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Motorhead announce UK tour dates (2009)

Motorhead

Story by Jack Foley

MOTORHEAD will return to the UK for their traditional annual tour in the Autumn of 2009.

The band, led by legendary frontman Lemmy Kilmister, and featuring Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee, are supporting their critically acclaimed 2008 release Motorizer.

2009 also marks guitarist Phil Campbell’s 25th anniversary with Motorhead.

Looking forward to the forthcoming tour, Lemmy Kilmister said: “Here we are again boys and girls, come and get your fu**in’ head blown off! – in the best possible taste!”

The tour dates are (all November 2009):

11 – Plymouth Pavillion
12 – Bristol Colston Hall
13 – Newport Centre
15 – Swindon Oasis
16 – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
17 – Newcastle City Hall
19 – O2 Academy Glasgow
20 – O2 Academy Leeds
21 – Manchester Apollo
23 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
24 – Southend Cliffs Pavilion
25 – Portsmouth Guildhall
27 – Bournemouth Solent Hall
28 – HMV Apollo Hammersmith, London
29 – Wolverhampton Civic Hall

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday, January 30 2009 and are priced at £25 regional/£30 London.