London has always been the main attraction in the UK for bands to live and get their music heard.
Glasgow, however, has always been unintimidated by the capital's output and have been the home of some of the greatest bands ever.
The attitude that's helped this prevail is probably best summed up by Jim Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain: "It's because we're so good. Because we're so much better than everybody else. So many other people are complete rubbish!"
Here are 18 of the greatest bands to every come out of Glasgow.