The band confirm their third show of 2005 in their native city...

Athlete have added a big LONDON show to their forthcoming UK tour.

The band, who release new album ‘Tourist’ on January 31, follow up their March shows with a date at London Brixton Academy on April 22.

The full list of shows now reads:

Liverpool Academy (January 12)

Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (14)

Sheffield Leadmill (15)

Portsmouth Pyramid (16)

London Electric Ballroom (17)

Leeds University (March 3)

Glasgow Carling Academy (4)

Manchester Academy (5)

Newcastle University (6)

Norwich UEA (8)

Nottingham Rock City (9)

Birmingham Carling Academy (10)

Cardiff University (12)

Bristol Carling Academy (13)

London Forum (14)

London Brixton Academy (April 22)

Tickets are on sale for all shows. For availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.