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Boardmasters 2019 offers up ticket refund information after it was abruptly cancelled due to...

Boardmasters 2019 have given an update on how fans can claim refunds after it was cancelled last night (August 6) due to bad weather...
Franz Ferdinand at Mad Cool Festival 2018

Franz Ferdinand drummer drops out of tour after his “finger was crushed by an...

Franz Ferdinand drummer Paul Thomson has been forced to drop out of the band's current tour, having sustained an injury from a falling "ugly...
Franz Ferdinand at Mad Cool Festival 2018

Watch Franz Ferdinand debut new song ‘Black Tuesday’

Franz Ferdinand have performed a new track called 'Black Tuesday' – check out the fan-shot video below. Read more: 50 Geeky Facts About Franz...

Check out the line-up for Benicassim 2019

Benicassim have announced the first major wave of acts for their 2019 festival. Headlining at the 25th anniversary of the Spanish bash will be Kings...

Florence + The Machine to headline Boardmasters 2019 – Giggs, Franz Ferdinand, Jorja Smith...

Florence + The Machine will top the bill at next year's Boardmasters festival. The music and surfing festival in Cornwall will also see performances by...

Franz Ferdinand to headline Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2019

Franz Ferdinand will play a huge homecoming show on New Year's Eve, headlining Edinburgh’s Hogmanay for the first time. The Scottish indie heroes will take...
Young Fathers / Franz Ferdinand

Scottish Album of the Year 2018 nominees announced

The 20 nominees for the 2018 Scottish Album of the Year prize have been announced, with the longlist recognising the likes of Franz Ferdinand, Young...
Franz Ferdinand live, 2017

Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos slams Hackney Council after introduction of strict licensing laws

Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos has led the backlash against Hackney Council after it imposed strict new licensing laws on the borough's bars and...
mad cool, Massive attack, franz ferdinand

Massive Attack cancel Mad Cool performance due to the sound of Franz Ferdinand across...

Massive Attack cancelled their performance at Mad Cool Festival due to the sound bleed of Franz Ferdinand playing at the same time. In a statement...
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Franz Ferdinand talk life on the road at Mexico’s Pa’l Norte festival

Alex Kapranos is wearing a jacket with Day of the Dead-style skulls embroidered on the chest, and that’s not the only way that Mexico...