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Throwing Muses leader, 50 Foot Wave member and solo artist, US alt. rock pioneer Kristin Hersh chats to Erick Mertz about her time in the music industry and future plans.
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Article Main Picture Alice Cooper: 50th Anniversary of the Alice Cooper Group Original Line-Up Celebration Part 1
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Alice Cooper Group, Pennyblackmusic has assembled greetings from essential friends and players.

Live Reviews
Article Main Picture Stranglers: (With Therapy?), 02 Academy, Liverpool, 6/3/2018
Richard Lewis watches punk legends the Stranglers showcase their impressive live firepower at a full capacity, extremely hot O2 Academy in Liverpool with Northern Irish rockers Therapy? in support.

Re View
Article Main Picture Zz Top: Antenna
In our 'Re:View' section Adrian Huggins finds Texas band ZZ Top's recently reissued 1994 album 'Antenna' celebrates the best of their exhilarating music and foreshadows the excitement that their upcoming 50th anniversary will bring.

Article Main Picture Pennyblackmusic: Ten Songs That Made Me Love...
In honour of Pennyblack's 20th birthday, Fiona Hutchings picks ten songs from her time at Pennyblackmusic.



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Website of the Month
Article Main Picture Website of the Month: 3-Song Rule
Our Website of the Month is '3-Song Rule', the website of London-based and French-born music photographer Angelique Le Marchand

Editorial by John Clarkson

Hello and welcome to the April edition of the Pennyblackmusic Magazine. In September Pennyblackmusic will celebrate its twentieth anniversary, and in the build-up to this some of our longer-serving writers will be writing in our regular 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...'column

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Review Comments
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Maximo Park: Patonki
John Howard: Songs For Randall
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Bob Bradshaw: Whatever You Wanted

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