The band play six shows to promote the release of new album 'Know Your Enemy' - and NME.COM is first to bring you all the details...

MANIC STREET PREACHERS have announced six spring UK tour dates to promote their forthcoming new album ‘KNOW YOUR ENEMY’, released on March 26 through Epic/Sony.

The band will play at:

Manchester Apollo (March 27-28)

London Brixton Academy (March 30-31)

Glasgow Barrowlands (April 2-3)

The group’s new album will be preceded on March 5 by the release of two new, different Manics singles, titled ‘So Why So Sad’ and ‘Found That Soul’. The singles mark the first new Manics material since the release of their ‘The Masses Against The Classes’ single of January 2000.

Before all this, the band make their return to the live arena at Cuba’s Karl Marx Theatre in Havana on February 17, as revealed on NME.COM.

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