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EU TOUR, VIDEO & ANOTHER DRILL!July 21
Following successful tours of UK & USA, commencing with DRILL : LEXINGTON and culminating in DRILL : CHICAGO (more HERE), in support of the band’s extremely well received 14th studio album simply entitled WIRE – the band are to play a series of new dates across Europe which will include DRILL : INCUBATE, the 6th DRILL event and first DRILL : STAGE at a commercial festival. These dates are announced alongside the launch of a new video for the song High, directed by long term friend of the band Eric Scott.
See below for dates which include gigs in Italy, Belgium, France, The Netherlands, UK, Germany & Switzerland. A year end London date is currently under discussion.
New album!Feb 11
Today, Wire's new album - simply entitled WIRE - is being launched. You can right now stream the track "Joust & Jostle" at Noisey and pre-order from pinkflag mail order. We are also announcing a UK tour (including DRILL : LEXINGTON) and a US tour. You can read more about the album HERE.
Upcoming Wire gigs
- July 30: Bolognetti Rocks Festival, Bologna, Italy
- July 31: Arena Parco Castelli, Brescia, Italy - FREE FESTIVAL
- Aug 08: Absolutely Free Festival, Genk, Belgium - FREE FESTIVAL
- Sep 19: Levitation Festival, Angers, France
- Sep 20: DRILL : INCUBATE, Incubate Festival, Tilburg, Netherlands
- Oct 22: West End Centre, Aldershot, UK
- Oct 23: Mono, Falmouth, UK
- Oct 24: Simple Things Festival, Bristol, UK
- Nov 05: Le Tetris, Le Havre, France
- Nov 07: La Laiterie, Strasbourg, France
- Nov 20: Gebaude, Köln, Germany
- Nov 21: Kleine Freiheit, Osnabrück, Germany
- Nov 22: Postbahnhof, Berlin, Germany
- Nov 24: Manufaktur, Schorndorf, Germany
- Nov 25: Dachstock, Bern, Switzerland
- Nov 26: La Romandie, Lausanne, Switzerland
- Nov 28: La Coopérative de Mai, Clermont Ferrand, France
- Nov 29: Festival BB Mix, Boulogne Billancourt, France
- Nov 30: Paradiso Nord, Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Dec 01: Orangerie, Brussels, Belgium