The Maccabees

The Maccabees are an indie rock band from Brighton, England. They have
released three albums so far, Colour It In in 2007, with a follow-up, Wall of
Arms, released on 4 May 2009. Their most recent album Given to the Wild was
released on 9 January 2012. NameThe band came up with the name by flicking
through the Bible and picking out a random word. Despite adopting a ... read more

Watch: Interview

Interview video

The Maccabees' Orlando Weeks talks to Pete Donaldson on the red carpet at the Mercury Prize award ceremony in north...
→ Posted 3 November 2012 9.08pm — Comment on this

Watch: Interview

Interview video

The Maccabees chat with Adrian Hieatt from Absolute Radio about their album 'Given to the Wild', which is nominated for...
→ Posted 12 September 2012 10.15pm — Comment on this

The Maccabees To Release New Album In Early 2014

Their fourth..
Posted 14 August 2013 10.04pm — Comment on this

The Maccabees On Letterman

Watch *The Maccabees* (' network television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman in the replies.
Posted 16 February 2013 2.05pm — Comment on this

The Maccabees New Year Performance

Check out *The Maccabees* (' performance of "Pelican" on the special New Year's Eve episode of Top Of The Pops in the replies.
Posted 2 January 2013 3.01pm — Comment on this

The Maccabees Plan to Record New Album Themselves

The Maccabees are ready to do it on their own...
Posted 24 November 2012 6.02pm — Comment on this

The Maccabees To Start New Album

*The Maccabees* ( have started to write (
Posted 24 November 2012 5.11pm — Comment on this

Edinburgh's Hogmanay lines up Simple Minds to headline new year festival

Scottish capital to ring in 2013 with theatrical and musical performances sharing the theme of luckEdinburgh will mark its 20th year of hosting one of the world's largest...
Posted 13 November 2012 5.23pm — Comment on this

The Maccabees Misplace Mercury Prize Statuette

Rock band The Maccabees have appealed to fans for help after misplacing the statuette awarded to them on Thursday (01Nov12) in recognition of their...
Posted 2 November 2012 12.16pm — Comment on this

Alt-J clinch 20th anniversary Mercury prize

Indie act rewarded for album An Awesome Wave at award ceremony at Camden's Roundhouse With a hip new venue, a young enthusiastic host and a 20th birthday to celebrate, it...
Posted 2 November 2012 12.38am — Comment on this

Io Echo, The Maccabees: The Maccabees, IO Echo @ El Rey, Los Angeles (Pics)

Photo gallery of The Maccabees and IO Echo at El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, CA (October 5, 2011). ... Read the full article at
Posted 7 October 2012 10.36pm — Comment on this

The Maccabees "Ayla" Video

Watch the new video from *The Maccabees* ( for "Ayla" in the replies.
Posted 3 September 2012 11.49am — Comment on this

The Black Keys + The Maccabees Tour

Not only will *The Maccabees* ( support *The Black Keys* ( on their European tour, but now they will ...
Posted 30 August 2012 4.47pm — Comment on this

Now listening: reader playlist

Each week we invite someone to share with us some of the songs they've been listening to recently. Today's selection features Stornoway, Radiohead, Laura Marling and the ...
Posted 18 July 2012 12.35pm — Comment on this

The Maccabees + The Black Keys Tour

*The Maccabees* ( will support *The Black Keys* ( on their European tour later this year...
Posted 18 July 2012 12.22pm — Comment on this

Load more

Top songs

The 5 most played The Maccabees songs in the past year.

  • Walking In The Air  1 plays

Played on

Absolute Radio stations playing songs by The Maccabees over the past year.

  1. Absolute Radio 1 plays

Music news powered by

Vicki Blight
On air now:
Vicki Blight now playing 'If It Makes You Happy' by Sheryl Crow
Absolute Radio Account access
or join today for free.