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Island of Lost Soul: The Stone Roses at Spike Island

Live Review by John Robb, Sounds, 1990

Sun, sea water and cement factories. Not your idea of Ibiza perhaps, but according to our resident mad Manc John Robb, this is the start ...

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The Stone Roses: International, Manchester

Live Review by John Robb, Sounds, July 1987

KING ROCK is still flailing his sweaty head around the world. And Stone Roses are four hip dudes close to his heart, guitars slung low, ...

The Stone Roses: Trunk Call — Romancing The Stone

Interview by John Robb, Sounds, January 1988

Are THE STONE ROSES the likeliest lads in Manchester to step into the huge void left by the implosion of The Smiths? JOHN ROBB reports ...

Stone Roses: Stone Roses (Silvertone)

Review by Jack Barron, New Musical Express, April 1989

THIS IS Rain Parade at ease after the storm. This is Dream Syndicate going through a recurring nightmare. This is an aural Big Mac laced ...

The Stone Roses: Shooting From The Lip

Interview by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, June 1989

THE STONE ROSES are the latest instalment in the resurrection insurrection. ...

The Stone Roses and The Happy Mondays

Report and Interview by Nick Kent, Face, The, January 1990

AFTER A YEAR of underground success, Stone Roses and Happy Mondays crowd into a Top Of The Pops dressing room to celebrate their entry into ...

The Stone Roses at Spike Island

Live Review by Everett True, Melody Maker, June 1990

When The Stone Roses announced their plans for a gig at Spike Island the concert was eagerly heralded as the event of the year. Everett ...

The Stone Roses: Another Early Night

Report and Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Q, July 1990

Stockholm, 4 am: the amateurs are going to bed. Not so the Stone Roses, who are limbering up to go out and dance...like fish. Having ...

Flaring Up: The Stone Roses at Spike Island

Report and Interview by Jon Savage, Observer, The, July 1990

YOU CAN see them all over the North-West, drifting through Manchester’s arcades, doing the swim-dance in the high-tech Hacienda, travelling en masse to tribal events ...

The Stone Roses: Fools' Gaoled (almost!)

Report by Terry Staunton, New Musical Express, October 1990

THE STONE ROSES may face a £3 million libel suit from their former record company, unless they pay for the damage they caused to the ...

The Stone Roses: Stone Free

Report by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, August 1991

After nine months of strenuous legal wrangling, The Stone Roses have extricated themselves from an "oppressive", "one-sided and unfair" contract. Report by Phil Sutcliffe. ...

The Stone Roses: Second Coming

Review by Ben Thompson, MOJO, February 1995

IF THE BYRDS HAD BEEN WELSH; IF Lenny Kravitz shopped at Kwik Save; if the Rolling Stones or Led Zeppelin or Wishbone Ash or Eddie ...

The Stone Roses: Second Coming (Geffen)

Review by Gavin Martin, Vox, February 1995

TIMING CAN count for a lot in the fickle world of pop. When they released their eponymous first album in 1989, just in time to ...

Who The Hell Do The Stone Roses Think They Are?

Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Q, March 1995

Their second album took longer to record than the equivalent World War took to wage. Meanwhile, Geffen kept them in golf clubs and "heroin". Last ...

The Stone Roses: The Morning After

Retrospective and Interview by Simon Reynolds, Spin, May 1995

"I guess you had to be there – probably Manchester, definitely England – to understand how the Stone Roses came to matter so much in ...

The Stone Roses – At Last!

Retrospective and Interview by John Robb, RAW, December 1995

For a band who have avoided the limelight for most of the decade The Stone Roses are still very big news. This month they tour ...

That's Another Fine Messiah You've Got Me Into

Comment by Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, April 1996

John Lennon thought The Beatles were bigger than IT, some people think Elvis is/was IT and Michael Jackson seems to think he is IT. So ...

You're Ian Brown... Do Something!

Interview by Nick Hasted, Independent, The, January 1998

The singer of the Stone Roses did not die with the group: his single is in the Top 5, and an album is on the ...

The Rise And Fall Of The Stone Roses

Retrospective and Interview by Dave Simpson, Uncut, February 1998

In his first major interview since The Stone Roses split, Ian Brown looks back on the career of a band who could have had it ...

The Stone Roses and Happy Mondays: What The World Is Still Waiting For?

Retrospective and Interview by Jack Barron, Melody Maker, March 1999

It was the scene that produced some of the best bands the world had ever seen. Now, with the Happy Mondays reforming end The Stone ...

The Stone Roses

Retrospective and Interview by John McCready, MOJO, May 2002

ON FRIDAY, JULY 10, 1987, the greatest rock'n'roll band of the decade are playing to no more than 30 people at Planet X, a dark ...

Primal Scream: An interview with Mani

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Uncut, May 2006

LEGENDARY HEDONIST and bassman Gary 'Mani' Mounfield talks about Primal Scream, Roses reunion rumours and the "Mexican stand-off" between his former bandmates... ...

The Resurrection of the Stone Roses: Ian's Story

Retrospective and Interview by Stephen Dalton, Uncut, June 2006

MARCH 2006, and King Monkey is swinging from the ceiling of his record label offices, grinning as he tapes over the smoke alarm for an ...

Second Comings: The Klaxons and the Struggle to Follow Up a Hit Debut Album

Comment by Pete Paphides, Times, The, March 2009

IT TAKES SOME doing to instigate a backlash from your fans without actually releasing a record. Yet this month, by revealing that their record company, ...

The Stone Roses at 20

Retrospective and Interview by Stephen Dalton, National, The, September 2009

TWENTY YEARS AGO, the Stone Roses felt like an unstoppable force of nature. These four baggy-trousered young moptops from Manchester were adored all over Britain, ...

The Stone Roses: Hultsfred festival, Sweden

Live Review by Jude Rogers, Guardian, The, June 2012

SO THIS is the Third Coming. Their first was at the much-mythologised tail-end of the 80s, when indie and dance music swaggered together, and the ...

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