Arctic Monkeys prepare for UK tour

NME.COM will have the first live report here tonight

Arctic Monkeys kick off their first headlining UK tour of 2006 in Nottingham tonight (April 13) – and NME.COM will be there.

The tour has been one of the year’s hottest tickets, and with the band expected to debut new tracks from their forthcoming EP ‘Who The Fuck Are Arctic Monkeys’ (out on April 24) you won’t want to miss out on what they’re up to.

Tickets for the 12-date tour may have sold out in record time back in February, but NME.COM will be on hand to provide an in-depth report from the show the moment they leave the Rock City stage.

So just click back here tonight for an exclusive live report straight from the action.

The tour visits:

Nottingham Rock City (April 13)

Glasgow Carling Academy (14)

Newcastle Carling Academy (15)

Bournemouth BIC (17)

Plymouth Pavilions (18)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (19)

Newport Centre (21)

Rotherham Magna Centre (22)

Blackpool Empress Ballroom (23)

Hull Ice Rink (25)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (26)

London Brixton Carling Academy (27)