Arctic Monkeys add dates to huge 2018 UK and Ireland tour

Coming to an arena near you...

Arctic Monkeys have added more dates to their huge UK and Ireland tour, taking place in September this year.

The Sheffield icons, who last week announced their sixth album ‘Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino’, will hit the road for a series of huge arena shows in Manchester, London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Dublin, and Newcastle.

After originally announcing the tour earlier this week, the group in London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Newcastle and Dublin.

Full dates are below with the new shows highlighted in bold. You can buy tickets here now.

  • September 6/7 2018 – Manchester Arena
  • September 9/10/12 – The O2 Arena, London
  • September 15/16 – Birmingham Arena
  • September 18/19/21 – FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield
  • September 24 /25– 3Arena, Dublin
  • September 27/28 – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

The shows come in support of sixth album ‘Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino’, which was officially announced last week.

The album was announced on YouTube, with the Sheffield indie heroes posting  a short teaser featuring a futuristic landscape, backed by some cinematic orchestration before kicking into a grunge-fuelled bluesy riff.

Available for pre-order on their official store now, ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’ is due for release on May 11 and is said to “up the ante in a big way” with it described as “a bold and brilliant album reflecting Turner’s ever more comprehensive creative vision.”