Rock &' POP.

Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least ten days before publication tor Glasgow to Fiona Shepherd at, by post or by tax on 0141 353 2803 and for Edinburgh to Henry Horthmore at henryGlistcomk, by post or by tax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Mark Robertson, Henry Horthmore and Fiona Shepherd.

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Ticket information

Tickets for most shcws can be obtained in advance from:

Tickets Scotland 239 Argyle Street. Glasgow 0141204 5151.

Tickets Scotland 127 Rose Street. Edinburgh, 0131 220 3234.

Ripping Records 91 South Bridge. 0131226 7010.

Way Ahead 0141 339 8383.

Due to the fire in the Cowgate/ South Bridge/Chambers Street area over 7/8 Dec, venues and events in the area are expected to be affected to some degree. At the time of going to press, exact details and the extent of the damage were still unconfirmed. Please contact venues or ticket vendors for more details, rescheduling, cancellations or venue changes.

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I Blue S1i(‘(‘. Pinnieston Quay. 0870 0404000. (3.30pm. £21. No age restriction on this show. liek! It‘s the average boy hand it's okay to like becaUse they're not remotely as bad as Westlife and they don‘t do ballads that

_ often. Which one‘s your favourite‘.’ ls it ; Lee. the one who thinks dolphins getting

caught in tuna nets is more tragic than I 1 September? ()r is it Duncan. the one who thinks . . . well. who knows what he thinks. but he looks pretty good. ()r is it one of those other guys who have somehow not registered on the radar yet‘.’ I The Datsuns, the Hellacopters and The Gaza Strippers Queen Margaret Union. 22 University (iardens. 339 9784. 7.30pm.

£10. ()ver- 14s show; under- 16s rnust be

accompanied by an adult. Much as we‘d

like to watch Duncan frotn Blue for a third consecutive night. we must instead demand your presence at this behemoth

of a rock gig. co-starring veteran dumb rockers the llellacopters and young antipodean challengers the Datsuns who make a joyous racket in tribute to AC/DC. Motorhead and other primitive rock‘n'roll combos.

I Speedway and El Presidente

King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St

Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5.

I Left Hand Element, Secondskin, Kaddish, Madman

: is Absolute and Godplayer The

(‘athouse. 15 Union Street. 248 (i606. 7.15pm. £4.50. ()ver- 14s show. Metal Recon night.

I Berkeley Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club). 200 (‘lyde Street. 0870 907 099‘). 8.30pm. £4. limo rockers from

- Donegal who recorded their debut album

Hope. l’nrvt’rs and Bubblegum with punk

1 icon Steve Albini and who have played

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with the likes of Jimmy liat World. Rival Schools and Sparta.

I Stone Whisper, Sleeping Prophets and The Line Changes Nice'n‘Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8pm. £4. Line-up of unsigned indie acts. promoted by Forbidden Fruit.

I Franz Ferdinand and Uncle John and Whitelock West 13th. 11—<l3 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. £2.

I A Close Last, Fracture and Tear Jerk The 13th Note Cafe. 50—60 King

' Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Punk.

I Amarillo (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road To”. 42‘) 5390. 7.30pm. £4 (£3 members). (‘hristmas party night at the ()pry. which means a mighty fine hoedown. And bingo.

I Robbie Tribute Bourbon Street. 108 (ieorge Stieet. 5520141. 7pm. £7.50 (£29.50 with dinner).

I Freeview, Little City and The Foxy Mops (‘ellar Bar. Ramada Jarvis (Ingram) Hotel. 100 Miller Street. 553 2515. 8.30pm. Free.

I Kudu .\1c(‘huill‘s. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.

I The Pendulums and Impossible Flower Tchai ()vna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. £2. Psychedelic folk rock sounds.

I The Vagabonds The Scotia.

1 127114 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s. ()7 71 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. I Live Music Tinderbox. 18‘) Byres Road. 33‘) 3108. 9pm. Free. Acoustic music.

