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Following successful tours of UK & USA, commencing with DRILL : LEXINGTON and culminating in DRILL : CHICAGO (more HERE), in support of the band’s extremely well received 14th studio album simply entitled WIRE – the band are to play a series of new dates across Europe which will include DRILL : INCUBATE, the 6th DRILL event and first DRILL : STAGE at a commercial festival. These dates are announced alongside the launch of a new video for the song High, directed by long term friend of the band Eric Scott.

The video was partly shot at the Echoplex in Los Angeles earlier this year and is the 2nd video to be made available from Wire. The previously released one for Burning Bridges is by Kenichi Iwasa.

See below for dates which include gigs in Italy, Belgium, France, The Netherlands, UK, Germany & Switzerland. A year end London date is currently under discussion.


New album!Feb 11


Today, Wire's new album - simply entitled WIRE - is being launched. You can right now stream the track "Joust & Jostle" at Noisey and pre-order from pinkflag mail order. We are also announcing a UK tour (including DRILL : LEXINGTON) and a US tour. You can read more about the album HERE.

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Upcoming Wire gigs

  • Oct 09: Jazzhouse, Copenhagen, Denmark Book tickets
  • Oct 10: Oslo Pysche Fest (Vukan Arena), Oslo, Norway Book tickets
  • Oct 22: West End Centre, Aldershot, UK Book tickets
  • Oct 23: Mono, Falmouth, UK Book tickets
  • Oct 24: Simple Things Festival, Bristol, UK Book tickets
  • Nov 05: Le Tetris, Le Havre, France Book tickets
  • Nov 06: Musiques Volantes, Les Trinitaires, Metz, France Book tickets
  • Nov 07: La Laiterie, Strasbourg, France Book tickets
  • Nov 20: Gebaude, Köln, Germany Book tickets
  • Nov 21: Kleine Freiheit, Osnabrück, Germany Book tickets
  • Nov 22: Postbahnhof, Berlin, Germany Book tickets
  • Nov 24: Manufaktur, Schorndorf, Germany Book tickets
  • Nov 25: Dachstock, Bern, Switzerland Book tickets
  • Nov 26: La Romandie, Lausanne, Switzerland Book tickets
  • Nov 28: La Coopérative de Mai, Clermont Ferrand, France Book tickets
  • Nov 29: Festival BB Mix, Boulogne Billancourt, France Book tickets
  • Nov 30: Paradiso Nord, Amsterdam, Netherlands Book tickets
  • Dec 01: Orangerie, Brussels, Belgium Book tickets
  • Dec 02: Tunfnell Park Dome, London, UK Book tickets

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