The general election’s almost upon us again. As the nation prepares to head to the polls, what about the musicians that have stood for office over the years? Here’s eleven of music’s best (and worst) attempts at running for office, by artists who quickly realised the transition from Wembley to Westminster isn’t an easy one. By Alex Flood.
From superdeluxeedition.com Soundgarden reissue an expanded and remixed version of their debut album, Ultramega OK. The story goes that the band were never 100 percent happy with the mix of the 1988 album (produced by Drew Canulette) and not long after the album was issued, decided to remix the record for future […]
From the Telegraph They came, they played, they conquered, they left without saying goodbye. This tour is proving a surprisingly unsentimental end to Black Sabbath, here on their last visit to the big smoke, playing their last ever shows after almost 50 years of metal mayhem, before they make their […]
Iconic inflatable stage props – including Pink Floyd’s famous pig “Algie” – are to be sold at auction. Halesworth-based Air Artists is selling 30 years’ of its work, used by the likes of the Rolling Stones and ACDC. The star lot is Algie, which famously halted flights over Heathrow after […]