Arctic Monkeys add second London date to UK arena tour

Band confirm additional date in the capital this October

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Arctic Monkeys have announced details of a second date at London's Earls Court as part of their UK tour taking place this October.

The band, who release new album 'AM' in September, will now play nine dates on the tour including a homecoming gig at Sheffield's Motorpoint Arena. Starting in Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena on October 22, the tour will then visit Manchester, London, Liverpool, Cardiff, Birmingham and Glasgow before ending with the Sheffield gig on November 2. The Strypes will support on all dates. The second London date will take place on October 26.

Last Friday (June 28), Arctic Monkeys headlined Glastonbury festival. The headline slot was the second time the band have topped the bill at Worthy Farm having first played in 2007 with the band playing new songs as well as fan favourites in a triumphant set.

Last month Arctic Monkeys confirmed details of their a href="http://www.nme.com/news/arctic-monkeys/71025">fifth studio album 'AM', which includes the songs 'R U Mine?' and 'Do I Wanna Know?'. Guests on the album include Josh Homme and former member of The Coral, Bill Ryder-Jones.

Arctic Monkeys will play:

Newcastle Metro Radio Arena (October 22)
Manchester Arena (23)
London Earls Court (25, 26)
Liverpool Echo Arena (28)
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (29)
Birmingham LG Arena (31)
Glasgow Hydro Arena (November 1)
Sheffield Motorpoint Arena (2)


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