Jet Black rejoins The Stranglers for photo celebration of venue where they made their debut
"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.”"
Ancient pub honoured for role in The Stranglers' musical history
"The Stranglers have honoured the 400-year-old pub where their music first reached an adoring audience."
The Stranglers honoured alongside grassroots venue with PRS Heritage Award
"The legendary punk group returned to the site of their first gig at the Star Inn in Guildford for the unveiling PRS Heritage Award plaque."
Stranglers back Guildford Star Inn against noise complaint that could close pub where band began
"JJ Burnel said people "should get up in arms" about the threat to the venue, where a plaque has been unveiled commemorating The Stranglers' first gig"
Stranglers back Guildford Star Inn pub against closure 44 years after first performance
"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."
Closure of local music venues is 'catastrophe', say the Stranglers
"Band members speak out on return to Guildford pub where they played first gig in 1974"
Mike speaks to JJ Burnel, from The Stranglers, about their latest projects.
JJ Burnel talks about The Stranglers ‘Back on the Tracks’ tour coming to Southend.
The Stranglers' JJ Burnel on Irish shows and the perils of punk nostalgia
"With The Stranglers kicking off their latest tour in Ireland next month, David Roy speaks to bassist Jean-Jacques Burnel about the punk survivors' ongoing resurgence and plans for a new album"