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Stuart Cable

Stuart Cable

(1970 – 2010)

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Stuart Cable

Stuart Cable
(1970 – 2010)

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Stuart Cable

(1970 – 2010)
About Stuart
This is a tribute to Stuart Cable who was a Welsh rock drummer and broadcaster, best known as the original drummer for the Welsh band, Stereophonics.
Stuart Cable grew up in the close-knit village of Cwmaman near Aberdare, on the same street as his friend, Stereophonics singer-songwriter and guitarist Kelly Jones.
Together with Kelly Jones's school friend Richard Jones, the trio began playing covers in working men's clubs from 1992, under the title Tragic Love Company. The band later changed their name to The Stereophonics after Stuart, searching for a different name, saw the word on a record player belonging to his father. Dropping the "The" from their name, they were the first artists signed to newly
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formed record label V2, created by Sir Richard Branson.
Stuart Cable also played drums for other bands, including Rhondda band NailBombs. During 1992/94 they recorded the E.P. "Raw Sex for Breakfast" at Sound Space Studio's Cardiff, which Cable sang lead vocals on. After Stuart Cable fully committed to the Stereophonics, he was replaced by ex-Rag Dolls frontman J.J.Cruz. Stuart Cable also sang lead vocal duties in Rhondda Band "Rich Bitch", and demos survive from this period.
Most recently, Stuart Cable had been drumming in his new Welsh band, Killing for Company. They were the first band to play the new Liberty Stadium in Swansea, supporting The Who.
In 2005, Cable co-hosted the Kerrang! Awards,
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and he also presented two shows on Kerrang! 105.2: the 'Cable and Caroline Show' with Caroline Beavon on Sunday mornings and "The Rock 'n' Roll Years" on weekday mornings. In November 2007, he joined XFM South Wales and hosted weekend shows until the station was sold on 30 May 2008. In April 2010, Stuart returned to BBC Radio Wales as the presenter of Saturday Night Cable, a show playing both old and new rock music.
Stuart Cable passed away on the 7th June 2010. This is a memorial dedicated to his life and his career. May he rest in peace.
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Stuart Cable

This is a tribute to Stuart Cable who was a Welsh rock drummer and broadcaster, best known as the original drummer for the Welsh band, Stereophonics.
Stuart Cable grew up in the close-knit village of Cwmaman near Aberdare, on the same street as his friend, Stereophonics singer-songwriter and guitarist Kelly Jones.
Together with Kelly Jones's school friend Richard Jones, the trio began playing covers in working men's clubs from 1992, under the title Tragic Love Company. The band later changed their name to The Stereophonics after Stuart, searching for a different name, saw the word on a record player belonging to his father. Dropping the "The" from their name, they were the first artists signed to newly...

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