5 Things Every Man Should Know About This Week 15/4/16

Including a return to the land of Trainspotting and a comprehensive history of The Rolling Stones

Featuring zombies, rock icons, political anthems and ...more zombies: Presenting the five things that should be on every man's cultural radar for the week.

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1 TV: Fear The Walking Dead Season 2

The Walking Dead zombie train rolls on and on, with the second season of the show's hit spin-off the latest installment to arrive on screen.

While the usual blood, claustrophobia and tense conversations look set to prevail, this season sees the surviving members of the zombie apocalypse take to the high seas, commanding a boat to try and hatch an escape. To where? I guess we'll just have to wait and sea.

Fear the Walking Dead Season 2 is on Amazon Prime from 11 April

2 Culture: EXHIBITIONISM: The Rolling Stones

The first international retrospective of The Rolling Stones: EXHIBITIONISM will see the entirety of the Saatchi Gallery overrun with official artifacts, memorabilia and paraphernalia in celebration of one of music's most iconic and resilient rock bands; still going strong - well, sort of - after 50 years in the rock and narcotics game.

EXHIBITIONISM: The Rolling Stones is at the Saatchi Gallery from now until 4 September


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3 Film: Eye in the Sky

Drone warfare hasn't exactly been fertile ground in the filmmaking world thus far, but that looks set to change with Eye in the Sky, a modern combat thriller that successfully mixes high-octane action with more subtle philosophical questions surrounding the act of killing via remote control.

Helen Mirren stars alongside Aaron Paul and Alan Rickman - commanding his final role -making this a war film with the cast and clout to justify a trip to the multiplex.

Eye in the Sky is out 15 April

4 Book: The Blade Artist by Irvine Welsh

Francis Begbie, the Edinburgh psycho who stalked the pages of Trainspotting and Porno, rehabilitated as an artist living a happy family life in California? That's the idea Irvine Welsh is trying to sell in his latest novel, which doesn't rank among his best work but maintains his peerless record for spinning a yarn you can't help but watch unfold through your fingers.

The Blade Artist is out Monday 11 April

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5 Album: The Hope Six Demolition Project by PJ Harvey

Singer-songwriter, writer, poet, and composer, the polymathic PJ Harvey is returning after a 5 year hiatus with a new album inspired by the struggles of war and disorder worldwide.

The USP - if you will - of The Hope Six Demolition Project is in its creation, with Harvey traveling everywhere from Kosovo to Afghanistan to immerse herself in normal people's stories. Heavy? Absolutely. But the songs are as brilliantly constructed and memorable as they were on Let England Shake, making this yet another highlight in her remarkable career.

The Hope Six Demolition Project by PJ Harvey is out 15 April