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 www.gigsandtours.com 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).