The Lovely Eggs to return to Edinburgh on autumn tour

The Lovely Eggs to return to Edinburgh on autumn tour

Psychedelic punks The Lovely Eggs have announced new live dates for the autumn – including a visit to Edinburgh. The Lovely Eggs, whose latest album This Is Eggland was released in February, have been hailed as one of the most unique, innovative and genuine bands on the British Underground music scene. Setting themselves apart from the mainstream, they’ve built up a cult following which is due to blow wide open with their mild-melting new album,…

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The Walking Dead’s Jeffrey Dean Morgan hits out at “rude and creepy” fans taking pictures of his house

The Walking Dead’s Jeffrey Dean Morgan hits out at “rude and creepy” fans taking pictures of his house

The Walking Dead star Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who plays arch villain Negan in the hit zombie series, has hit out at fans who turn up on his doorstep to take pictures. The actor took to Twitter to blast the “rude and creepy” behaviour by some fans and asked them to respect his privacy. “Dear people that think it’s a solid plan to come to our house, take pictures, drive up to house, knock on door……

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Review: An Office And A Gentleman, Edinburgh Playhouse

Review: An Office And A Gentleman, Edinburgh Playhouse

It’s one of the most iconic romances ever to be told on the big screen – and now An Officer And A Gentleman flies into the Edinburgh Playhouse as part of its first ever UK tour. Based on true events and the Oscar-winning ​film of the same name, An Officer And A Gentleman tells the story of the motorbike riding, troubled army recruit Zach Mayo (Jonny Fines) and fellow cadet​ ​Sid Worley​ ​(Ian McIntosh) ​​as…

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Line-up revealed for Innis & Gunn Scottish Comedy Festival

Line-up revealed for Innis & Gunn Scottish Comedy Festival

All too often Scottish comedians seem to be forgotten during the world’s biggest arts festival, which is odd, seeing as it takes place every August in – yes, you guessed it – Scotland. So for the last six years the Scottish Comedy Festival has been providing a Fringe venue dedicated to highlighting the talent that entertains Scottish audiences all year round, and in 2018, after teaming up with Edinburgh-based brewers Innis & Gunn, they’re proud to…

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Breaking Bad creator “desperately wants” Walt and Jesse in Better Call Saul

Breaking Bad creator “desperately wants” Walt and Jesse in Better Call Saul

Breaking Bad stars Walter White and Jesse Pinkman could be set to return to the small screen after the show’s creator, Vince Gilligan, revealed that he’s determined to reunite the pair. As he prepares for the release of Breaking Bad spin-off series Better Call Saul‘s fourth season next month, Gilligan admitted that he’s hell bent on getting them together again. Speaking to EntertainmentWeekly to mark Breaking Bad’s 10th anniversary, he said: “I desperately want to…

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Bay City Rollers founder Alan Longmuir dies age 70

Bay City Rollers founder Alan Longmuir dies age 70

Bay City Rollers founder Alan Longmuir has died following a short illness. Just weeks after he was flown back to the UK from Mexico, where he had contracted an illness, the Edinburgh-born musician passed away in hospital this morning (July 2) at the age of 70. He was surrounded by family and friends. Liam Rudden, writer/director of the hit Fringe show I Ran With The Gang, and a close friend of Longmuir, said: “Having worked closely…

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Shirley Manson opens up about her struggles with fame, a cancer scare, and how she came to enjoy Garbage’s success

Shirley Manson opens up about her struggles with fame, a cancer scare, and how she came to enjoy Garbage’s success

Ahead of Garbage’s visit to the Festival Theatre in September, Edinburgh-born singer Shirley Manson has discussed her struggles with fame, a cancer scare, and how she came to enjoy the band’s worldwide success in a new interview with NME. Garbage recently released a 20th anniversary of Version 2.0 ahead of a tour that sees them visit the Capital on September 4. This year’s NME Icon winner told the magazine: “When Version 2.0 came out it…

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TRNSMT, Day 2 round-up: Liam Gallagher dusts off the hits

TRNSMT, Day 2 round-up: Liam Gallagher dusts off the hits

Tens of thousands of music lovers once again flocked from across the world to a sold out Glasgow Green for day two of Scotland’s biggest music festival, and as TRNSMT fans bathed in glorious temperatures – with Glasgow reaching higher temperatures than Madrid – it was hot, hot, hot both on and off the stages. Kicking things off on the Main Stage were Glasgow’s very own The LaFontaines, who braved planes, trains and automobiles to…

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TRNSMT, Day 3 round-up: Arctic Monkeys deliver the goods

TRNSMT, Day 3 round-up: Arctic Monkeys deliver the goods

Music fans arrived in their tens of thousands for the third day of incredible performances on TRNSMT’s tropical Glasgow Green to see the UK festival exclusive of one of indie music’s biggest names. Arctic Monkeys were joined on-stage by friend and fellow TRNSMT performer Miles Kane, topping the bill alongside giants Interpol, Blossoms, Nothing But Thieves and Sigrid. Tom Grennan opened proceedings, bringing his signature singer-songwriter sound to the festival, with a huge response to…

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Morrissey cancels entire UK tour – including Edinburgh gig

Morrissey cancels entire UK tour – including Edinburgh gig

Morrissey has cancelled all of his UK and European tour dates in July – including his visit to Edinburgh next week – because of ‘logistical problems’, his management has announced. The former Smiths frontman had been due to play the Usher Hall on Wednesday, 4 July, before two shows at Castlefield Bowl in his hometown of Manchester on 7 and 8 July. He also had shows scheduled for Portsmouth and Reading during the month. A…

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