Shirley Manson at Electric Picnic in 2018. Photograph: Dave Meehan for the Irish Times

Shirley Manson is more surprised than anyone else to find she’s still immersed in Garbage. When she joined up with Butch Vig, Steve Marker and Duke Er(...)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: in Belfast on Wednesday and Dublin on Thursday

Saturday, May 5th Vinyl Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin; runs until Monday, May 7th; one day from €49.50, three days from €119; vinyl-dublin.com Un(...)

The garage band – it’s a phrase that captures the intense, home-grown yearning of young aspiring musicians who want to be recognised by the 1980s musi(...)

‘if I’m being very lairy and putting it about and being provocative, then you are enticing someone who’s already unhinged — don’t do that,’ the Pretenders rocker said. Photograph: Getty images

Singer Chrissie Hynde has been criticised for saying that it can be a woman’s fault if she is raped. The Pretenders rocker (63), said she blames hers(...)