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Biffy Clyro have today been nominated for British Group at the BRIT Awards, which will held on May 11th and broadcast live on ITV. The nomination recognises the success of the bands latest album A Celebrations of Endings, which became their third consecutive #1 and featured the singles Instant History, Space and Tiny Indoor Fireworks, all of which hit key playlists at Radio 1, Radio X, Absolute and Virgin. Its the third time Biffy Clyro have been nominated in the category, after 2011 and 2017.
The band commented, "We are over the moon to be receiving our third Brit nomination. Its an honour to be nominated among so many great artists and bands, especially during such a tough time for everyone. Thank you to everyone who voted for us. We hope to see you all very soon. Mon The Fucking Biff!"
The BRIT nomination follows the news that their huge Glasgow headline show has been rescheduled to Glasgow Green on September 9th. Tickets for the original show remain valid for this rearranged date, while remaining tickets are currently available here (https://gmail.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=98a39f523013e4b599c394164&id=81285a7749&e=6be8012fe4) . Biffys intimate Fingers Crossed tour has also been rescheduled to commence in late October and is entirely sold-out. Meanwhile, the bands 2022 summer festival schedule is taking shape with the news that theyll headline the Sunday night at Download.
This week also saw Biffy Clyros 2013 album Opposites receive Platinum certification from the BPI in recognition of 300,000 domestic sales. The bands growing list of UK album sales certifications now includes double-Platinum for Only Revolutions; Platinum for Opposites; Gold for Ellipsis, Puzzle and Revolutions // Live At Wembley; and Silver for Blackened Sky, Infinity Land and The Vertigo of Bliss.
They have also received singles awards for Many Of Horror (Platinum), Mountains and Bubbles (both Gold), Black Chandelier and The Captain (both Silver).
Biffy Clyros UK headline shows are:
9th – Glasgow Green
29th – Liverpool, University (Mountford Hall)
30th – Cambridge, Corn Exchange
31st – Sheffield, 02 Academy
2nd – London, O2 Forum Kentish Town
3rd – Southampton, O2 Guildhall
4th – Bristol, O2 Academy
12th – Download
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