Following news of their forthcoming album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, which will be released on Friday the 11th of May, Arctic Monkeys have announced a number of arena shows in September.

Tour Dates:

09/06 – Manchester – Manchester Arena
09/07 – Manchester – Manchester Arena
09/09 – London – The O2
09/10 – London – The O2
09/15 – Birmingham – Arena Birmingham
09/18 – Sheffield – FlyDSA Arena
09/19 – Sheffield – FlyDSA Arena
09/24 – Dublin – 3Arena
09/27 – Newcastle upon Tyne – Metro Radio Arena

The Lemon Twigs will be special guests on the September dates.

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.