PICTURES: Lostprophets Rock Manchester's O2 Apollo (November 8)

Lostprophets, Manchester Apollo, November 2012

Screamo:Lostprophets Ian Watkins at Manchester's O2 Apollo

Lostprophets took their Weapons tour to the Manchester O2 Apollo on Thursday evening (November 8, 2012), playing to a huge audience that was clearly pleased to see the Welsh rockers back on the live circuit. The boys still have Portsmouth, London, Norwich, Lincoln and a homecoming show of sorts in Newport to come, but it will be Manchester that goes down as one of the more rip-roaring gigs of the tour.

Lostprophets at Manchester O2 Apollo

                                            Lostprophets Guitarist Lee Gaze looking strangely relaxed at the Manchester Gig

After the concert, one Twitter user said, "Lostprophets were so mind-blowingly awesome in Manchester that I lost my voice," while another unlucky fan said, "People please stop tweeting about Manchester and just lostprophets in general I will honestly start crying if you're not careful." She probably wasn't too happy after seeing that one fan had tweeted, "Caught Luke's drumstick at @Lostprophets in Manchester last night. A perfect end to a perfect night yesss."

Lostprophets, Manchester Apollo, November 2012Lostprophets, Manchester Apollo, November 2012

                           Ian Watkins tries some tambourine [L] while keyboardist Jamie Oliver (not that one!) does his thing [L]

The group released their fifth studio album Weapons in April 2012, which went straight in at No.1 on the UK Rock Chart. It also debuted at a very respectable No.9 on the overall UK Album Chart. Though Thursday evening's set-list featured a selection of greatest hits, as well as songs from the new album, Lostprophets are giving their fans control over what they play on their separate Warped UK Tour for the Vans sneaker brand. There are five songs to choose from via text-vote, including Lucky You and Broken Hearts. Check out the band's office website for more details. 

Lostprophets, Manchester Apollo, November 2012

                                                             Lee Gaze Looked Every Inch The Rockstar in Manchester


Tags: Lost Prophets


More Lost Prophets

No Devotion, Formerly Lostprophets, Want To Move On From Ian Watkins Paedophilia Scandal

Welsh rockers The Lostprophets were shocked at finding out that Ian Watkins was a paedophile, but refuse to be associated with their former bandmate, who...

Former Lostprophets Band Mates On Ian Watkins: "What A F**king C**t"

When Ian Watkins pleaded guilty to 13 charges of sexual assault in December 2013, we all wondered how the rest of the Lostprophets simply could...

Introducing The New Frontman of Lostprophets' New Band, No Devotion

Lostprophets, the Welsh rock band whose former singer Ian Watkins was sentenced to 35 years in prison for child sex offences in 2013, have reformed...

A Week In News: 'Star Wars' Cast Assemble, Lostprophets Regroup, George Clooney Commits

'Star Wars VII': "Raahhgh uughguughhaahnr wrrhwrwwh!" - that's Wookiee for "That new Star Wars cast is dope, yo!" Star Wars fans of all ages were...


Lostprophets To Regroup With 'Thursday' Singer, Minus Ian Watkins

Members of the Welsh rock group Lostprophets have formed a band without their now-imprisoned former singer, Ian Watkins, who is a convicted paedophile. Guitarist Lee...

Ian Watkins Launches Appeal After Learning He’ll Serve Two Thirds Of Sentence Before Parole

Ian Watkins has launched an appeal bid after being told that he must serve two thirds of his 29 year sentence before being considered for...

Lostprophets' Ian Watkins Sentenced to 35 Years. Calls Case "Mega Lolz"

Ian Watkins, the paedophile former singer of Lostprophets, has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after admitting a string of sex offences involving children...

A Week In News: Ian Watkins Trial, AMAs Triumph And A Beloved Pet Dies

Ian Watkins Trial: It's a shame we have to start with this one but little else has seen the headlines all week. The disgraced former...



Lost Prophets Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Lost Prophets

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All