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Rockness 2012 in photos

  • Loch Ness was home to mysterious snaky pop monsters at the weekend (8-10 June) as RockNess came to its shores. Here's Friendly Fires playing top support to Biffy Clyro on Sunday night. Click through for more highlights.

    Photo: Rob Ball

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • While the rest of the UK was up to its oxters in torrential rain, RockNess punters pretended it was almost summer.

    Photo: Paul Campbell

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • Friday night headliners Mumford & Sons kept that forthcoming second album juggernaut rolling.

    Photo: Rob Ball

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • Nice to see the fellow from V For Vendetta enjoying a bit of downtime.

    Photo: Paul Campbell

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • Biffy Clyro gave the festival a raucous rock behemoth send-off on Sunday evening.

    Photo: Paul Campbell

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • Jonathan Pierce led The Drums through what he later claimed was their last show for a year.

    Photo: Paul Campbell

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • Local-ish heroes The View drew a huge crowd to hear a smattering of their new material.

    Photo: Rob Ball

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • Ed Sheeran headlined the Golden Voice Arena on Friday evening, mere minutes after he'd guested with Wretch 32. The man's ubiquitous.

    Photo: Rob Ball

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • Mystery Jets' Blaine Harrison on Friday night.

    Photo: Rob Ball

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • The Clash Arena was so oversubscribed for The View that the tent almost came down.

    Photo: Paul Campbell

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • Disco came to the Highlands with legend Nile Rodgers leading the current incarnation of Chic.

    Photo: Paul Campbell

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • The dapper Charlie Fink leads Noah And The Whale, just below Eel Pie pals Mumford & Sons on the bill.

    Photo: Rob Ball

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • Crowd-surfing's pretty cultured up in Scotland.

    Photo: Paul Campbell

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • The antipodean Bill Bailey, Tim Minchin gave it the rock star shapes on Saturday.

    Photo: Rob Ball

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • Blinded by the light.

    Photo: Paul Campbell

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • Radio 1's Annie Mac mixing it up a storm on the wheels of, um, plastic.

    Photo: Paul Campbell

    Added: 12 Jun 2012

  • The extravagantly named Orlando Higginbottom of the even more extravagantly named Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs brings the electronica to the Golden Voice Arena on Sunday night.

    Photo: Rob Ball

    Added: 12 Jun 2012