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Kaiser Chiefs: all-access on their UK tour

  • Kaiser Chiefs backstage at Nottingham Trent FM Arena, February 22, 2009. The band's last album, 2008's Mark Ronson-produced 'Off With Their Heads', entered the UK charts at Number Two. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs, Nottingham Trent FM Arena, February 22, 2009. The band have got together with WB.com to record a live performance which will premiere in the US on March 23. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs, London Wembley Arena, March 6, 2009. The tour has seen the band mix up classics from their three albums to date. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs' keyboard player Nick 'Peanut' Baines onstage at London Wembley Arena, March 6, 2009. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson relaxes backstage at London Wembley Arena, March 6, 2009. The band have recently blasted rumours that they are planning a hiatus - and will be on the bill at several summer festivals. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs soundcheck before their show at London Wembley Arena, March 6, 2009. The venue has also played host to the likes of Oasis and Kings Of Leon recently, and this weekend (March 14) hosts Elbow. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson tunrns his back on the audience at Nottingham Trent FM Arena, February 22, 2009. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson surrounded by the crowd at Sheffield Arena, February 23, 2009. The band are due to support U2 on some of their European stadium shows this summer - and as they are set to play in the round, Wilson will already have had some practice. Pic: Danny North

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  • The crowd enjoying Kaiser Chiefs at Nottingham Trent FM Arena, February 22, 2009. The tour saw the band play all their big singles - finishing, as always, with 2005 hit 'Oh My God'. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs guitarist Simon White turns his back to the crowd, Newcastle Metro Radio Arena, February 28, 2009. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs's Ricky Wilson takes a breather before returning to the stage for an encore, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, 28th February 2009. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs keyboardist Peanut prepares to hit the stage at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, February 28, 2009. All these photos are by NME photographer Danny North, who accompanied the band on their recent UK tour. Pic: Danny North

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  • ON top of the world - Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson leads the crowd at the Newcastle Metro Radio Arena, 28th February 2009. The band have a busy schedule of overseas festival dates ahead, including a date on the Australian V Festival.

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  • Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson notes some lyrical ideas down, backstage at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, 28th February 2009. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson onstage Liverpool Echo Arena, February 10, 2009. These were the Kaisers' final UK dates in support of third album 'Off With Their Heads'. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs at Manchester Evening News Arena, March 2, 2009 - it's as yet unconfirmed as to whether they had crisps for tea on any night of the tour. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs, Cardiff International Arena, March 4 2009. The band recently completed their UK tour in support of current album 'Off With Their Heads'. They now head to Australia and the Far East. This summer they are lined up to support U2 on their European tour. Pic: Danny North

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  • Kaiser Chiefs' legion of fans at Cardiff International Arena, March 4, 2009.

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  • Kaiser Chiefs, Cardiff International Arena, 4th March 2009. The band released a DVD of their performance live at Elland Road from the 24th May.

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  • Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson and Simon Rix backstage at Cardiff International Arena, March 4, 2009.

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