The Manic Street Preachers, who are to receive the Godlike Genious Award at the 2008 NME Awards, will play a special NME gig at the O2 Arena in London on February 28.

They will be joined by some of the bands who’ve starred on the magazine’s annual tour in recent years.

Kaiser Chiefs, Bloc Party, Klaxonsand The Cribs will alos play the show.

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