Band announce new shows after selling out October dates

The Wombats have announced a tour of UK and Ireland for early 2011.

The band will hit the road in early January, their previously announced intimate October tour having sold out.

The 2011 dates are:

Belfast Spring & Airbrake (January 12)
Dublin The Academy (13)
Edinburgh HMV Picture House (15)
Dundee Fat Sams Live (16)
Newcastle O2 Academy Newcastle (18)
Leeds Metropolitan University (19)
Birmingham HMV Institute (21)
Manchester Academy (22)
Sheffield Leadmill (23)
Norwich UEA (24)
Cardiff University Solus (25)
Bristol O2 Academy Bristol (27)
London HMV Hammersmith Apollo (28)

Tickets go on general sale on Friday (September 3). To check the availability of The Wombats tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.