Tour News: Powerwolf / Enslaved / Sir Reg / Ross The Boss / Steel Panther

Time for another roundup of a few of the bands heading your way over the coming weeks and months.


After announcing a show at Koko, London on November 12th (which may have to be postponed due to the venue closing its doors for emergency structural repairs), Powerwolf have announced a handful more UK dates in January of next year. We believe this could be the band’s first UK tour and we’re mega-excited especially as there is a Glasgow date! Of course, our EiC has finally had a chance to see them live having traipsed over to Sweden this summer where they played Sabaton Open Air, but they’ll be well worth catching a second time.

Support is from Amaranthe and Kissin’ Dynamite.

  • 19.01.19 Manchester, Academy 2
  • 20.01.19 Glasgow, SWG 3
  • 21.01.19 Bristol, SWX
  • 22.01.19 Birmingham, Digbeth Mill

Enslaved / High On Fire

High on Fire have been announced as support for Enslaved on their UK tour kicking off early next month. High on Fire are touring in support of their new album Electric Messiah, which will be released on the 5th of October.

  • 08/10 Academy 2 Manchester
  • 09/10 Tivoli Dublin
  • 10/10 Limelight 2 Belfast
  • 12/10 The Mill Birmingham
  • 14/10 SWX Bristol
  • 15/10 The Dome London

Sir Reg

Irish/Swedish folk/punk/rock band Sir Reg are heading to the UK next week in support of their brand new album The Underdogs. The band are playing a string of dates across the UK, starting on October 4th.

Check out their most recent video below. Sounds like these gigs could be some cracking up-tempo entertainment!

  • 4th – John Peel Centre, Stowmarket
  • 6th – West End Centre, Aldershot
  • 8th – Corporation, Sheffield
  • 9th – The Slaughtered Lamb, London
  • 12th – McChuills, Glasgow
  • 13th – Arlington Arts Centre, Newbury

Ross The Boss

Supporting their latest release, By Blood Sworn, Ross the Boss hit the UK from next week. The dates lined up are as follows and tickets are on sale right now:

  • 5th October – Bannermans, Edinburgh
  • 6th October – Cathouse, Glasgow
  • 7th October – Trillians, Newcastle
  • 8th October – The Underworld Camden, London
  • 9th October – The Corporation, Sheffield
  • 10th October – The Iron Road, Evesham
  • 11th October – Eleven, Stoke

Steel Panther

Bringing their “Sunset Strip” show to the UK and Ireland for the first time, Steel Panther have announced a teeny tiny handful of dates for February 2019. Here’s hoping this is just a test with a larger run to follow, where the band play a huge set of their own material along with a bunch of classic 80’s covers. Off-colour humour, sexist jokes, comments about the singer’s advancing age and the bassist enjoying bum sex almost certainly included.

To quote the band themselves “If you’re a person who’s depressed and always bummed out and prefer it to rain, go to a fuckin’ Morrissey show”.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, 28th September.

  • 6th Dublin Vicar Street
  • 7th Belfast Ulster Hall
  • 8th Manchester Academy
  • 10th London Roundhouse
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