Franz Ferdinand Shock Fans With Punch-Up

Subscribe to Franz Ferdinand alerts

Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos has shocked fans by allegedly brawling with the band's drummer after a sell-out gig in Paris.

The TAKE ME OUT singer, 34, was seen rowing furiously with PAUL THOMPSON at the French capital's Zenith club on 4 November (04), signalling the group's gruelling world tour schedule was beginning to take its toll.

A source tells Scotland's SUNDAY MAIL newspaper, "The pair of them were really ratty. The row had nothing to do with music. They were getting little digs in and it just escalated.

"Alex exploded into a rage and before long the pair of them were trying to hit each other. But nobody was seriously hurt. I mean have you seen them? Alex is no Mike Tyson."

14/11/2004 21:21


Tags: Franz Ferdinand - Alex Kapranos - Mike Tyson

Subscribe to Franz Ferdinand alerts

More Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand - Fresh Strawberries Video

Franz Ferdinand deliver an intriguing black and white video for their latest single 'Fresh Strawberries', which featured on their fourth studio album 'Right Thoughts, Right...

Bestival 2013: Snoop Dogg, Franz Ferdinand, Johnny Marr & The Knife Rock The Boat

Bestival drew to a close last night (8th Sep) as thousands of revellers - dressed in their finest ocean-themed gear - celebrated the ten year...

Franz Ferdinand - Evil Eye Video Video

It was another 4 year long wait for Franz Ferdinand's latest album 'Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action', but definitely worth the wait with an...

In One Last Bout Of Summer Festival Euphoria, Snoop Dogg And Franz Ferdinand Rock Bestival

Snoop Dogg and Franz Ferdinand dominated Saturday at Bestival on the Isle of Wight. Festival goers enjoyed a rare bit of sunshine yesterday (September 7)...


The Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action For Franz Ferdinand: Not Breaking Up

Releasing a fourth album isn’t as easy as you’d think; sure you’ve made the relevant contacts, established a fan base and have a depth of...

A Week In Music, Kanye West Releases 'Black Skinhead' Video, Dawes Talk New Album And Bob Dylan And Mercury And Jackson Duets Are To Be Unveiled

A week in music videos... Kanye West has been doing a lot of promotion for his edgy, rock-infused track 'Black Skinhead' (or 'BLKKK SKKKN HEAD'...

Franz Ferdinand - Love Illumination Video Video

Franz Ferdinand are soon to return with their fourth album 'Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action' out on August 26th 2013 through Domino. They have...

Song Reader: Beck Plays Album of Sheet Music At London's Barbican

It is perhaps Beck's strangest album. Song Reader - the record made up entirely of sheet music - was played in full at London's Barbican...



Franz Ferdinand Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Franz Ferdinand

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All