26.05.2023 / 18:45
Royal Blood announce new 2023 UK and Ireland headline tour
Royal Blood have announced details of a UK and Ireland headline tour for later this year – see dates below and get ticket details here.The duo are set to release new album ‘Back To The Water Below’ on September 8, and they announced the album this week with the release of new single ‘Mountains At Midnight’.The October shows come after a series of summer gigs including stadium shows in support of Muse and a host of festival shows.The headline tour begins on October 20 at Manchester’s O2 Apollo, running for 10 days and finishing in Dublin at the Olympia Theatre.General sale tickets for the gigs go on sale on Friday, June 2 at 9am BST – you can buy yours here.MAY 202327 – Plymouth, Home Park (with Muse)28 – Dundee, BBC Radio 1’s Big WeekendJUNE 202320 – Huddersfield, John Smith’s Stadium (with Muse)21-25 – Glastonbury Festival25 – Milton Keynes Bowl (with Muse)JULY 20239 – Glasgow, TRNSMT Festival23 – Oxford, Truck Festival27-30 – Kendal, Kendal Calling28-30 – Derbyshire, Y NOT? Festival29 – Brighton, BeachOCTOBER 202320 – Manchester, O2 Apollo22 – Stockton, Globe24 – London, Eventim Apollo25 – Liverpool, Uni The Mountford Hall26 – Wolverhampton, The Civic at The Halls27 – Portsmouth, Guildhall29 – Belfast, The Telegraph Building30 – Dublin, 3Olympia TheatreDiscussing the follow-up to 2021 album ‘Typhoons’ in a new interview with NME, frontman Mike Kerr revealed how playing live again after the pandemic informed the sound of the album.“We got to go on tour and that process of going back out on the road was what really brought us back to life,” he said. “The mantra for the band has always been that playing live is the reason we exist.