The rockers head out on some dates of their own...

Kings Of Leon’s travelling companions THE MOONEY SUZUKI are all set to head out on their own tour.

Fresh from their support dates with the Followill brothers, the New York garage punks have announced their own UK dates later this month.

They also release the title track from the album ‘Alive And Amplified’ as a single on January 24 through Sony. The Mooney Suzuki have broken with tradition by enlisting pop production hothouse The Matrix – best known for work with Avril Lavigne and Busted – to work on the album.

With the gamble paying off, they play the following dates:

Sheffield Leadmill (November 6)

Manchester Night & Day Café (7)

Leeds Cockpit (8)

Glasgow Barfly (9)

Birmingham Bar Academy (23)

Derby Victoria Inn (24)

Bath Moles (25)

London Islington Carling Academy (26)

Cardiff Barfly (27)

Exeter Cavern (29)

Southampton Joiners (30)

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