There's a new album and tour...

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds have confirmed details of a new album.

’Abattoir Blues / The Lyre Of Orpheus’ will be released in September. The double album is the group’s thirteenth and the follow up to 2003’s ‘Nocturama’.

The album was recorded at Studio Ferber in Paris in Spring 2004.

The band will be touring the UK in November, with shows at:Glasgow Academy (November 6)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (7)

Manchester Apollo (8)

London Brixton Academy (10)

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Saturday (June 12). For availability after then, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.