Two-piece will hit the road in support of their latest album 'Black Rat' this August

DZ Deathrays have announced details of a UK tour to take place in August,

The Australian duo, Shane Parsons and Simon Ridley, will hit the road on August 5 with a show at The Keys in Middlesbrough before winding up on August 22 in Northampton.

As well as a selection of European festival dates, the band will play a number of UK festival slots, including 2000 Trees, Truck, Y Not and Beacons festivals, as well as Reading and Leeds in August. A support slot with Band of Skulls in the UK will follow later in the year.

DZ Deathrays’ new album ‘Black Rat’ will be released in the UK this August, the band’s first since they signed a record deal with Infectious Records (Drenge, Alt-J, These New Puritans).

DZ Deathrays tour dates are as follows:

Middlesbrough The Keys (August 5)
Hull Adelphi (6)
York Woolpack (7)
Wakefield Hop (9)
St Albans The Horn (12)
Guildford Boiler Room (13)
Leicester, Cookie Jar (14)
Southampton, Joiners (15)
Hereford Jailhouse (16)
London Shacklewell Arms (18)
Brighton Sticky Mikes Frog Bar (19)
Kingston, New Slang (21)
Northampton Roadmembers (22)

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