Pixies With their unique brand of weird surf-punk and experimentation, Pixies have proved to be an incredibly influential band and have been name checked by Kurt Cobain and David Bowie, among others. While now legendary, they never achieved massive success during their original incarnation. Reunion rumours were rife until they finally got back together in 2004 for what proved to be a series of instantly sold-out gigs. Intermittent tours since have reputedly grossed millions of dollars, but the question has remained, will they ever record new material?


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Buzzcocks Tonight I witnessed a real moment of music history. Buzzcocks were one of the key punk bands of the 1970s and three versions of the band are now reunited for two nights only (Manchester and London). When any band gets back together again after a long absence, there are always arguments among fans about whether it’s the definitive line-up that people really want to hear. Usually someone is missing, but with this reunion you have the two distinct and classic line-ups, plus the current version. The quirk is that the various editions of the band are performing three sets in reverse order.


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