Back to Black - Frank McNally on The Stranglers’ unsuspected Irish heritage
"Jet Black, long-time drummer with The Stranglers, was in real life Brian John Duffy, first-generation Londoner of an Irish father"
The Stranglers’ third album Black and White in full.
13 iconic tracks played in crazy time signatures
"This upbeat 1981 ode to hard drugs and pretty girls is best remembered for its jaunty harpsichord played by the late Dave Greenfield ..."
4. Peaches – Jean-Jacques Burnel, The Stranglers (1977)
"Jean-Jacques Burnel is not a man to be trifled with ..."
The Stranglers’ secret recordings as Celia and the Mutations, 1977
"Celia was a new face, but there were clues to the identity of her backing band"
The 11 best punk albums
"No More Heroes – The Stranglers"
Whatever happened to live albums?
"Likewise, the Stranglers live releases are full of Hugh Cornwell’s sarcastic between-song banter."
XL Video Celebrates The ‘Big Ruby’ with The Stranglers
"XL Video is assisting maverick rockers The Stranglers celebrate a remarkable 40 years in the music industry ..."
The Stranglers feiern 40 Jahre Punk
"Unverwüstlich ist auch ihr schwarzer Humor - so posiert Jet Black, zuletzt wegen schwerer Herzprobleme im zwischenzeitlichen Ruhestand, auf jüngsten Promofotos mit Sauerstoffmaske. Sie hat noch Saft, diese olle Zitrone namens Punkrock. The Stranglers sind der lebende Beweis dafür."
"... Jean-Jacques Burnel has said, when Jet Black can play no further part, backstage if not behind the kit, the band stops."
The Stranglers feared occult threats during album recording
" Punk stars THE STRANGLERS feared they were targeted by a sinister secret organisation as they worked on an alien-themed album while experimenting with drugs."
Stranglers recall ‘year on heroin’ plan
"JJ Burnel and Jet Black have recalled the time The Stranglers decided to take heroin for a year – leading to bassist Burnel deciding to commit suicide."
Stranglers chalking up 40 years
"To commemorate this huge achievement, The Stranglers are embarking on a major world tour, kicking off in the UK and rolling through Europe, North America and the Far East, before a series of festival appearances and special events."
BBC 6 Music - and the Stranglers - go to the Proms
"Why are the Stranglers representing a radio station that so proudly champions new music? The drummer, Jet Black, is 73"
The flag-waving finale, the majesty of the Albert Hall, Wagner versus...the Stranglers? The Proms just got weirder and better
"The Stranglers, Cerys Matthews and Laura Marling appear with the London Sinfonietta (live on Radio 3 and 6 Music) in a celebration of contemporary music from punk to experimental composers Edgard Varèse and Luciano Berio."
The Stranglers' 'Giants' getting U.S. release, touring here for first time in 16 years (dates, stream)
"The Stranglers will be touring this spring, their first visit to the United States since 1997."