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The Gaslight Anthem announce autumn tour (2010)

The Gaslight Anthem

Story by Jack Foley

FOLLOWING the successful release of their critically acclaimed new album American Slang, New Jersey-based punk rockers The Gaslight Anthem have announced their next European tour.

American Slang debuted at #16 on the U.S Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart selling well over 26,000 units during its first week of release and the album also came in at #18 in the UK, #8 in Germany, #12 in Canada and #2 on the Dutch Alternative Charts.

The UK and Eire dates are as follows (all October and November 2010):

21 – London, Hammersmith Apollo
22 – Southampton, Guildhall
23 – Bristol, Academy
24 – Wolverhampton, Civic

16 – Nottingham, Rock City
17 – Leeds, O2 Academy
18 – Newcastle, O2 Academy
19 – Edinburgh, Picture House
20 – Manchester Apollo
21 – Dublin, Olympia
22 – Belfast, Mandela Hall

Tickets go on sale on Friday, July 2, at 9am.