To celebrate the release of The Vaccine’s eagerly anticipated album Combat Sports, hmv has announced an exclusive instore event at hmv 363 Oxford Street on 30th March and a fan signing at Fopp Bristol on 3rd April.

The exclusive London instore will give fans the chance to hear The Vaccines perform tracks from their latest album in hmv’s intimate, dedicated gig space on the day of the record’s release. Following the showcase, the band will be take time to meet and greet fans and sign copies of Combat Sports.

The following week, the band will head to Fopp Birmingham for a signing event at Fopp Bristol

Fans heading to either event will be able to get their hands on a limited edition orange vinyl for the band to sign. These LPs are only available in hmv and Fopp stores whilst stocks last.


Fri 30th March - 2.00pm - hmv 363 Oxford St ( live & signing )

260 places are available to this event via pre-ordering either the hmv exclusive ‘Combat Sports’ CD + event entry’ bundle or the hmv exclusive ‘Combat Sports’ Ltd Edition orange Vinyl + event entry’ bundle from

Fans will be able to collect their pre-order on the day. Please head to the first floor cash desk to pick up your product and wristband prior to the start of the event.

Tue 3rd April - 5:30pm - Fopp Bristol ( signing only )

Access will be restricted to customers purchasing the album from fopp Bristol from Friday 30th March, subject to availability and while stocks last. Online orders, including Click and Collect, will not be valid.

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