The Maccabees

Occupation: Band

Nationality: British

Indie rock band from South London, The Maccabees have released three albums that have charted in the UK Album Chart Top 40.

Their recent 2012 studio album Given to the Wild reached No. 4.

The band consist of Orlando Weeks, Hugo White, Felix White, Will White, Rupert Jarvis and Sam Doyle.

The band recently celebrated their first number one album. Maccabees announce extra tour date, new single Cilla Black also re-enters the charts following her death last weekend. The Maccabees get their first No. 1 album One Direction's first single without Zayn Malik storms the singles chart. One Direction to steal No.1 from Little Mix The band sit down with Digital Spy to discuss Marks To Prove It, London night buses and why they wouldn't fancy playing The O2. How The Maccabees became Britain's finest band How does the band's self-confessed "most stressful" record fare? The Maccabees' Marks to Prove It review The band will release their fourth album Marks To Prove It on July 31. The Maccabees preview new album tracks Special guest Jamie T joined the band as they performed to a large turnout on the Other Stage. The Maccabees return to Glastonbury The visual for 'Something Like Happiness' finds the beauty in Elephant and Castle. Watch The Maccabees' new music video Including Britney's thumping cover, The Maccabees at their happiest and MS MR's melancholic ballad. Playlist: 10 tracks you need to hear The track is the second single to be taken from Marks to Prove It. Listen to The Maccabees' new single The tour follows new album Peace Is the Mission, out June 1. Major Lazer announce a headline UK tour The band's third album is about "the inner city stripped back". The Maccabees announce their new album The painful pursuit for perfectionism over convenience has paid off. The Maccabees make an exultant return ★★★★ Major Lazer seem to have approved of the rendition. Watch Maccabees, Greg James cover Major Lazer From Foo Fighters to J Dilla, we look at this year's special edition essentials. All the best Record Store Day releases The band perform in between time-lapse footage of the streets of London. The Maccabees premiere new music video Including The Maccabees, Beyoncé, Flume, The Vaccines, Jamie T and Janelle Monae. Playlist: 10 tracks you need to hear 'Marks to Prove It' will be released on May 11. The Maccabees premiere new single The band will play four shows this May to support their new album. The Maccabees announce intimate UK shows The Libertines join Mumford & Sons and Metallica as Reading and Leeds headliners. Libertines to headline Reading & Leeds The band say their fourth album is the "opposite" to their previous record. The Maccabees reveal new album is finished The 6 Music Festival will take place on Tyneside over three nights from February 20. 6 Music Festival line-up announced The band confirm a "warm-up" show at The Leadmill in February. The Maccabees to play Sheffield next month Including Madonna, Kanye West, Adele, Muse, Rihanna and The Maccabees. 20 albums we're most excited for in 2015 Essentially a glorified victory lap crossed with a good excuse for a piss-up. Kasabian, Maccabees in London - review The band reveal that they will be playing at Liverpool's O2 Academy this year. Maccabees announce headline November gig Felix White admits they expected to have finished the project by now. The Maccabees talk new album progress The band tease that they also have "something else to go alongside it". Maccabees confirm album for early 2014 Felix White says it will be "similar" to their 2012 album Given to the Wild. The Maccabees start work on new album Emeli Sandé and Calvin Harris are among the big winners. Ivor Novellos 2013: Winners in full The winners for the 58th Ivor Novellos are announced in London. Emeli Sandé, Harris win Ivor Novellos The ceremony takes place next month in London. Emeli Sandé leads Ivor Novello shortlist The Suffolk music event announces its latest wave of acts. Rudimental, Grizzly Bear for Latitude Yannis Philippakis says he is sure Kraftwerk will put on an "incredible show". Foals: 'An honour to headline Latitude' Biffy Clyro, Arctic Monkeys, The Maccabees and The Killers also pick up trophies. Florence, Rolling Stones win NME Awards The two-day event confirms over 100 new acts on their line-up. Plan B, Rita Ora for Parklife 2013 The Scottish music events announces the latest additions to its lineup. Ellie Goulding, Maccabees for RockNess The trio will release their debut record in February. Theme Park announce debut album The singer's debut set Channel Orange leads the list. Frank Ocean wins critics' album of 2012 Ms Welch brings her Machine and the best lineup in the business to North Greenwich. Florence live at The O2, London - Review