The Welsh trio return to live action in April…

Manic Street Preachers have announced a new UK tour.

The band are set to unveil new material on the April dates which will feature Delays as special guests.

The dates are:

Southampton, Guildhall (April 3)

Derby Assembly Rooms (4)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (6)

Swansea Brangwyn Hall (7)

Liverpool Royal Court (9)

Bristol Colston Hall (11)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (12)

Newcastle City Hall (14)

Edinburgh Corn Exchange (15)

Leeds University Refectory (17)

London Carling Hammersmith Apollo (18)

Tickets go on sale on February 4 at 9am. For ticket availability after that time, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.