Who says Goth's dead?...

SISTERS OF MERCY have a string of English tour dates lined up for early next year.

The band – whose only remaining original member is frontman Andrew

Eldritch – will be appearing at:

Leeds University (February 17)

Nottingham Rock City (18)

Birmingham Academy (20)

London Astoria (22, 23)

They then embark on a brief jaunt round Belgium and


The group have been working on new material since leaving label

eastwest, and a new single ‘Summer’ was scheduled for an independent release this year, but has now been put on hold.

However, according to a recent posting on the band’s website –

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