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Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Following our twentieth anniversary issue and accompanying competition last week it looks like we may have just held the most entered competition in MIS history such has been the response rate so far. If you’ve not taken part then don’t panic as there’s still time. …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Hello and a very, very warm welcome to this 20th anniversary edition of the MIS Online Newsletter. That’s something surely no one expected to read in the years to come when the first issue of the weekly fanzine email newsletter blasted out across the internet …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome And they’re off! Yes, on Friday the band’s 40th anniversary tour got underway at the famous Aintree Racecourse. Ian Taylor of the sadly defunct Mad Not Mad fanzine has sent in an absolutely superb write-up of this career defining gig, and it sounds as if …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome We begin this issue of the MIS with some rather sad news as this week we learned of the sad passing of founding member and frontman of The Skiff Skats, Robert Smith. Lee Thompson commented on hearing of the passing of Robert Smith. “Most sad …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Good evening all, We trust that those of you based in the UK are enjoying the feeling a bank holiday weekend brings with it. The year seems to be racing away with us. We’re getting ever closer to mid May, and with it the Aintree …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Hello, and welcome to this week’s edition of the MIS Online newsletter. We being this latest issue with news that the next instalment of the Madness story is now up and running at the cracking Seven Ragged Men website. Packed with the usual quotes from …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Evening all, We trust you’re all stuffed from eating far too much chocolate, and are now relaxing with very full stomachs. The exciting news this week is that following the success of this year’s Record Store Day, One Step Beyond charted at number 3 in …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Evening all, We being this week’s MIS with important news for those of you who’ve purchased tickets or the Bitts Park, Carlisle gig on the 9th June. This has now been moved to the 21st July. The band’s official Twitter feed tweeted the following update: …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Hello, and a warm welcome to this week’s edition of the MIS Online newsletter. This week Madness 40th anniversary tour grew yet further with new dates in the form of Bristol Downs, Bristol on the 1st September and AFAS Live, Amsterdam on 12th December. While …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome We begin this week’s issue of the MIS with the news that tickets have now sold out for Madness’ homecoming gig at Kenwood House, Hampstead. This massive concert, due to take place on 15th June, features a full scale orchestra accompanying the band, and clearly …