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METRONOMY JOIN TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB, TRIBES AND AZEALIA BANKS ON 2012 NME AWARDS TOUR

Metronomy join Two Door Cinema Club, Tribes and Azealia Banks for what looks like another fantastic NME Award Show. Want to get involved? Well read here for full details …

Electro-indie quartet Metronomy have confirmed they will be joining Two Door Cinema Club, Tribes and Azealia Banks on next year’s  2012 NME Awards Tour.

The tour takes place throughout February and promises to showcase this year’s most exciting new acts!

Other previous bands such as The Arctic Monkeys, The Killers, Florence & The Machine, Crystal Castles and The Vaccines have all gone to achieve huge success after performing the NME Award Tour and there is little doubt that the 2012 line up will become equally well known.

A total of 12 shows will be played throughout the UK with the tour kick starting in Glasgow on the 8th February and ending at London’s Brixton Academy on the 25th .

Metronomy were quoted as saying: “It’s pretty exciting to be part of a travelling tour, a bit like a circus or something. It’s been a while since we did a tour this long with the same bands for the whole thing, so hopefully there will be some camaraderie between the bands. Failing that there should be some incredibly violent ‘beefs’ which will make for good reading in the magazine.”

And NME editor Krissi Murison commented: “As far as NME Awards Tour line-ups go, it’s difficult to imagine one more exciting than this or more representative of the cutting edge sounds that will define 2012. Every week in NME we bang on about how brilliant these bands are, and this is an amazing opportunity to see them all on the same bill. Two Door Cinema Club owned the summer, Metronomy recorded arguably the album of the year, Tribes are the future of British indie music and Azealia Banks is, well, pretty much the most exciting new act on the planet. It’s going to be a good one…”

NME Awards Tour Dates 2012 are as follows:

08 Feb Glasgow O2 Academy

09 Feb Newcastle O2 Academy

10 Feb Manchester Academy

14 Feb Nottingham Rock City

15 Feb Leeds O2 Academy

17 Feb Norwich UEA

18 Feb Birmingham O2 Academy

19 Feb Cardiff University

20 Feb Bristol O2 Academy

22 Feb Bournemouth O2 Academy

23 Feb Brighton Dome

25 Feb London O2 Academy Brixton

Ticket Info:

NME pre-sale – on sale 9am on 9th November

[http://www.nme.com/tickets] or 0844 858 6765

General release – on sale from 9am on 11th November

http://www.gigsandtours.com

http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk

24hr CC hotline 0844 811 0051 / 0844 826 2826

 

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