May 26, 2020, 9:17 amUpdated: May 27, 2020, 8:42 am
It was the full-blown Forfar riot sparked by biker gangs which punk rockers still refer to as ‘the day the music died’.
Although 40 years have now passed, the memories of that night at the Reid Hall in May 1980 are difficult to shake off for those on the receiving end of the pint glasses and biker boots.
Edinburgh-based The Axidents were championed by John Peel on his weekly BBC radio show and seemed destined for greater things before their meteoric rise was to crash and burn in the cruellest of circumstances.
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