Archive for the ‘The Humans’ Category

Bill Rieflin: 1960 – 2020

March 26th, 2020

Read Toyah’s moving tribute to Bill Rieflin.

Rest in Peace, Bill Rieflin

March 25th, 2020

Terrible news! Bill Rieflin of Nine Inch Nails, Swans, REM, Ministry, King Crimson, The Humans has died at the age of 59.

Toyah Discography: Rediscover Your Favourite Music!

September 26th, 2019

Toyah & The Humans back catalogue is available to stream and download now by clicking on the iconic album artwork imagery below. #Toyah #discography #albums #1980s #1990s #2000s #2010s #pop #rock #thehumans #billrieflin #desire #ophelia #velvetlinedshell #taketheleap

Official Toyah: Toyah LP Countdown…

February 27th, 2019

It’s the penultimate day of the 40th Music Anniversary Official Toyah LP Countdown. Over the last few days there have been entries for Kiss Of Reality, Take The Leap!, Dreamchild, 90s Compilations, Velvet Lined Shell, We Are The Humans, This Fragile Moment, Sugar Rush and Strange Tales. Check in tomorrow for the final entrie(s)… See our previous posts about the countdown here and here. Click below to visit the Official Toyah Instagram.


Telling Strange Tales @ The Britannia: More Photos

June 2nd, 2015

More photos from April’s Telling Strange Tales UK tour by The Humans. These are from the final gig at The Britannia. Click below to view larger versions of these at Dreamscape’s Gallery. (Thanks to Angus | Photos © Angus Turner)


The Acoustic Album/Strange Tales

May 16th, 2015

The 2014 edition of The Acoustic Album and last year’s third album by The Humans, Strange Tales, are both now available to order/buy online on CD. Further info at Click below to go directly to the Burning Shed store.


Telling Strange Tales @ The 100 Club: Further Photos

April 23rd, 2015

A final selection of photos from Toyah & The Humans’ Telling Strange Tales tour. These are from The 100 Club, London last Saturday. Click below to view larger versions of these, and many more, at Dreamscape’s Gallery – scroll down to the fourth set of photos. (Thanks to Mark | Photos © Mark Evans)


Telling Strange Tales @ The Britannia: More Photos

April 22nd, 2015

More photos from Sunday’s final Telling Strange Tales gig at The Britannia. Toyah & The Humans – They came, they saw, they conquered! Click below to view larger versions of these, and many more, at Dreamscape’s Gallery. (Thanks to Brian | Photos © Brian Marsh)


Telling Strange Tales @ The Britannia, Chatham: Photos

April 22nd, 2015

Photos from Sunday’s Toyah & The Humans gig at The Britannia in Chatham, Kent. Click below to view larger versions of these, and more, at Dreamscape’s Gallery. ( Thanks to Ian [1-5] and Asher [6] | Photos © Ian Davis [1-5] & Asher Meekins [6] )


Telling Strange Tales @ The 100 Club: More Photos

April 21st, 2015

More of Damon’s photos from Saturday’s Toyah & The Humans gig at The 100 Club, London. Click below to view larger versions of these, and many more, at Dreamscape’s Gallery. (Thanks again to Damon | Photos © Damon King)


Telling Strange Tales @ The 100 Club: Set List

April 21st, 2015

The set list for Saturday’s gig. Thanks to Damon. Thanks also to Merx and Ian Davis who sent details about the Gloucester and Chatham set lists.  Click below to view a larger version of these, and more, at Dreamscape’s Gallery. (Photos © Damon King)


Severn FM/Lorraine: Transcripts @ TW Interview Archive

April 21st, 2015

sevlorr15aFull transcripts of two recent Toyah interviews are now available to read at The Toyah Willcox Interview Archive.

Severn FM’s The Encyclopaedia of Rock radio appearance, with Toyah and Bill Rieflin talking about The Humans and the Telling Strange Tales tour, and Toyah guesting on ITV’s Lorraine, again discussing The Humans, and much more.

Click below to visit the website.

Telling Strange Tales @ The 100 Club: Photo

April 21st, 2015

A great photo of Toyah onstage at The 100 Club at Saturday’s Toyah & The Humans gig. I’ll be adding this and more from The 100 Club as well as photos from Sunday’s gig at The Britannia Chatham, to Dreamscape’s Gallery soon. (Thanks to Damon | Photo © Damon King)


• Watch/Listen to a selection of footage/songs from Saturday’s Telling Strange Tales gig at the Toyah Fan Videos You Tube channel. (Thanks to Lärwi)

Telling Strange Tales: News Archive

April 19th, 2015

The Humans tour ends tonight – Revisit Telling Strange Tales by browsing Dreamscape’s News.


