Arctic Monkeys announce UK tour

The band hit the road ahead of 'Favourite Worst Nightmare'

Arctic Monkeys have confirmed details of a UK tour.

The band will hit the road in April ahead of the release of their second album ’Favourite Worst Nightmare’ on April 23.

The band will play:

Southampton Guildhall (April 9)

Exeter University Great Hall (10)

London Astoria (12, 13)

Liverpool Academy (14)

Newcastle Academy (16)

Dundee Caird Hall (17)

Glasgow Barrowlands (18)

Birmingham Academy (20)

Sheffield The Leadmill (21, 22)

Tickets are being sold via the band’s mailing list to reward loyal fans.

Those wanting tickets should register with the mailing list by 7pm tomorrow (March 14) and then the right to buy tickets will be decided by a “fair ballot”.

Those on the mailing list will be asked to register for one venue and successful applicants will be emailed with a personal PIN number (which will only work once) on March 16 and have until the following Monday (19) to buy their tickets.

Go to for more information.

Meanwhile come back to NME.COM tomorrow (March 14) at 2pm (GMT) and you can see the video for new single ’Brianstorm’ first here on the site. We’ll have more Arctic Monkeys news between now and the first screening so stay tuned.

on April 16.