RIP Poly Styrene

April 26th, 2011 · Comments Off on RIP Poly Styrene

From The Guardian: “Poly Styrene, best known as the frontwoman with 1970s punk group X-Ray Spex, has died. Styrene was receiving treatment for an advanced form of breast cancer when she passed away yesterday (Monday 25 April). She was 53.”

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VIDEO: Poly Styrene “Black Christmas”

December 7th, 2010 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Poly Styrene “Black Christmas”

Highly revered for her time in the short-lived X-Ray Spex, Poly Styrene has flown way under the radar since her teenage punk days. Known for her brash banshee wail, Styrene sang on one of the finest punk rock records of all time, Germ Free Adolescents. After suffering a nervous breakdown from constant gigging by age […]

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