The Horrors

The Horrors Album is ready

After their pretty amazing third album Skying, which I liked so much I made it my album of the year, all eyes and ears are on what The Horrors do next. Back in March we heard their fourth album was nearing completion and had a tentative release date of September, and now bassist Rhys Webb […]

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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 […]

New non-profit festival to be headlined by The Horrors and The Vaccines…

A new non-profit festival called Chazzstock will take place for the first time this summer in Leicestershire and feature The Horrors and The Vaccines as headliners. Chazzstock will take place over the weekend of 9 and 10 of June and was set up to honour the late musician Charles Haddon, who passed away in 2010. […]

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The Horrors’ new album ‘will be out in September’

The Horrors’ keyboardist Tom Cowan has announced that the band are close to finishing their fourth album – the follow-up to 2011’s unbelievably good ‘Skying’. Speaking to NME about the recording sessions for the as-yet-untitled album, Cowan said: It’s going really well, we’re most of the way there in terms of getting the songs together. And […]