The enduringly-popular band play a trio of dates in Britain, including their first Manchester show for 15 years...

ZZ Top are to play a trio of dates in June, including their first MANCHESTER show for 15 years.

The Texas trio are confirmed to play Manchester Apollo (June 3), Doncaster Dome (4) and London Shepherd’s Bush Empire (5). Tickets for the shows go on sale this Friday, priced #23.50 outside London, and #25 for the show at the Empire.

Sources close to the band have revealed to nme.com that ZZ Top have completed work on their as-yet-untitled new album, which has been on their record label RCA‘s “release pending” list for a number of months. However, due to production difficulties its still not certain when the record will get its UK release.

ZZ Top‘s last album was ‘XXX’, which was released in September last year.

For tickets, go to the nme.com Ticketshop – click here

Or call the NME 24-Hour Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663. Calls are charged at national standard rate.