The Sheffield indie band Babybird formed in 1995, having commercial success in 1996, reaching number three in the UK charts with their second single ‘You’re Gorgeous’. Since then, guitarist Luke Scott has become the head of film, media and journalism at Staffordshire University, and looks back at his career highlights fondly.
Half an hour before doors opened and as rain threatened to fall from the Staffordshire sky, a stream of expectant Don Broco fans lined the Keele University campus.
Music from the monsters of the rock, KISS echoed around Tunstall as one of Europe’s most well known tribute acts played at the recently opened Eleven venue.
There’s no need to ‘Use Your Illusion’ with Guns 2 Roses: not only are they are as close to the real thing as you’re going to get without remortgaging, they still have what Guns N’ Roses seem to be missing these days – passion for the music, and appreciation for the fans.
A decade ago when The Fratellis released their debut album, ‘Costello Music’ the band’s sing-along melodies quickly jumped to the top of the play list at every house party.
The Sherry Counsellors can boast a selection of self-written hits, as well as having their name in lights playing at the O2 and The Cavern and providing part of the soundtrack to an episode of Hollyoaks.
A Cannock pub is to stage a “Rock Week” next month in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance.
The event, now in its 13 year, takes place at The Stumble Inn between May 6-12.
MLC have blessed the Stafford music scene for more than a decade performing covers of well known bands which bring in an audience from across Staffordshire.
Gig organiser Eric Furze, owner of Stafford’s music shop Guitar & Son once dubbed MLC the “biggest contender in Stafford’s band scene” after Vinyl Sleeves who parted ways last year.