News - May 12, 2015

The Darkness announce massive UK tour
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The Darkness announce massive UK tour

The Darkness have announced a huge UK tour for the end of this year.

The Suffolk rockers will play 14 shows across the UK, starting on November 30th at Norwich Open and finishing at December 20th at London's Roundhouse.

The tour also calls at venues in Cambridge, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Southampton, Bexhill, Bournemouth and Oxford.

The trek is in support of the band's new album Last Of Our Kind, which will be released on June 1st. 

The album is the band's second since they reunited from their lengthy hiatus and was due to be the their first with new drummer Emily Dolan Davis, who replaced longtime sticksman Ed Graham earlier this year. However, Dolan Davis has already parted ways with the band and has been replaced by Rufus Taylor, son of legendary Queen drummer Roger Taylor. 

Last Of Our Kind is the band's follow-up to 2012's Hot Cakes, which you can preview on the right of the page. It has been produced by guitarist Dan Hawkins.  

Tickets for the tour will go onsale on Friday (May 15th) at 9am. Click here to purchase tickets for the tour. 


The Darkness will play:

Norwich Open (November 30)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (December 1)

Nottingham Rock City (2)

O2 Academy Newcastle (4)

O2 Academy Glasgow (5)

O2 Academy Leeds (9)

Manchester Academy (10)

O2 Academy Birmingham (11)

O2 Academy Bristol (13)

Southampton Guildhall (14)

Bexhill De La Warr Pavillion (15)

O2 Academy Bournemouth (17)

O2 Academy Oxford (19)

London Roundhouse (20)

Hot Cakes
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