To coincide with release of new album…

Manic Street Preachers return to live action in December with a massive arena tour.

The rock veterans release their seventh album ‘Life Blood’ on November 1 through Sony, and is preceded by a single ‘The Love Of Richard Nixon’ on October 18.

They follow the releases with a UK tour, with Razorlight in support. Hope Of The States will also appear, but in Brighton only.

The dates are:

Brighton Centre (December 4)

Belfast Waterfront (6)

Dublin Olympia (7)

London Wembley Arena (9)

Plymouth Pavilions (10)

Nottingham Arena (11)

Cardiff International Arena (13)

Glasgow SECC (14)

Birmingham NEC (16)

Manchester MEN Arena (17)

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday. For availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.