British post-punk legends Echo & The Bunnymen are launching their first US tour in support of their acclaimed new album, The Fountain. The shows are hot on the heels of the band’s recent tour celebrating their landmark album Ocean Rain that included orchestral performances at New York’s Radio City Music Hall and the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.Their highly anticipated appearance at the Coachella Festival will kick off the tour.
Pearl Jam announced today that they will play eleven (11) Midwest and East Coast tour dates in May of 2010. The tour kicks-off on May 3rd at Sprint Center in Kansas City and wraps on May 21st at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Pearl Jam’s U.S. tour follows the band’s previously announced headlining appearance at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation Festival on May 1st.
Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster will return in May with their first album since 2005.
Called ‘Blood and Fire‘, it will be released on May 17th and is set to be preceded by first single ‘Love Turns To Hate‘ on May 10th.
After forming in Brighton in 1999, the band became part of the so-called New Rock Revolution in 2002 when they released their debut album ‘Horse Of The Dog‘, which featured the single ‘Psychosis Safari‘ which hit the UK Top 40 in July 2003. ‘The Royal Society‘ followed in 2004, after which guitarist Andy Huxley left the band. The group returned last year with a new EP entitled ‘In The Garden‘, which was released in September.
Kings of Leon who are set to play their online scheduled US gig as headliners of the Bonnaroo Music Festival in June, are also expected to start recording a new album sometime this year. In the meantime, fans can still get their KOL overdose by purchasing a new gaming app.
Here are the latest tour and festivals announced this week ! Don’t miss out , there are still tickets available by clicking on the ticket links next to the event:
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