Friday, December 2, 2011

The Xcerts - Announce European tour with I Am The Avalanche, UK tour with Brand New & the re-release of ‘Scatterbrain'

Having just returned from triumphant tours with Young Guns, Taking Back Sunday and Manchester Orchestra and the release of the ‘Slackerpop’ EP; THE XCERTS can now reveal their European tour with label mates I Am The Avalanche, UK support tour with Brand New, the re-release of their album 'Scatterbrain' with bonus tracks and the addition of a show at London's Borderline as part of their UK headline tour.

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The Xcerts single ‘Slackerpop’ has recently enjoyed great support from television (Kerrang TV, Scuzz…) and radio (Radio 1, XFM…), securing daytime Radio 1 support thanks to Fearne Cotton. A special re-release of the band’s ‘Scatterbrain’ album is now available in the UK and Europe with the addition of 4 bonus tracks ('Let's Run', 'Tear Me Down', 'Gum - Alternative Version', 'Young (Belane) - Alternative Version'). Before The Xcerts head out on their dates with I Am The Avalanche, Brand New and their headline tour they are currently on the road in Europe with Frank Turner. Dates are as follows:

DECEMBER WITH FRANK TURNER

01 Backstage Halle, Munich
02 Postbahnhof, Berlin
04 Fabrik, Hamburg
05 Mau Club, Rostock
07 Divan Du Monde, Paris
08 Schuur, Luzern
09 Ringlokschuppen, Bielefeld
10 Messepark, Trier
11 Alter Schlachthof, Dresden
13 Meskalina, Poznan
14 Powiekszenie, Warsaw
16 Bronson, Ravenna
17 Abart, Zurich
18 Wuk, Vienna
19 PPC, Graz
20 Karlstorbahnhof, Heidelberg

HEADLINE TOUR - JANUARY 2012
17 Haunt, Brighton
18 Borderline, London
19 Moles, Bath
20 53 Degrees, Preston
21 – Drummonds, Aberdeen
22 - King Tuts, Glasgow

FEBRUARY 2012 WITH I AM THE AVALANCHE
01 Arena-Small Hall, Vienna
02 59 to 1, Munich
03 Kofmehl, Solothurn
04 Ex Haus, Trier
05 Logo, Hamburg

FEBRUARY 2012 SUPPORTING BRAND NEW
8 O2 Academy, Bristol
9 Academy, Manchester
10 Guildhall, Southampton
11 Roundhouse, London
12 Roundhouse, London
14 O2 Academy, Glasgow
15 O2 Academy, Birmingham
16 O2 Academy, Newcastle
17 University Great Hall, Cardiff


‘Slackerpop’ is taken from the The Xcerts second full length album ‘Scatterbrain’ which is out now through Xtra Mile Recordings. Here’s what the press had to say about ‘Scatterbrain’:

"Scottish trio become contenders on brilliant second album" - 4/5 Kerrang!
displays "...songwriting chops that are matures beyond their relatively young years. All that early promise they showed? Welcome to Deliveryville, population them. - 8/10 Rock Sound
The Xcerts have outdone themselves. This is a record that bands strive their whole careers to write and they’ve gone and done it on the second attempt. Marvellous. - 5/5 Punktastic
"...comeback of the year?" - 5/5 Big Cheese

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