Madness - Suggs Blasts Skrewdriver Roadie Rumour

Madness frontman Graham 'suggs' Mcpherson has blasted long-standing rumours he was a roadie for fascist rock band Skrewdriver.

The British singer is said to have carried equipment for the notorious group in the late 1970s but he has now spoken out to deny the speculation, insisting he wanted nothing to do with Skrewdriver once they started writing neo-Nazi songs.

Suggs tells Mojo magazine, "I was never a roadie for Skrewdriver. I don't know where that came from, someone put it in a biography of Madness. I knew (singer) Ian Stuart (Donaldson) a bit and the rest of the band, who were like a punk band at the time... so I saw them around. Then what's-his-name (Donaldson) became an obergruppenfuhrer (Nazi) and I never spoke to him again."


Tags: Madness


More Madness

Gary Barlow Offers To Help Save Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On Gig

He may have sang about lighting up the sky with boy band Take That in their hit 'Rule The World' but Gary Barlow probably never...

BBC Television Centre Closure: Madness Lead Tributes With Farewell Concert

Madness will be playing an hour-long concert to mark the end of an era at the BBC tonight (March 21, The Independent reports. The concert,...

Madness Announce Biggest Headline Show of 2013 At Alexandra Palace 28th September

Madness have today announced details for their biggest show of 2013, so far! The British legends will be playing London's iconic Alexandra Palace on 28th...

The Henley Festival 2013 Lineup Announcement

The glamorous Henley Festival, in partnership with BMW, is proud to announce a series of extraordinary evenings featuring exciting headline performances from an array of...


On The Shelves: UK Album Release Round-Up, October 29, 2012: Neil Young, Madness, Kylie Minogue, Calvin Harris, Skyfall OST

Psychedelic Pill is the 35th studio album from Neil Young and was written and recorded in collaboration with his sometime band, Crazy...

Madness - Total Madness

Review of Madness' album Total MadnessThe sight of Suggs dressed as a giant ice cube while eating fish fingers with children can sometimes cause you...

Madness - The Liberty of Norton Folgate

Review of Madness' album The Liberty of Norton Folgate.Maybe you have to be a diehard fan in order to appreciate this latest album and single...

Madness - Dust Devil Video

Dust Devil video from MadnessPop/Ska legends Madness are set to release a new album and single, 'Dust Devil' has been announced as the first single...



Madness Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Madness

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All