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Stereophonics to rock the castle
Stereophonics are celebrating more than a decade in the spotlight

Stereophonics return to Cardiff Castle, the site of their famous 1998 show, for a one-off concert on 3 October.

It'll be the first gig to take place at the historic venue in eight years.

The band will be showcasing songs from their new album Keep Calm and Carry On due for release on 16 November.

Tickets for the afternoon show cost £12.50, the same price as 1998 when the band performed to 10,000 fans at what was then the first gig at Cardiff Castle in 20 years.

The celebrated concert marked the breakthrough into the big time of the band from Cwmaman in the south Wales valleys.

The line-up comprised vocalist and guitarist Kelly Jones, bassist Richard Jones and drummer Stuart Cable, later replaced by Javier Weyler.

Stereophonics' seventh studio album has been written by Kelly Jones, who also co-produced the album with Mercury award-winning producer Jim Abbiss, who has worked with Arctic Monkeys and Kasabian.

The Cardiff Castle show is the band's first UK performance since they headlined the Isle Of Wight Festival in June, their only festival appearance of the summer.

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