COLD War Kids are set to play Manchester Ritz on Thursday, November 6.

With a sound reminiscent of the White Stripes, singles such as Hang Me Up To Dry, We Used To Vacation and Hospital Beds saw the band from Fullerton, California, receive praise on both sides of the Atlantic in 2006.

Loyalty To Loyalty, the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Robbers and Cowards, will be released on Mercury on September 22 and Nathan Willett (vocals/keyboardist/guitar), Matt Maust (bass guitar), Jonnie Russell (guitar) and Matt Aveiro (drums) have already released album track Something Is Not Right With Me via their website.

Tickets priced £11.50 are on sale now from and the 24-hour hotline 0871 2200 260.

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