NME New Music Tour 2006 stars reveal further dates

The Automatic have revealed details of a new tour.

The band, who will feature on the upcoming NME New Music Tour 2006, will follow up the trek with a string of their own dates.

Currently recording their debut album, the Welsh four-piece will play five dates in the country, including a hometown show in Cowbridge.

The dates are:

Merthyr Studio Bar (May 31)

Cowbridge Leisure Centre (June 1)

Neath Windsor Club (2)

Narbeth Queens Hall (3)

Brecon Theatre Brycheniog (5)

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.

The Automatic will be heading out on the NME New Music Tour 2006 next month along with headliners Boy Kill Boy, ¡Forward Russia!, The Long Blondes and Howling Bells.

NME New Music Tour 2006 dates are:

Bristol University (May 6)*

Cardiff University (7)*

Wolverhampton Wulfrun (8)*

Glasgow QMU (10)

Middlesbrough Empire (11)

Manchester University (12)

Portsmouth Pyramid (14)

Leicester University (15)

Cambridge Junction (16)

Norwich UEA (18)

Sheffield Leadmill (19) (No Forward Russia)

Liverpool Carling Academy (20)

Oxford Brookes University (23)

London Electric Ballroom (24)

*Howling Bells replace the Long Blondes

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/GIGS or call them on 0870 1 663 663.