STRAIGHT TO EUROPE

He'll be taking the Bad Seeds out on the road from April until June. And there are, as yet, no caves on his itinerary...

NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS have confirmed details of a comprehensive European tour for the spring.

Cave, who has not toured fully with the Bad Seeds since before his band’s appearance at the London Meltdown Festival in 1998, will start his tour in Stockholm on April 18. He will play shows in Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester and London in April and May, before continuing across mainland Europe.

Cave will play: Stockholm Circus (April 18)

Oslo Spectrum (19)

Madrid La Riviera (22)

Lisbon Colosseum (24)

Dublin Olympia (28-29)

Glasgow Barrowlands (May 1)

Manchester Academy (2)

London Brixton Academy (5)

Dusseldorf Philipshalle (9)

Berlin Columbiahalle (10-11)

Budapest Basketball Hall (24)

Katowice Spodek Hall (25)

Prague Fair Palace (26)

Paris Olympia (28-29)

Vienna Libro Music Hall (31)

Munich Colosseum (June 1)

Ljubljana Hala Tivoli (2)

Milan Palavobis (4)

Zurich Xtra Limmathaus (6)

Lyon Transbordeur (8)

Leuven Brabathalle (10)

Tilburg 013 (11)

Athens Rockwave Festival (July 2)

Tickets for the shows are not yet on sale, and prices will be confirmed soon. It is also rumoured that Cave will play at this year’s Roskilde festival.

As reported earlier on NME.COM, Cave is previewing songs from forthcoming album ‘No More Shall We Part’ via his official website, www.nickcave.net.

The album is due for release on April 2 via Mute, but fans can listen to 40-second clips of each of the 12 tracks from the record as of now.

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‘No More Shall We Part’ is the first new Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds material since the release of ‘The Boatman’s Call’ in 1997.