And the much-heralded Welsh rap collective will support Super Furry Animals on a couple of big dates...

GOLDIE LOOKIN’ CHAIN have announced details of their first ever UK tour.

And after a string of appearances with fans The

Darkness and The

Streets, the Newport hip-hop crew’s ‘Draw Based

Confusion’ tour includes two dates with Super Furry


Rapper Chon Benwa Balls said: “We’re on a Starbucks-style mission to invade all the regional territories of this country.

“It’s an experiment in terror. We want to bring the same amount of angst and fear that we experience in Newport to places like Norwich, Middlesbrough and Tunbridge Wells – our brothers in concrete.”

The tour visits:

Gloucester Guildhall (April 1)

Cardiff CIA (with Super Furry Animals) (2)

Middlesbrough Empire (3)

Glasgow Cathouse (4)

Leeds Cockpit (5)

Leicester Charlotte (6)

Bristol Bierkeller (7)

London Carling Hammersmith Apollo (with Super Furry Animals) (8)

Exeter Cavern (10)

Manchester University (13)

Oxford Zodiac (14)

London Mean Fiddler (15)

Tunbridge Wells Forum (16)

Birmingham Carling Academy 2 (17)

Sheffield Fez Club (19)

Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (20)

Reading Fez (21)

Norwich Arts Centre (22)

Nottingham Rock City (24)

For ticket availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.