Primal Scream have announced details on a string of Scottish
dates set to take place in June.
The trio of intimate shows are the first from the band since
completed their 18-month jaunt in support of the reissue of their
1991 breakout album, 'Screamadelica', last year.
The shows will kick off at Inverness Ironworks on June 14, before
heading on to the Aberdeen Music Hall on June 15. The band will
then wrap things up with a headline show at Edinburgh's Queens Hall
on June 16.
The Scottish dates will be the first live shows to take place
after bassist Gary 'Mani' Mountfield left to rejoin the The Stone
In a previous interview with NME, frontman Bobby Gillespie
jokingly revealed that they'd asked Happy Mondays maracas ace Bez
to replace him, but Bez told him he couldn't play.
Gillespie explained: "I was at an awards ceremony and
Bez said to me, 'What are you gonna do now that Mani's gone?' and I
said, 'Can you play the bass, Bez?' How cool would that be? Bass
and maracas! He was like, 'I'd love to do it Bob, but I can't
Primal Scream are currently working on the follow-up to their 2008
album 'Beautiful Future'.
Primal Scream will be performing at the following dates:
Inverness Ironworks (June 14)
Aberdeen Music Hall (15)
Edinburgh Queens Hall (16)