New Order confirm UK tour

The Mancs to play big autumn shows

New Order have announced a new UK tour for this autumn.

The Manchester legends will head out for a series of big shows this October.

“I’m really excited about seeing all our English fans and hopefully brightening up October,” explained bassist Peter Hook, “and you’d better catch us now, as pretty soon we’ll all be on Zimmerframes!”

They play:

Newcastle Academy (October 11)

Blackpool Empress Ballroom (16)

Glasgow Academy (18)

London Wembley Arena (27)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (29)

Tickets for the gigs go on sale at 9am on on May 26.

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.

Meanwhile New Order will release a live DVD, taken from 2005 concerts in New York and London, on June 19.