Coheed and Cambria have announced a tour of the UK this October to correspond with the release of their monstrous 15-song, 78-minute new LP, The Unheavenly Creatures due October 5th on Roadrunner Records. The 6-date tour kicks off in Cardiff and closes at the Roundhouse in London. Support comes from Californian progressive act, Chon.

There will be a special album and ticket pre-sale starting 10am, Wednesday 27th June, when fans can exclusively pre-order the new album CD early, signed by the band, in a bundle with tickets. The pre-sale will go live at: Additional VIP packages will be made available at with tickets on general sale from 10am, Friday 29th June.

Dates for The Unheavenly Tour line up as follows:

Tue 9th Oct – CARDIFF Y-Plas

Wed 10th Oct – GLASGOW ABC

Fri 12th Oct – NEWCASTLE O2 Academy

Sat 13th Oct – MANCHESTER Academy

Sun 14th Oct – BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy

Tue 16th Oct – LONDON Roundhouse

Last Friday, Coheed and Cambria announced details of their long awaited new album, The Unheavenly Creatures. The sprawling epic finds Coheed and Cambria returning to the conceptual narrative of The Amory Wars. Pre-orders have already launched for the album’s deeply immersive Vaxis – Act 1: The Unheavenly Creatures Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set. For more details or to order the box set, visit: Pre-orders (without tickets) for The Unheavenly Creatures standard album will begin Friday 29th June, with a new video/music from the LP premiering shortly.

Coheed and Cambria recently unveiled The Unheavenly Creatures’ 10-minute prog manifesto, “The Dark Sentencer,” which was leaked to fans by frontman Claudio Sanchez along with the opening paragraphs from the album’s aforementioned novella. “’The Dark Sentencer’ opens with prickly guitars that build into a stadium-sized thump,” noted Rolling Stone while Revolver declared, “the soaring song with its rolling guitar riff could soundtrack the montage to any intergalactic underdog story.”

Stay tuned for more information coming soon

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