Tuesday 20 March 2012, 11:21 | By

The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke announce alt-rock supertour

Gigs & Festivals

The Cult

The Cult, The Mission and Killing Joke are to apply their collective alt-rock allure to a joint arena tour, as culminates at Wembley on 16 Sep. While The Cult will have it in mind to promote their forthcoming album ‘Choice Of Weapon’ – out via Cooking Vinyl on 21 May – so too will Killing Joke play selections from their own new studio LP ‘MMXII’, which is released on 2 Apr via Universal/Spinefarm.

Ian Astbury of The Cult: “This is a fantastic bill and these will be magical shows, a unique occasion that we look forward to with great anticipation. The band is killing it right now and we are excited to get back to the business of playing life”.

Killing Joke’s Youth, meanwhile, foretells the incitement of chaos, debauchery and emergency dentistry: “Killing Joke are honoured and are proud to celebrate together and play at this great gathering of the tribes. We look forward to unleashing an apocalypse of sonic destruction and giving the crowd a good kick in the teeth”.

Tour dates:

11 Sep: Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
12 Sep: Sheffield, Motorpoint Arena
14 Sep: Manchester Arena
15 Sep: Birmingham, LG Arena
16 Sep: London, Wembley Arena

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