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As Alexisonfire gear up to headline Slam Dunk and Boston Manor brace themselves for a performance at Download in June, the two bands have also announced that they'll be hitting the road together for an autumn tour in the UK and Europe.
"Something special happens when Alexisonfire gets together," enthuses vocalist George Pettit. "When we’re all onstage playing in the pocket, we elevate and the audience comes with us. Can't wait to play these shows!"
The tour begins in Cardiff on October 14, with the UK run including stops in Manchester, Glasgow, Leeds, Brighton and London. Then AOF and Boston Manor will head over to mainland Europe to play in Antwerp, Berlin, Munich, Hamburg and Cologne, before finishing up in Utrecht on November 1. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday, June 1, at 10am.
Catch Alexisonfire and Boston Manor at the following:
14 Cardiff Great Hall
16 Manchester Academy
17 Glasgow Barrowland
19 Leeds O2 Academy
20 Brighton Dome
22 London O2 Academy Brixton
24 Antwerp Trix
26 Berlin Columbiahalle
27 Munich TonHalle
29 Hamburg Zeltphilharmonie
31 Cologne Palladium
1 Utrecht Tivoli
A load more brilliant bands are joining next year’s Slam Dunk bill – from The Menzingers, The Hunna and Boston Manor to WARGASM, Static Dress and VUKOVI.
Blackpool quintet Boston Manor give their brilliant brand of rock a cinematic new layer on outstanding fourth album, Datura.
Boston Manor singer Henry Cox to talks us through new album Datura – from its conceptual night-time storyline to its powerful messages of hope and solace…
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Frontman Henry Cox pays tribute to his wife in Boston Manor’s new love song, Inertia.