The View problem assertion on on-stage “brotherly bust-up”


The View have issued a press release to followers following the battle that broke out on stage earlier this week.

The incident occurred on Wednesday night time (Could 10), in the course of the first night time of the band’s long-awaited comeback tour. Taking to the stage at The Lifeless Institute venue in Manchester, the efficiency quickly descended into chaos after the frontman, Kyle Falconer, threw a punch at bassist Kieren Webster.

In fan-captured footage, which has since unfold rapidly throughout social media, Falconer appeared to punch the bassist within the face, earlier than he’s held again by his different bandmate and crew members. He was additionally heard shouting “I’ll fucking kill you” at Webster.

The present in Manchester was finally reduce quick, with the frontman declaring to the gang that “the issue with” the band is that Webster “needs to sing the songs”. The occasion led to their scheduled present on the Oslo Hackney venue in London being postponed, and the destiny of their different upcoming gigs hanging within the stability.

Now, the Dundee trio have issued a press release to followers, describing the battle as a “brotherly bust-up” and confirming that they’re nonetheless anticipated to proceed with all scheduled pageant appearances.

“Sorry to the followers at our present in Manchester and in all places else that we’ve upset – we had a brotherly bust-up that went too far,” the assertion learn. “We cannae wait to get again to touring in November and all through the pageant season with yous lot.”

Within the replace, the band additionally reassured all these with tickets to the postponed London gig that the present has been rescheduled for later this 12 months, and can happen on the Scala venue in King’s Cross.

“Our present at Oslo Hackney has been cancelled, however all yer tickets shall be legitimate for our present at Scala in December,” they added. “Examine yer emails for particulars.”

Again in February, it was introduced that the View — which is comprised of Falconer, Webster and guitarist Peter Reilly — could be releasing their first new album in eight years.

Set for launch on June 9 by way of Cooking Vinyl, the LP is titled ‘Exorcism Of Youth’, and marks their first new music since spending 5 years aside. The trio reconvened to write down the brand new songs in 2022. Pre-order the forthcoming launch right here.


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