The former Hole and Smashing Pumpkins star rounds off our stellar line-up of shows...

MELISSA AUF DER MAUR is the latest and final addition to the stellar line-up of NME AWARDS SHOWS.

The former Hole and Smashing Pumpkins bass player is set to tour the UK supporting A Perfect Circle, but for her first ever headline show on these shores, she’s chosen to round off the week of the NME Awards at Islington Academy on February 16.

Melissa’s album, called simply ‘Auf Der Maur’, is released on March 1 and features a host of musicians including Ryan Adams stars Josh Homme and Nick Oliveri, Twiggy Ramirez, Mark Lanegan and former bandmates Eric Erlandson of Hole and James Iha of Smashing Pumpkins. It is preceded by a single, ’Followed The Waves’ on February 16.


Tickets are on sale now, through the NME Ticketline on 08701 663 663 or by clicking [url=]here.

Meanwhile, The Stills will now play a headline show at London Garage on February 10 to replace their support slot on the [/a] show that was cancelled after [a] injured himself in Liverpool last week (January 21). Tickets are available [url=]here.