MAJOR EUROPEAN TOUR INCLUDES BIGGEST UK SHOWS TO DATE
VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE ‘TEN TONNE SKELETON’ ALSO LAUNCHED
“An absolute turbo-bastard of a rock record.” – NME
“One of the most exciting rock debuts in years.” – Q
“This is an impossibly fantastic record.” – Kerrang!
“Royal Blood sound like the future of rock.” – The Guardian
After tickets for their upcoming UK and Ireland tour sold-out within just two minutes, Royal Blood can now announce details of a major European tour which includes their biggest headline show to date at London’s O2 Academy Brixton. The confirmation of the tour adds to a phenomenal breakthrough year for the duo, which has already seen their Mercury Prize-nominated self-titled debut album hit #1 as the highest charting debut rock album in three years.
To coincide with the tour announcement, Royal Blood have also launched the video for their next single ‘Ten Tonne Skeleton’ which impacts on December 1st. The single’s 7” format will feature the previously unreleased track ‘One Trick Pony’ which is now available to pre-order.
Royal Blood’s domestic success is also being building internationally with highlights including another #1 in Ireland, Top 10 positions in Australia,New Zealand, Switzerland and on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums, plus Top 20 placings in numerous countries across Europe.
Recently seen at the Reading, Leeds and Download festivals as well as guests to Arctic Monkeys at two huge shows in London’s Finsbury Park and at Dublin’s Marlay Park, Royal Blood’s newly announced European tour is scheduled as follows:
10th – Germany, Cologne, Live Music Hall
11th – Germany, Hamburg, Mojo
12th – Germany, Berlin, Postbahnhof
14th – Poland, Warsaw, Palladium
15th – Austria, Vienna, Arena
16th – Germany, Munich, Theaterfabrik
17th – Switzerland, Zurich, Komplex 457
22nd – Glasgow, Barrowland
27th – Plymouth, Pavilions
28th – Bridlington, Spa
2nd – Portsmouth, Guildhall
3rd – Newport, Centre
5th – Norwich, UEA
6th – Blackpool, Empress Ballroom
8th – Belfast, Ulster Hall
9th – Dublin, Olympia
11th – Wolverhampton, Civic Hall
13th – London, O2 Academy Brixton
14th – Nottingham, Rock City
16th – Netherlands, Amsterdam, Paradiso
18th – Belgium, Brussels, AB
20th – Sweden, Malmo, Kulturbolaget (KB)
21st – Norway, Olso, Rockefeller
23rd – Sweden, Stockholm, Debaser Medis
Tickets for the UK and Ireland dates of the tour go on sale from 9am on Friday, October 17th. Priced at £19 for London and £17 for all regional dates, they’ll be available from http://po.st/RBTix. Support comes from Los Angeles trio Mini Mansions.