I Live Music Beanscenc. 5 (‘resswell Lane. 334 (i776. 8pm. Free.


I Squander Pilots, Nibushi Shang Hong and Latent Heat The Soundgarden. Starka. 352 Brandon Street. 01098 270 ()44. 9pm. £2. Triple bill of upcoming young bands.


I Murderdolls and the Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £10. Schlock rock side-project from Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison who. if the publicity shots of Murderdolls are anything to go on. doesn't look any different without his tnask.

I Jason Ringenberg The Village. It» South Fort Street. Leith. 478 7810. 7.30pm. £7. Rocked tip folk and frotn the Jason and the Scorchers frontman playing solo and with the Sunshine Delay.

I Hell is for Heroes, Rueben and Tyler Studio 24. (‘alton Road. 558 3758. 8pm. £7. llotly tipped British rock act that rose from the ashes of Symposium.

I Nine Miles High, eastcoastsoltrockproject, the Thing Upstairs and We Become Less Bannerman’s. 212 (‘owgatc. 556 3254. 8.45pm. £3. A mixed bag of live sounds.

I Full on Nights The (‘anons' (iait. 232 (‘anongate. 556 4481. 9pm. £2. An open mic session with a headlining band each week. Xmas band night special with

the Rich Hill. the Zips. Kabuki. the Angel

(‘onversation and 21 Against.

I Out of the Bedroom Waverley Bar. 1 St Mary‘s St. 557 1050. 9pm-midnight. Free. Open mic session for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. ()riginal music only with the chance to record a set on four-track just bring a blank tape.


I Bjorn Again and Jason Donovan Sli(‘(‘. Pinnieston Quay. 08700404000. 7pm. £18.50. .\'o age restriction on this show. 'l'is the season to dance around in an office party style to the world‘s premier Abba impersonators. with support from Kylic’s down-at-hcel former play mate.


Idlewild These shows herald the end of their most simultaneously successful and tumultuous year: they lost a bassist. gained a bassist and a guitarist and made their finest album yet in The Remote Part. See feature. Barrow/and. Glasgow. Mon 16 Dec; Corn Exchange. Edinburgh. Tue 17 Dec.

Radio 4 and the Faint Twin- pronged assault of electro rock madness from Noo Yoik's newest and meanest. See preview. Barf/y, Glasgow. Sat 74 Dec.

Reindeer Section Gary Lightbody and his raggle-taggle gaggle of indie mafia cohorts do their bit for charity this show is in aid of homeless charity COLD. Highlights from their two exemplary albums are bound to please. Oil/1U. Glasgow. Sat 74 Dec.

The Black Heart Procession The musical equivalent of a David Lynch movie. TBHP brim with epic. gothic country darkness and pitch black humour. See preview. King Tut's. Glasgow. Sun 15 Dec.

Primal Scream The new long- player Evil Heat may have been patchy and their lacklustre T in the Park appearance a tad worrying but the Scream Team will undoubtedly redeem themselves at these indoor rock'n'roll shows. See preview. Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Mon 16 Dec; Barrow/and, Glasgow. Tue 77 Dec.

V-Nin Glasgow's own shambling expans—o-rock soul blues projectionists have already won over Rolling Stones producer Andrew Loog Oldham with their mindful scuzz now let them into your fickle heart. See preview. King Tut's. Glasgow, Thu 19 Dec.

We Still Believe in Father Christmas The fun-filled festive hootenanny does a double dunt this year. The Silver Pill. Degrassi and Pariah are among the local yokels putting their own cheeky twists on Yultide musical favourites. Bongo Club, Edinburgh, Tue 77 Dec; Barf/v Glasgow, Fri 20 Dec.

I Royksopp and FC Kahuna Barrowland. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4601. 8pm—1am. £12.50. Sexy Scandinavians enjoying another spurt of success with their .Wt-Im/v AM album of throbbing dance sounds and ambient atmospherics.