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The Killers announce major UK tour for 2009

The Killers

Story by Jack Foley

THE Killers have announced details of a major UK tour for 2009, including two nights at London’s O2 Arena in February.

The Las Vegas band, whose hugely anticipated third album, Day & Age, is released on November 24, will follow a one-off show at London’s Royal Albert Hall next month (November 3) with their biggest arena tour to date.

The live dates are (all 2009):

February
23 & 24 – London O2
26 – Birmingham LG Arena
28 – Cardiff Arena

March
2 – Sheffield Arena
3 – Nottingham Arena
5 – Aberdeen AECC Arena
6 – Glasgow SECC
7 – Newcastle Arena
9 – Manchester MEN Arena

Tickets for all shows, priced at £32.50 (£35 London), go on sale at 10am on Friday, October 10.

Day & Age, meanwhile, is released on November 24 on Vertigo Records. The album is the follow-up to 2006’s Sam’s Town and 2004’s Hot Fuss and contains 10 songs, including stunning first single Human.