DEAD EXCITING!

And they couldn't leave out Scunthorpe...

Punk veterans the THE DEAD KENNEDYS have announced a UK tour for April.

The band, who will make their first appearances in Japan and Russia before the British dates, are making their second trip to Europe since they reformed in 2001.

The line-up of the band for the tour will be East Bay Ray, Klaus Flouride, Brandon Cruz and DH Peligro.

The dates are:

Brixham Punk Aid Festival (April 13)

Birmingham Academy (14)

Manchester Academy (15)

Scunthorpe Baths Hall (17)

Blackpool Winter Gardens Spanish Hall (18)

Whitehaven The Civic (19)

Sunderland One Big Day Festival (20)

Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (22)

Aberdeen Forum (23)

Glasgow The Garage (24)

Liverpool Academy (25)

Northampton Roadmenders (27)

Cambridge The Junction (28)

Salisbury City Hall (29)

Bristol Academy (30)

Brixton The Fridge (May 1)

For tickets call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.