Live Dates

2017
FRANCE
22 November Chateau Rouge, Annemasse Tickets
23 November Ninkasi, Lyon Tickets
25 November La Cigale, Paris Tickets
27 November Le Tetris, Le Havre Tickets
28 November La Carenne, Brest Tickets
29 November Stereolux, Nantes Tickets
30 November Yves Renault, Tours Tickets
2 December Krakatoa, Bordeaux Tickets
3 December Maison de la Musique, Blaye Tickets
2018
NEW ZEALAND
2 February Town Hall, Auckland Tickets
3 February Opera House, Wellington Tickets
AUSTRALIA
6 February Forum, Melbourne Tickets
7 February Tivoli, Brisbane Tickets
8 February Enmore Theatre, Sydney Tickets
10 February Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide Tickets
12 February Astor Theatre, Perth Tickets
IRELAND
1 March Olympia, Dublin Tickets
2 March Big Top, Limerick Tickets
UK
3 March Ulster Hall, Belfast Tickets
6 March O2 Academy, Liverpool Tickets
8 March O2 Academy, Glasgow Tickets
9 March Ironworks, Inverness Tickets
10 March Grand Hall, Kilmarnock Tickets
12 March Rock City, Nottingham Tickets
13 March Guildhall, Portsmouth Tickets
15 March O2 Academy, Bristol Tickets
16 March Tramshed, Cardiff Tickets
17 March O2 Academy, Birmingham Tickets
19 March Nick Rayns LCR, Norwich Tickets
20 March Cliffs Pavilion, Southend Tickets
22 March O2 Academy, Leeds Tickets
23 March Engine Shed, Lincoln Tickets
24 March O2 Academy, Brixton Tickets
26 March GLive, Guildford Tickets
27 March Hexagon, Reading Tickets
29 March O2 Academy, Newcastle Tickets
30 March Corn Exchange, Cambridge Tickets
31 March O2 Apollo, Manchester Tickets

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Black And White Live compilation CD

In addition to the limited vinyl reissue of the album, we can also announce that there is a special compilation CD release entitled Black And White Live which features 17 tracks in total. The versions of every album track, plus other associated songs, have been selected from  a variety of live recordings, both electric and acoustic, from 2005 to 2014. All bar two are from the current

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Black And White vinyl reissue

To coincide with this month’s forthcoming tour showcasing the album, we are pleased to announce that Black And White is being reissued as a special double vinyl set.  The release is strictly limited to 1,000 numbered copies worldwide, pressed on heavyweight 180g vinyl and comes with a reproduction of the original UK promo poster. Housed in a wide spined cover, alongside the remastered black vinyl reissue of the 1978

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Black And White update

The band’s 18 date tour across Britain revisiting the Black And White album is less than a month away. They have been entrenched in their west country rehearsal rooms honing what promises to be a blistering set. Ticket wise, the Glasgow and Perth dates have already sold out and other gigs are very close to doing so. Don’t hang around to secure your tickets! A full range of Black And White

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Listen to The Gospel According To The Meninblack on Spotify

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the release of the band’s fifth studio album The Gospel According To The Meninblack in February 1981. Please click on the album cover image to hear the full album on Spotify…

Recorded in studios in Munich, Paris & Rome, the album was mixed with Steve Churchyard and, with drum loops and synthesizers, it illustrated just how experimental the band’s music had become since their Rattus debut four

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Best of Belladrum...

BBC Alba screened a 25 minute highlights programme of the band’s appearance at the Belladrum festival in Scotland 2015 last night. The footage, featuring tracks from (Get A) Grip (On Yourself) to Time Was Once On My Side, is now available on BBC iPlayer here

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New Baz rattter blog

Baz has taken time out of rehearsals to write a retrospective ratter blog looking back at the busy year that the band had in 2015, with numerous festivals, UK and European tours, motorcycle adventures, TV appearances and a freezing New Year’s appearance in Poland. Read it here

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Music Moguls-Alan Edwards PR

BBC4 are screening the third in their series Music Moguls on Friday 29th January at 10pm which focuses on the PR side of the music business. The programme is narrated by the band’s PR man from their early days, Alan Edwards, and features interviews with both JJ and Hugh talking about how Alan helped to ‘craft a provocative image for the band’ during those heady days of

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Ian 'Lemmy' Kilmister (1945-2015)

I first recall meeting Lemmy at about 3am when I answered a rather insistent knock on the door of the flat I shared with Wilko. My room was nearest to the front door and Wilko wasn’t in. He said he was a friend and could he just sit down for a while. He said he would let himself out. It was obvious the guy was totally wired.

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It's that time of year again...

Season’s greetings and best wishes for the new year to the familyinblack around the world from the band & all at Stranglers HQ. Thanks for your support in ’15 and see you on the road in 2016…

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JJ 'Wonky Bus' blog

For many years fans have travelled to see the band across Europe, either individually or via organised coach trips,  and the level of dedication shown has always impressed band members. In recent years, official coach trips, which have become known as the ‘Wonky Bus’ (due to a hydraulics issue on the 2009 trip causing the coach to tilt!), have transported up to 80 fans across the Channel to

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