Crystal Castles to headline Topman NME New Noise Tour

Plus Friendly Fires, Team Waterpolo, White Lies for May jaunt

Crystal Castles have been announced as the headliners of the forthcoming Topman NME New Noise Tour 2008.

Friendly Fires, Team Waterpolo and White Lies complete the bill for the tour, which begins at Oxford Carling Academy on May 2.

The tour, which showcases four bands tipped for the top by NME, calls at venues including London‘s Mean Fiddler, before its climax on May 15 at Stoke Sugarmill.


The Topman NME New Noise Tour will call at:

Oxford Carling Academy (May 2)

Bristol Thekla (3)

Norwich Waterfront (4)

Brighton Concorde 2 (5)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (6)


Birmingham Carling Academy 2 (8)

Glasgow Arches (10)

Newcastle Carling Academy 2 (11)

Manchester Academy 2 (12)

London Mean Fiddler (14)

Stoke Sugarmill (15)

Tickets go on sale exclusively through NME.COM tomorrow (March 11) at 9am (GMT).

To check the availability of Topman NME New Noise Tour tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.