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Scottish alt-rockers Biffy Clyro have revealed details of their first full-scale UK arena tour since 2016.
The Ayrshire trio start the tour with two huge shows in Scotland, and the schedule also includes gargantuan 20,000 capacity venues in London and Manchester.
The news follows the release of two very different songs from their eagerly anticipated new album, A Celebration of Endings.
The apocalyptic synths and bombastic beats of lead track Instant History demonstrated the band’s continuing evolution, while the End Of presented a mix of their visceral roots and their ongoing flair for unpredictability.
Instant History was premiered as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record in the World and was added straight to Radio 1’s B-list. It also went straight to the A-list at Absolute, Radio X and Virgin. And then End Of was premiered by Zane Lowe at Beats 1.
Fans who pre-order the album from https://biffyclyro.co/acelebrationofendings by 4pm on Monday, March 16 will receive access to an exclusive pre-sale for tour tickets.
The pre-sale opens at 10am on Wednesday, March 18 and remains open until tickets go on general sale from 10am on Friday, March 20 at https://www.livenation.co.uk.
The dates are:
25th – Aberdeen, P&J Arena
26th – Glasgow, The SSE Hydro
27th – Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena
29th – Newcastle, Utilita Arena
30th – Birmingham, Utilita Arena
1st – London, The O2
3rd – Manchester, Arena
4th – Leeds, First Direct Arena
6th – Belfast, SSE Arena
9th – Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
11th – Bournemouth, BIC
In addition, Biffy Clyro will also play Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Dundee in May.