Blur man returns with new band

And they play some live dates

Blur drummer Dave Rowntree is set to return with a new band, The Ailerons.

They release their first EP ’Left Right’ on October 17, available exclusively through iTunes.

Rowntree will be joined by occasional keyboard player Mike Robinson, bassist Grog, guitarist Dan Beattie and singer Charity Hair.

Their EP will feature: ’Dig A Hole’, ’Walking Fever’, ’Bonafone’ and ’Roll Over’.

The band are also playing the following live dates:

London Dublin Castle (October 13)

London Hoxton Bar & Grill (16)

London Windmill (17)

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/gigs