More details of the arena tour unveiled...

The Darkness’ have confirmed details of more shows on their December UK tour.

The band had previously announced that they would undertake their biggest ever UK tour following this forthcoming weekend’s appearances at the Carling Weekend: Reading And Leeds Fesitvals (August 27-29).

The tour will start in Nottingham (November 24), and visit seven other cities, ending at London Wembley Arena in mid-December.


In addition to the previously announced dates, NME.COM can reveal the band will play two more shows at London Wembley Arena on December 11-12.

The dates are now: Nottingham Arena (November 24)

Glasgow SECC Arena (26)

Newcastle Metro Radio Arena (29)

Manchester MEN Arena (December 1)

Sheffield Hallam FM Arena (4)


Cardiff Arena (6)

Birmingham NEC Arena (7)

London Wembley Arena (10-12)

As previously revealed on NME.COM, support on the tour comes from Ash.

NME.COM understands the band have done a deal with UK tabloid newspaper The Sun in relation to the tour.

Speaking recently about the dates, singer Justin Hawkins said: “The arena tour in November will also be amazing. I’m looking forward to the end of that which will finish with three dates at Wembley.”

The group are also planning to release a Christmas DVD – said to include the band’s ‘first feature film’ alongside an on-the-road documentary and collected videos.