2018 Preview – Hottest Tours

UK tours are in full swing for some bands and some are now preparing to kick things off as the countdown for festival season slowly dwindles to zero, but until then, some big bands are playing  shows that shouldn’t be missed. To help here is our list of some of the biggest tours to be hitting UK venues that definitely shouldn’t be missed.

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Foo Fighters 

We reported way back when the Foos teased and announced their mini UK tour which will be hitting our arenas in June. If you managed to get tickets for these shows then it’s guaranteed to be a good night, and if you return back home with your voice still in tact then you definitely didn’t sing enough.

Foo Fighters UK dates:

  • June 19th – Manchester Etihad Stadium (Support: Wolf Alice, The Cribs)
  • June 22nd – The London Stadium (Support: Wolf Alice, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes)
  • June 23rd – The London Stadium (Support: The Kills, Slaves)

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Iron Maiden

The Metal legends are back at it again, Maiden will be embarking on a HUGE European tour seeing Ed Force One flying to 24 countries over four months playing 34 shows, kicking off at the end of May in Estonia and ending their mammoth tour on home soil at the O2 Arena in August.

Iron Maiden UK dates (Support: Killswitch Engage)

July

  • 31 Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

August

  • 02 SSE Arena, Belfast
  • 04 Exhibition & Conference Centre, Aberdeen
  • 06 Manchester Arena, Manchester
  • 07 Genting arena, Birmingham
  • 10 O2 Arena, London

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Thirty Seconds to Mars

As we reported on back in October, Thirty Seconds To Mars are back this year after Jared Leto’s latest stint on the big screen, Mars are promising a new album and a massive European tour for 2018 with 5 of the dates on the tour are around the UK. If you look back to the Closer To The Edge video that is example enough to know these guys put on a hell of a show.

March

  • 23 Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
  • 24 Manchester Arena, Manchester
  • 25 The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
  • 27 The O2, London
  • 29 Arena Birmingham, Birmingham

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Stone Sour

Unfortunately only a quick stop over in the UK on their tour but these are 3 shows you would be foolish to miss. Currently touring their latest record ‘Hydrograd’ Stone Sour are on a long run of shows and festivals for the album and if there ever was a sure thing for a gig of the highest quality, then make sure you catch Corey and co in June.

June

  • 17 O2 Apollo, Manchester
  • 18 Roundhouse, London
  • 19 Rock City, Nottingham

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Myles Kennedy

The Alter Bridge and Slash vocalist is coming over to the UK to tour his first ever solo record. If you want to know what to expect, search on YouTube the acoustic sets he has done with Slash and just how powerful and impressive his voice is and that’s exactly what will be playing 7 shows over the UK, definitely keep an eye out for this one!

March

  • 17 O2 Institute, Birmingham
  • 18 Nottingham Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
  • 20 Glasgow Garage, Glasgow
  • 21 Manchester Gorilla, Manchester
  • 23 Islington Assembly Hall, London
  • 24 Thekla, Bristol
  • 26 Islington Assembly Hall, London

Weekly Playlist – 09/10/17

Intoducing the This is Noise weekly playlist!

A compilation of what has been playing on our Spotify’s throughout the week.

This week’s playlist includes the latest singles from Shed Seven, Don Broco and Marmozets as well as some absolute classic tunes we couldn’t resist listening back to from Cage the Elephant, Wolfmother and The Rasmus.

This will be a feature that runs every Monday which will include the songs we have been listening to throughout the week before, which will include anything from the latest songs released to personal favourites. We hope you enjoy!

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Thirty Seconds to Mars returning with European tour

This arena tour looks massive!

Thirty Seconds to Mars have just announced a huge European arena tour spanning 29 dates across Europe, five of which will be in the UK between March 23rd to the 29th.

This comes off the back of releasing the first single ‘Walk on Water’ which will be on their latest coming album which is due to be released imminently.

Thirty Seconds to Mars will be playing these upcoming dates:

March

11: Cologne Lanxess Arena
12: Basel St. Jakobshalle
14: Paris Accorhotels Arena
16: Rome Palalottomatica
17: Bologna Unipol Arena
18: Munich Olympiahalle
20: Amsterdam Ziggo Dome
21: Antwerp Lotto Arena
23: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
24: Manchester Arena
25: Glasgow SSE Hydro
27: London O2 Arena
29: Birmingham Arena

April

10: Lisbon TBC
12: Madrid Wizink Center
13: Barcelona Sant Jordi Club
14: Bilbao Sala Cubec!
17: Vienna Stadhalle
18: Lodz Atlas Arena
19: Prague Tipsport Arena
21: Copenhagen TAP 1
22: Stockholm Annexet
23: Oslo Spektrum
25: Helsinki Ice Hall
27: St Petersberg SKK Arena
28: Moscow Olimpiyskiy
30: Kiev Sports Palace

May

02: Hamburg Barclaycard Arena
03: Berlin Merceds Benz Arena

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