Tours to get excited about: April 22 edition

Our weekly roundup of some of the live shows in the UK we’re looking forward to from across the alternative music world.


Hacktivist will be playing their rescheduled UK tour dates in May! They were due to play in December but had to postpone after co-vocalist Jot Maxi fractured his pelvis!


7th May – Manchester, The Bread Shed
8th May – Newcastle, The Cluny 2
10th May – Birmingham, The Flapper
11th May – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
12th May – London, Underworld

All tickets for Manchester, Birmingham and London’s original dates will remain valid.

Wage War

Wage War will play in the UK in October on a headline run! They will be supported by The Devil Wears Prada and Siamese.

“We are VERY excited to be headed back to the UK and Europe with our friends in The Devil Wears Prada and Siamese,” the band enthuses. “It’s been far too long and we promise to be bringing you our best show yet!”


15th October Bristol, UK @ SWX
16th October – University Newcastle
18th October – Stylus Leeds
19th October – O2 Ritz Manchester
20th October – Garage Glasgow
22nd October – Academy Dublin
24th October – O2 Institute Birmingham
25th October – Wedgewood Rooms Portsmouth
26th October – Electric Ballroom London

Three Days Grace

Three Days Grace will be back in the UK later this year!

Neil Sanderson, backing vocalist and drummer, said: “We love playing for our fans in Europe and the UK. The crowds are always great. After the past 2 years were thrilled to be able to tell our fans yes we really are coming and can’t wait to see you. The reactions to the new songs so far have been amazing we looking forward to rocking with all of you.”


Sept 14 – Cardiff, UK at Y Plas
Sept 15 – London, UK at O2 Forum Kentish Town
Sept 16 – Manchester, UK at Academy
Sept 18 – Glasgow, UK at SWG3 Galvanizers
Sept 19 – Birmingham, UK at O2 Academy

Drug Church and Angel Du$t

Drug Church will be heading to the UK on tour with Angel Du$t as co-headliners! They will be supported by Anxious.


June 22 – London, UK @ EARTH (Outbreak Fest Pre-Show)

June 23 – Cardiff, UK @ The Globe

June 24 – Birmingham, UK @ Castle & Falcon

June 25 – Manchester, UK @ Outbreak Fest

June 27 – Glasgow, UK @ G2

June 29 – Bristol, UK @ The Fleece

June 30 – Milton Keynes, UK @ Craufurd Arms

July 1 – Kingston – Fighting Cocks

July 2 – Southampton, UK @ Joiners

The Pretty Reckless

The Pretty Reckless have announced a UK tour for October and November – their first in five years!


October 26 – Glasgow, UK – Barrowland
October 27 – Manchester, UK – Academy
October 29 – Newcastle, UK – O2 City Hall
October 30 – Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy
November 01 – Bristol, UK – O2 Academy
November 02 – Southampton, UK – O2 Guildhall
November 03 – Norwich, UK – The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA
November 05 – London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton


Clutch will return to the UK for a headline run in November! It is part of their wider European tour and will see them perform five UK shows!


Fri 11th Nov – UK – GLASGOW O2 Academy
Sat 12th Nov – UK – NEWCASTLE O2 City Hall
Sun 13th Nov – UK – LEEDS O2 Academy
Tue 15th Nov – UK – EXETER The Great Hall
Wed 16th Nov – UK – BRIGHTON Brighton Dome

Lorna Shore


Lorna Shore will be touring in the UK and Europe as special guests for Parkway Drive! They will be joined by While She Sleeps.

Drummer Austin Archey said: “Being invited by Parkway Drive to be a part of this tour is simply incredible. We couldn’t be more stoked to share the stage with these bands, and give everyone attending these shows a night they’ll never forget. See you soon Europe.”


30.09.22 (UK) London – Alexandra Palace
01.10.22 (UK) Manchester – AO Arena
02.10.22 (UK) Nottingham – Motorpoint Arena
03.10.22 (UK) 
Cardiff – Motorpoint Arena

Clt Drp

Credit: LB Photo

Clt Drp have a run of shows in May.


09-Apr-2022 SAT – Brighton – Concorde 2, UK (w/ Warmduscher)
22-Apr-2022 SAT – Leeds – Stangeforms 2022, UK
30-Apr-2022 SAT – Tredegar – Trefest 2022, UK
14-May-2022 SAT – London – Portals, UK


Amorphis will visit the UK as part of their co-headline tour with Eluveitie later this year.

AMORPHIS’ guitarist Tomi Koivusaari said: “Halo! We are thrilled to announce our co-headlining European tour with the mighty Eluveitie. We’ve just released our 14th album Halo and we can’t wait to play it and of course stuff from our whole career live for you. Don’t miss this, there also might be some more pleasant surprises to the line up later on… ”


22.11.2022    IE     Dublin – Academy
23.11.2022    UK    Glasgow – QMU
24.11.2022    UK    Manchester – O2 Ritz
25.11.2022    UK    London – O2 Forum Kentish Town


Elizabeth Birt

April 22, 2022

Band management assistant. Goth princess and lover of all things music and sport.


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