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The Horrors tickets – buying guide

Currently flying high off the back of their pretty awesome fourth album Luminous, The Horrors announced a big headline UK tour earlier this week running over September and October. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Friday 15 May) at 9am via the below links: [box type=”info”] >>> Buy tickets from Ticketmaster here[/box] [box type=”info”] >>> Buy […]

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Albums out in May 2014

A new month always brings a host of great new albums to look forward to, and May is no different. Last month saw big new releases from Damon Albarn, Pixies, Eels and Nas, amongst others, and May is looking even better. Below I’ve listed all of the albums worth getting excited about this month – […]

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Album stream: The Horrors – ‘Luminous’

If you’ve read my 5 star review of The Horrors’ new album Luminous and want to judge for yourself whether it really is that good, then today you’re in luck as the band have made the album available to stream in full online. You can stream Luminous now in a nice interactive player on The […]

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Reading and Leeds Festival announce complete line-up – adding The Horrors, AlunaGeorge, Blood Red Shoes and more to the bill

Reading and Leeds Festival organisers have today added 52 new acts to the line-up for this years event. Joining the likes of Arctic Monkeys and Queens Of The Stone Age on the line-up are The Horrors, AlunaGeorge, Blood Red Shoes, Pulled Apart By Horses and nu-metal veterans Papa Roach. Here’s the completed line-up poster: Looks […]

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Watch: The Horrors – ‘So Now You Know’ video

The Horrors have revealed the promo video for new track ‘So Now You Know’ today. The video has frontman Faris Badwan soaking up the rays in the LA desert and features a variety of people having a variety of revelatory experiences (taking the song’s title a bit literally). The whole look and feel of the […]

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Album review: The Horrors – ‘Luminous’

The Horrors Luminous XL Recordings; 2014 Release date: 5 May 2014 Preorder Luminous Rating: 5/5     If you’re wondering what makes The Horrors stand out from the current crop of guitar-toting UK ‘indie-rock’ acts, then this quote from frontman Faris Badwan regarding why the release of Luminous was delayed will explain it: We basically […]

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Listen: The Horrors – ‘So Now You Know’

Last month The Horrors finally announced their fourth album Luminous, and revealed it will be out on 6 May through XL Recordings. They followed up the announcement with the release of the excellent lead single ‘I See You‘, which seemed like a massive statement from the band as they look to take the next logical […]

Listen: The Horrors – ‘I See You’

When I was at Glastonbury last year, the choice between Friday night headliners fell between Arctic Monkeys, Nile Rodgers & Chic and The Horrors. While the vast majority of the Glastonbury crowd opted to either witness Alex Turner’s emergence as a bona fide rock star on the Pyramid Stage, or Nile Rodgers’ canonization as the saint of ‘good times’, me and about 100 other hardy souls decided to watch The Horrors on the very outskirts of the festival (The Park Stage).

My reasoning for this was pretty simple: The Horrors are the best UK band currently at work. I went as far as making their third album Skying my album of 2011. So anticipation for what they’ve cooked up for their fourth album is pretty high. Read more about Listen: The Horrors – ‘I See You’