Fans react to new Arctic Monkeys album news

"Time for me to dig out my leather jacket and Marlboros"

The internet is abuzz with excitement following the news that the much beloved Arctic Monkeys have finally announced their new album – ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’

It’s been almost 5 years since the release of ‘AM’ and every year Monkeys fans have been waiting ever-patiently for this day. The Sheffield quartet have released a small teaser, the track-list (with some eyebrow raising titles), and the artwork for the new album.

Suffice to say the fans are losing their collective minds and the initial reactions have been evocative to say the least:

 

Others have been on the aggressive side showing, once and for all, you shouldn’t mess with Arctic Monkeys fans during this sacred time:

The return of this indie icons has got many discussing what Arctic Monkeys represent in British music and the strong opinions people hold of the band:

‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’ is due for release on May 11 and is currently available to pre-order on the band’s official store. Check out Arctic Monkey’s touring dates below.

Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles (May 5)
Columbia Halle, Berlin (May 22)
Columbia Halle, Berlin (May 23)
Cavea, Rome (May 26)
Cavea, Rome (May 27)
Zentih, Paris (May 29)
Zenith, Paris (May 30)
Primavera Sound, Spain (June 2)
Medidlanum Forum, Milan (June 4)
Best Kept Secret, Netherlands (June 8)
Firefly Festival, Delaware, US (June 14-17)
Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh NC (June 16)
Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville, TV (June 18)
Coca Cola Roxy Theatre, Atlanta, GA (June 19)
Southside Festival, Germany (June 22-24)
Hurricane Festival, Germany (June 22-24)
Mitsubishi Electric Halle, Dusseldorf (June 26)
Royal Arena, Copenhagen (June 27)
TRSNMT, Scotland (July 1)
Open’er, Poland (July 4)
Rockwave Festival, Greece (July 6)
Rock Werchter, Belgium (July 8)
NOS Alive, Portugal (July 12)
Madcool Festival, Spain (July 13)
Forest Hills Stadium, Queens, NY (July 24)
TD Garden, Boston, MA (July 27)
The Anthem, Washington DC (July 28)
Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh, PA (July 31)
Masonic Temple Theatre, Detroit, MI (August 1)
Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON (August 5)
OYA Festival, Norway (August 8)
Way Out Festuval, Finland (August 9-11)
Flow Festival, Finland (August 11)
Sziget Festival, Hungary (August 14)