Tour News


Black Sabbath announce UK and IE farewell tour dates for 2017


As their appearance at Download in Donington Park closes in, tour dates have been announced for January & February for a farewell tour for Black Sabbath. A handful of UK and Irish dates have been announced, with it culminating where it all began, in Birmingham in February.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

20th January 2016: 3Arena, Dublin, IE
22nd January 2016: Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK
24th January 2016: SSE Hydro, Glasgow, UK
26th January 2016: First Direct Arena, Leeds, UK
29th & 31st January 2016: o2 Arena, London, UK
2nd & 4th February 2016: Genting Arena, Birmingham, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit ticketmaster.co.uk.


Against The Current to tour the UK and Ireland in Sept/Oct


After releasing their new album In Our Bones on May 20th, Against The Current will be touring the UK and Ireland after the summer wraps up and they’ve had some time to recover from roaming the US as part of the VANS Warped tour.

You will be able to catch them at the following dates and venues:

21st September 2016: The Fleece, Bristol, UK
22nd September 2016:
Garage, Glasgow, UK
23rd September 2016:
Riverside, Newcastle, UK
24th September 2016: Stylus, Leeds, UK
26th September 2016:
Mandela Hall, Belfast, NI
27th September 2016:
Academy, Dublin, IE (Tickets on sale today!)
28th September 2016:
Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK
30th September 2016:
o2 SBE, London, UK
1st October 2016:
The Asylum, Birmingham, UK
2nd October 2016:
Academy 2, Manchester, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit atcofficial.com.


Catfish and The Bottlemen announce UK and Irish tour dates!


The past 18 months have been a case of the rise and rise of Llandudno natives, Catfish and The Bottlemen. After receiving ‘Best Newcomer’ award at the 2014 BBC Music awards, a slew of festival dates and a successful headline tour last year, they find themselves back on the road again for ‘The Ride Tour’, which returns to our shores in May.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

14th May 2016: Hull Arena, Hull, UK
16th May 2016: Olympia Theatre, Dublin, IE
20th May 2016: Winter Gardens, Margate, UK
21st May 2016: Royal & Derngate, Northampton, UK
23rd & 25th May 2016: Electric Ballroom, London, UK
28th May 2016: Sound City, Liverpool, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit catfishandthebottlemen.com.


The Brian Jonestown Massacre announce UK and IE tour dates.


Last year, the Brian Jonestown Massacre celebrated their 25th anniversary, coinciding with their fourteenth studio release ‘Musique de Film Imaginé’ and have spent a considerable amount of time on the road to support it since. They find themselves back in the UK and Ireland in the summer with a smattering of dates throughout June.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

June 9th 2016: Barrowlands, Glasgow, UK
June 10th 2016: Riverside, Newcastle, UK
June 12th 2016: Field Day, London, UK
June 13th 2016: Stylus, Leeds, UK
June 14th 2016: Academy, Liverpool, UK
June 15th 2016: Limelight 2, Belfast,NI
June 16th 2016: Academy, Dublin, IE
June 18th 2016: Bierkeller, Bristol, UK
June 19th 2016: Pavilion, Falmouth, UK
June 20th 2016: Engine Rooms, Southampton, UK
June 21st 2016: Academy 2, Oxford, UK
June 23rd 2016: Concorde 2, Brightton, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit brianjonestownmassacre.com.


Airbourne return for a few UK and Ireland dates


It’s been a while since we’ve heard any studio output from Victoria, Australia’s finest rockers, Airbourne. But they are Europe bound for festival season in 2016. They make a few stops in the UK and Ireland.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

July 24th 2016: Ramblin’ Man Fair, Maidstone, UK
July 26th 2016: Liquid Room, Scotland UK
August 23rd 2016: The Academy, Dublin, IE

For more information and tickets, please visit airbournerock.com.


Stereophonic announce “Keep The Summer Alive” tour.


With the release of their ninth studio album, Keep The Village Alive, and the Stereophonics only wrapping up a tour back in December, the Mid Glamorgan quartet have plans for yet another rake of dates across the UK and Ireland. Support on some dates will be The Vaccines, Aberdeen and the first Edinburgh Castle date will have The Ramona Flowers in tow, and local support in Dublin is provided by Neon Wolf.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

15th May 2016: UEA, Norwich, UK
16th May 2016: Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK
2nd June 2016: Nottingham Arena, Nottingham, UK
4th June 2016: Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, UK
10th June 2016: Isle Of Wright Festival, Newport, UK
29th June 2016: Belsonic, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, NI
30th June 2016: Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, IE
2nd July 2016: Glyndwr University Racecourse, Wrexham, UK
7th July 2016: Castlefield Bowl, Manchester, UK
14th July 2016: Exhibition & Conference Centre, Aberdeen, UK
15th & 16th July 2016: Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit stereophonics.com.


Slayer return to Ireland with Anthrax in June!


