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Siouxsie And The Banshees: The Unacceptable Face Of '78

Interview by Jon Savage, Sounds, June 1978

'Overground – from abnormalityOverboard – for identityOverground – for normalityOverboard – on identity'– 'Overground' ...

10 Questions for Siouxsie Sioux

Interview by Martin Aston, MOJO, September 1998

Is it true that you split the Banshees because the Sex Pistols reformed? ...

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Parade Of The Punks

Report by Caroline Coon, Melody Maker, October 1976

THE 600-STRONG line, which last Monday straggled across two blocks outside London's 100 Club in Oxford Street, waiting for the Punk Rock Festival to start, ...

The (?) Rock Special (#2): The Audience

Report and Interview by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, October 1976

"I didn't even know the Summer of Love was happening. I was too busy playing with my Action Man."— Sid Vicious ...

Other Punk Bands

Book Excerpt by Caroline Coon, 1988: The New Wave Punk Rock Explosion, 1977

"I want more bands like us. I want people to go out and start something, to see us and start something, or else I'm just ...

The 100 Club Punk Rock Festival

Book Excerpt by Caroline Coon, '1988: The New Wave Punk Rock Explosion', 1977

Monday, September 20th: The Sex Pistols, the Clash, Subway Sect, Siouxsie and the Banshees. Tuesday, September 21st: The Damned, Chris Spedding and the Vibrators, the ...

Iggy Pop: Friar's, Aylesbury; Cherry Vanilla, Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers, Wayne Country, Siousxsie & The Banshees: The Roxy, London

Live Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, March 1977

Run with the pack as ace reporter Joe Varnish checks out Iggy Pop, The Heartbreakers, Cherry Vanilla, Wayne County and one or two local boys ...

Siouxsie And The Banshees: Vortex, London

Live Review by Jane Suck, Sounds, September 1977

"I DON'T know what it is, but it isn't rock 'n' roll." The Banshees quote Glen Matlock's response to their last Vortex gig with pride. ...

Richard Hell & The Voidoids, Siouxsie & The Banshees: Music Machine, London

Live Review by Paul Rambali, NME, November 1977

THERE IS something about the Music Machine in Camden Town that severely dulls one's capacity for enjoyment of an evening of live rock. ...

Siouxsie and the Banshees

Interview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, December 1977

PREMISE: Record company executives have been skipping the brandy on their expense account lunches in their eagerness to sign up any band that can loosely ...

Siouxsie and the Banshees: A World Domination By 1984 Special

Profile and Interview by Paul Morley, NME, January 1978

This is Siouxsie and the Banshees/They are patient/They will win/In the end. ...

Siouxsie and the Banshees: Music Machine, London

Live Review by Jon Savage, Sounds, May 1978

SWEET SIOUXSIE and her boys in black play loud, angular, claustrophobic. Batter batter into submission: make you want to do bad things... ...

Siouxsie And The Banshees

Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, July 1978

"I CAN'T WAIT to get into Polydor and run wild 'round the secretaries and throw all their typewriting paper and get their ribbons twisted. They ...

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

Live Review by Nick Kent, NME, 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 ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: Bansheed! What's In An Image?

Profile and Interview by Nick Kent, NME, August 1978

JOHN MCKAY, the Banshees' guitarist, has a pale, ashen look constantly playing about his features and talks in measured, serious tones. ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: The Scream

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, October 1978

NO MATTER what anyone may say or think, the success of 'Hong Kong Garden' was neither predicted nor predictable. Despite its obvious instantness (primarily, of ...

Siouxsie and the Banshees: The Scream

Review by Kris Needs, ZigZag, November 1978

FIRST DAY I got it I stunned a full room with this magnificent record...and you should have seen me three hours and four more plays ...

Siouxsie and the Banshees: The Most Elitist Band In The World

Report and Interview by Peter Silverton, Sounds, November 1978

'A gig is often an exaggeration of what we feel every day and therefore it can probably seem a bit ridiculous at times maybe. It ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees

Report and Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, December 1978

AND YOU ALL thought, or have been led to believe, that Siouxsie and the Banshees were nothing but grim-faced, black-clad warriors of doom and disorder, ...

