Blink-182 postpone entire UK and Ireland tour and festival appearances

Band reschedule tour for June and July 2012

Blink-182 postpone entire UK and Ireland tour and festival appearances

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Blink-182 have postponed their entire UK and Ireland tour, which was due to take place this summer.

The cancellation includes the band's planned appearances at the T In The Park and Oxegen festivals.

The band have posted a statement on their official website, Blink182.com, in which they say they have postponed the tour to complete work on their new album. The individual dates have all been rescheduled for next summer, although it is unclear whether the band will play T In The Park and Oxegen in 2012.

Details of the new dates are at the bottom of the page.

Blink-182's statement reads: "It is with heavy hearts that we have to announce our planned 2011 European summer tour has been rescheduled.

"When we booked the tour last year, we were confident that we would have the new album out before the summer. Turns out we were mistaken as the album is taking longer than we thought and won't be out till later this year."

It goes on: "We hoped we would have some new songs to play rather than do another 'greatest hits tour' which you all saw last summer. The three of us are working very hard to do what we set out to do when we re-formed, get a new Blink-182 album recorded."

Blink-182's rescheduled dates are:

Birmingham NIA (June 7 2012 – moved from July 1 2011)
London O2 Arena (June 8, 9 2012 – moved from July 18, 19)
Dublin O2 Arena (June 12 2012)*
Belfast Odyssey Arena (June 13 2012)*
Manchester Evening News Arena (June 15 2012 – moved from July 8 2011)
Birmingham LG Arena (June 16 2012 – moved from July 15 2011)
Sheffield Motorpoint Arena (June 17 2012 – moved from July 7 2012)
Newcastle Metro Radio Arena (June 19 2012 – moved from July 12 2011)
Glasgow S.E.C.C (June 20 2012)*
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (July 10 2012 – moved from July 16 2011)
Nottingham Capital FM Arena (July 11 2012 – moved from July 13 2011)
Liverpool Echo Arena (July 12 2012 – moved from July 4 2011)

* indicates a newly added date


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