Stone Roses

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The Stone Roses were the most important band of the late '80's and the '90's. Formed in the North West of England during the first stirrings of a nascent house music scene, the early Roses gigs at warehouses in the Manchester area borrowed heavily from the Chicago house music parties.

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Officials Blame London Crime Rise On Stone Roses Gigs

22nd August 2013 -

 News

Officials in London have blamed the Stone Roses gigs for a spike in crime earlier this year (13).The reunited cult rockers took to the stage for two huge concerts in Finsbury Park in the U.K....

'The World's End' Soundtrack Is A Glorious Tribute To The 1990s

10th July 2013 -

 News

The World's End - the third and final instalment of Edgar Wright's 'Cornetto' comedy trilogy starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Paddy Considine - hits cinemas nationwide on July 19, 2013. It centres around five...

The Stone Roses: Made of Stone

7th June 2013 -

 Movie Review

Made by a fan for fans, this documentary explores the iconic English rock band through raw adoration rather than a detailed narrative. But Shane Meadows (This Is England) is a seriously gifted filmmaker, and his...

Fool's Gold: New Clip Of Stone Roses Spike Island Movie Revealed [Trailer]

29th May 2013 -

 News

Don't believe that The Stone Roses and their perennially out of tune front man Ian Brown playing through a naff sound system somewhere near Warrington back in 1990 wasn't the near-mythological experience that it was...

Coachella 2013 Organisers Insist Blur And Stone Roses Switch Was Always Planned

19th April 2013 -

 News

It seems that Stone Roses reunion fever hasn’t quite made it over the pond just yet. After a disappointingly small crowd showed up to watch the Madchester legends at the first weekend of Coachella, Blur...

Shane Meadows Lets The Love Spread In The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone [Trailer]

17th April 2013 -

 News

Shane Meadows has made no secret of his love for Stone Roses, in the making of his documentary The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone and his passion is spine-tinglingly evident, even in the short space...

The Flaming Lips Go Madchester! Band To Cover Stone Roses Debut LP

6th February 2013 -

 News

Well they did it with Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon, and now The Flaming Lips are set to turn their attention to another ‘classic’ album, by covering the entirety of The Stone Roses...

What, No Holograms? Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headline Coachella 2013

25th January 2013 -

 News

How do you top having a dead man headline your festival? Well, in all honestly, you’re not going to. Coachella’s talent bookers must have been scratching their heads in bewilderment when it came to topping...

Stone Roses Guitarist John Squire's Art Studio Gutted By Fire

23rd November 2012 -

 News

John Squire’s art studio at his home near Macclesfield has been destroyed by fire, The Mirror reports today (November 23, 2012). The fire, which occurred on Wednesday night (November 21), “severely damaged” the purpose-built barn,...

Love Spreads: The Stone Roses Announce UK Tour, Fuel Glastonbury Speculation

30th October 2012 -

 News

The Stone Roses have announced three UK shows for 2013, including two major concerts at London's Finsbury Park on June 7 and 8. Another gig will take place at Glasgow Green on June 15.Tickets for...

Q Awards: Are Muse Really the Best Act in the World today?

22nd October 2012 -

 News

The answer, of course, is no. But it's that time of year again folks: the Q Magazine Awards! Muse picked up the biggest gong at the event in London on Monday afternoon (October 22, 2012)...

Stone Roses Reunion Feature

15th March 2012 -

 Review

'Our plan's to shake up the world' said Ian Brown in response to the first question that was fired his way at this most eagerly awaited of press conferences in London's Soho on Tuesday afternoon....

Kasabian Named Best British Band At Nme Awards

29th February 2012 -

 News

Kasabian were named Best British Band at the NME Awards tonight (29.02.12).The 'Rewired' group beat off competition from Arctic Monkeys, Biffy Clyro, Foals and Muse to land the prize - and singer Tom Meighan used...

Ian Brown's Drug Face

4th October 2009 -

 News

Ian Brown says people assume he is on drugs because of his thin face.The 'Stellify' singer believes he has an unwarranted reputation for taking narcotics because of his gaunt appearance.He said: "Because of my cheekbones,...

Kanye West Lost Song To Ian

3rd October 2009 -

 News

Ian Brown wrote a song for Kanye West - but didn't give it to him.The former Stone Roses frontman has revealed album track 'Vanity Kills' was originally written by him and his songwriting partner Dave...

Brown Slams Kasabian

6th September 2005 -

 News

Former STONE ROSES frontman IAN BROWN has slammed branded rockers Kasabian as frauds, because they hide their middle-class roots. Brown is disgusted by the band's carefully cultivated image and has blasted them for turning...

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