REY OF LIGHT

The Icelanders expect to finish their new album in time for the jaunt...

Sigur Ros are to follow their V2002 appearances with an October tour.

The group will play dates across Europe, visiting England, Scotland and Ireland at the start of the month, before heading out into the mainland for more dates.

The tour, according to www.sigur-ros.co.uk, calls at: London Royal Festival Hall (October 1)

Sheffield Leadmill (2)

Edinburgh Queen’s Hall (3)

Dublin Ambassador Theatre (5-6)

Bristol Anson Rooms (7)

Amsterdam Melkweg (9)

Brussels Cirque Royal (10)

Fribourg Fri-Son (12)

Florence Tenax (13)

Milan Rolling Stone (14)

Vienna Spark 7 Hall (16)

Berlin Arena (17)

Oslo Betong (19)

Stockholm Södra Theatre (20)

Copenhagen Vega (21)

Paris Elysee (23)

Cologne Philharmonie (24)

The Icelandic group are now mixing their new album in Bath. The record should be completed by the end of August.

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