Autumn of Rock

The Best in Rock this autumn! We present the hottest tours coming up over the next few months...

Autumn of Rock

Kerrang! Radio presents a round-up of some of the best rock tours happening this autumn that you really don’t want to miss!

HALESTORM

Halestorm will be bringing their biggest headline tour to date to the UK NEXT month in November! 

The Pennsylvanian hard rockers will play massive arena gigs at Glasgow The SSE Hydro, Nottingham Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena and London Alexandra Palace next autumn with very special guests In This Moment and New Year’s Day!

Halestorm say: “Hey UK freaks! You begged for it... and now we are coming for you! Along with our mates in In This Moment and New Years Day, we are super excited to bring this Vicious tour to the UK!

See Halestorm at the following shows:

NOVEMBER 2019
Glasgow The SSE Hydro – Sun 24th
Nottingham Motorpoint Arena – Mon 25th
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena – Wed 27th
London Alexandra Palace – Thu 28th  

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OPETH

Swedish heavy prog alchemists OPETH have announced four more shows in addition to their previously announced Dublin & Belfast shows this winter.

Full dates roll out as follows;

OCTOBER 2019
UEA LCR, Norwich - Sun 27th
The London Palladium - Tue 29th
Glasgow Galvanisers - Thu 31st

NOVEMBER 2019
O2 Academy Bristol - Sun 3rd

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ALTER BRIDGE

Alter Bridge have announced a six-date UK arena tour for December 2019 with very special guests Shinedown and Sevendust.

Taking place in the run-up to Christmas, the Walk The Sky Tour 2019 calls in at Nottingham Motorpoint Arena, Manchester Arena, Glasgow The SSE Hydro, Birmingham Arena, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena and London The O2.

Having wowed on Iron Maiden’s Book of Souls Tour in 2017, Shinedown will return to UK arenas as special guests to Alter Bridge, with alt-metallers Sevendust opening proceedings.

See Alter Bridge at the following shows:

DECEMBER 2019
Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena - Sat 14th
Manchester Arena - Sun 15th
Glasgow, The SSE Hydro - Tue 17th
Birmingham Arena - Wed 18th
Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena - Fri 20th
London, The O2 - Sat 21st

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CLUTCH

Following their rip-roaring performance at Download Festival, Clutch have lined up a quartet of shows for December 2019.

The Maryland rockers will play Southampton O2 Guildhall, London Roundhouse, Leeds O2 Academy and Nottingham Rock City in the run-up to Christmas with Graveyard and Kamchatka as special guests.

Clutch’s Jean-Paul Gaster comments: "We are super excited to have Kamchatka and Graveyard out with us on this year's European tour. We are massive fans of both bands. Joakim of Graveyard is one of my favourite singers out there today.

“I look forward to watching him and the band put down some serious grooves. Of course, our friends Kamchatka always bring the boogie so get there early and be ready for an evening of good old rock n roll! See you soon!"

DECEMBER 2019
O2 Guildhall, Southampton - Tue 17th
Roundhouse, London - Wed 18th
O2 Academy, Leeds - Thu 19th
Rock City, Nottingham - Fri 20th

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FEVER 333

Politically-charged musical renegades, Fever 333, have lined up a November tour.

The Headline D333monstrations Tour calls in at Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Leeds and London in the first week of November before hitting mainland Europe.

Frontman Jason Aalon Butler said: “The few experiences we have had in the UK have been nothing short of incredible. The people. Their power. We cannot wait to return after the release of our full length and feel that power of the people once again."

NOVEMBER 2019
Bristol SWX - Fri 1st
O2 Institute 2, Birmingham - Sat 2nd
Manchester Academy 2 - Sun 3rd
SWG3, Glasgow - Tue 5th
O2 Forum, Kentish Town - Thu 7th

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SLIPKNOT

Slipknot have announced a nine-date UK & Ireland tour for January 2020.

In July the Iowan masked metallers teased the tour when they unveiled the eight UK cities they will be playing in 2020 - Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Sheffield, Nottingham, Cardiff, Birmingham and London.

Now it’s been confirmed that the Download Festival 2019 headliners' trek takes place in January and will be preceded by a date at Dublin 3Arena. They will be joined by Polish purveyors of blackened death metal, Behemoth, at all shows.

