PERMISSION TO TOUR THE LAND

And they've got a new EP coming out too...

The Darkness have announced a UK tour following their opening set at GLASTONBURY and to celebrate the release of their debut album, ‘PERMISSION TO LAND’.

Kicking off tonight (July 3) in Wolverhampton, supporting Alice Cooper, the dates will see the band playing 22 dates across the UK and Europe, including support slots with Robbie Williams , Metallica and Linkin Park.

‘Permission To Land’ is set to be released next week (July 7) with an EP, ‘I Believe In A Thing Called Love’, following shortly after.

The dates are:

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (supporting Alice Cooper) (July 3)

GuilFest 2003 (4)

T In The Park Festival (13)

Hertfordshire Knebworth Park (supporting Robbie Williams ) (August 1 – 3)

Dublin RDS Main Arena (supporting Metallica and Linkin Park) (20)

Carling Weekend: Reading (23)

Carling Weekend: Leeds (24)

Dublin Vicar Street (October 2)

Keele University (3)

Cardiff Solus (5)

Bristol Academy (6)

Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (8)

Leeds Metropolitan University (9)

Sheffield University (10)

Nottingham Rock City (12)

Norwich UEA (13)

Glasgow Barrowlands (15)

Newcastle University (16)

Manchester Academy 2 (17)

Liverpool Academy 2 (18)

Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall (20)

Portsmouth Pyramids (21)

London Hammersmith Apollo (22)