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NME Awards Launch Party - The Enemy

  • The Enemy blitzed through a set based around 2007 debut album 'We'll Live And Die In These Towns' including 'Had Enough', 'Aggro', 'Pressure' and 'It's Not OK'. Head to the Shockwaves NME Awards 2009 voting page now - NME.COM/AWARDS - to have your say on who should take home the gongs at the event. Pic: James Quinton

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  • Tom Clarke and co made a special trip from their studio in Wales to play an intimate gig at the Prince pub in Brixton, south London to launch the voting system for the Shockwaves NME Awards 2009, performing in front of guests including Babyshambles' Drew McConnell and The Reverend, plus competition winners. Pic: James Quinton

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  • The Enemy have announced details of a new UK tour set for next year. The trio are set to hit the road ahead of releasing their second album in spring 2009. The band have previewed a new track, 'Sing When You're In Love/Sing When You're Out Of Love', at shows over the last six months. To check the availability of The Enemy tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now. Pic: James Quinton

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  • At last night's (November 26) Shockwaves NME Awards launch, frontman Tom Clarke told NME: "It's been pretty full-on in the studio, so it's been great to get our heads around the old songs again. It's going really well in the studio, but it's nice to get back to civilisation for a night." Pic: James Quinton

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  • The Enemy played: 'Away From Here' '40 Days And 40 Nights' 'Pressure' 'Technodanceaphobic' 'Had Enough' 'Aggro' 'We'll Live And Die In These Towns' 'This Song' 'It's Not OK' and 'You're Not Alone' at the Shockwaves NME Awards voting launch bash last night (November 26). Pic: James Quinton

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  • The Enemy won the Best New Band award at this year's Shockwaves NME Awards ceremony. The Coventry trio picked up their award from The Horrors' Faris Rotter and Kimberly Stewart. The other nominees for this year's Best New Band award included Foals, Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong, The Pigeon Detectives and The Wombats. Pic: James Quinton

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  • The Enemy have recently revealed that their forthcoming second album will be "punky" and "aggressive". Drummer Liam Watts told the Daily Star that the album would be rougher around the edges than the Coventry band's 2007 debut, 'We'll Live And Die In These Towns'. Pic: James Quinton

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  • The Enemy's drummer Liam Watts recently revealed details of the band's forthcoming second album. He said: "We've got about 30 new tracks that we need to fine-tune before going into the studio. The next album is going to be just as diverse but less polished." Pic: James Quinton

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  • The Enemy's debut album 'We'll Live And Die In These Towns' went straight to Number One during its first week of release in the British album charts in July 2007, providing instant success for the trio. It also peaked at Number 34 on the World Album Chart, curiously. Pic: James Quinton

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  • Competition winners enjoying the full VIP treatment at last night's Shockwaves NME Awards launch party (November 26). The Enemy helped kick start the awards voting system. Tickets for 2009's Shockwaves NME Awards shows, including the likes of Franz Ferdinand and The Wombats, are now on sale. Head to NME.COM/AWARDS to secure your tickets. Pic: James Quinton

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  • Have The Enemy got a new member? Nope, NME's editor Conor McNicholas introduces the band onstage at The Prince pub in south London to launch the 2009 Shockwaves NME Awards. Pic: James Quinton

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  • Voting for the 2009 Shockwaves NME Awards opened yesterday (November 26) and begin with The Enemy playing a special launch party at the Prince pub in Brixton, south London. The rare, intimate show is taking place just yards from Brixton Academy, where the awards ceremony itself will take place on February 26. Head to NME.COM/AWARDS for full information. Pic: James Quinton

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  • The Enemy launched the start of the Shockwaves NME Awards 2009 voting system last night (November 26) in a small Brixton pub. Tickets are also on sale now for the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour with Glasvegas, White Lies, Friendly Fires and Florence And The Machine and for the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig at the O2 Arena in London, which will be headlined by the 2009 Godlike Geniuses, The Cure. Head to NME.COM/AWARDS for more information. Pic: James Quinton

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