Roddy is currently playing with his band The Skabilly Rebels, writing new material and recording.
The bands debut album "Blues Attack" was released last year so if you want to purchase the
record, or get more merchandise and more information on the man himself , go to-
THE SPECIALS - HYDE PARK
The band were extremely honoured to be asked to play the Closing Ceremony gig of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hyde Park on August 12th along with bands like Bombay Bicycle Club, New Order and Blur. The band pulled off a great set in front of 80,000, and endeared themsleves to a new legion of fans. Another piece of Specials history written.
Episode I : Gangsters
1978. Coventry. England. It was the end of the punk era, and time for a change. Enter stage left The Specials, with their infectious mixture of ska, reggae and punk rock....
May 2013 sees the return to the UK stages of The Specials. The dates cover a good deal of the UK with something for everyone somewhere.
The short tour comes on the back of their 6music asppearance for the BBC. Stay tuned to Specials2.com for pictures, video of Coventry's finest in action.
Tickets available from www.gigsandtours.com. Tickets went on sale on Wed. 5th December 2012 for Specials2 members and on Friday 9th December for general public sale.
See you at an event in 2013!
Projects - Neville
Neville and his band are often found touring the UK outside of his Specials duties.
A high energy night out is often Nev's trademark , so if you want to know more of where
he is gigging or simply find out more about the original rude boy go to www.nevillestaple.co.uk
Projects - Horace
As well as twanging his bass as a Special, Horace plays around Coventry with local bands
but is currently fully committed to his art projects which have featured in major areas of
the media and he has been the subject of major exhibitions.For more info - www.horacepanterart.com
After a rigorous few months playing at events and festivals all over the world, Terry & Brad are, as the others, taking a breather after a hectic 2012 that saw the culmination of dates end as they played the ultimate gig at the Olympics ceremony Closing gig ay Hyde Park on 12th August.
More on Brad at:
JOHN BRADBURY More on Terry at:
TERRY HALL INFO
Projects - Lynval
The rhythm master is currently resting up after the rigours of the Specials 2011 tour
in Seattle and has plans for a big project in 2012 including the writing of his memoirs
with Specials biographer Paul Williams.More from the man can be heard here -
Projects - Jerry
The General is currently plying his trade with his massive Spatial AKA orchestra, a showcase of
his modern space,Sun Ra arkestra influenced,rock,jazz,reggae and ska fusions to rave reviews
Often found Djing around the country as well,you can find more about Jerry at www.jerrydammers.com