Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Hello and welcome to this latest edition of the Madness Information Service newsletter. Back in our 1,000th issue we ran a competition to win one of Lee Thompson’s vintage Madness T-shirt Stash. Well, we can now congratulate Gary Brownjohn of Essex. Your T-shirt will be in the …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Hello, and a warm welcome to this week’s edition of the MIS Online newsletter. With September at an end, there’s a mere two months to go until this year’s Madness Weekender in Minehead kicks off at Butlins. If you’ve yet to purchase tickets then don’t …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome The big news this week is the return of THE Madness. The 1988 album has been added to streaming services, Spotify, Napster, Deezer, Rhapsody, Tidal and Apple Music. It’s also available again as a download from Google Play and iTunes. Amazon music have it too, with …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome We begin this week’s MIS with the news that line-up details to 2018’s “An Evening With Suggs and Friends”, has now been revealed. The event, taking place in London on 1st November, is being run to raise money for pancreatic cancer research. The line-up will …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome We begin on a non Madness note as news recently came out via Horace that a Specials album is in the works with a possible release date of the first quarter of next year.  Paul, here at MIS has heard 3 tracks and says the …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome While the forthcoming Madness Christmas tour may be some months off yet dates are already starting to sell out. Two venues are now listed on the official Madness web site as having sold their ticket allocation and these are Hull on the 18th December and …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome We begin this dreary August Bank Holiday edition of the MIS with a request to help support Rhoda Dakar and get her Facbook and Twitter accounts more likes and followers. Simply point your web browsers over to https://www.facebook.com/rhodadakarofficial for more information. As an added incentive, …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome This week we were pleased to learn that The Silencerz had been busy behind the scenes, putting together their first ever email newsletter. Issue one has just landed, and if you missed it there’s no need to panic as we’ve re-printed it for you elsewhere …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome With Madness’ summer gigs all knocked on the head, fans now have a three month wait until the next chance to catch the band live. Running from Friday 30th November to Monday 3rd December, the Madness Weekender in Minehead is currently the next opportunity you’ll …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Hello, and a very warm welcome to this week’s edition of the MIS Online Newsletter. You can tell that we’re in the traditionally news sparse summer months at the moment, as Madness related articles landing in the MIS mailbox have slowed to a trickle. Even the …