The UK & Ireland tour dates are as follows:

JANUARY 2020
Dublin 3Arena – Tue 14th
Manchester Arena – Thu 16th
Newcastle Utilita Arena – Fri 17th
Glasgow The SSE Hydro – Sat 18th
Sheffield FlyDSA Arena – Mon 20th
Nottingham Motorpoint Arena – Tue 21st
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena – Wed 22nd
Birmingham Arena – Fri 24th
London The O2 – Sat 25th

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

Five Finger Death Punch have announced two massive UK arena shows for January 2020 with special guests Megadeth and openers Bad Wolves.

Presented in partnership with Kerrang! Radio, Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth and Bad Wolves play Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Thursday 30th January and London The SSE Arena, Wembley on Friday 31st January 2020.

The dates are part of FFDP’s biggest European arena headlining tour yet that hits 14 countries throughout January and February.

The tour precedes Five Finger Death Punch’s eighth studio album, which is set for release in winter 2020.

See Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth and Bad Wolves at the following shows:

JANUARY 2020
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena – Thu 30th
London The SSE Arena, Wembley – Fri 31st

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FEEDER

The dates kick off in Portsmouth on 1 November 2019, taking in a total of 14 shows and finishing with a gig at London’s The Roundhouse.

The tour will be in support of Feeder’s upcoming 11th studio album Tallulah.

Formed in South Wales during the mid-90s, Feeder are one of the most successful British rock bands of the past two decades.

The band found huge commercial success with their sophomore effort Yesterday Went Too Soon, before cementing their place as a rock force with 2001 follow up Echo Park.

See Feeder at the following shows:

NOVEMBER 2019
Pyramids, Portsmouth - Fri 1st
Great Hall, Exeter - Sat 2nd
O2 Academy, Oxford - Mon 4th
UEA, Norwich - Tue 5th
Great Hall, Cardiff - Thu 7th
Beckett University, Leeds - Fri 8th
O2 Academy, Newcastle - Sun 10th
O2 Institute, Birmingham - Mon 11th
Ironworks, Inverness - Wed 13th
Barrowlands, Glasgow - Thu 14th
Albert Hall, Manchester - Sat 16th
Engine Rooms, Lincoln - Tue 19th
Rock City, Nottingham - Wed 20th
Roundhouse, London - Fri 22nd

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THE AMAZONS

Riding on the wave of the success of their new album "Future Dust", The Amazons head out around the UK for their biggest run of shows to date.

The tour will see them play to 25,000 people throughout the country, including a date at London's Brixton Academy.

Tickets are on sale now.

See The Amazons at the following shows:

NOVEMBER 2019
Birmingham O2 Academy - Fri 8th
Leeds O2 Academy - Sat 9th
Rock City, Nottingham - Mon 11th
Newcastle O2 Academy - Tue 12th
The Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow - Wed 13th
Manchester Academy - Fri 15th
Cardiff University - Sat 16th
Bristol O2 Academy - Sun 17th
Bournemouth O2 Academy - Tue 19th
Norwich UEA - Wed 20th
O2 Academy Brixton - Fri 22nd
 

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MOTIONLESS IN WHITE

Pennsylvanian purveyors of gothic metalcore, Motionless In White, are returning to the UK in December with The Disguise Tour. 

Supporting their forthcoming album - Disguise, the band will perform in Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, London, Birmingham and Bristol.

See Motionless In White at the following shows:

DECEMBER 2019
Manchester O2 Ritz - Sun 8th 
Leeds Stylus - Mon 9th 
Glasgow SWG3 - Tue 10th 
London O2 Forum, Kentish Town - Thu 12th 
Birmingham O2 Institute - Fri 13th 
Bristol O2 Academy - Sat 14th

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AIRBOURNE

Truly one of the most exhilarating live bands on the planet, Airbourne have announced a fresh UK tour for this November.

The Australian hard rock purists kick off their trek at Norwich UEA on Wednesday 13th November and call in at Nottingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Inverness, Glasgow, Liverpool, Cardiff, Bristol, London, Sheffield and Southampton before culminating at Oxford O2 Academy on Saturday 30th November.

Joining Airbourne at all 14 shows are very special guests Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown.

