Kasabian announce mahoosive summer 2009 tour!

Posted: 31st March 2009

This Friday (3rd April at 9AM), tickets go on sale for enigmatic rockers Kasabian's newly-announced 2009 UK tour. The tour will coincide with the release of the band's third album, 'West Rider Pauper Lunatic Asylum', which will be available from June 8th with a first physical single release set for June 1st.

Announced earlier today, the extensive set of shows will start with three nights in Leicester on 29/30/31 May. Stops will also be made at Newcastle and Manchester as well as smaller locations such as Bridlington, Newport and Swindon. The 20-date tour will end with two nights at the Brixton Academy in London.

The band recently played three UK dates in the warm-up for their headline appearance at the Teenage Cancer Trust gigs, including an album preview night at the Royal Albert Hall on 27th March. Kasabian are giving away their digital comeback single 'Vlad The Impaler' for free on their website from today.

Kim Sklinar