Following the recent announcement of their U.K. headline tour in 2012, Band of Skulls have announced details of a LondonRoundhouse show on Tuesday 6th March 2012. The band’s last London headline show at Heaven in October sold-out within minutes of going on sale in July.
Tickets for the Roundhouse show go on sale at 9am on Wednesday November 23rd priced at £17.50. Additionally, the first 500 ticket buyers can take advantage of an exclusive bundle offer – £22.50 buys a ticket for the show and a CD of the album on pre-order.
The band have also announced plans to release the first single from their forthcoming 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 video can be viewed here:
The band’s second album was recorded at Rockfield studios in Wales with producer Ian Davenport and mixed in Los Angeles by Nick Launay (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 University
19th Stoke Sugarmill
21st Glasgow Arches
22nd Aberdeen Lemon Tree
23rd Inverness Ironworks
25th Belfast Limelight
26th Dublin Academy
27th Leicester Academy
29th Norwich Waterfront
1st Oxford Academy
2nd Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall
4th Exeter Phoenix
5th Brighton Concorde
6th London Roundhouse
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).