And it's where The Beatles found fame

Arctic Monkeys are to play a ‘secret’ gig in the venue where The Beatles played their classic early shows.

The band will play at the Liverpool Cavern this coming Sunday (October 2), to warm-up for their UK tour which officially starts on Wednesday in Norwich (October 5). Tickets have already sold out.

The full tour, which has also sold-out, visits:

Norwich Waterfront (October 2)

London Mean Fiddler (6)

Portsmouth Pyramid (7)

Cardiff Coal Exchange (9)

Sunderland Manor Quay (10)

Coventry Coliseum (11)

Bristol Bierkeller (12)

Glasgow ABC (14)

Sheffield The Plug (15)

Manchester Ritz (16)

Leeds Black Canvas (17)

Edinburgh Exchange (19)

Wolverhampton Wulfrun (20)

Sheffield The Plug (22)

Arctic Monkeys are currently working on their debut album. For full details, see this week’s NME, which is out nationwide on Wednesday (September 28).