Gerard Way announces Birmingham and Southampton shows for 2015

The former My Chemical Romance frontman will return to the UK following next month's tour

Gerard Way has announced plans for shows in Birmingham and Southampton in January 2015.

The dates will come alongside a gig at London’s O2 Academy Brixton, which was revealed after his November tour sold out in five minutes. He will play the O2 Academy Birmingham on January 20 and Southampton O2 Guildhall on January 21. The former My Chemical Romance frontman will then play Brixton on January 23. Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 17.

Way released his debut solo album ‘Hesitant Alien’, at the end of last month and it entered the Official UK Albums Chart at Number 14. Way’s sold out November tour sees him playing Manchester’s Ritz on November 5 then heading to Oxford, Glasgow, Cardiff and finally London’s KOKO.

Gerard Way will play:

Manchester Ritz (November 5)
Oxford O2 Academy (6)
Glasgow O2 ABC (7)
Cardiff Y Plas (9)
London KOKO (10)
Birmingham O2 Academy (January 20, 2015)
Southampton O2 Guildhall (January 21)
London O2 Academy Brixton (January 23)

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