Arctic Monkeys announce immense 2018 UK and Ireland arena tour,
In support of their 6th album “Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino”,
releasing on the 11th of May
Tickets go on sale this coming Friday
The Arctic Monkeys is an English rock band. The Sheffield band established in 2002, consists of Alex Turner (lead vocals, rhythm/lead guitar), Matt Helders (drums, vocals), Jamie Cook (lead/rhythm guitar) and Nick O’Malley (bass, backing vocals). Former band member Andy Nicholson (bass guitar, backing vocals) left the band in 2006 soon after their debut album came out.
They have previously released 5 studio albums: “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not” (2006), “Favourite Worst Nightmare” (2007), “Humbug” (2009), “Suck It and See” (2011) and “AM” (2013), as well as one live album, “At the Apollo” (2008). Their debut album of “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not” is the fastest-selling debut album by a band in British chart history. Also, in 2013, Rolling Stone Magazine marked it as the 30th-greatest debut album of all-time.
UK & Ireland dates now set for early fall
The Arctic Monkeys have proclaimed a gigantic UK arena tour for September 2018.
The rocking news comes after the announcement recently that their highly awaited upcoming new 6th album, “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino”, releases on 11th May 2018.
See the full dates below (more shows added, updated here now) :
6th SEPT. – United Kingdom – Manchester Arena
7th SEPT. -United Kingdom – Manchester Arena
9th SEPT. – United Kingdom – London – The O2 Arena
10th SEPT. – United Kingdom – London – The O2 Arena
12th SEPT. – United Kingdom – London – The O2 Arena
13th SEPT. – United Kingdom – London – The O2 Arena
15th SEPT. – United Kingdom – Birmingham Arena
16th SEPT. – United Kingdom – Birmingham Arena
18th SEPT. – United Kingdom – Sheffield – FlyDSA Arena
19th SEPT. – United Kingdom – Sheffield – FlyDSA Arena
21st SEPT. – United Kingdom – Sheffield – FlyDSA Arena
24th SEPT. – Ireland – Dublin – 3Arena
25th SEPT. – Ireland – Dublin – 3Arena
27th SEPT. – United Kingdom – Newcastle upon Tyne – Metro Radio Arena
28th SEPT. – United Kingdom – Newcastle upon Tyne – Metro Radio Arena
Tickets go on sale Friday, 13th of April, 2018.
Arctic Monkeys will be supported on all 9-gigs by the Lemon Twigs.
Arctic Monkeys acclaim:
- 7 Brit Awards (include “Best British Group” & “Best British Album” three times)
- The Mercury Prize for their 2006 debut album (nominations in 2007 and 2013 as well)
- 3 Grammy Nominations
- Headlined Glastonbury Festival (2007 and 2013)
The Arctic Monkeys are introduced over the years as one of the 1st bands to get to public attention through the internet. Commentator
suggest they represented the possibility of a big change in the way in where new bands are marketed and promoted.
Written by: Timothy John Forker
Music Promotions CEO/Director at: FORKSTER
© 2018 FORKSTER MUSIC PROMOTIONS by Timothy J. Forker