Siouxsie and the Banshees

Interview by Paul Morley, NME, December 1978

"Have a competition in the NME. In less than a hundred words, what do they get out of Siouxsie and the Banshees?" (Siouxsie Sioux) ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: The Giraffe Looked At Siouxsie

Report by Ian Birch, Melody Maker, February 1979

"WHAT DO you think of it, then?" sneered Siouxsie Sioux as we slipped into the Kurfurstendamm, Berlin's notorious main strip, which is like Oxford Street ...

ZigZag: The Party (The Pain)

Report by Kris Needs, ZigZag, July 1979

IT WAS OUR party... the day ZigZag came OUT. An erratic monthly "fanzine" (not owned by IPC or any other gardening clubs) celebrated ten years ...

Siouxsie And The Banshees: Join Hands

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, September 1979

WHADDA YA MEAN, is it extreme? Can you honestly imagine the Banshees doing anything —whether it be throwing shapes for a camera, getting dressed for ...

Siouxsie And The Banshees: Join Hands (Polydor)

Review by Jon Savage, Melody Maker, September 1979

(IT'S MY party and) I'll mystify if I want to! ...

The Slits: Cut (Island); Siouxsie & The Banshees: Join Hands (Polydor)

Review by Paul Morley, NME, September 1979

AS THE Slits sing-song: don't take it seriously. ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: In Aberdeen...No-one Can Hear You Scream

Report and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, September 1979

THE GEEZER standing next to me in the urinal said "Hey, have you heard the rumour? Two of the Banshees have run off. They're not ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: Night Of The Long Knives

Report by Kris Needs, NME, September 1979

IT'S IRONIC that Siouxsie and the Banshees' latest album bears the title Join Hands when half the group just ran away two dates into their ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: There Was I Waiting At The Church

Interview by Nick Kent, NME, September 1979

NICK KENT feels the wrath of Siouxsie Sioux and Steve Severin ...

"Humourless? Us?" - Siouxsie & the Banshees

Report and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, September 1979

"...Thy Kingdom come / They will be done / In Earth as it is in Heaven / Amen... Knock, knocking on Heaven’s door / Let ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: Siouxsie And The Bitter Pill

Interview by Rosalind Russell, Record Mirror, February 1980

Siouxsie isn't just concerned about being a rock musician, she has strong feelings on other matters as well. Interview by ROSALIND RUSSELL ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: Haul Of Mirrors

Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, May 1980

SIOUXIE AND THE BANSHEES MAY CALL THEIR NEW LP KALEIDOSCOPE, REFLECTING THEIR NEW, MULTI-FACETTED STRENGTH. HERE THEY TALK ABOUT THE NEW SONGS AND PLANS... ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: Kaleidoscope (Polydor)

Review by Paolo Hewitt, Melody Maker, July 1980

STRANGE TO think that, as the Banshees' contemporaries head off for the fourth or even fifth time in the studio, Kaleidoscope marks only the third ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: Juju ****1/2

Review by Betty Page, Sounds, June 1981

WITHOUT WISHING to sound demeaning or sexist, I have observed that the most popular women in the r'n'r world are fond of playing character-roles within ...

Siouxsie and the Banshees: A Kiss In The Dreamhouse (Polydor)

Review by Jeffrey Morgan, unpublished, 1982

WITHIN STRAIGHT-LACED Vienna at the turn of the century, Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele were producing graphic works which rebelled against the dying vestiges of ...

Siouxsie and the Banshees: A Kiss in The Dreamhouse (Polydor)

Review by Richard Cook, NME, November 1982

IT'S RARE for a group to make their fourth LP and still be provocative, still be interested in themselves, let alone break any substantially new ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: Hyaena (Wonderland/Polydor)

Review by Biba Kopf, NME, August 1984

THE NIGHT Siouxsie wore her hyaena suit and made mischief of one kind and another God called her "Wild Thing!" and she threatened to engulf ...

