Martin Metcalfe’s AAA Edinburgh

Martin Metcalfe’s AAA Edinburgh

Iconic Edinburgh band Goodbye Mr Mackenzie celebrate the 30th anniversary of debut album Good Deeds and Dirty Rags with a double-header of gigs at Liquid Room on Saturday and Sunday. (25-26 May). Goodbye Mr MacKenzie released their first album, Good Deeds and Dirty Rags, in 1989. It entered the UK charts at No.16 and the band quickly attracted a large, loyal support north of the border. Incredible live shows and singles like the Rattler further…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: The Filthy Tongues, Come On Home

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: The Filthy Tongues, Come On Home

The Filthy Tongues, who topped AAA’s Scottish Albums of the Year poll in 2016, are back with brand single Come On Home – and it’s our Hottest Record of the Week. You can listen to it here. Veterans of the Edinburgh indie scene, The Filthy Tongues have occupied a unique place at the heart of Scottish alternative rock in various manifestations since the mid-80s. Martin Metcalfe, Fin Wilson and Derek Kelly were the core-members of…

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Martin Metcalfe’s AAA Edinburgh

Martin Metcalfe’s AAA Edinburgh

Martin Metcalfe was frontman of Goodbye Mr Mackenzie, one of the most acclaimed bands ever to rise through the ranks of the Edinburgh music scene. Then he was in Angelfish, the band Shirley Manson left to join Garbage. Since then, Metcalfe has continued to occupy a unique place at the heart of Scottish alternative rock. His current band, The Filthy Tongues (with former Mackenzies bandmates Fin Wilson and Derek Kelly), may just be his best yet. The band’s debut…

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