The Happy Mondays will be in London this coming June for a headline performance at the city’s Forum venue.
Salford based Happy Mondays have been touring with their original line up again including Shaun‘s brother Paul Ryder on bass, Gary Whelan on drums, Rowetta as backing vocalist, Mark Day on Guitar, Paul Davis “PD” on keyboards and dancer Mark Berry “Bez”. Spring 2013 should see the release of the band’s first album in twenty years written by the original members. Check out the fabulous shots our Andy Crossland took of them at London’s Round House this week. Photos © Crossland/Live4ever Media
Anyone who’s seen the film 24 Hour Party People and their idea of how Shaun Ryder and Bez first met will not be surprised to learn the Happy Mondays frontman has been telling The Sun newspaper of his belief in alien life.
In today’s Soundbites – our look back at the past week’s news, features, videos and tabloid gossip – Foo Fighters interrupt Belfast’s dinner, there’s a few unwelcome returns, the lights go out on Noel Gallagher, Spector’s debut album is reviewed, and the spotlight is shone on this week’s most popular video.
Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder saw in his 50th birthday during the band’s gig in Ibiza yesterday (August 22nd).
Reunited Manchester band the Happy Mondays have unveiled two London shows for the end of 2012 which will round off their comeback year.
Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder has said the current music scene now feels alien to him, and the artist he only gets involved with is children’s TV character Peppa Pig.
Reformed Manchester band the Happy Mondays will record a new album after a successful UK comeback tour earlier this year, the group’s manager has confirmed.
Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder has admitted his notorious drug-taking past now makes him feel physically sick.
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