Booking now: Radiohead announce world tour

Radiohead announce world tour

The new album is probably imminent, too.

Radiohead have announced a full world tour off the back of confirming a load of festival appearances over the last couple of months. Thom Yorke and co. have already announced appearances at Primavera, Summer Sonic, Secret Solstice, and Lollapalooza, among others.

The band have now confirmed a proper tour, which comes along with three dates at London’s Roundhouse! Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday (18th March). “These are all the headline shows that the band will play in 2016,” reads the band’s website. This year Radiohead will play:

MAY
20 Amsterdam, Heineken Music Hall
21 Amsterdam, Heineken Music Hall
23 Paris, Le Zénith
24 Paris, Le Zénith
26 London, Roundhouse
27 London, Roundhouse
28 London, Roundhouse

JUNE
01 Lyon, France, Les Nuits Des Fourvieres
02 Switzerland, Openair St Gallen
03 Barcelona, Spain, Primavera Sound
08 Lisbon, Portugal, Nos Alive Festival
17 Reyjkavik, Iceland, Secret Solstice
29 - 31 Montreal, Canada, Osheaga Music And Arts Festival

JULY
26 New York City, Madison Square Garden
27 New York City, Madison Square Garden

AUGUST
04 Los Angeles, Shrine Auditorium
08 Los Angeles, Shrine Auditorium
20 Osaka, Japan, Summersonic Festival
21 Tokyo, Japan, Summersonic Festival

SEPTEMBER
11 Berlin, Germany, Lollapalooza Festival

OCTOBER
03 Mexico City, Palacio de los Deportes
03 Mexico City, Palacio de los Deportes

In the official statement for Primavera, organisers promised a “presentation of the new album by the British band Radiohead,” leading many to guess that there will be a new Radiohead album before June. Back in November, Radiohead also registered a new company called ‘Dawn Chorus LLP’. They tend to register new companies two or three months before release, as is tradition. With the rumour-mill in overdrive, this full tour is presumably in support of a new, ninth record.

Back in September, the band’s Philip Selway gave an update on progress towards a new record, saying “We’re just launching ourselves into it.” Looks like they’re almost finished, then.

Update: Radiohead have also shared some artwork on twitter. Check it out below.

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