FRANZ PLAY THEIR BIGGEST UK AND IRISH SHOWS

The band cap a great year in style...

[/a] are to play their biggest ever UK and Irish tour, NME.COM can exclusively reveal.

The [a] might be busy on the other side of the world, but fear not, because they know that their UK and Irish work is not yet done.

The October dates are: Belfast Ulster Hall (October 11)

Dublin Olympia (12-13)

Glasgow Barrowlands (15-16)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (17)

Newcastle Northumbria University (19)

Exeter University (20)

Bradford St George’s Hall (21)

Portsmouth Guildhall (23)

Leicester DeMontfort Hall (24)

Manchester Apollo (25)

London Brixton Academy (28-29)

Tickets go onsale at 9.30am on August 7.

For ticket availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

See this week’s NME, which is out tomorrow in London (August 3) and nationwide Wednesday (4) for an exclusive [a][/a] interview from Australia, including more amazing revelations.