2012 is set to see the return of Manchester legends The Stone Roses, as they prepare to perform over three nights in their hometown.
Manchester's music scene has always been loud and proud about its musical heritage; from the likes of The Smiths, Happy Mondays and Oasis.
With news that the Happy Mondays are set to reform for a full UK tour later this year, Gigwise thought we'd take a look at what Manchester's music scene has given birth to.
From the Gallagher brothers to Elbow and Hurts..you still gotta love the UK's second capital.
Any other Manchester acts? Leave your comments below.
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