THEY came and spilled blood for the Maccabees
TicketInfo THE MACCABEES
Thursday, Oct 1: O2 Academy Birmingham Tickets: pounds 13.
They came across the story of The Maccabees
, Jewish rebels who fought against Greek rule and established Jewish independence in the second century BC.
GOING STRATOSPHERIC: The Maccabees
, who are playing at Middlesbrough Town Hall in March
And NME seems to agree, saying "The Maccabees
are entering the prime of their musical lives".
HOT new band The Maccabees
play Birmingham Barfly on Friday - and the Sunday Mercury has three pairs of tickets to give away.
Cardiff University HERE'S a question for you: Which band that you like the least have you seen play live the most?
chose their name by flicking through books.
Bubbling-under eccentrics The Maccabees
made steady progress last year.
Yet, somehow against the stronger and better-armed occupiers, the Jewish people, under the leadership of the Maccabees
, overthrew them and their cruel leader, Antiochus IV.
The exploits of people like Noah, Abraham and Moses are well known to most folk, but perhaps not so well known are those of Gideon, Barak and the folk in the stories quoted from the book Maccabees
75 million settlement in a class action lawsuit against Royal Maccabees
Life Insurance Company, now known as Reassure America Life Insurance Company.