The Vaccines     Announce details of Arctic Monkeys arena tour dates     A breathlessly exciting debut, its giddy raunch & revivalism is hard to resist – Mojo 4/5     The Vaccines do it better than any British band have done in years – NME 8/10     Thrillingly perfect…there’s enough here to justify their talk-of-the-town status – Q 4/5     A great big swoon. Immediate and impressive – Uncut 4/5     Their debut is simply terrific, serving up 30-odd minutes of pulse-quickening indie-rock with catchy ditties a plenty – Daily Telegraph 4/5        Following the recent announcement of their Brixton Academy headline show The Vaccines have been confirmed as main support on the forthcoming Arctic Monkeys UK arena tour.      Tickets for these support shows go on sale this Friday 17th June via     The band’s debut album, What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?, which was released in March of this year, was recently certified gold in the U.K. having sold in excess of 100,000 copies.     The band have just completed a U.S. tour with the Arctic Monkeys, where Lyle Preslar, formerly of Minor Threat, joined them on stage in NYC, The band also made their U.S. network television debut on the Late Show with David Letterman on May 23rd.     Further U.K. headline dates will be announced shortly.     Their full list of shows for the Arctic Monkeys arena tour, European, Japanese & Australian festivals, is as follows:     JUNE  17th                        Seinajoki, Finland                        Provinssirock Festival  18th                        Bremen, Germany                        Hurrican Festival  19th                        Tottlingen, Germany                        Southside Festival  22nd                        Athens                                                Ejekt Festival  24th                        Glastonbury                                    Glastonbury Festival (Other Stage)  25th                        Madrid                                                Dcode Festival  26th                        Glastonbury                                    Glastonbury Festival (John Peel Stage)  28th                        Arendal, Norway                        Hove Festival  29th                        Borlange, Sweden                        Peace & Love Festival                          30th                        London                                                Hyde Park (with Arcade Fire)         JULY 1st                        St Gallen, Switzerland                        Open Air Festival 3rd                        Wechter, Belgium                        Rock Werchter 3rd                        Rotterdam                                    Metropolis 5th                        Montreux, Switzerland                        Montreaux Jazz Café 8th                        Canterbury                                    Lounge on the Farm 9th                        Punchestown                                    Oxygen Festival 10th                        Kinross                                                T in the Park Festival 12th                        Argeles, France                                    Deferlantes 14th                        Berne, Switzerland                        Gurten Festival 16th                        Lisbon                                                Super Bock Super Rock Festival 15th                        Southwold                                    Latitude Festival 29th                        Naeba, Japan                                    Fuji Rock 31st                        Byron Bay, Australia                        Splendour in the Grass   AUGUST 6th                        Long Island, US                                    Escape to New York  18th                        Salzburg, Austria                                    Frequency Festival 19th                        Biddinghuizen, Holland                        Lowlands Festival 20th                        Belfast                                                Belsonic 23rd                        London                                                Forum 24th                        Edinburgh                                    Picture House 26th                        Reading                                    Reading Festival 27th                        Leeds                                                Leeds Festival 28th                        Paris                                                Rock en Seine Festival   OCTOBER 28th                        Nottingham                                    Capital FM Arena - (Arctic Monkeys) 29th                        London                                                02 Arena - (Arctic Monkeys)   NOVEMBER 1st                        Cardiff                                                Motor Point Arena - (Arctic Monkeys) 2nd                        Manchester                                    Evening News Arena - (Arctic Monkeys) 4th                        Birmingham                                    LG Arena - (Arctic Monkeys) 5th                        Newcastle                                    Metro Arena - (Arctic Monkeys) 6th                        Aberdeen                                    AECC - (Arctic Monkeys) 8th                        Glasgow                                    SECC - (Arctic Monkeys) 9th                        Liverpool                                    Echo Arena - (Arctic Monkeys)   DECEMBER 7th                        London                                                Brixton Academy (Headline show)                          The Vaccines are: Arni Arnason (bass), Freddie Cowan (guitar / vocals), Pete Robertson (drums) & Justin Young (vocals / guitar).   
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