The Black Heart Procession back after four-year break

The acclaimed US indie outfit return

The Black Heart Procession are to release their first album in nearly four years.

The band will celebrate the release of ‘The Spell’, out May 8, by playing their first UK date since 2002 at the All Tomorrow’s Parties festival.

The acclaimed San Diego outfit play the bash on May 20, the day Sleater-Kinney headline. They will also appear at London KOKO on June 6, supporting Silver Mt Zion.

Before that, The Black Heart Procession will perform at the Texas festival SXSW. They appear at the Domino Records night at La Zona Rosa on March 17.