was founded in 1994 as the Wanky Balls festival in north London.
And where did the paper get that startling bit of knowledge from?
The Big Chill's page on Wikipedia. Oh dear.
As Kat Arney - who spotted the error - said in her blogpost yesterday:
Looks like someone’s been having a bit of childish fun editing the page – and also that someone at the Independent should check their facts a bit better.