Royal Blood invite fans to dress as skeletons for special Halloween gig

Band will headline Sheffield Leadmill on Friday (October 31)

Royal Blood have invited their fans to dress as skeletons when they play a gig in Sheffield on Halloween later this week.

The band headline the Leadmill in the Yorkshire city this Friday (October 31) and posted a message to ticket holders on Facebook asking them to get involved in the Halloween spirit.

The message reads: “Those of you that are spending this Friday (31st of October) with us at the Leadmill in Sheffield will realise that it’s Halloween. For this festive occasion we would like to invite you all to come dressed as skeletons to the show. It can be our own skeleton party. See you there!”

Royal Blood’s UK and Ireland tour begins tonight in Dublin. Tickets for the tour sold out in just two minutes.

Royal Blood will play:

Dublin The Academy (October 27)
Newcastle Riverside (28)
Glasgow O2 ABC (30)
Sheffield Leadmill (31)
Manchester Ritz (November 2)
Liverpool O2 Academy (3)
Birmingham Institute (4)
London Electric Ballroom (6 & 7)
Cambridge Junction (8)
Portsmouth Pyramid (10)
Oxford O2 Academy (11)
Bristol Bierkeller (12)
Brighton The Dome (December 20)

The band also announced their first UK and Ireland dates of 2015 earlier this month. The two-piece band will play their biggest venues to date on the tour. The band will visit Glasgow, Plymouth, Bridlington, Portsmouth, Newport, Norwich, Blackpool and Wolverhampton before a London date at the O2 Academy Brixton on March 13. The tour concludes the following night at Nottingham Rock City.

Royal Blood will play:

Glasgow, Barrowland (February 22/ 23)
Plymouth, Pavilions (27)
Bridlington, Spa (28)
Portsmouth, Guildhall (March 2)
Newport, Centre (3)
Norwich, UEA (5)
Blackpool, Empress Ballroom (6)
Dublin, Olympia (9 / 10)
Wolverhampton, Civic Hall (11)
London, O2 Academy Brixton (13)
Nottingham, Rock City (14)

Royal Blood recently scored their first Number One in the Official UK Albums Chart with their self-titled debut LP, which has also been nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. The duo sold nearly 66,000 copies of their eponymous record on its way to the top spot, making it the fastest-selling rock debut since Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ self-titled release in 2011.

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