The Black Keys announce UK tour for 2012 – ticket details

Band will showcase their seventh album with four massive shows

The Black Keys have announced a UK tour for early next year.

The Ohio duo, who are currently putting the finishing touches to their as yet untitled seventh studio album, will play four UK dates as part of the trek.

These begin on February 3 at Nottingham‘s Capital FM Arena and run until February 10, when the band headline London‘s Alexandra Palace. They will also play Manchester and Edinburgh as part of the run.

The band, who released their last album ‘Brothers’ in 2010, have said that their seventh LP will come out towards the end of this year and is strongly influenced by The Clash and The Cramps.

There is no confirmed tracklisting as yet, but tracks titled ‘Little Black Submarine’ and ‘Lonely Boy’ are both set to feature on the album.

The Black Keys will play:

Nottingham Capital FM Arena (February 3)
Edinburgh Corn Exchange (4)
O2 Apollo Manchester (6)
London Alexandra Palace (10)

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