The Cribs plot UK tour dates for October

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Wakefield band will play London and Glasgow shows, with more to be announced

The Cribs have announced the first dates of their upcoming UK tour.

The Wakefield band, who released their sixth album ‘For All My Sisters’ in March, will play shows in London and Glasgow during October.

Confirmed on Monday (July 27), the Jarman brothers will play Glasgow’s Barrowlands on October 20 and London’s Roundhouse on October 28. See the dates in full below.

Announcing the news, the group wrote on Facebook: “We have been going crazy waiting to get on a real UK tour, and these first 2 shows are gonna be really important gigs for us”.

“It’s a huge personal thrill for the band to be playing at the Roundhouse… And the Barrowlands – well, that is just the best damn gig in the world! No question. It is The Cribs second home.”

Tickets go on general sale this Friday (July 31). The Cribs confirmed that more shows will be added to the tour “very soon”.

The band play the following dates:

Glasgow, Barrowlands (October 20)
London, Roundhouse (28)

‘For All My Sisters’ followed 2012’s ‘In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull’.

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Speaking to NME recently, The Cribs hit out against the UK’s “old school dinosaurs” with a “grudge” against the trio. Frontman Ryan Jarman expressed his view that the band have to battle against many detractors, saying, “We’re one of those bands who have seeped into public consciousness just by being around such a long time. There are still some old school dinosaurs in the UK who just have a grudge against us. They just don’t give us a chance to get bigger or actively block it…so we just have to put out another record that’s better than the last one.”

Jarman also discussed difficulties the band faced during their three-year absence prior to their new LP, “It had become so destructive, so completely negative. It became unhealthy, absolutely,” Jarman said, relating to recent personal struggles. “I just remember at first I wasn’t leaving the house for ages. I had quite a lot of social anxiety. There were loads of other things going on as well, a lot of unhealthy things happening.”

Watch The Cribs discuss their new album in a video interview with NME below.
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