ROYAL BLOOD FOLLOW #1 DEBUT ALBUM WITH THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF UK TOUR – INCLUDES FIRST LONDON HEADLINE SHOWS
“An absolute turbo-bastard of a rock record.” – NME
“One of the most exciting rock debuts in years.” – Q
“This is an impossibly fantastic record.” – Kerrang!
“Royal Blood sound like the future of rock.” – The Guardian
“One of rock’s biggest new hopes.” – The Independent
Fresh from the news that their self-titled debut album went straight to #1 with first week sales of 65,000 copies, Royal Blood can now confirm details of a new tour which includes their first ever London headline shows at the Electric Ballroom. Plus support from fellow British rock band Turbowolf.
Recently seen at the Reading, Leeds and Download festivals as well as guests to Arctic Monkeys at two huge shows in London’s Finsbury Park and at Dublin’s Marlay Park, Royal Blood’s reputation is building internationally too with extensive North American touring scheduled as well as strong opening week chart positions in Ireland (#1), Australia (#3) and New Zealand (#6), with more to follow imminently.
Their upcoming tour dates are: November: 6th – London, Electric Ballroom // 7th – London, Electric Ballroom // 8th – Cambridge, Junction // 10th – Portsmouth, Pyramids // 11th – Oxford, O2 Academy 1 // 12th – Bristol, Bierkeller
After tickets for their upcoming UK and Ireland tour sold-out within just two minutes, Royal Blood can now announce details of a major European tour which includes their biggest headline show to date at London’s O2 Academy Brixton. The confirmation of the tour adds to a phenomenal breakthrough year for the duo, which has already seen their Mercury Prize-nominated self-titled debut album hit #1 as the highest charting debut rock album in three years. To coincide with the tour announcement, Royal Blood have also launched the video for their next single ‘Ten Tonne Skeleton’ which impacts on December 1st. The single’s 7” format will feature the previously unreleased track ‘One Trick Pony’ which is now available to pre-order. Royal Blood’s domestic success is also being building internationally with highlights including another #1 in Ireland, Top 10 positions in Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland and on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums, plus Top 20 placings in numerous countries across Europe.
22nd – Glasgow, Barrowland // 27th – Plymouth, Pavilions // 28th – Bridlington, Spa
2nd – Portsmouth, Guildhall // 3rd – Newport, Centre // 5th – Norwich, UEA // 6th – Blackpool, Empress Ballroom // 8th – Belfast, Ulster Hall // 9th – Dublin, Olympia // 11th – Wolverhampton, Civic Hall // 13th – London, O2 Academy Brixton // 14th – Nottingham, Rock City
Royal Blood tickets for the UK and Ireland dates of the tour on sale Priced at £19 for London and £17 for all regional dates, they’ll be available from
http://po.st/RBTix. Support comes from Los Angeles trio Mini Mansions.
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