My Bloody Valentine add Birmingham date to UK tour

Band will play Academy venue on March 8

My Bloody Valentine add Birmingham date to UK tour

Photo: Emilie Bailey

My Bloody Valentine have added a Birmingham date to their 2013 UK tour.

The band, who were due to start their UK tour at Glasgow's Barrowlands on March 9, before playing Manchester Apollo on March 10 and two shows at London's Hammersmith Apollo on March 12 and 13, will now begin on March 8 at Birmingham's O2 Academy.

The UK dates will follow a series of six gigs in Japan and four dates in Australia, all taking place in February. My Bloody Valentine are also confirmed to headline the 60,000 capacity Tokyo Rocks festival in May.

Speaking to NME at the beginning of November, frontman Kevin Shields claimed that the band's new album - their first since 1991's classic 'Loveless' - would be released on his website before the end of the year, although it has yet to see the light of day.

He said of the new album: "I think with this record, people who like us will immediately connect with something. Based on the very, very few people who've heard stuff – some engineers, the band, and that's about it – some people think it's stranger than 'Loveless'. I don't. I feel like it really frees us up, and in the bigger picture it's 100 per cent necessary."

My Bloody Valentine will play:

Birmingham O2 Academy (March 8)
Glasgow Barrowlands (March 9)
Manchester Apollo (10)
London Hammersmith Apollo (12, 13)


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