Catfish and the Bottlemen hint at big announcement coming next week

The quartet last released an album in 2016 - could new material be on the way?

Catfish and the Bottlemen
Catfish and the Bottlemen

Catfish and the Bottlemen have told fans to expect a big announcement next Tuesday (January 8), sparking speculation that new music from the band could be on the way.

The four-piece haven’t released an album since their 2016 LP ‘The Ride’, which scored the band their first-ever UK number one album. That record followed on from their September 2014 debut ‘The Balcony’.

A post on Catfish’s Instagram Story today (January 3) has now confirmed that fans can expect some big news next week. The post simply reads ’08 Jan 2019′, with an instruction to swipe up then leading to the sign-up page for the band’s official mailing list.

Catfish’s Twitter header and bio also bears next week’s all-important date.

Catfish and the Bottlemen will head out on a UK arena tour next month – which could see the band debut some brand new material for their fans. Check out their tour schedule below, and grab any remaining tickets here.

February 2019
19 – NOTTINGHAM Motorpoint Arena
20 – PLYMOUTH Pavilions
22 – LONDON SSE Arena Wembley
23 – HULL Bonus Arena
26 – DUBLIN Olympia Theatre
27 – BELFAST Ulster Hall

Back in October 2017, rumours spread online which suggested that Catfish and the Bottlemen had split up. However, a representative for the band subsequently confirmed to NME that the speculation had no substance and that the band had no intention of breaking up.