The 10 date run includes a show London's O2 Academy Brixton

Alt-J have announced a brand new UK tour for May 2013.

The four piece will follow their autumn tour and January dates at London’s O2 Shepherds Bush Empire with a 10 date tour. Tickets go on sale at 9am (BST) on September 7.

The May tour kicks off at the O2 Academy in Birmingham on May 5, visiting Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and more, before finishing up at the O2 Academy in Brixton in London on May 16, which will be the Mercury Prize favourites’ biggest ever headline show.

Alt-J release their new single ‘Something Good’ on October 1, which is taken from their Top 20 debut album, ‘An Awesome Wave’.

Alt-J play:

Birmingham O2 Academy (May 5)
Glasgow O2 ABC (6)
Newcastle O2 Academy (8)
Manchester Academy (9)
Leeds O2 Academy (10)
Liverpool O2 Academy (11)
Nottingham Rock City (13)
Cambridge Corn Exchange (14)
Bristol O2 Academy (15)
London O2 Academy Brixton (16)

Alt-J play a nine date tour of the UK this autumn, kicking off at Manchester RNCM on October 27 and finishing up at London’s Electric Ballroom on November 5.

To check the availability of Alt-J tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.