Baz will perform album which introduced him to The Stranglers
"As a teenager Baz Warne remembers getting the bus into Sunderland to buy his first Stranglers album - now he’s performing that same record at the helm of the iconic band."
It's in Black and White - Stranglers are ready to rock
"When you look at it from a musical point of view, you see that it doesn’t make any sense!"
Interview with Baz Warne from The Stranglers playing in Bristol on 19 March 2016
"Yes, it really is. I’ve sat over countless years learning the songs that I’ve been asked to learn, thinking “Oh Lord, I’m not looking forward to doing this” and then “Oh, is that all it is; it’s so easy”. It’s just the way it’s all been thought through and recorded."
The Stranglers talk about their West Country love
"That was a rather surreal situation as we are both playing this rather heavy music in a tranquil and peaceful environment."
The Stranglers guitarist Baz Warne on the departure of Jet Black and looking to the next 40 years
"“I spoke to Jet half-an-hour ago, he gives us all his fond good wishes, but he would rather The Stranglers progress without him than not be at all. His leaving has been a gradual process – inspirationally he will always be a touchstone and totem for us. Whenever he can make an appearance he will.”"
The Stranglers: “We’re just part of the British music institution”
"It’s ironic that a couple of years ago we did the Proms for the BBC with an orchestra, and twenty five years ago, the BBC would not touch this band with a barge pole, it’s strange how the establishment has come round."
Info: Artist: Baz Warne Date: 18 Jun 2015 Venue: The Half Moon City: Hitchin Address: 57 Queen St, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 9TZ Country: United Kingdom Add to Google Calendar | Download iCal
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Info: Artist: Baz Warne Date: 29 May 2015 Venue: The Georgian Theatre City: Stockton On Tease Address: Georgian Theatre, Green Dragon Yard, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland TS18 1AT Country: United Kingdom Add to Google Calendar | Download iCal
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‘The aim’s just to stay alive’: The Stranglers on 40 years of crazy antics, old age, and being a British institution
"With 76-year-old drummer Jet Black sticking up a middle finger to health conditions which threaten leaving him for dead at each gig on the tour, The Stranglers still have every bit of the punk spirit they’ve proudly carried for 40 years."
JJ Burnel & Baz Warne on BBC Radio Nottingham [starts 15 minutes in]
The Daily Echo talks to The Stranglers frontman and guitarist Baz Warne ahead of their gig at Portsmouth Guildhall
"“There is not so much abject violence in the crowd now... it can be very exciting. One of the strange things about days gone by is you would get more of the men having a punch up – now you have to watch out for the women grabbing your behind!”"
The interview: The Stranglers
"It’s not often a front-man is still regularly held up to scrutiny after 15 years with a band, but that’s how it goes with Baz Warne."
Baz Warne of The Stranglers looks forward to Newcastle gig
"“My guest list is canny long in Newcastle” he laughs."
Baz Warne looking forward to bringing Stranglers back up north
"It’s been three years since the last Stranglers LP, Giants, came out, and no follow-up is in prospect yet, but Warne is confident one will be on the way before too long."
Stranglers mark 41st year in music
"For the audition, I asked if I could go on last because I was the one travelling the biggest distance, and there was a nice little bit of friction between me and the band, just what we needed. "
The Stranglers march on tour
"Jet Black is actually two years younger than my dad so it’s like I’m performing with my dad every night on stage"