Shirley Manson talks Garbage ahead of Edinburgh gig

Shirley Manson talks Garbage ahead of Edinburgh gig

As American-Scottish alternative rockers Garbage celebrate their 20th anniversary, Edinburgh-born lead singer Shirley Manson has been speaking about her time in the band. Manson, who grew up in the Stockbridge area of the city and joined local band Goodbye Mr Mackenzie as a back-up vocalist and keyboardist soon after dropping out of school at age 16, tells NME.com that one of her highlights is the first time she ever heard Garbage on the airwaves. “We…

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Kasabian announce Edinburgh gig in August

Kasabian announce Edinburgh gig in August

Fresh from headlining the main stage at T in the Park a fortnight ago – where they went down a storm with a hit-packed set that included a winning cover of Iggy Pop’s Lust For Life – indie darlings Kasabian have announced a show at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on Thursday, 20 August. Leicester’s biggest musical import since Engelbert Humperdinck, the band have played many times in the Capital over the years, the undisputed high-point being…

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