Biffy Clyro kick off huge UK Tour at P&J Live Aberdeen

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11 March 2020
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Having recently announced details of their eagerly anticipated new album ‘A Celebration of Endings’, Biffy Clyro now reveal details of their first full-scale UK arena tour since 2016, including P&J Live, Aberdeen date on 25 September 2020.

The “champions of stadium rock” (The Guardian) start the tour with two huge shows in Scotland with P&J Live as their first tour date, and the schedule also includes gargantuan 20,000 capacity venues in London and Manchester.

Louise Stewart, Head of Entertainment at P&J Live commented, “We can’t wait to welcome Biffy back to Aberdeen, especially performing to a bigger crowd in our new venue. We know they’ll be a huge hit as they always put on an incredible performance and production, we expect tickets to sell fast.”

The news follows the release of two very different songs from the new album. The apocalyptic synths and bombastic beats of lead track ‘Instant History’ demonstrated the band’s continuing evolution, while the instant grat track‘End Of’presented a mix of their visceral roots and their ongoing flair for unpredictability.

The reaction demonstrates that Biffy Clyro remain at the top of the powers. ‘Instant History’ was premiered as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record in the World and was added straight to Radio 1’s B-list. It also went straight to the A-list at Absolute, Radio X and Virgin. And then ‘End Of’ was premiered by Zane Lowe at Beats 1.

Biffy Clyro’s approach to making ‘A Celebration of Endings’ was simple. Keep things fresh and maintain the wide-eyed wonder of what they do. Surprise themselves and each other. Push things to their furthest extremes. Their first building block in embracing the new was to turn to an old friend. In came Rich Costey, producer of ‘Ellipsis’.

“This is a very forward-looking album from a personal perspective and a societal perspective,” explains frontman Simon Neil. Sonically, Biffy Clyro playfully push the outer reaches of their sound to the extreme – often in the case of the same song.

‘A Celebration of Endings’ is the band’s eighth record and follows their previous two studio albums – ‘Ellipsis’ (2016) and ‘Opposites’ (2013) – both of which went straight to #1 on the Official Albums Chart.

Fans who pre-order the album from here by 4pm on Monday 16th March will receive access to an exclusive pre-sale for tour tickets. The pre-sale opens at 10am on Wednesday 18th March.

General tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday 20th March, available from pandjlive.com

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