MOJO Magazine - January 2005 issue
Drummer Rob Heaton (b.1961) drove New Model Army's distinctive percussive sound. In his 15 years with NMA he co-wrote a number of their biggest tunes, including Green And Grey. A successful brain tumour operation in 1998 saw him leave the band. More rcently he encouraged young Bradford based musicians through his Fresh Milk development project and recorded with the Gardeners of Eden. He died on November 4 of pancreatic cancer.