LIVE: All the build up as Arctic Monkeys prepare to play their first Sheffield shows in five years

Sheffield’s Arctic Monkeys are set to make a triumphant homecoming return tonight as they kick off a string of live shows at the city’s Fly DSA arena.

The gigs are the band’s first in their home city in five years and anticipation has been building for months.

Earlier this year the four piece released their sixth studio album – Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino.

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Arctic Monkeys are playing four shows at Sheffield's Fly DSA Arena

Arctic Monkeys are playing four shows at Sheffield's Fly DSA Arena