Magazine Live on Rockpalast – October 1980

I confess to being a little disappointed when I realized this full performance from Magazine at Berlin’s Metropol in October 1980, broadcast on the Rockpalast television programme, was after John McGeoch’s departure from the band to join Siouxsie & The Banshees. Though to be fair, his short-term replacement Robin Simon’s post-punk bonafides are pretty impeccable […]

The URL for may no longer exist was a meaningful internet entity – it now goes to the YouTube page for some guy who will teach you Led Zeppelin riffs – but in the early days of the web, it was a magical place for guit nerds like myself who were a) unhealthily obsessed […]