Band of Skulls have announced details of a U.K. tour in February / March 2012. This follows their forthcoming show at London’s Heaven on 20th October. The Heaven show sold-out within minutes of going on sale in July.
The band have also announced plans to release the first single from their, as yet un-titled, second album. The Devil Takes Care Of His Own will be released through Electric Blues Recordings on 4th December 2011 and will be available as a download and as a limited 7” picture disc.
A rather unique kung-fu themed video has also been produced to accompany the single.
The band’s second album was recorded at Rockfield studios in Wales with producer Ian Davenport and mixed in Los Angeles and New York by Nick Launey (Nick Cave / PIL / Yeah Yeah Yeahs). It is due for release in early 2012.
Having last played a U.K. headline show in October 2010 when they sold-out London’s Forum, the band’s full list of forthcoming shows is as follows:
17th - Darlington - Inside Out
18th - Leeds - Leeds University
19th - Stoke - Sugarmill
21st - Glasgow - Arches
22nd - Aberdeen - Lemon Tree
23rd - Inverness- Ironworks
25th - Belfast - Limelight
26th - Dublin - Dublin Academy
27th - Leicester - Leicester Academy
29th - Norwich - Waterfront
1st - Oxford - Oxford Academy
2nd - Wolverhampton - Wulfrun Hall
4th - Exeter - Phoenix
5th - Brighton - Concorde
Tickets for the shows are priced at £15 (€14.15 in Dublin) and are available via www.bandofskulls.com
from 9am Friday 7th October.
This summer saw the band play the Bonnaroo Festival in Tennessee as well as 2 sold-out shows in Los Angeles, additionally their music is currently being used in both the new Hugo Boss advert and on the trailer for the film Hangover Pt II.
Band Of Skulls are: Russell Marsden (guitar / vocals), Emma Richardson (bass / vocals) & Matt Hayward (drums).