Legendary Australian rock ‘n’ rollers are headed for the UK this spring, providing the chance to see Angus Young running around the stage in his signature schoolboy ensemble this April: Greenwich 02 Arena 14 and 16, Dublin 02 18, Manchester MEN Arena 21, Birmingham LG Arena 23. These dates have all sold out and more shows have been added in June: London Wembley Stadium 26, Glasgow Hampden Park 30.
The LA hardcore punks bring it, with support from FUCKED UP and ROLO TOMASSI, in February: Leeds Cockpit 26, Glasgow Garage 27, Manchester Club Academy 28, Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach March 2, Nottingham Rescue Rooms 3, London Camden Electric Ballroom 4, Brighton Concorde 5, Birmingham Academy 6.
The Mancunian pop punk pioneers hit the road (with THE LURKERS) for their ‘Another Bites Tour’ in January: Exeter Lemon Grove 13, Bristol Academy 14, Manchester Academy 16, Leeds Academy 17, Newcastle Academy 18, Glasgow ABC 19, Nottingham Rock City 21, Wolverhampton Wulfren 22, Leamington Spa Assembly 23, Norwich Waterfront 25, Oxford Academy 27, Southampton The Brook 28, Cambridge The Junction 29, London Shepherds Bush Empire 30.
The Canadian rock ‘n’ roll trio tour here in April: Glasgow Garage 6, Nottingham Basement 7, London Camden Underworld 8, Manchester Academy III 9, Birmingham Academy II 10.
THE EAGLES OF DEATH METAL
The sleazy rock ‘n’ rollers get their ‘Heart On’ in March: Portsmouth Pyramids 28, Birmingham Academy 29, Glasgow ABC 31, Belfast Spring & Airbrake April 1, Dublin Academy 2, Manchester Academy 4, Birmingham Academy 5, Bristol Academy 6, London Kentish Town Forum 8.
The ’70s/’80s Mancunian post-punks return for a highly-anticipated reunion tour in February: Oxford Academy 10, London Forum 12 & 13, Manchester Academy I 14, Glasgow Academy 16, Manchester Academy I 17.
This east coast punk fest features an impressive line-up of STIFF LITTLE FINGERS, NEVILLE STAPLE, ANTI-NOWHERE LEAGUE, UK SUBS, GOLDBLADE, STRAWBERRY BLONDES and MIDDLE FINGER SALUTE. Taking place at The Spa, Bridlington, it’s an all dayer (2pm-midnight) on 16th May 2009 and the festival supports the Sophie Lancaster Foundation and S.O.P.H.I.E. campaign. See you there!
BIG CHEESE PRESENTS…
The Canadian political punks make their highly-anticipated return to UK soil, after the release of new album ‘Supporting Caste’, for a Big Cheese sponsored tour (with RANDOM HAND in support) in April: Sheffield Academy 17, Bristol Fiddlers 18, London Islington Academy 19, Brighton Concorde2 20, Norwich Waterfront 21.
VIVE LE PUNK PRESENTS…
Vive Le Punk proudly presents the ’70s Edinburgh punk/new wave heroes. Catch them performing the whole of their classic album ‘Can’t Stand The Rezillos’ in February: Sheffield Corporation 7.
The Canadian punk veterans are sure to send their dedicated fans into a frenzy when they hit the capital. With support from THE RESTARTS, DEFCON ZERO and SERF COMBAT, make sure you’re at London’s King’s Cross Monto Water Rats on March 26.
BIG CHEESE PRESENTS…
The punk ‘n’ roll mob kings are set to cause chaos at this Big Cheese sponsored hometown gig, with special guests KINGS OF DELMAR, DEADBEAT DELUXE, CASUAL STORM and DJ DREWDOG, at Newport TJs on February 21.
The Danish metal-infused punk ‘n’ rollers will become guitar gangsters at London’s Islington Academy on March 14.