As previously reported, the 13-date event, which traditionally showcases hot new talent and tours annually during January and February, precedes the prestigious NME Carling Awards, to be held next year in London on February 13.
Now, the New Zealand rockers and Texan collective will support Supergrass when they perform at London Wembley Arena on January 25. The Ravonettes make up the bill.
The NME Awards Tour then visits:
Glasgow Barrowlands (26)
Newcastle Northumbria University (27)
Birmingham Academy (28)
Sheffield Foundry (30)
Liverpool University (31)
Manchester Academy (February 1)
Leeds Metropolitan University (3)
Nottingham Rock City (4)
Norwich UEA (5)
Portsmouth Pyramid (7)
Cardiff University (8)
London Astoria (9)
For tickets, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663. Calls are charged at national standard rate.