EXTRA SHOWS ANNOUCNED IN SHEFFIELD AND CARDIFF AND A SECOND LONDON O2 SHOW ADDED DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND!
Following astonishing tickets sales this morning, Blink 182 have confirmed 3 new shows for their July 2011 UK arena tour. A second show at London O2 arena was announced earlier today and went on sale immediately, with dates in Sheffield and Cardiff being announced shortly after.
Following a 5 year hiatus, breaking the merchandise sales record at Reading & Leeds Festivals this year and sold out shows in Scotland and Eire in August, Pop punk pioneers Blink 182 will be headlining their first arena tour in over 7 years.
The full list of 2011 UK dates are as follows:
Thursday 7th July* SHEFFIELD Motorpoint Arena
Friday 8th July MANCHESTER MEN Arena
Tuesday 12th July NEWCASTLE Metro Radio Arena
Wednesday 13th July NOTTINGHAM Trent FM Arena
Friday 15th July BIRMINGHAM LG Arena
Saturday16thJuly* CARDIFF International Arena
Monday 18th July LONDON The O2 Arena
Tuesday 19th July** LONDON The O2 Arena
*Extra date added – tickets on sale 10am Saturday 27 November
**Extra date added – tickets on sale now
Tickets for the Sheffield and Cardiff shows will go on sale at 10am on Saturday 27th November and are priced at £32.50. Available at www.gigsandtours.com /www.ticketmaster.co.uk /0844 811 0051 / 0844 826 2826
Blink 182 were formed in San Diego in 1992 by Mark Hoppus and Tom De Longe and later joined by drummer Travis Barker. The bands breakthrough album, Enema Of The State, was released in 1999 and went on to sell in excess of 15 million copies worldwide. Their next two albums, Take Off Your Pants And Jacket (2001) and blink 182 (2003) cemented their position as a pop punk supergroup. Additionally the band have won a number of MTV Awards throughout their career.
A new album will be released in Summer 2011 via Universal / Island Records.
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Anna Maslowicz @ AMPublicity