Primal Scream

Liam Gallager and Tim Burgess pay tribute to former Primal Scream guitatist Robert ‘Throb’ Young

Former Primal Scream guitarist Robert 'Throb' Young has died, according to reports. As yet, there has been no official statement regarding the circumstances of Young's death, but several figures close to the musician have posted messages of condolences on Twitter. Young, who met Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie when the two attended secondary school in Glasgow, was a pivotal member of the band and played on classic albums including 1991's 'Screamadelica' and 2000's 'XTRMNTR'. He left the band to go on sabbatical in 2006.
Advertisement

Editor's Picks

Leonard Cohen: “He charmed the beast”

Cohen's turbulent '70s charted in the new issue of Uncut

The Clash in New York: “De Niro took us out clubbing”

The new issue of Uncut explores the band's legendary 1981 residency at Bond's Casino

My Life In Music: Courtney Marie Andrews

The Arizona singer-songwriter reveals the albums that inspire her: “Harp on a funk record, yeah!”

The 1st Uncut Playlist Of 2021

I hope you've had a chance to pick up our first issue of 2021 - Leonard Cohen, The Clash,...
Advertisement