…DEAD EXCITING!

The Texan rockers are one of a string of bands to confirm their appearance at the week of gigs in January...

Texan rockers …AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD have been confirmed as headliners for one of the NME CARLING AWARDS SHOWS, to be held at LONDON ASTORIA from January 30 to February 5.

The group will play on February 3 with support from The Strokes.

Other acts to be added to the week-long series of shows are nu-metallers Hed (PE) and Apartment 26 who’ll support Papa Roach (January 30), King Adora, Sunna and Mull Historical Society who’ll play with Mansun (February 1), and Ed Harcourt, who’ll support Doves (5).

The NME Carling Awards tour featuring JJ72, Amen, Alfie and Starsailor will now play the Astoria on February 4 while the gig arranged for January 31 has yet to be confirmed.

More acts are to be announced over the coming weeks.

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