Bobby G & the boys deny rumours of their demise...
The rumours were sparked after the Irish edition of the Sunday People ran an album review with the headline: “Primal Scream set for extermination”.
But when contacted by nme.com, writer of the piece Colin McMurray said whoever started the rumour obviously hadn’t actually bothered to read the piece as it made no mention of the band calling it a day.
A spokesperson for the band told nme.com that nothing could be further from the truth anyway.
“The band have never been so fired up in their entire existence. There’s no truth in the rumours whatsoever,” he said.
The Scream had spent the weekend playing two low-key shows at Oxford Zodiac and Gloucester Guildhall (January 15 & 16) where they were joined on stage by My Bloody Valentine founder Kevin Shields.
Shields, who helped produced tracks on ‘Exterminator’, played guitar on all but a couple of tracks and is tipped to join the Primals on stage during their upcoming UK tour.
The tour calls at Nottingham Rock City (March 8), Sheffield Octagon (9), Norwich UEA (10) and Newcastle University (12), Edinburgh Corn Exchange (13), Manchester Ritz (14) and London Hammersmith Palais (15). In addition, the band host a special six-hour show at London Brixton Academy on April 21.
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