Thursday 11 September 2014

Swans announce biggest UK show to date

US experimental rockers Swans have announced they will be returning to the UK for their biggest headline performance to date. The band currently comprised of Michael Gira, Norman Westberg, Christophj Hahn, Phil Puleo, Chris Pravdica, and Thor Harris will perform at London’s legendary Roundhouse, on 21st May 2015. Tickets for the show go on sale on Friday 12th Sept from, special guests will be announced shortly.

The band will also return to Europe this month, and a recently announced Swans / Michael Gira will curate the Mouth To Mouth festival, part of Le Guess Who? in Utrecht, which will see three days of music (20th-23rd November) culminating in a Swans performance.

If that isn't enough the band will be re-releasing a remastered edition of their 1983 début studio album, ‘Filth’, out vinyl, CD and digitally on 27th October 2014.

Tour Dates:
25 September - Brussels, AB club, Belgium
26 September - Amsterdam, Paradiso Music Hall, Holland
27 September - Paris, LA MAROQUINERIE, France – second night added due to demand
28 September - Paris, LA MAROQUINERIE, France
30 September - La Rochelle, La Sirene, France
1 October - Barcelona, Sala Apolo, Spain
2 October - Madrid, Shoko, Spain
3 October - Durango, PLATERUENA, Spain
4 October - Porto, AmpliFest, Portugal
7 October - Fribourg, FRI-Son, Switzerland
8 October - St. Gallen, Grabenhalle, Switzerland
9 October - Torino, Hiroshima Club, Italy
10 October - Bologna, Estragon Club, Italy
11 October - Roma, Circolo Degli Artisti, Italy
12 October - Milan, Alcatraz Milano, Italy
14 October - Zagreb, Pogon Jedinstvo, Croatia
15 October - Budapest, A38 Ship, Hungary
16 October - Ljubljana, Kino Kiska Centre for Urban Culture, Slovenia
17 October - Vienna, Arena Big Hall, Austria
18 October - Krakow, Unsound Festival, Poland
20 October - Prague, Lucenra Music Bar, Czech Republic
21 October - Berlin, Berghain, Germany
22 October - Berlin, Berghain, Germany – second night added due to demand
23 October - Leipzig, Schauspiel Leipzig, Germany
24 October - Cologne, Gebaeude 9, Germany
25 October - Hanover, MusikZentrum, Germany
27 October - Hamburg, Kampnagel, Germany
29 October - Dresden, Beatpol, Germany
30 October - Wiesbaden, Schlachtho, Germany
31 October - Karlsruhe, Jubez, Germany
1 November - Munich, Feierwerk, Germany
22 November - Utrecht, Mouth To Mouth at Le Guess Who? festival curated by Swans
23 November - Copenhagen, Vega Main Hall, Denmark
24 November - Oslo, Rockefeller, Norway
25 November - Stockholm, Slakthuset, Sweden
26 November - Helsinki, Tavastia, Finland
28 November - St Petersburg, Kosmonavt, Russia
29 November - Moscow, VOLTA, Russia
5 December - Athens, Votanikos, Greece
6 December - Thessaloniki, Bloc 33, Greece

21 May 2015 – London, Roundhouse

Free download of 'A Little God In My Hands' here.
Listen to 'Oxygen' here.

For more information on the band, please visit their official website.

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