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Siouxsie & The Banshees: Banshees Make The Breakthrough: Roundhouse, London

Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 29 July 1978

IF PUNKS ARE currently being brushed off by "official sources" as a speedily-becoming-extinct species, why then is it damn near impossible to find a comfortable location here in the Roundhouse on a blisteringly humid Sunday night in order to watch billtoppers Siouxsie & The Banshees rising victorious before a capacity crowd?

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