Amazing Snakeheads pull out of NME Awards Tour 2015 with Austin, Texas

Tour will begin as scheduled at Sheffield Leadmill tonight (February 19)

The Amazing Snakeheads have pulled out of the NME Awards Tour 2015 with Austin, Texas, which begins tonight (February 19) in Sheffield.

The tour will continue as planned with sets from Slaves, Fat White Family and Palma Violets.

The Glasgow band have withdrawn from the tour due to a last-minute change in their line-up, with drummer Scott Duff leaving the group on the eve of the tour.


A statement reads: “Due to there being no suitable replacement at this short notice The Amazing Snakeheads have to pull out of the NME Awards tour. We apologise for any and all inconvenience caused.”

The band had a change of personnel in June 2014, leaving frontman Dale Barclay the sole founding member. Duff was the replacement for original drummer Jordan Hutchinson.

The NME Awards Tour with Austin, Texas dates are as follows:

Sheffield Leadmill (February 19)
Leeds O2 Academy (2)
Newcastle O2 Academy (21)
Glasgow O2 ABC (22)
Nottingham Rock City (24)
Manchester Ritz (26)
Oxford O2 Academy (27)
Birmingham Institute (28)
Bristol O2 Academy (March 2)
Portsmouth Pyramids (3)
London Forum (4)

To check the availability of NME Awards Tour with Austin Texas tickets and get all the latest listings, head to NME.COM/tickets.

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