BEASTIES INVADE EUROPE

Six UK shows for Beasties in May...

THE BEASTIE BOYS have announced a series of European dates, including six UK shows, in the spring.

The gigs are in Stuttgart Schleyerhalle (April 19), Rotterdam Ahoy (20), Cologne Arena (21), Stockholm Globe Arena (24), Oslo Spektrum (25), Copenhagen Forum (27), Kiel Ostseehalle (28), Berlin Velodrom (29), Brussels Forest National (May 1), Glasgow SECC (3), Manchester MEN Arena (4), Birmingham NEC Arena (5), London Wembley Arena (7, 8), Paris Omnisports (11), Zurich Hallenstadion (13) and Munich Olympiahalle (14).

There will be another single from ‘Hello Nasty’, possibly ‘Remote Control’ though this has not yet been confirmed, released to coincide with these dates.

The Beasties were also forced by label Capitol Records to remove MP3 files of live songs recorded on their 1998 US tour from their web site and replace them with streamed (and lower quality) Real Audio versions. Click back for more on this story.

To booktickets for the UK shows, call the NME Ticketline on 0870 121 0125 or click here to check our online gig guide.

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