The Blackout announce UK tour and ticket details

Tour follows band's third album which drops in the spring

The Blackout have announced a UK tour for spring 2011.

The Welsh metallers, who are currently supporting You Me At Six on their UK tour, will play 16 dates across the country beginning at Oxford’s O2 Academy 2 on March 29.

They will wrap up the tour at Cardiff‘s Solus on April 16.


The band have just finished recording their third studio album, which is currently untitled, but will be released in either February or March next year. It will be the follow-up to 2009’s ‘The Best In Town’ .

The Blackout will play:

Oxford O2 Academy 2 (March 29)
Liverpool O2 Academy 2 (30)
Cork Cyprus Avenue (April 1)
Dublin Academy (2)
Belfast Speakeasy and Queens Student Union (3)
Glasgow Garage (5)
Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (6)
Newcastle Northumbria University (7)
Manchester Academy (8)
Birmingham HMV Institute (9)
Norwich Waterfront (10)
London Koko (12)
Bournemouth Old Firestation (13)
Plymouth White Rabbit (14)
Falmouth Princess Pavillion (15)
Cardiff Solus (16)

Tickets go on sale on Monday (December 20) at 9am (GMT). To check the availability of The Blackout tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.


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