ROLLING STONE: These Charming Men: Hear the Smiths’ Johnny Marr and Andy Rourke Reunite for First New Song in 35 Years

BY KORY GROW SOURCE HALF OF THE Smiths — guitarist Johnny Marr and bassist Andy Rourke — have reunited for their first recording together in 35 years. “Strong Forever” is a new track by Blitz Vega, a group featuring Rourke and former Happy Mondays guitarist Kav Blaggers, which they co-produced with DJ Z-Trip. “We’ve got the love, we’ve got the power,” […]

Blitz Vega

One of the most revered bass players in alternative music, Andy Rourke helped craft the iconic sound of the ’80s with The Smiths, who critics have called the most important alternative rock band to emerge from the British independent music scene of the 1980s. Based in NYC since 2009, composing, writing and recording on various […]