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Shirley Manson opens up on being “teenage cutter” in emotional Instagram post

Garbage's Shirley Manson has opened up about her own experiences with self-harm and offered emotional advice to young people experiencing similar problems. The rock singer described herself as a "teenage cutter" as she detailed her battles in a lengthy Instagram post. "Dear young people of the world, I was a teenage cutter. I would hurt myself with razors and penknives. Various...

Garbage’s Shirley Manson: “I don’t give a fuck about fame, I don’t give a fuck about legacy”

Hello Shirley Manson. How's everything going with Garbage? “The mood is good and buoyant. We’re in the middle of making a new record, and there are lots of good wee things happening around the band right now that take us down new avenues. It feels like fresh air in a funny way.” What can you tell us about progress on your next...

Cage The Elephant and Garbage lead new additions to Isle of Wight Festival 2019

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Cage The Elephant and Garbage are among the new additions to the line-up for this year's Isle of Wight Festival. This year's festival will take place from June 13-16, with Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, George Ezra and Biffy Clyro headlining. The likes of Cage The Elephant and Garbage have today (March 29) been confirmed as performers at the 2019 festival,...

Garbage, Phoebe Bridgers and more to perform at David Lynch’s Festival Of Disruption shows

David Lynch-curated event Festival of Disruption has announced that Garbage, Phoebe Bridgers, and LCD Soundsystem will perform at benefit shows in May. See the full line-up below. Read More: Shirley Manson on fame, ‘Version 2.0’, and what’s next for Garbage Taking place at the Brooklyn Steel venue in New York City, the two-day bill will also welcome Mercury Rev, The...

Garbage announce extended UK and European summer 2019 tour

Garbage have announced an extension to their UK and European 2019 tour this summer, adding a string of new dates. Announcing the news on social media this morning, the band said: "So our small exclusive Summer Tour 2019 got seriously elongated." Read More: 10 of Shirley Manson's most iconic moments They added: "We are very excited. Really hope you will come out to...

The biggest must-see acts at INmusic Festival 2019

Take the choice cuts of rock and alternative music from the past forty years. Airdrop them onto a magic island in a lake in one of the most stunning cities in Croatia, a country that has stunning cities like Dave has Mock The Week repeats. Charge, literally, about sixty quid for the entire three days. And you might well...

Suede and Garbage lead the new names joining INmusic festival line-up for 2019

Croatia's INmusic festival has announced the latest wave of acts, and it's led by the likes of Suede, Garbage and Kurt Vile & The Violators. The Zagreb festival returns once more between June 24th and June 26th, led by a line-up that includes the previously announced Foals & The Cure. However, it seems that the rest of the bill is equally...

Garbage share new song ‘Destroying Angels’ recorded with legendary punk band X

Garbage have digitally released their collaboration with legendary punk band X, 'Destroying Angels', after the single had a limited run on vinyl. The original Record Store Day: Black Friday release, which dropped on November 23 2018, previously had only 3,000 vinyl copies pressed. Listen to the single below. https://open.spotify.com/album/2z4PnZHxoUWf7WLtJft0iy?fbclid=IwAR3Rz3cQ7BbkGlZKf52p7oh_P_0NrmBMfx1pkS-btTQnGGd45f4TCfWB1NU The band wrote the song with John Doe and Exene Cervenka of X, which...

Pour your misery down: Garbage announce UK and Ireland shows for 2019

Garbage have announced details of tour dates in the UK and Ireland in 2019. Check out full dates and ticket details below. After singer Shirley Manson was named as the inaugural NME Icon at the 2018 NME Awards, the band spent the year touring in celebration of their seminal 1998 album 'Version 2.0' as well as working on a 'Roxy...

Watch Metallica cover Garbage’s ‘Stupid Girl’ on the opening night of their North American tour

Metallica kicked off the North American leg of their 'WorldWired' tour on Sunday (September 2) in Madison, Wisconsin and included a cover of Garbage's 'Stupid Girl' in the show. The cover appeared to pay tribute to the fact Garbage formed in Madison in 1993. After hearing about the performance, Garbage tweeted: "fucking love @Metallica". Watch Metallica cover A-ha's 'Take On...