The band will kick off the string of dates in July…

ARCTIC MONKEYS have announced details of a UK tour.

The band, who recently released the single ‘Five Minutes With The Arctic Monkeys’, are currently in the studio recording their next single, which is due out in October.

The group will round up their UK dates with appearances at the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds festivals.

The dates are:

York Fibbers (July 27)

Middlesbrough Arena (28)

Glasgow King Tuts Wah Wah Hut (30)

Sheffield Leadmill (31)

Newcastle The Cluny (August 1)

Hull Silhouette (13)

Birmingham Bar Academy (14)

Northampton Soundhaus (16)

Oxford Zodiac (18)

Southend Chinnery (23)

Brighton Komedia (24)

Cambridge The Soul Tree (25)

Carling Weekend: Reading Festival (27)

Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival (28)

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