As thrash metal titans, Slayer approach their 35th anniversary, they will grace Irish shores for two dates in June before they take to the stage at Bloodstock Open Air at Catton Park in August. If that wasn’t enough, they’re bringing Anthrax (who are also appearing at Bloodstock, and their 11th studio album For All Kings is due for release tomorrow) along for the ride!

They play Dublin’s Olympia theatre on June 14th, and then travel south to the Marquee in Cork on June 15th.

For more information and tickets, please visit slayer.net and anthrax.com.


Bruce Springsteen announces UK and Ireland dates!


The Boss is back! After celebrating the 35th anniversary of ‘The River’ with the release of ‘The Ties That Bind’ – The River Collection”, a 4 disc set of the album, live material, outtakes and rarities. Bruce Springsteen has found himself touring around the world in support of it.

He will be touring the UK and Ireland at the following locations and dates:

25th May 2016: Ethaid Stadium, Manchester, UK
27th & 29th May 2016: Croke Park, Dublin, IE
1st June 2016: Hampden Park, Glasgow, UK
2rd June 2016: Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK
5th June 2015: Wembley Stadium, London, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit brucespringsteen.net.


Mark Lanegan announces UK and Ireland tour dates


It’s another year, and another tour for the former Screaming Trees vocalist and occasional Queens Of The Stone Age contributor, Mark Lanegan. He finds himself touring, once again with Duke Garwood (from 2013’s Black Pudding) and will be touring the UK and Ireland in April and May.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

19th April 2016: Cathedral, Manchester, UK
20th April 2016: Opera House, York, UK
21st April 2016: ABC, Glasgow, UK
22nd April 2016: Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, UK
23rd April 2016: Sage 2, Gateshead, UK
25th April 2016: Empire, Belfast, NI
26th & 27th April 2016: The Academy, Dublin, IE
29th April 2016: St Georges Church, Bristol, UK
30th April 2016: St Georges Church, Brighton, UK
1st May 2016: City Varities, Leeds, UK
2nd May 2016: Glee Club, Birmingham, UK
3rd May 2016: Union Chapel, London, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit marklanegan.com.


The Mission confirm 30th anniversary UK & Irish tour dates!


It’s a big year for The Mission as they celebrate 30 years this year since vocalist / guitarist Wayne Hussey and bassist Craig Adams, having departed from The Sisters Of Mercy the previous year formed the band. It would not take very long before their debut, ‘God’s Own Medicine’ would hit the shelves in November 1986.

To mark the occasion, they embark on a European tour in October before heading off to Australia in November, the list of UK / IE dates are as follows:

October 1st: The Academy, Dublin, IE
October 2nd: Limelight 2, Belfast, NI
October 3rd: o2 ABC, Glasgow, UK
October 4th: o2 Ritz, Manchester, UK
October 6th: Rock City, Nottingham, UK
October 7th: o2 Academy, Bristol, UK
October 8th: o2 SBE, London, UK
November 5th: Whitby Gothic Weekend, Yorkshire, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit themissionuk.com.


Wolfmother announce UK and Irish tour dates


Sydney hard rock trio Wolfmother return to the UK and Ireland in April this year as part of the ‘Gypsy Caravan Tour’. Their upcoming fourth studio release, ‘Victorious’ is due to hit the shelves on February 19th.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

April 8th 2016: Olympia Theatre, Dublin, IE (Limited tickets still available as of April 5th)
April 9th 2016: Academy, Manchester, UK
April 10th 2016: o2 Academy, Newcastle, UK
April 12th 2016: o2 Academy, Glasgow, UK
April 13th 2016: o2 Academy, Leeds, UK
April 14th 2016: Rock City, Nottingham, UK
April 16th 2016: o2 Academy, Birmingham, UK
April 17th 2016: o2 Academy, Bristol, UK
April 18th 2016: Guildhall, Southampton, UK
April 20th 2016: o2 SBE, London, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit wolfmother.com.


Fish announces ‘Farewell To Childhood’ UK headline dates.


Iconic Scottish vocalist, Fish has announced that he will be undertaking a headline tour in April spanning the United Kingdom as well as dates in Europe. To coincide with the tour, Fish is also re-issuing his back catalogue to be re-mastered with bonus tracks. ‘Sunsets On Empire’, ‘Raingods With Zippos’ and ‘Fellini Days’ will be the first three re-masters to surface, and will be available at the merch stalls on the tour, or via the Fishheads club mail order service.

You can catch Fish at the following dates and venues:

9th April: o2 Academy, Newcastle, UK
10th April: Rock City, Nottingham, UK
11th April: Waterside, Aylesbury, UK
29th April: Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK
30th April: Town Hall, Sailsbury, UK
1st May: The Robin, Bilston, UK [SOLD OUT!]

For more information and tickets, please visit fish-thecompany.com.