Course, they'll all be discussing Plaid Cymru, leeks and that state of the mining industry. Only joking, lads...

FEEDER are to support their Welsh comrades MANIC STREET PREACHERS and STEREOPHONICS on two major tours this summer.

The band will tour Europe with the Manics before joining the Stereophonics for their UK arena dates.

Feeder have just completed a tour of Japan, and last weekend appeared at the Big Weekend free open-air event in Cardiff city centre.

They join the Manics at Brussels Ancienne Belgique (October 12), Munich Colleseum (13), Stuttgart Congresscentrum B (15), Berlin Columbiahalle (16), Warsaw Stodola (17), Prague Lucerna (19), Vienna Libro Music Hall (20) and Zurich Rote Fabrick (21).

The Stereophonics dates in full are:

Belfast Odyssey Arena (November 14)

Nottingham Arena (16)

Wembley Arena (17)

Birmingham Indoor Arena (20)

Manchester Evening News Arena (22)

Glasgow SECC (24)

Aberdeen ECC (26)

Newcastle Telewest Arena (28)

Sheffield Arena (29).