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‘Resistance is Futile’ as Manic Street Preachers return

Manic Street Preachers are back with their first new music in three years, which will be followed by a national tour. ‘International Blue’ is the lead single from the Welsh trio’s forthcoming album ‘Resistance Is Futile’ and spiritually marks a return to their punk-rock roots following the electronic influences that characterised 2014’s ‘Futurology’ album.

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Def Leppard: Welcome to the edge of your seat

Def Leppard | Wembley Arena | 18 December 2015

Def Leppard make it look so easy. Even songs from ‘Hysteria’ — an album so detailed, mixing alone took over three months — are recreated effortlessly by a band clearly having as much fun as the audience from the off.

As the curtain drops, they vault straight into a spirited rendition of new song ‘Let’s Go’ which, with its classic Leppard sound and “Welcome to the carnival, Welcome to the party, Welcome to the edge of your seat” refrain is the perfect opener for a celebratory hit-stuffed set. A ferocious ‘Animal’, showing off the twin-guitar attack of Phil “no shirt” Collen and Vivian “constantly smiling” Campbell, gives way to triumphant 2011 single (and unofficial band mission statement) ‘Undefeated’.

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The Cure announce return to Wembley Arena

The Cure are heading back to Wembley Arena at the end of 2016.

The band, who in 2014 played two shows at Royal Albert Hall and three special Christmas gigs at Hammersmith Eventim Apollo, return to the legendary venue on 1 December 2016 as part of their first major European tour since 2008.

Support on all dates will be The Twilight Sad.

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Foals making Wembley Arena debut

Foals have announced their biggest headline show yet. The band are playing Wembley’s SSE Arena in London on 16 February 2016 as part of their first UK and Ireland arena tour.

Tickets go on general sale from 9 October 2015.

The 2016 trek, with support from Everything Everything, follows their upcoming club tour that spans 10 dates in November and caps an exceedingly busy year for the band.

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King King thundering to Wembley Arena

King King have been announced as the support band for Thunder’s February 2016 UK arena tour, which includes a London stop.

The British blues rock band will be joining their hard rock countrymen at Wembley Arena on 20 February 2016, just a few months after they hit the capital on their own headlining tour.

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