The following news story appeared on the T&M homepage:
08/04: ALVIN GIBBS CUSTOM BASS STRINGS
U.K. Subs four-stringer Mr Alvin Gibbs now has his own custom range of bass strings through the Skull Strings company in France.
Illustrating this news story is one of the new pack covers.
Alvin has commented that:
"...living in France, it’s gratifying to me for have an association with a French company, especially one that has embraced and offered such generous deals to other musicians from within the Punk Rock fraternity. They sound and play great, and I’m very much looking forward to thrashing out my basslines on these suckers on the U.K. Subs’ forthcoming UK Spring tour..."