Siouxsie and the Banshees: Hyaena

Review by Roy Trakin, Creem, November 1984

ONCE UPON a time, they might've burned Siouxsie Sioux at the stake or thrown her in a lake to see if she'd float with rocks ...

Punk: Rogues Gallery

Overview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, January 1986

TO PUT EVERYTHING INTO PERSPECTIVE, AS TO WHERE THE ORIGINALS FROM '76 HAVE GONE; BE IT A WAYSIDE DITCH OR A MAJOR RECORD COMPANY WATER ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, January 1986

LAST MONTH WE CAUGHT SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES FIGHTING INJURY AND BOUNCERS IN NOTTINGHAM AND SET THE SCENE FOR THIS INTERVIEW, WHICH HAD TO BE ...

Siouxsie and the Banshees: The Howling

Retrospective by Don Watson, NME, February 1986

SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES: "a great whirlpool of noise, pulling the future down." Many moons later DON WATSON recalls the dawn of the great Sioux ...

Siouxsie Sioux: "I rarely delve into anything… I usually have a head-on collision with it"

Interview by Betty Page, Record Mirror, March 1986

THE ELEGANT tea rooms at Fortnum And Mason's in London's Piccadilly may not seem like an obvious location for a meeting with someone as gloriously ...

Siouxsie and The Banshees: How Many LPs Is It Now? "Fifteen, Love."

Interview by David Quantick, NME, April 1986

Have SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES successfully lobbed another one over the net or are they finally out of deuce? DAVID QUANTICK engages in a love ...

Siouxsie And The Banshees/The Fall/Wire: Finsbury Park, London

Live Review by Len Brown, NME, August 1987

AND DARKNESS fell over all the earth. Well, only a teensyweensy bit of it actually, but it turned into the arse-end of Pandemonium. A plethora ...

Exit The '80s — Goth: Bats Out Of Hell

Overview by Cathi Unsworth, Sounds, September 1989

It's been the decade of the goth — but, somewhere along the line, the innovation of The Birthday Party, the Banshees and the Sisters gave ...

Siouxsie and the Banshees: A Kiss in the DreamHouse

Book Excerpt by Lucy O'Brien, 'Love is the Drug' (Penguin), 1994

ALTHOUGH SHE'D been one of punk's founding fathers, as it were, Siouxsie Sioux never really looked like she could last the distance. She's still here ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: The Rapture

Review by Susan Compo, MOJO, February 1995

A FEW SPEED BUMPS DOWN THE TIMELINE OF rock, past the new wave of new wave and the return of baggy, and it seems the ...

Siouxsie And The Banshees: The Shriek's Back

Interview by Dave Thompson, Alternative Press, April 1995

SIOUXSIE'S PISSED. Eight hours into another day of interviews, several dozen stories up Geffen's New York headquarters, and she can't have a cigarette. People say ...

The Creatures

Interview by Mark Paytress, Record Collector, August 1999

SIOUXSIE AND THE Banshees have carried the can for all manner of goth-related crimes, from walking-corpse fashions to minor chord musical misanthropy. It's a wonder ...

Siouxsie Sioux: 100 Club, London

Live Review by John Doran, Classic Rock, December 2004

Two shows in one week for the iconic 'anti-Blondie' – one a lo-fi hits set, and one with 18-piece orchestra . Hark at her! ...

Siouxsie to Ana Matronic: 'I Get The Voodoo Thing. My Dad Milked Snakes'

Interview by Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, September 2007

Scissor Sister Ana Matronic idolises Siouxsie – so we brought the two together to discuss punks, parents and the male ego. By Caroline Sullivan ...

Siouxsie Sioux: Sans Banshees, Siouxsie Returns

Interview by Ken Scrudato, SOMA, October 2007

IT'S HARD TO recall a time when the scent of Armageddon has hung so heavy in the international air as it has during this, the ...

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