About to head out on their own headline tour THE XCERTS have just received the rather amazing news that they will be supporting the one and only Guns N’ Roses on their forthcoming UK arena shows!
Speaking of the dates lead singer Murray Macleod says, “It will be an honour to play with a band of Guns N’ Roses stature and we are looking forward to taking ‘Scatterbrain’ to the big stage”.
In addition The Xcerts have added a show at Fitzhurbert, Brighton on 10th May as part of The Great Escape’s The Alternative Escape.
Dates are as follows:
GUNS N' ROSES TOUR
Fri 25 - Glasgow SECC
Sat 26 - Birmingham LG Arena
Fri 1 - London O2 Arena
THE XCERTS second album ‘Scatterbrain’ has already taken the band on an incredible journey. In the albums short lifespan the band have been on several headline tours with a fan base that grows at every show, performed in Europe for the first time where their album is also released, been played by most major national radio stations (Radio 1, Kerrang! radio…) and TV channels (Kerrang TV, Scuzz…) and toured with many of their favourite bands (Manchester Orchestra, Biffy Clyro, Taking Back Sunday, Brand New...). Not only that, but the band flew out to New York to record it with their favourite producer Mike Sapone!
The dates of The Xcerts own headline tour are as follows:
Fri 4 - Tunbridge Wells Forum
Sun 6 - Southampton Joiners
Mon 7 - Exeter Cavern
Tue 8 - Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Thu 10 – Fitzhurbert, Brighton **Great Escape – 10pm**
Fri 11 - Sheffield Bowery
Sat 12 - Stoke Sugarmill
Sun 13 - Birmingham Academy 3
Tue 15 - Newcastle Academy 2
Wed 16 - Glasgow Garage
Thu 17 - Aberdeen Lemon Tree
Fri 18 - Thurso Newmarket Bar
Sat 19 - Dumfries The Venue
Mon 21 - York Stereo
Tue 22 - Leeds Cockpit Room 3 / 2 On Hold
Wed 23 - Manchester Sound Control
Thu 24 - Cheltenham Frog & Fiddle
Sat 27 - Bristol The Croft **rescheduled**
Sun 28 - Nottingham Rock City **rescheduled**
JULY Fri 13 - 2000 Trees Festival