Royal Blood add extra dates to 2015 UK and Ireland tour

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Band will now play twice in Glasgow and Dublin

Royal Blood have added extra dates in Glasgow and Dublin to their 2015 UK tour.

Tickets for the February/ March tour went on sale earlier today (October 17) with popular demand forcing extra dates at Glasgow Barrowland (February 23) and Dublin Olympia (March 10) now added after the original nights at both venues sold out.

The two-piece band will play their biggest venues to date, starting with the two Glasgow dates. The tour will then see the band visit Plymouth, Bridlington, Portsmouth, Newport, Norwich, Blackpool and Wolverhampton before a London date at the O2 Academy Brixton on March 13. The tour concludes the following night at Nottingham Rock City.

In an effort to restrict the re-sale of tickets certain measures have been put in place to try and protect fans seeking to buy tickets at face value. These include printed identification on tickets and a limited allocation of four per order (two in London).

Royal Blood will play:

Glasgow, Barrowland (February 22/ 23)
Plymouth, Pavilions (27)
Bridlington, Spa (28)
Portsmouth, Guildhall (March 2)
Newport, Centre (3)
Norwich, UEA (5)
Blackpool, Empress Ballroom (6)
Dublin, Olympia (9 / 10)
Wolverhampton, Civic Hall (11)
London, O2 Academy Brixton (13)
Nottingham, Rock City (14)

Royal Blood recently scored their first Number One in the Official UK Albums Chart with their self-titled debut LP, which has also been nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. The duo sold nearly 66,000 copies of their eponymous record on its way to the top spot, making it the fastest-selling rock debut since Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ self-titled release in 2011.

These new tour dates are not to be confused with the band’s forthcoming UK and Ireland tour, which begins later this month. Tickets for the tour sold out in just two minutes.

Royal Blood will play:

Dublin The Academy (October 27)
Newcastle Riverside (28)
Glasgow O2 ABC (30)
Sheffield Leadmill (31)
Manchester Ritz (November 2)
Liverpool O2 Academy (3)
Birmingham Institute (4)
London Electric Ballroom (6 & 7)
Cambridge Junction (8)
Portsmouth Pyramid (10)
Oxford O2 Academy (11)
Bristol Bierkeller (12)
Brighton The Dome (December 20)

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