Battles Announce UK and Ireland Dates

After their standout performance at Glastonbury and a slew of sold out UK shows throughout June, Battles today announce new UK + Ireland dates at the end of this year, ahead of their ATP curation in December.

November 2011
17th – Newcastle, Gateshead Town Hall.
18th – Liverpool, Kazimier.
19th – Dublin, Button Factory.
21st – London, Forum.

Tickets for these shows are available today from the Battles merch storehttp://battlestickets.sandbag.uk.com

Tickets for the North America Gloss Drop Tour are also available from the same link. Please also see the www.bttls.com/live page for all upcoming shows & festivals.

Battles also played Wireless Festival last Saturday in London and are to headline Standon Calling in Hertfordshire this August 12th.

Battles’ second album Gloss Drop is out now.

For those who haven’t seen it already, check out Battles’ performance on the US TV chat show “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” here. A pounding rendition of Gloss Drop favourite ‘Futura’: http://theaudioperv.com/2011/06/17/battles-futura-616-fallon/

Plus, for the next few weeks only, you can see a full 40 minutes of the band’s Glastonbury set here (UK only): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00hsyvd