Comprising Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil and Sucioperro’s J.P. Reid, the surreal musical globe of Ayrshire duo Marmaduke Duke harks back again to the theatrical prog rock and roll scene of the first ’70s. Recording beneath the pseudonyms “the Atmosphere” and “the Dragon”, the medial side project was created in 2003 to soundtrack a trilogy of unreleased manuscripts in regards to a 16th Hundred years Duke, compiled by a shared Portuguese friend. After putting your signature on to 14th Ground Information, they released their lo-fi, hardcore rock and roll debut, the three-disc Wonderful Duke, to small fanfare 2 yrs later. But following a increasing success of the respective rings, their 2009 follow-up, Duke Pandemonium, received a lot more attention. Made by High Costey, and offering the three singles “Child Gloves,” “Plastic Enthusiast,” and “Silhouettes,” which were associated with animated videos aimed by James Cost, the recording charted at quantity 12 within the U.K. The music group, which is became a member of by Biffy Clyro’s Ben and Wayne Johnston when carrying out live, only performed two small location tours, but do headline the Festival Republic Stage at Reading/Leeds and the air 1/NME stage at T within the Park. The ultimate area of the trilogy, Loss of life from the Duke, is really a one-track 40-tiny guitar piece, that is expected to end up being released in 2011.