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Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil announces debut shows with Empire State Bastard band

Biffy Clyro Perform At The O2 Arena
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Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil has announced the live debut of his new side project, Empire State Bastard.

The group, which also includes English musician Mike Vennart, will play their first headlining concert on March 26 in Glasgow, Scotland, followed by dates in Manchester and London.

For the shows, the duo will be joined by Slayer co-founder Dave Lombardo on drums.

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Meanwhile, you can check out a teaser of Empire State Bastard’s music via the band’s Twitter.

Biffy Clyro released their latest album, The Myth of the Happily Ever After, in 2021.

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