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Madness Information Service Online Newsletter Issue Number: 814 – Sunday 14th December to Saturday 20th December 2014

Hello Madheads, and a very warm welcome to this latest edition of the MIS Online newsletter. The band have been extremely busy over the course of this past week, with the Magnificent Six trundling up and down the country, performing in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Leeds, Newcastle and Birmingham. Fan reviews we’ve read have been extremely positive, […]

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Madness Information Service Online Newsletter Issue Number: 813 – Sunday 7th December to Saturday 13th December 2014

Hello Madheads! The Madhead tour is go and currently four gigs in. If you’ve been along to any of the shows so far please send us your gig reviews and we’ll make sure they’re published in a future issue. In this week’s issue we have the first set lists and reviews comments from fans and […]

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Madness Information Service Online Newsletter Issue Number: 812 – Sunday 30th November to Saturday 6th December 2014

Hello Madheads Don’t feel down that the best weekend of the year is over. The Invaders and the Dangermen have indeed departed, but there’s still excitement to be had because The Madhead Tour is now upon us! If you manage to get along to any of the gigs please send us your reviews. Over the past week we’ve […]

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Madness Information Service Online Newsletter Issue Number: 811 – Sunday 23rd November to Saturday 29th November 2014

Hello Madheads and welcome to this special edition MIS. The chart rundown of…  THE 2014 MAD CHART. “Don’t Make Me Choose” (anguished crying) as we perhaps should have called it. Why? Well, that’s the response we got when we began compiling a new chart order of the all time best ever Madness songs voted by fans. […]

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Madness Information Service Online Newsletter Issue Number: 810 – Sunday 16th November to Saturday 22nd November 2014

Hello Madheads Have you got your madhead fancy dress ready? Do you look like an historic iconic madhead, or have you gone for dress as you think madheads like us should madly dress? Whatever your interpretation, in your own madhead, there are prizes to be won and fun to be had for the 4th House of […]

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Madness Information Service Online Newsletter Issue Number: 809 – Sunday 9th November to Saturday 15th November 2014

Hello Danger Men fans! This week, in a run up to the House of Fun Weekender, which takes place in just two weeks time, we take you back to the middle of the last decade, 2004/5 and the days of The Dangermen – Robert Chaos, Lester Bernham, Daniel Descartes, Professor Psykoticus, Christofos Formantos, Jimmy Ooh and The Unnamed, and the ska and reggae […]

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Madness Information Service Online Newsletter Issue Number: 808 – Sunday 2nd November to Saturday 8th November 2014

Hello Invaders fans. This week, in a run up to the House of Fun Weekender, which takes place in just three weeks time, we take you back to before 1979 and the earliest days of this band that would go on to be called Madness. These were their formative days in North London as The […]

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Madness Information Service Online Newsletter Issue Number: 807 – Sunday 26th October to Saturday 1st November 2014

“New Madheads for old!” comes the loud cry into your inboxes. The 35th anniversary version of the One Step Beyond album took us back three and a half decades last week, especially with all those recently uncovered rehearsal song downloads from 1979. This week we zoom back to the present with the public re-emergence of Madness […]

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Madness Information Service Online Newsletter Issue Number: 806 – Sunday 19th October to Saturday 25th October 2014

Good evening Madheads and a happy 35th! As One Step Beyond’s new CD/DVD combo started to arrive with fans during the course of this week, a new archive of downloads has been released from the Fab Toones 1979 Rehearsal tape. This added new cover versions and alternate early written Madness songs into the band’s cannon […]

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Madness Information Service Online Newsletter Issue Number: 805 – Sunday 12th October to Saturday 11th October 2014

Good evening Madheads! This issue we review the long anticipated “A Comfortable Man” live solo shows with Cathal Smyth performing to standing ovation crowds at Wilton’s musical hall. Cathal’s album was on sale at the gigs, and should soon be more widely available from the online Emporium over at www.cathalsmyth.co.uk Back with Madness and some […]