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Shockwaves NME Awards Show: CSS, Wombats and Glasvegas

  • Buckfast: the backstage drink of choice for many a Glasgow band. Pic: Danny North

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  • Singer James threw down his guitar after a projectile glowstick struck his head during the second song. The rest of the band played the song to its conclusion before realising he wasn't returning. Pic: Danny North

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  • Glasvegas were in high spirits after their extra-short show, despite singer James Allan walking off after being hit with a glowstick. Pic: Danny North

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  • Glasvegas only managed to play one-and-a-half songs at their Shockwaves NME Awards Show in Manchester. Pic: Danny North

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  • Glasvegas supporting The Wombats at their Shockwaves NME Awards Show at Manchester Academy on February 22. Pic: Danny North

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  • Some last minute bass practice for Tord before The Wombats take to the stage. Pic: Danny North

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  • Perhaps it was the abundance of fine wine dispensed by singer Matt that made keyboardist Dan throw his keyboard into the crowd, causing a massive ruck for ownership. Pic: Danny North

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  • The Wombats' Matthew Murphy with a soon-to-be-depleted bottle of gin, before their Shockwaves NME Awards Show. Pic: Danny North

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  • Singer Matt gives his verdict on the rider offered at The Wombats' Shockwaves NME Awards Show. Lettuce evidently isn't a top priority. Pic: Danny North

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  • The Wombats invited NME backstage at their Manchester show last Friday. Pic: Danny North

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  • The Wombats raced through highlights from the NME 7/10 album 'The Wombats Proudly Present: A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation' last Friday. Pic: Danny North

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  • Bassist Tord surveys the crowd at Friday's Shockwaves NME Awards Show. He recently sang the 'Postman Pat' theme tune in Norwegian on Jo Whiley's Radio 1 show. Pic: Danny North

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  • Lead singer Matt's parents were in the crowd watching The Wombats triumph in Manchester. Pic: Danny North

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  • The Wombats told NME after Friday night's Shockwaves NME Awards Show that crowd were one of the best ever. Pic: Danny North

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  • The Wombats' Dan Haggis making the most of one of the bras thrown onstage during their Shockwaves NME Awards Show. Pic: Danny North

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  • The Wombats' Matthew Murphy during a short stint behind the kit on Friday. Pic: Danny North

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  • The Wombats at their Shockwaves NME Awards Show which, unlike their recent performance at Liverpool's City Of European Culture 2008 opening ceremony, didn't involve them fighting in animal costumes. Pic: Danny North

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  • A small division of the Wombats army after their gig in Manchester. Pic: Danny North

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  • The Wombats' abused guitar after their chaotic Shockwaves NME Awards show at Manchester Academy. Pic: Danny North

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  • The Wombats rock the Shockwaves NME Awards Shows at Manchester Academy last Friday. They told NME afterwards that it was one of the best gigs of the career. Pic: Danny North

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  • Mystery Jets warmed up Glasgow for CSS at their Shockwaves NME Awards Show last night. Pic: Danny North

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  • A newly Henry-less Mystery Jets supporting CSS. Blaine's father no longer plays live but still gets involved in the studio. Pic: Danny North

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  • Mystery Jets bring the prog to Glasgow last night. The show changed venues at the last minute. Pic: Danny North

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  • What lay in store for CSS fans at the Shockwaves NME Awards Show last night. Pic: Danny North

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  • Bathed in darkness Lovefoxxx and CSS make their way onto stage at the Shockwaves NME Awards Show last night. Pic: Danny North

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  • Wedding proposals were shouted out near the front as silhouettes of CSS appeared. Pic: Danny North

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  • CSS bring the Shockwaves NME Awards Shows to Glasgow. Pic: Danny North

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  • Lovefoxxx spent much of the CSS gig last night throwing paper plates into the crowd. Pic: Danny North

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  • CSS spent much of their set under a hailstorm of bras and knickers at their Shockwaves NME Awards Show in Glasgow. Pic: Danny North

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  • Lovefoxxx with one of the numerous bras thrown onstage during their show last night. Pic: Danny North

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  • The pedals might be multiplying and the amps more powerful as CSS continue to take over the world, but the onstage acrobatics are the same. Pic: Danny North

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  • An exhausted Lovefoxxx at the climax of CSS' Shockwaves NME Awards Show in Glasgow. Pic: Danny North

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  • CSS sat down to their laptops straight after they came offstage, until NME photographer Danny North coaxed this provocative pose from them. Pic: Danny North

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  • CSS show off their unusually healthy rider, which was a fruit and veg bonanza. Pic: Danny North

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  • CSS with friend Carla Machadousa, who also joined them onstage to bare her assets. Pic: Danny North

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