Fact: Rising hip-hop trio Young Fathers have seen off competition from acts including Biffy Clyro, Edwyn Collins and Mogwai to win the 2014 Scottish Album of the Year Award for their 2013 record Tape Two.
Fact: Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro will be among the honorees at the upcoming Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards. The group will be presented with the Royal Albert Hall Best British Band prize at this year's (11) ceremony, which is due to take place in London on 1 July (11). Other stars already announced as prize-winners including Annie Lennox, Tinie Tempah and Status Quo.
Quote: "There'll be no mic throwing! We're going to get some string players in for some of the set to keep it edgy. It should be nice to play in a church." Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil promises the band's Mencap London charity show this week (23Nov07) will not be as violent as their now-infamous stage-wrecking performance at New York's CMJ festival last month (Oct07).
Fact: Biffy Clyro rocker SIMON NEIL set fire to his guitar before smashing the instrument on the stage at the Reading Festival in England on Saturday (25Aug07).