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Tour News: Michale Graves, Turbowolf, Stiff Little Fingers, Lower Than Atlantis, Iron Monkey

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Michale Graves (ex-Misfits)

Former Misfits frontman Michale Graves is gearing up to hit the road for his 12+ shows in the UK The Beginning of the End Tour 2018. Launching January 24th in Cardiff, the tour crisscrosses the UK twice before winding down in Bridgwater, Somerset on February 4th. Currently on the very successful US part of his tour, we are thrilled to see Michale Graves return to the UK for the first time in nearly 20 years!

  • 24/01 @ FUEL – Cardiff
  • 25/01@ BANNERMANS – Edinburgh
  • 26/01 @ THE PARISH – Huddersfield
  • 27/01 @ REBELLION – Manchester
  • 28/01 @ THE UNDERWORLD – London
  • 29/01 @ THE CORPORATION – Sheffield
  • 30/01 @ NICE AND SLEAZY – Glasgow
  • 31/01 @ THE CHURCH – Dundee
  • 01/02 @ REDRUM – Stafford
  • 02/02 @ YARDBIRDS – Grimsby
  • 03/02 @ TRASH BAR – Bradford
  • 04/02 @ THE COBBLESTONES – Bridgwater

Turbowolf

After their handful of gigs in October – culminating with a jam-packed and raucous free show at London’s Old Blue Last on Halloween – Turbowolf have announced a full UK & European headline tour for March 2018, which includes a show at London Scala on March 14th.

The band also release their eagerly anticipated new album The Free Life on March 9th via So Recordings.

  • 9 Mar – Manchester Academy 3
  • 10 Mar – Glasgow Stereo
  • 11 Mar – Newcastle O2 Academy 2
  • 13 Mar – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
  • 14 Mar – London Scala
  • 15 Mar – Bristol Bierkeller

Stiff Little Fingers

Stiff Little Fingers are set to embark on a 12-date headline tour in March of 2018 with special guests Ruts DC. The band will also be playing three large outdoor summer shows with a rotating bill including The Selecter, The Beat and Buzzcocks.

Stiff Little Fingers live shows are always special events. None is more special than the band’s annual sold out St Patrick’s Day show held at the famous Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow. 2018 will see the band celebrate their 27th year in a row playing there. Last year the band celebrated their 40th anniversary, with what is now one of their most successful UK tours ever. In recent years the band have performed spellbinding performances including a headline sold out hometown show in Belfast’s Custom House Square and playing Hyde Park with Green Day.

  • 9th March Cardiff – Tramshed
  • 10th March Bristol – 02 Academy
  • 11th March Norwich – The Waterfront
  • 13th March Manchester – 02 Ritz
  • 14th March Nottingham – Rock City
  • 16th March Newcastle – 02 Academy
  • 17th March Glasgow – Barrowlands Ballroom
  • 18th March Inverness – Ironworks
  • 19th March Aberdeen – The Lemon Tree
  • 21st March Reading – Sub 89
  • 22nd March Brighton – Concorde 2
  • 23rd March London – 02 Forum
  • 25th May Leeds – Millennium Square
  • 26th May Hatfield – The Forum
  • 27th May Birmingham – NEC Lakeside

Lower Than Atlantis

Lower Than Atlantis have announced a huge 22 date tour across the UK, visiting every corner possible and heading to towns they have never performed in previously. They will also be headlining a very special hometown show on April 13th at the Watford Colosseum.

This follows on from their huge Top 10 album Safe In Sound, as well as headlining Brixton Academy and playing the gigantic UK arena tour with Enter Shikari.

  • 2nd April – Engine Shed Lincoln
  • 3rd April – Junction Cambridge
  • 4th April – Assembly Leamington Spa
  • 6th April – Sin City Swansea
  • 7th April – Muni Arts Centre Pontypridd
  • 8th April – Guildhall Gloucester
  • 9th April – Komedia Bath
  • 11th April – Lemongrove Exeter
  • 12th April – Engine Rooms Southampton
  • 13th April – Colosseum Watford
  • 14th April – Chinnerys Southend
  • 15th April – Concorde 2 Brighton
  • 3rd May – o2 Academy Oxford
  • 4th May – Sub89 Reading
  • 5th May – Central Station Wrexham
  • 7th May – Hangar34 Liverpool
  • 8th May – Lemon Tree Aberdeen
  • 9th May – Liquid Rooms Edinburgh
  • 11th May – Empire Middlesbrough
  • 12th May – Welly Hull
  • 13th May – Fibbers York
  • 14th May – Plug Sheffield

Iron Monkey

Cult UK doom/sludge outfit Iron Monkey has announced three headline, UK tour dates in April 2018. Tickets on sale Wednesday, November 29th at 10am GMT.

After disbanding in 1999 after the death of their original singer J.P. Morrow, Iron Monkey has reformed for phase two of their mission. Recorded in their hometown of Nottingham in Spring 2017 with producer Johnny A. Carter, 9-13 is 9 songs and 48 minutes of total nihilism. Now older, more cynical and more isolationist, Iron Monkey are back to usurp the scene, then crush its skull. Without question, their most focused, aggressive and direct material to date, 9-13 is an all-out assault of violent hatred and nightmarish negativity. Recommended listening for fans of pain, suffering, and misanthropy.

  • Apr 13 – Manchester, UK Rescue Rooms
  • Apr 14 – London, UK The Underworld
  • Apr 21 – Manchester, UK Ruby Lounge

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