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John Robb – Goldblade
Diving head first into pop culture with the 1-2-3-4 of DIY punk rock, John Robb blitzkrieged out of Blackpool fronting underground punk rock noiseniks the Membranes who he released several critically acclaimed records and toured the world with. Starting out writing his own fanzine he moved onto the music press and became the main freelancer at Sounds being the first to person to interview Nirvana in the world and accidently coin the phrase Britpop on the way in a gonzoid- flaming- keyboard journalism career.
Recent years have seen countless TV appearances as a respected pop pundit, a whole series of books including the recent ‘Punk Rock An oral History’ and ‘the North Will Rise Again- an oral history Of Manchester Music’ and the best selling biog of the Stone Roses. He currently fronts the ultimate live band- the fiercely defiant punk rock of Goldblade and is currently putting together a TV series for mainstream television and playing festivals across Europe…