IN THIS ISSUE … 1 – THE EDITOR SPEAKS – This weeks news in brief 2 – REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL – Vince Foley looks back on the highs and lows of Ian Dury’s eventful life and gives us `reasons to be cheerful`. 3 – TOTAL MADNESS – TOTAL REQUIREMENT …

REMEMBERING IAN DURY For those of you who don’t know, musician Ian Dury has lost his long and public battle against cancer of the liver at the age of 57. The singer died peacfully at his home on Monday with his family, his record company East Central One, said. Despite …

IN THIS ISSUE … 1 – THE EDITOR WRITES – Latest news and information in brief. 2 – THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN – NUTTY SOUNDS – Finally, after many hours of painstaking uploading, I’ve finally got my new “Nutty Sounds” section up on my site. A grand total of 28 mp3’s …

IN THIS ISSUE … 1 – THE EDITOR WRITES – Latest news and information in brief. 2 – PLR MADMAIL – The latest catalogue from Madness stockist PLR Madmail is currently doing the rounds, so what better excuse do we have to give you all a run down on what’s …

IN THIS ISSUE … 1 – THE EDITOR WRITES – Latest news and information in brief. 2 – THE MADDEST GROUP IN THE WORLD – Taken from a 1985 edition of Smash Hits and painstakingly typed-up by MIS Online subscriber, Steve Saunders… After a two year break, Madness return with …

IN THIS ISSUE … 1 – THE EDITOR WRITES – Latest news and information in brief. 2 – SIMON MULVANEY REVIEWS DFF – The TMML subscriber lets us all know what he thinks of Madness’ latest gem. 3 – IT’S THE MADDEST SITE ON EARTH!!! – Those of you who …

IN THIS ISSUE … 1 – THE EDITOR WRITES – Latest news and gossip. 2 – JOHNNY THE HORSE, THE LOST VERSE – Whilst the original track is no doubt a classic. In the eyes of MIS Online subscriber, MTB it could do with a little polishing… 3 – ANOTHER …

IN THIS ISSUE … 1 – THE EDITOR WRITES – This weeks news and information in brief. 2 – ONE STEP BEHIND – Latest tour dates and contact details courtesy of Brendan Phipps 3 – THAT MADNESS/VIRGIN PROMOTIONAL THING… – Mark Bedford gives us some background information regarding the recent …

IN THIS ISSUE … 1 – THE EDITOR WRITES – Latest news in brief. 2 – VOTE FOR FRED FOR LONDON’S MAYOR – London’s finest band, the one and only Madness, have joined the world of politics in the run-up to the London Mayoral election. Their new single “Drip Fed …

IN THIS ISSUE … 1 – THE EDITOR WRITES – This week news and information in brief. 2 – NUTTY SOUNDS 1 AND 2 – When, in 1986 I completed my Madness CD collection, I started to look for new stuff only available on bootlegs, live concerts, rarities, etc, but …