Frightened Rabbit announce auction for mental health charity

Frightened Rabbit announce auction for mental health charity

Scottish indie band Frightened Rabbit are to auction musical equipment in aid of Tiny Changes, the mental health charity founded in memory of their late frontman, Scott Hutchison. The singer tragically took his own life last year after a battle with depression. His family recently announced the foundation of the charity, which is aimed at improving mental health in children and young people. The online auction sees the band selling off the gear that they…

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Frightened Rabbit release free recording of Scott Hutchison tribute show

Frightened Rabbit release free recording of Scott Hutchison tribute show

Scottish indie band Frightened Rabbit have released a “rough” recording of last year’s Scott Hutchison tribute show for free. A Celebration Of The Songs Of Scott Hutchison was held at New York’s Rough Trade in December 2018 and honoured the band’s late frontman, who tragically took his own life following a long battle with depression. Guests at the star-studded tribute show included Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard, The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn, The National’s…

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The Script and Frightened Rabbit up for SSE Scottish Music Awards

The Script and Frightened Rabbit up for SSE Scottish Music Awards

The SSE Scottish Music Awards have announced the final nominees for this year’s 20th ceremony – and Frightened Rabbit and The Script are among those up for awards. The Script are nominated for Best International Artist sponsored by Specsavers, Frightened Rabbit for the Song Writing Award sponsored by King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut and Gary Clark for the Music Business Award, sponsored by the Sir Reo Stakis Foundation. These artists join a host of nominees from…

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Frightened Rabbit announce first show since Scott Hutchison’s death

Frightened Rabbit announce first show since Scott Hutchison’s death

Scottish indie band Frightened Rabbit have announced their first live performance since the tragic death of singer Scott Hutchison. The band will play a special show at Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Bandstand on December 9. The gig will be part of the Scotland-wide event Sleep In The Park event, which also takes place in Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen, Dundee. Frightened Rabbit played the Edinburgh leg of the event last year. Sleep In The Park aims to raise around £6…

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Music festival to pay tribute to Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison

Music festival to pay tribute to Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison

Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival is set to pay tribute to Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit at the 2018 festival this August. The Scottish band were due to headline the Hot House stage where they were to perform their seminal album, The Midnight Organ Fight, in full. Sadly, Hutchison passed away in May this year and his loss has been felt throughout the music community by fans and fellow musicians alike. Frightened Rabbit have always been firm…

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Frightened Rabbit drummer opens up about his brother’s death

Frightened Rabbit drummer opens up about his brother’s death

In his first interview since the tragic loss of his brother and bandmate, Frightened Rabbit drummer Grant Hutchison has talked about raising awareness of depression and mental health. You can watch his interview below. Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison died last month after taking his own life following a battle with depression. Now, in his first interview since his brother’s death, Grant has told Planet Radio about people being more open about what they’re going…

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Watch Frank Turner cover Frightened Rabbit in tribute to Scott Hutchison

Watch Frank Turner cover Frightened Rabbit in tribute to Scott Hutchison

Folk/rock troubadour Frank Turner paid tribute to late singer Scott Hutchison at the weekend, covering the Frightened Rabbit track The Modern Leper. You can watch it here. Turner took to the stage during his gig at London”s Roundhouse on Friday (May 11,) to pay homage to his friend, whose tragic death was confirmed last week. Speaking before he played the track, Turner said: “We’ve got to the bit of the set now that I can…

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Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison confirmed dead by police

Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison confirmed dead by police

Police have confirmed that a body found at Port Edgar, between the Forth Road Bridge and Queensferry Crossing, is that of missing Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison. The discovery was made at around 8.30pm on Thursday. His family said they were “utterly devastated with the tragic loss of our beloved Scott”. A major search was launched after Hutchison left the Dakota hotel in South Queensferry at 1am on Wednesday morning. The 36-year-old Selkirk musician was…

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Body found in search for missing Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison

Body found in search for missing Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison

Police searching for Scott Hutchison, the missing Frightened Rabbit singer, have found the body of a man near South Queensferry. The discovery was made at Port Edgar at around 8.30pm last night. Formal identification is still to take place but Hutchison’s family have been informed. The police statement says: “Police in Edinburgh can confirm that the body of a man was found at Port Edgar near South Queensferry around 8.30pm on Thursday 10th May. “Formal…

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Concern grows over missing Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison

Concern grows over missing Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison

Scott Hutchison, lead singer of Scottish indie band Frightened Rabbit, has been reported missing amid concerns for his welfare. The 36-year-old has not been seen since he left the Dakota Hotel in South Queensferry at 1am on Wednesday. The Selkirk musician was reported missing by his family, and police are appealing for information on his whereabouts. A message on the Frightened Rabbit’s official Twitter page said he may be “fragile.” It reads: “We are worried about Scott,…

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