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Andy Rourke

Record collectors and true emo patrons, listen up. Mike Joyce, the drummer for legendary indie outfit the Smiths, has something to show you. Joyce is raffling off a rare platinum record award from Warner Music UK given to him for the Smiths’ acclaimed 1986 album, The Queen Is Dead. Proceeds from the raffle are earmarked […]

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Wayne Hussey has enlisted current and former members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Cult, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bauhaus and The Smiths for an all-star remake of The Mission’s 1988 anthem “Tower of Strength” to benefit “key workers dealing with COVID-19 globally.” Full details right here.

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