The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

The Monster NME Radar tour is currently fire-balling its way around the UK. Cerebral Ballzy and The Amazing Snakeheads are leading the charge. The shows kicked off in Cambridge on November 21, and have since visited places like Liverpool, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Manchester and London.

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

While Cerebral Ballzy are topping the bill each night, Domino's new Glasgow signings The Amazing Snakeheads have been opening the show in stunning fashion.

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

The first leg of the tour (November 15-21) featured newcomers The Bohicas. You can check out Essex-based band's double video for their – you guessed it – double a-side ‘XXX’/’Swarm’ here on NME.com.

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

Cerebral Ballzy are using the tour as an opportunity to showcase new songs from their forthcoming album, which was produced by TV On The Radio's Dave Sitek.

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

The shows so far have been more than a little chaotic.

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

Speaking from the stage at the first night of the tour Celebral Ballzy's frontman Honor Titus said: "You kids are alright. Thanks for coming out to this beautiful tour."

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

You probably caught Julian Casablancas calling Cerebral Ballzy "a truly legit modern hardcore/punk band" recently, after signing them to his Cult Records label.

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

Having spent the best part of a week getting leathered with the band in NYC a couple of years ago, NME Radar Editor Matt Wilkinson says: "I can personally vouch that they're among the most debauched people on planet earth - shedloads of fun to be around."

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

Leather jackets are not essential for the Monster NME Radar Tour. Unlike Arcade Fire we don't have a suggested dress code.

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

Cerebral Ballzy - not really fans of any stage attire. South London firebrands Fat White Family also have joined the second half of the tour (November 22-27).

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

That's one hell of a setlist. Thumbs up to you too, sir - one for the bedroom wall...

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

Tom Kogut, drummer in Cerebral Ballzy, spends some time chillin' backstage.

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

Flying limbs and stage-diving torsos - all in a day's work for Cerebral Ballzy as the Monster NME Radar tour continued on its path of wanton destruction.

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

Family portrait time! The bands of the Monster NME Radar tour strike a pose as as their two week assault on UK venues draws to a close.

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The Monster NME Radar Tour In Blistering Pictures

Leeds Cockpit bows before the all-mighty gurn and ever mightier noise of Fat White Family on the final night of the Monster NME Radar tour (November 27).

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