The View apologise for 'brotherly bust-up' after comeback gig cancelled

The Dundee band said sorry to fans they upset after their Manchester gig was cut short by the fight.

The View apologise for on stage fight in Manchester after comeback gig cancelled in London Getty Images

The View have apologised for a “brotherly bust-up” after a video emerged showing singer Kyle Falconer appear to punch his bandmate.

The incident occurred during the group’s sold out gig at Manchester’s Deaf Institute.

Falconer appeared to hit bassist Kieren Webster in the footage and seemed to shout “I’ll f****** kill you” while crew members attempt to break up the fight.

Falconer returned to the stage with an acoustic guitar and told the audience: “Sorry, if you want Kieren [Webster] can come and finish the set. The problem with this band is that he wants to sing the songs and he can’t.”

The gig was then cut short by several songs after the singer walked off stage.

As a result of the incident, the Dundee band postponed their London gig on Thursday.

On Friday the band released a statement on Twitter: “Sorry to the fans at our show in Manchester and everywhere else that we’ve upset – we had a brotherly bust-up that went too far, and we cannae wait to get back to touring in November and throughout the festival season with yous lot.”

They also confirmed their show at Oslo Hackney in London has been cancelled but all tickets will be valid for a show at Scala in December instead.

Those with tickets have been sent emails with detail of the cancellation.

It comes after the Dundee group reformed in December, playing their first gigs in five years and announced plans for a new album.

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