Toyah & The Humans @ The 100 Club

April 19th, 2015

humans15wToyah and Bill Rieflin onstage last night at The 100 Club, London.

Toyah tweeted this great photo below yesterday, in the build up to the penultimate gig: “Back at the @100clubLondon after 35 years! It is chocka full 2nite“.

The Humans will be Telling Strange Tales for the final time on this tour tonight at The Britannia, Chatham. (Photo below © Toyah Willcox)


Telling Strange Tales @ Gloucester Guildhall: Photos

April 19th, 2015

Toyah & The Humans at Gloucester Guildhall last Tuesday. Click on the photo to view a larger version of this, and more, at the Live 2015 page at Dreamscape’s Gallery. (Thanks to Angus | Photo © Angus Turner)


Londonist: Things To Do In London This Weekend

April 18th, 2015

londonist15aThings To Do In London This Weekend: 18-19 April 2015

TOYAH WILLCOX: Toyah — yes TOYAH — performs an intimate gig alongside The Humans tonight at the 100 Club on Oxford Street. 18+. £12, 7pm.

Toyah & The Humans: Newsy Bits & Pieces!

April 18th, 2015

humans15cTelling Strange Tales: This weekend sees the final two concerts of The Humans’ Telling Strange Tales tour – The 100 Club, London and The Britannia, Chatham.

Twitter: Toyah has been tweeting about the gigs: “Southampton Talking Heads was possibly best HUMANS gig ever ….AWESOME“, “THE HUMANS shows r going from strength 2 strength. 2nite swansea. 2morrow LONDON! We will rock u“.

AGMP Concerts: There’s 2 chances to see Toyah and The Humans this weekend, #london #chatham. Get your tickets now!

You Tube: The Humans (feat. Toyah) live 11 April 2015 at Trading Boundaries: 1. Get in Your Car (from the album ‘Strange Tales’), 2. Amnesia (from the album ‘Strange Tales’), 3. Smalltown Psychopath (from the album ‘Sugar Rush’), 4. Sea of Size (from the album ‘Sugar Rush’), 5. Put a Woman on the Moon (from the album ‘Sugar Rush’), 6. Demigod (from the album ‘We Are the Humans’) – Watch/Listen here…

South Wales Evening Post: Toyah & The Humans

April 17th, 2015

swep15aToyah Willcox to play Uplands venue with band The Humans

Homo Sapians began to evolve 200,000 years ago, but The Humans first appeared in Estonia in 2007.

The band is fronted by Toyah Willcox, who first announced herself to British cultural consciousness in the late seventies, first in Jubilee, the seminal piece of punk celluloid, and then forging her own solo musical career with a string of top 40 UK hits during the eighties, an explosion of colour and energy.

• Continue reading at the South Wales Evening Post.

Kent Online: Chris Wong

April 16th, 2015

kentonline15aDrummer Chris Wong playing with Toyah and the Humans plus Scarlett and the Cherry Reds in Medway and Thanet

If you plan to spend this weekend taking it easy, spare a thought for busy musician Chris Wong.

Not only will Chris be performing with Toyah and the Humans at Chatham on Sunday, but before that he will be multi-tasking on drums and percussion with blues and rockabilly trio Scarlett Rae and the Cherry Reds in Broadstairs on Friday, April 17.

Chris is mainly known as Toyah’s guitarist/bassist but, in this latter line up, he and frontwoman Andeecorr Price, otherwise known as Scarlett, form the driving rhythm section.

• Continue reading at Kent Online.

Severn FM: Toyah & The Humans Interview

April 16th, 2015

severnfm15aThe interview with Toyah and Bill Rieflin, which aired on Monday night on Severn FM’s The Encyclopaedia of Rock, is now available to listen to online.

Beginning at approximately 43 minutes into the programme. Toyah talks the history of The Humans, and the album Strange Tales – with a play of the wonderful Amnesia – The second part of the interview, which includes Bill Rieflin explaining how he initially became a member of The Humans, begins at approximately 59 minutes in and runs for around 12 minutes.

• Listen here. (Click on 13/04/15 Aerosmith Von Hertzen Toyah and The Humans)