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Hello, Good Evening and Welcome As this issue of the MIS winds its way across the vast expanse of the internet Minehead will be playing host to hundreds of tired but very happy fans as this year’s Madness Weekender draws to a close. All being well, we’ll have reviews and …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Last Sunday Madness performed at Camden’s famous Electric Ballroom in an eagerly anticipated 40th anniversary gig. Keeping with the 40 year theme, the songs played were all from the band’s early years with the majority from the One Step Beyond album. Online reviews have been …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Good evening and welcome to this week’s edition of the MIS Online Bulletin. As this email blasts its way out across the ether of the internet many of our readers will be watching Madness as they perform for one night only at Camden’s legendary Electric …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Evening all, The MIS team are DJing at Specialized “The Big One 8”, which takes place this weekend. In the Q&A held at the event, Thommo commented that he’d recorded a track with Paul Weller, which he describes as sounding rather Supertramps. Weller apparently likes …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Three minutes! That’s all it took for the 1,000 ticket allocation for the rock-bottomed-priced Electric Ballroom tickets to be snapped-up, if our Madness friends on Facebook are to be believed. We knew they’d go fast. Just not quite so fast. Our concern is that the …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome We don’t usually pay much attention to billboards, but this week three interesting ones went up in Camden Town and Kentish Town NW5. The location of these are as follows; 1.  Camden Road railway station 2. Camden, next to The Hawley Arms 3. Kentish Town, …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Since last week’s MIS was blasted out across the internet the main topic of conversation on Facebook between Madness fans seems to have been the release of the “Before we was we” audio book. If you’d like to find out more about this release before …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Earlier this year, we heard snippets of a new song on the teaser adverts for the Past Present Future gigs at the Camden roundhouse. This track is the title of the book. Mike Barson revealed publicly at The Cheltenham Literary festival last Tuesday, that the …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome The “Past Present Future” banner for Madness at the end of their XL year has helped sell out three nights at The Roundhouse in Camden. Not only that, but it’s given us a teaser of new track “Before We was We” on the videos of …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome While many wait for the official launch of the Madness book “Before we Was we” on 10th October, 500 or so Madness fans have already been the lucky recipients of signed books which started landing on doormats during the course of this week gone by. …