Kaiser Chiefs have announced details of a UK headline tour. Tickets are available from 9am tomorrow (August 24).
The Leeds group, who have released six albums in their 13 years together, will head out on tour in February and March 2017.
The band will release their latest record ‘Stay Together’ On October 7. It is the second album they have put out since the departure of founding member and drummer Nick Hodgson, who left in 2012.
Former The Voice mentor Ricky Wilson and his bandmates will begin the tour on February 22 at Llandudno’s Venue Cymru Arena. They will then visit Bournemouth, Birmingham, Plymouth, Brighton, London and Manchester. The run of dates will conclude with a show in their hometown of Leeds.
Kaiser Chiefs formed in 2003, taking their name from South African football club Kaizer Chiefs FC. Their debut album ‘Employment’, which featured breakthrough single ‘I Predict A Riot’ was released in 2005.
Kaiser Chiefs will play:
Llandudno, Venue Cymru Arena (February 22)
Bournemouth, International Centre (February 24) Birmingham, Barclaycard Arena (February 25)
Plymouth, Pavilions (February 27)
Brighton, Centre (February 28)
London, The O2 (March 1)
Manchester, Arena (March 3)
Leeds, First Direct Arena (March 4)
Bullet For My Valentine have announced some extra dates for their winter tour. Tickets are available now.
The Bridgend heavy metal band will hit the road in November and December to play their 2005 album ‘The Poison’ in full on the extra dates only.
The record was the group’s debut and featured the singles ‘4 Words (To Choke Upon)’ and ‘Suffocating Under Words Of Sorrow (What Can I Do)’.
The band have since released a further four albums, including last year’s ‘Venom‘, and been named the Best British Band at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards twice.
Bullet For My Valentine will play extra dates at:
Bournemouth, O2 Academy (November 25)
Sheffield, O2 Academy (November 28)
Birmingham, O2 Academy (December 7)
London, O2 Academy Brixton (December 10)
Arkells, meanwhile, have confirmed two new dates for later this year. Priority Tickets are available now.
The Canadian five-piece, who hail from Hamilton, Ontario, have released four albums since forming in 2006. Their latest, ‘Morning Report’, was released earlier this month and reached number three in the albums chart in their home country.
Their third album ‘High Noon’ was shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize, Canada’s version of the Mercury Prize, in 2015.
Arkells will play:
London, Hoxton Square Bar And Kitchen (November 29)
Manchester, Gullivers (November 30)
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