The rap sensations hit the road....

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

The Newport rap collective will kick off the string of dates at Cardiff University on October 2.

As previously reported on NME.COM, the band will release their first full-scale single this summer. Following the limited edition release of ‘Half Man Half Machine’ in the spring, ‘Guns Don’t Kill People, Rappers Do’ will now come out on August 16.

The debut GLC album, ‘Goldie Lookin’ Chain – Greatest Hits’, is released on September 6.

The dates are:

Cardiff University (October 2)

Reading University (3)

Oxford Brookes University (4)

Norwich Waterfront (6)

Newcastle University (7)

Aberdeen Lemon Tree (8)

Glasgow Garage (9)

Nottingham Rock City (11)

Liverpool Carling Academy (12)

Bangor University (13)

Manchester MDH (15)

Leeds Metropolitan University (16)

Birmingham Carling Academy (17)

Bristol Carling Academy (19)

Exeter Lemon Grove (20)

Portsmouth Pyramids (21)

London Astoria (22)

Tickets for Goldie Lookin’ Chain’s tour go onsale nationwide tomorrow. For ticket availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.