Nazareth

Former Nazareth Member Declines Offer to Replace Retired Singer
Nazareth may move forward in the wake of Dan McCafferty’s retirement, but at least one former member has declined the offer to step into the longtime singer’s shoes. Guitarist Billy Rankin, who served a pair of stints in Nazareth during the ’80s and ’90s, has revealed tha…
Nazareth’s Dan McCafferty Says He Could Continue Recording
You can’t keep a good rocker down. That’s what Nazareth frontman Dan McCafferty believes. After announcing his retirement earlier this week, he says in a new interview that it’s possible that he could still record, even if performing is out of the question. “I could alway…
Nazareth Singer Dan McCafferty Announces Retirement
After 45 years of fronting U.K. rock stalwarts Nazareth, singer Dan McCafferty has been forced to retire. Fans won’t be surprised by McCafferty’s announcement. They’ve watched as health woes affected his ability to perform at a pair of recent Nazareth shows. On July 9, McCaffert…
Nazareth Cut Another Show Short Due to Singer’s Health
Nazareth singer Dan McCafferty, who went through some scary medical drama earlier this summer when he collapsed on stage, has ended up back in the hospital after being forced to cut another concert short. Classic Rock reports that McCafferty collapsed again after being seen complaining of shortness …
Nazareth Singer Collapses Onstage
Dan McCafferty, frontman for Scottish rockers Nazareth, collapsed onstage in Canada Tuesday night (July 9), according to The Cranbrook Daily Townsman. The band had just started its set when McCafferty collapsed 30 seconds into the first song. Nazareth were launching their tour of west…
40 Years Ago: Nazareth’s ‘Razamanaz’ Album Released
After five years of serious dues-paying on the competitive U.K. music scene, Scottish rockers Nazareth were still looking for their big break when they unleashed their third album, ‘Razamanaz,’ in May of 1973. They finally found it. Nazareth’s story begins in the city of Dumferl…