27 May 2023
On the cover of British magazine THE FACE in 1982
Susan Janet Ballion, best known of course as SIOUXSIE SIOUX
the voice and face of 70s punk icons The Banshees was born on
27 May 1957 in London.
Happy 66 to the Goth queen of punk. One of the most
charismatic and drop-dead gorgeous rock stars ever.
With The Banshees she recorded/released 11 studio albums.
With her husband Budgie, she made two LPs under the moniker
of The Creatures. And in 2007 she released her only criminally
underrated, solo longplayer Mantaray.
And she’s back on stage this year.
Cruel World festival in Pasadena (CA) last Monday
Upcoming TOUR dates HERE
Three magic Siouxsie moments.
– HONG KONG GARDEN –
– KISS THEM FOR ME –
– SLOWDIVE –
Punk icons BILLY IDOL and SIOUXSIE met again for the first time
in 32 years. It happened yesterday, one day before the start of this
weekend’s Cruel World Fest in Pasadena, CA where both artists
Both artists were part of the so-called Bromley Contigent in the mid-70s.
A group of young fans and fanatic followers of the Sex Pistols. They helped
popularise the fashion of the early UK punk movement.
White Wedding for Siouxsie.
Kiss Billy for me.