Band of Skulls announce spring 2012 UK/ Ireland tour - tickets on sale Friday 7th October
If Band of Skulls' breakthrough was something of a delayed response, then it was worth the wait. The Southampton trio released their debut record 'Baby Darling Doll Face Honey' in April 2009 but it wasn't until the following spring that the record charted and Band of Skulls began to make their mark.
It seems not even the band realised what they were on to and a track which had been cut from the album, 'Friends', was picked up for the soundtrack for 'The Twilight Saga: New Moon' in late 2009. As the public awoke to the Band of Skulls' brand of atmospheric echo-heavy seventies-influenced rock, so the trio themselves caught up and issued the 'Friends EP' in March 2010.
It is now nearly two years since the singles from 'Baby Darling Doll Face Honey' introduced another crop of music fans to the influence of Page, Plant, Jagger, Richards et al. A swaggering, bass-heavy clarion call of two guitars and drums topped with an American accent and lightning strike guitar solos, the Band of Skulls' sound soon earned them slots supporting The Dead Weather and Muse and baited an audience which is now hungry for more.
The tour will follow the release of 'The Devil Takes Care of His Own', the first single from their eagerly anticipated second album, which is due for release on Monday 4th December 2011.
Band of Skulls' 14-date 2012 UK tour begins in Darlington on 17th February, followed by gigs in Leeds, Stoke, Glasgow, Inverness, Belfast, Dublin Oxford, Exeter and more before the final date in Brighton on 5th March 2012.
We will have tickets for all gigs when they go on sale at 9AM on Friday 7th October, priced around £15 for the UK shows and €16.50 for Dublin.
The forthcoming autumn date at London's Heaven on 20th October 2011 sold out very quickly when tickets went on sale back in July. Resale tickets for that show are available and it is also likely that the spring dates will also be in high demand, so don't hang about.
You may be interested in
- Fri 27th Feb 2015 to Wed 4th Mar 2015 NME Awards Tour, Palma Violets, Fat White Family, The Amazin...Buy Tickets
- Thu 5th Mar 2015 and Fri 6th Mar 2015 Clean BanditMore Info..
- Sat 7th Mar 2015 to Sun 3rd May 2015 DJ YodaBuy Tickets
- Sun 8th Mar 2015 to Fri 13th Mar 2015 Clean Bandit, Jess GlynneBuy Tickets
- Fri 1st May 2015 Eagulls, Honeyblood, SlavesO2 Academy/ The Scholar [Leicester University] (Leicester)Buy Tickets
- Sat 2nd May 2015 Black Butter Records, DJ Friction, Gorgon City, Jaguar Skill...Secret Location (Southampton)Buy Tickets
- Wed 20th May 2015 to Fri 22nd May 2015 Kitty, Daisy & LewisBuy Tickets
- Sat 23rd May 2015 Common People, Fatboy SlimSouthampton Common (Southampton)Buy Tickets
- Sun 24th May 2015 Common PeopleSouthampton Common (Southampton)Buy Tickets
- Sat 20th Jun 2015 Barclaycard British Summer Time in Hyde Park, Blur, Metronom...Hyde Park (Knightsbridge)Buy Tickets
- Sun 5th Jul 2015 Wireless Festival, David Guetta, Nicki Minaj, Jessie J, Clea...Finsbury Park (London)Buy Tickets
- Fri 10th Jul 2015 T in the Park, Kasabian, David Guetta, Sam Smith, Rudimental...Strathallan Games Park - Airthrey (Stirling)Buy Tickets
- Sun 12th Jul 2015 T in the Park, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, The Prodi...Strathallan Games Park - Airthrey (Stirling)Buy Tickets
- Fri 31st Jul 2015 We are the Ocean, The Amazing Snakeheads, Snoop Dogg, Slaves...Mouldridge Lane (Matlock)Buy Tickets
- Sat 29th Aug 2015 Reading Festival, Metallica, Bring Me The Horizon, Royal Blo...Little John's Farm (Reading)Buy Tickets
- Sat 29th Aug 2015 South West Four, Faithless, Fatboy Slim, Eric Prydz, Bakerma...Clapham Common (London)Buy Tickets
- Sun 30th Aug 2015 Leeds Festival, Metallica, Bring Me The Horizon, Royal Blood...Bramham Park (Leeds)Buy Tickets
- Wed 2nd Sep 2015 Ibiza Rocks, Fatboy SlimIbiza Rocks Hotel (San Antonio)Buy Tickets
- Sat 5th Sep 2015 Sundown Festival, Rudimental, Ella Henderson, Sigma, Jess Gl...Norfolk Showground (Norwich)Buy Tickets
- Sun 6th Sep 2015 Sundown Festival, Ram Records, Andy C, Sub Focus, Jaguar Ski...Norfolk Showground (Norwich)Buy Tickets
- Thu 10th Sep 2015 to Sun 13th Sep 2015 BestivalBuy Tickets