Casey Chaos and co. get their pens at the ready...

AMEN have confirmed a series of instore signings to coincide with their appearance on the NME CARLING PREMIER TOUR, NME.COM can reveal.

The band, whose new single ‘Too Hard To Be Free’ is released on February 5 via Virgin/I Am Recording, will appear in local stores in the afternoon prior to their appearance in the town that night. The band will also do a midnight signing at the Virgin Megastore on Oxford Street following their show at the London Astoria on February 4.

Amen are confirmed to sign at:

Newcastle HMV (January 22, 1.30pm)

Leeds Crash Records (23, 1.30pm)

Liverpool HMV (26, 1.30pm)

Norwich HMV (31,2.30pm)

Cardiff HMV (February 2, 1.30pm)

London Virgin (4, midnight)

The signings coincide with their appearance on the NME Carling Premier Tour, alongside JJ72, Alfie and Starsailor, which calls at:

Glasgow QMU (January 21)

Newcastle University (22)

Leeds Metropolitan University (23)

Sheffield University (25)

Liverpool University (26)

Manchester University (27)

Oxford Brookes University (29)

Leicester De Montfort University (30)

Norwich UEA (31)

Cardiff University (February 2)

Bristol University (3)

London Astoria (4)

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