The rock and pop world was well and truly rocked this week with the news that popular combo The Independent Alliance was to “split”. Several members had left on “identity” grounds and would form their own beat combo called the “The Progressives” with Jimmy Capstick on lead vocals. However, sources close the remaining Alliance members felt that The Progressives were unable to handle their new found fame and were finding it increasingly hard to “deliver the goods”. When asked for a comment, Jane Branley, lead guitarist with the group, said “Jimmy who?”
In a separate development, diva Pottsy Panns announced the release of a new Conservative CD, entitled “40 Minute of Complete Silence”. The CD is set for release in May 2008, but then again it might not; Pann’s will first check to see which way the wind is blowing and then decide.