See Airbourne and Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown at the following shows:

NOVEMBER 2019 
Norwich UEA – Wed 13th
Nottingham Rock City – Thu 14th
Manchester Academy – Sat 16th
Newcastle O2 Academy – Sun 17th
Aberdeen Beach Ballroom – Mon 18th
Inverness Ironworks – Wed 20th
Glasgow Barrowlands – Thu 21st
Liverpool O2 Academy – Fri 22nd
Cardiff University – Sun 24th
Bristol O2 Academy – Mon 25th
London O2 Forum Kentish Town – Tue 26th
Sheffield O2 Academy – Thu 28th
Southampton O2 Guildhall – Fri 29th
Oxford O2 Academy – Sat 30th

>> Click here to buy tickets <<

 

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE

Pennsylvanian purveyors of gothic metalcore, Motionless In White, are returning to the UK in December with The Disguise Tour. 

Supporting their forthcoming album - Disguise, the band will perform in Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, London, Birmingham and Bristol.

See Motionless In White at the following shows:

DECEMBER 2019
Manchester O2 Ritz - Sun 8th 
Leeds Stylus - Mon 9th 
Glasgow SWG3 - Tue 10th 
London O2 Forum, Kentish Town - Thu 12th 
Birmingham O2 Institute - Fri 13th 
Bristol O2 Academy - Sat 14th

>> Click here to buy tickets <<

 

I PREVAIL

Post-hardcore quintet I Prevail have announced a string of UK and European dates for March next year.

Following a lengthy trip around Europe, the band will conclude their run with a handful of dates in the UK, including stops at Manchester, Glasgow, Nottingham and finishing up in Bristol.

Tickets are on sale now.

See I Prevail at the following shows:

MARCH 2020
Pyramids Centre, Portsmouth - Tue 17th
Manchester Academy - Wed 18th
SWG3, Glasgow - Thu 19th
Rock City, Nottingham - Mon 23rd
O2 Institute Birmingham - Tue 24th
Leeds Beckett Students’ Union - Thu 26th
O2 Forum Kentish Town - Fri 17th
O2 Academy, Bristol - Sat 28th

>> Click here to buy tickets <<

 

THE INTERRUPTERS

Following huge shows at Slam Dunk Festival and Download, The Interrupters are about to embark on their biggest tour to date around the UK.

With support from Buster Shuffle, the quartet will make stops at 9 cities, including Cardiff, Liverpool, Nottingham and London.

Tickets are on sale now.

See The Interrupters at the following shows:

JANUARY 2020
Tramshed, Cardiff - Mon 27th
O2 Institute Birmingham - Tue 28th
O2 Academy, Liverpool - Wed 29th
SWG3, Glasgow - Fri 31st

FEBRUARY 2020  
O2 Academy, Leeds - Sat 1st 
O2 Ritz, Manchester - Sun 2nd
O2 Academy Bristol - Tue 4th
Rock City, Nottingham - Wed 5th
O2 Forum Kentish Town - Fri 7th

>> Click here to buy tickets <<

 

AMON AMARTH

Fresh from slaying Download Festival this summer, Scandinavian Viking metallers Amon Amarth have announced a trio of headline shows for November 2019.

The Berserker tour, named after Amon Amarth’s eleventh studio album, will boast the band’s most extravagant stage setup yet and very special guests Arch Enemy.

Part of a larger European conquest, Amon Amarth will invade these shores calling in at Birmingham, Manchester and London.

See Amon Amarth at the following shows:

NOVEMBER 2019
Birmingham O2 Academy - Thu 28th
Manchester O2 Apollo - Fri 29th
London O2 Academy Brixton - Sat 30th

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LAMB OF GOD

Heavy metal titans Lamb of God will embark on their first headline UK tour in six years in April 2020.

Part of their larger State Of Unrest European Tour, the quintet will play five headline shows next spring taking in Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and London.

They will be joined by Kreator and Power Trip at all five dates.

Lamb Of God singer Randy Blythe enthuses: “It’s always a blast when you tour with someone for the first time, so we’re looking forward to hitting the road with Kreator, as well as getting some more hang time with our maniac pals in Power Trip. See ya in April!”

See Lamb of God at the following shows:

APRIL 2020 
Bristol O2 Academy – 21st 
Manchester Academy – 22nd 
Glasgow O2 Academy – 23rd 
Birmingham O2 Academy – 24th 
London O2 Academy Brixton – 25th 

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For even more gig inspiration, check out these bands touring around the country over the next few months!

Dream State
The Struts
PUP
Theory
Gloryhammer
August Burns Red
Badflower
Battle Beast
Black Peaks
Conjurer
Pengshui
Bambara
Balthazar
Royal Republic
DragonForce