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Biffy Clyro frontman praises Arctic Monkeys

1 of 1 Biffy Clyro: Simon Neil front and centre
Biffy Clyro: Simon Neil front and centre

Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil has said he wishes all British bands were like Arctic Monkeys.

Having played with the Sheffield act at T in the Park in the UK, Neil said, "People can forget how productive they've been.

"Really, they haven't stopped at all. To still have that evolution in this record [AM], to really take a huge step sideways and forward, it's opened up the possibilities for the next ten years for them."

He added, "I wish all British bands were like this."

The Biffy frontman also had kind words for Royal Blood, who supported Arctic Monkeys at their Marlay Park gig last weekend and who played their debut Irish show last March.

"It's just great to see a young band out there with serious aggression and knowledge of rock music, none of this kind of nonsense soft rock, you know like just a band that knows about riffs."

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