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The Proclaimers' Festival Performance Marred By Crush

The I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) hitmakers were performing at T in the Park in their native Scotland when a security barrier collapsed under the weight of an audience surge. Security stewards...

Richard Hawley And Grandmaster Flash Among Camp Bestival 2013 Highlights [Photos]

Richard Hawley plays one of his many splendid guitars.Camp Bestival 2013 took over the weekend (August 2nd - 4th) at Lulworth Castle in Dorset last week, with some superb live headline and DJ sets each...

As Fans Gather For 'T In The Park,' Police Crack Down On Drugs

The sun is shining, the line-up is terrific; T in the Park 2013 is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary with thousands of fans and seven stages. Performers during the three day festival will include...

David Tennant Writes Album Foreword For The Proclaimers

British actor David Tennant has declared his love for Scottish rockers The Proclaimers by writing a foreword for the group's 25th anniversary album.The former Doctor Who star has penned a heartfelt tribute for the duo's...

Matt Lucas Lands Music Video Director Job

British funnyman Matt Lucas has offered up his directing skills for singing duo The Proclaimers' new video.The I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) hitmakers - twins Charlie and Craig Reid - have been friends with the...

The Proclaimers Snub U.s. Gigs To Support Soccer Team

Scottish singing duo The Proclaimers have turned down lucrative concerts in the U.S. to watch their beloved soccer team play a vital match.The I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) hitmakers were offered the chance to stage...

Stone Roses And Killers To Headline V

Stone Roses and The Killers are to headline this year's Virgin Media V Festival.The reformed Manchester band and the 'Somebody Told Me' hitmakers will top the bill at the annual event, which takes place in...

The Proclaimers To Play At Gerry Rafferty Tribute

Scottish singing duo The Proclaimers will be among the stars performing at a tribute show in honour of late musician Gerry Rafferty.The Baker Street icon passed away in January (11) after suffering liver failure, and...

Rafferty Laid To Rest In Scotland

Singing duo THE PROCLAIMERS were among hundreds of fans who turned out to pay their last respects to singer GERRY RAFFERTY as he was laid to rest in Scotland on Friday morning (21Jan11).The Baker Street...

Boyd To Wed

LORD OF THE RINGS star BILLY BOYD is set to marry his long term partner by the end of the year (10) - and he wants THE PROCLAIMERS to perform at the wedding.The Scottish actor,...

Proclaimers' Desperate For Stewart Cover

Scottish rockers THE PROCLAIMERS are desperate for one of their songs to be covered by fellow countryman ROD STEWART. The duo - famed for their 1989 hit song (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - have...

Lydon 'Clashes' With Pursey In Us Embassy

Punk idol JOHN LYDON became embroiled in a vicious brawl with music rival JIMMY PURSEY in London's US Embassy, according to the SHAM 69 frontman himself. Former SEX PISTOL Lydon, also known as JOHNNY...

Belle And Sebastian Top Scottish List

Rockers BELLE AND SEBASTIAN have been voted the best Scottish band of all time. The I'M A CUCKOO stars beat off competition from TRAVIS, WET WET WET and PRIMAL SCREAM to head Scots magazine...

Geldof Stages Fish Aid

LIVE AID mastermind SIR BOB GELDOF has turned his attentions to saving the Scottish fishing industry with a music festival. The Irish rocker won unanimous praise for his efforts with the global pop concert...

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