British rockers Arctic Monkeys have announced their biggest UK and Irish tour of their career.
The Grammy-nominated band will return to Ireland with a show at Marlay Park on June 20, 2023.
In the wake of their headline performance at Electric Picnic this month, it's brilliant news for fans of the band.
The concert will feature Swedish rock band, The Hives and Liverpool band, The Mysterines as special guests for the string of dates.
Liverpool's Mysterines excitedly announced the news on Instagram, saying: "Don’t Sit Down Cause We Are Supporting The F**king Arctic Monkeys."
It comes as their forthcoming album ‘The Car’, will be released on the 21st of October.
The record consists of 10 tracks and will be the bands seventh studio album.
The album was produced by James Ford, and recorded at Butley Priory in Suffolk, La Frette in Paris, and RAK Studios in London.
Tickets for Arctic Monkeys at Marlay Park will go on sale to the general public next Friday, September 30 at 9am via Ticketmaster.ie.
Those who pre-order ‘The Car’ from the band's official website before 3pm on Wednesday 28th September will get access to the fan presale.
What are Arctic Monkeys 2023 UK and Ireland stadium dates?
- Monday 29th May: Bristol - Ashton Gate Stadium
- Wednesday 31st May: Coventry - Building Society Arena
- Friday 2nd June: Manchester - Emirates Old Trafford
- Monday 5th June: Middlesbrough - Riverside Stadium
- Wednesday 7th June: Norwich - Carrow Road Stadium
- Friday 9th June: Sheffield - Hillsborough Park
- Saturday 10th June: Sheffield - Hillsborough Park
- Monday 12th June: Swansea - Swansea Stadium
- Wednesday 14th June: Southampton - Ageas Bowl
- Friday 16th June: London - Emirates Stadium
- Saturday 17th June - London Emirates Stadium
- Tuesday 20th June: Dublin Marlay Park
- Sunday 25th June: Glasgow Bellahouston Park
Last month, in an interview with Line Of Duty star and Arctic Monkeys super fan Martin Compston for The Big Issue magazine, Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner said the band no longer feels the need to "prove yourself as much" after two decades of making music.
Reflecting on the band’s time in the spotlight, the singer and songwriter, 36, said: "It probably does feel about 20 years ago, but that’s an interesting one, isn’t it? Because sometimes you feel like you could walk through a door and be right back there.
"I’m trying to scratch a little bit of that feeling here on the new record. It feels like a long time ago, but it can be right behind you. Something reminds you and it takes you back.
"There’s a lyric on Hello You that says, 'I could pass for 17 if I just get a shave and catch some zzzzs’. Maybe that’s barking up that tree a little? Well, a lot.
"I’m thinking about going to the snooker club with my granddad and it feels like we were just there – but, wait a minute, there’s all this time in between."
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