tomorrow’s Ghosts festival in Whitby on his SALAD DAZE tour – culminating in November of this year. The veteran rock’n’roll performer will make the festival the … Continue reading

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