Hold on to your hats! Kasabian announce a 20-date UK summer tour to coincide with the release of their extraordinary new album ‘West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’ (June 8th), on Columbia.
Kasabian - Serge Pizzorno (Songwriter, Guitar, Vocals), Tom Meighan (Vocals), Chris Edwards (Bass) and Ian Matthews (Drums) kick off the tour in their hometown of Leicester for a trio of shows (May 29th, 30th, 31st) and round off the tour with 2-dates at the Brixton Academy (July 16th, 17th).
Kasabian also play 9 massive stadium shows this summer as special guests to Oasis, which begins in Manchester, June 4th and brought to a spectacular close with 3-dates at Wembley Stadium (July 9th, 11th, 12th).
Kasabian UK tour dates are:
Fri 29th LEICESTER, De Montfort Hall
Sat 30th LEICESTER, De Montfort Hall
Sun 31st LEICESTER, De Montfort Hall
Tue 2nd WOLVERHAMPTON, Civic Hall
Wed 3rd WOLVERHAMPTON, Civic Hall
Tue 9th NEWCASTLE, O2 Academy
Sat 13th SWINDON, Oasis
Sun 14th BRIDLINGTON, Spa
Tue 16th DUNDEE, Caird Hall
Thu 18th GLASGOW, O2 Academy
Wed 24th NOTTINGHAM, Rock City
Thu 25th LIVERPOOL, Uni
Mon 29th SHEFFIELD, O2 Academy
Tue 30th MANCHESTER, O2 Academy
Thu 2nd SOUTHAMPTON, Guildhall
Fri 3rd NEWPORT, Centre
Mon 6th PORTSMOUTH, Guildhall
Tue 7th CAMBRIDGE, Corn Exchange
Thu 16th LONDON, Brixton O2 Academy
Fri 17th LONDON, Brixton O2 Academy
Tickets go on sale 9am Friday April 3rd , priced at: £22.50 ( subject to a booking fee) and are available from www.livenation.co.uk
Kasabian release their explosive new track ‘Vlad The Impaler’, which is available as a free download from 7.30pm, March 31st until midnight, April 3rd only from www.kasabian.co.uk - a sneak preview and the first taster from their eagerly anticipated new LP ‘West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’ (June 8th), which was written by Serge Pizzorno and co-produced by Serge and Dan The Automator (DJ Shadow, Gorillaz).
Their first physical release is set to be ‘Fire’, out June 1st.
It’s set to be an incredibly busy summer for Kasabian, in addition to their upcoming UK tour and the stadium shows with Oasis they play Brighton’s Great Escape (May 16th), Cornwall’s Eden Sessions (July 4th).