Legendary punk band to support first album in over 25 years

The Slits are gearing up to tour Europe in support of their first new full-length album in more than 25 years.

Starting off with a date in Portugal before hitting the UK, the band will be playing songs from their new album ‘Trapped Animal’ which is due out on October 5.

The band’s current line-up features original members Ari Up and Tessa Pollitt, along with Hollie Cook, the daughter of Sex Pistols‘ drummer Paul Cook, Anna Schlute and Adele Wilson.

A book about the band, ‘Typical Girls? The Story Of The Slits’ by Zoe Street Howe, has also been recently released.

The Slits will play:

Oporto, Portugal Casa Da Musica (October 3)
Colchester Arts Centre (7)
Liverpool Korova (8)
Cardiff Ifor Bach (9)
Brighton Concorde 2 (10)
Sheffield The Corporation (11)
Manchester Deaf Institute (12)
Glasgow Stereo (13)
Birmingham Rainbow (14)
Southampton Talking Heads (15)
London ULU (16)

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