Arctic Monkeys to play new album live online

Watch it live on NME.COM

Arctic Monkeys have announced plans to stream a special online gig showcasing tracks from their forthcoming album ‘Humbug’.

The Sheffield four-piece will perform the one-off show through a web transmission via their official site.

NME.COM will also be hosting the gig, which takes place this Thursday (July 30) at 9pm (BST).


In the meantime, the band have posted a short trailer which you can view here.

Their new album, which was produced by James Ford and Queens Of The Stone Age‘s Josh Homme, is out on August 24.

The weekend after the release the group will headline the Reading And Leeds Festivals (Leeds on August 28, Reading on August 29).

Their current single ‘Crying Lightning’ is already available to buy as a download, and the band premiered the video for the track last Friday (July 24).

Check NME.COM at 9pm this Thursday (July 30) to watch the live Arctic Monkeys gig.

Listen to the single and post your thoughts on the track and their new video.