01 Feb 2019 Interview: The Stranglers, Louder Than War

Jet Black rejoins The Stranglers for photo celebration of venue where they made their debut
louderthanwar.com
"Jet Black, the Stranglers’ drummer and founding member, said: “These venues take years to evolve and when they get closed overnight, it’s a catastrophe. Our music industry is something we should nurture, cherish and appreciate. Other countries would give the best they have to have what we have.”"

31 Jan 2019 Interview: The Stranglers, ITV

Stranglers back Guildford Star Inn pub against closure 44 years after first performance
itv.com
"For nearly every band, singer and performer "everyone has to start somewhere", which likely means a pub or small venue. In the case of the Stranglers it was The Star Inn in Guildford where, 44 years ago, the punk rock band performed their very first gig."

Stranglers back pub against closure 44 years after first performance | ITV News