News - December 1, 2014

Welsh rockers The Blackout to split after one final tour
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Welsh rockers The Blackout to split after one final tour

Welsh rockers The Blackout have announced that they are to split up next year.

The band released four albums during their 11-year career and sold out huge venues, but revealed today (December 1st) that they have decided to call it a day as they “are unable to sustain the band anymore”. Their final EP Wolves was released earlier this year and can be previewed on the right-hand side of the page. 

In a lengthy statement posted on their official website, the band said: “There’s no point in dancing around the subject, so we’ll cut right to the chase. We regret to announce that Wolves will be the final release by The Blackout. Unfortunately we have come to the conclusion we are unable to sustain this band anymore, and we feel the time is right to bring it to a close."

They continued: "This is the hardest decision we have ever had to make as a band, and although we do it with heavy hearts, we also do with our heads held high."

To read the rest of the statement, click here.

The band will end their career with a final tour, which consists of five shows in March of next year.

The run of shows begins on March 23rd at Birmingham’s Asylum before moving on to London, Manchester and Glasgow, they will end with a big hometown show at Merthyr Tydfil’s Leisure Centre on March 28th.

Tickets for the tour go onsale on Wednesday (December 3rd) at 9am. Click here for full ticket details. 

 

 

The Blackout will play:

Birmingham Asylum (March 23)
London KOKO (24)
Manchester Academy (25)
Glasgow King Tuts Wah Wah Hut (26)
Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre (28)

Wolves
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