Band announce six new dates to go alongside 11th studio album

Whitesnake have announced a UK tour for June 2011.

The Middlesbrough glam metallers, who formed in 1977, will begin a six-date trek in Newcastle on June 13 and finish up at London‘s HMV Hammersmith Apollo on June 20.

The tour is in support of the band’s as-yet-untitled 11th studio album, set for release in March 2011. The album will the band’s first with new drummer Brian Tichy and bassist Michael Devin.

Whitesnake will play:

Newcastle City Hall (June 13)
Glasgow Clyde Auditorium (14)
Wolverhampton Civic Hall (16)
Manchester O2 Apollo (17)
Bournemouth International Centre (19)
London HMV Hammersmith Apollo (20)

Tickets go on sale on Friday (December 17) at 9am (GMT). To check the availability of Whitesnake tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.