John Robb...

John Robb

John Robb was born in Blackpool, fired by the punk rock DIY ethic he put together his legendary cult band the Membranes who toured the world and influenced countless bands. At the same time he started his own fanzine before moving onto the music press and writing for Sounds where he coined the phrase Britpop and was the first person to interview Nirvana, the Stone Roses and the whole of the emerging Manchester scene. from this platform he went onto be regular radio and TV pundit and presenter and author of best selling music culture books including 'Stone Roses and the Resurrection of British pop' and 'the oral History Of Punk rock. He is currently the boss of one of the UK's main music culture website Http://www.louderthanwar.com, fronts his band Goldblade and is finishing off a huge updated version of the Stone Roses book and is readying the punk book for a major American launch.