IDLES can’t seem to catch a break. The Bristolian quintet have been on the road for what seems like an eternity since the release of acclaimed sophomore album Joy As An Act of Resistance. It’s an album which not only serves as the soundtrack of a generation, but also one which has made Joe Talbot and co. one of the most important bands of the 21st century. This week, the band took on the Benelux with consecutive shows in Antwerp, Utrecht and Nijmegen. Arne Cardinals, Jack Parker and Marc Prodanovic respectively captured all three shows, and below you’ll see exactly how the carnage unfolded over the course of 72 manic hours.

TRIX, ANTWERP 

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DE HELLING, UTRECHT

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DOORNROOSJE, NIJMEGEN

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Without forgetting special guests LIFE, of course…

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