Indie fans opposite the republic can rejoice, given its time to dirt off your leather and denim, and chuck on your winkle pickers.
The Arctic Monkeys are strictly back on debate in 2018, having been noticeably absent from the lives given they surfaced new heights of superstardom back in 2014 – interjection to their mind-blowing fifth LP, AM.
The Sheffield rope have been bustling operative on their sixth manuscript – something they started teasing last year – and have now been reliable as a title act for Firefly Festival in the US in June.
Alex Turner and co. will be joining the likes of Eminem, The Killers and Kendrick Lamar on the check at the festival in The Woodlands of Delaware from Jun 14-17.
The choice was announced on Twitter yesterday, and if that wasn’t adequate to get Monkey’s fans slapping on their Indie-rock Spotify playlist, it looked as yet some-more debate dates are in the pipeline.
A video started doing the rounds on social media sparked conjecture that the rope had announced a slew of dates, however, it was after suggested to be fake.
The mysterious clip shared on Reddit, which has now been deleted, claimed to be from the band’s Instagram Story and sparked conjecture the numbers suggested dates and geographic co-ordinates of arriving gigs.
Fans guessed the video’s clues teased performances at Mad Cool Festival, Primavera Sound, both in Spain, Rock Werchter in Belgium, and even a warn show in London this week.
But NME.com reported that the video had been discharged by central sources, yet it pronounced that some-more 2018 debate dates are approaching to be announced over the coming weeks.
Bassist Nick O’Malley recently reliable the Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor hitmakers began recording their new manuscript in Sep for recover this year.
The rope took a interregnum in 2014, following the recover of the 2013’s AM and its concomitant universe debate – the manuscript went to series one in over 6 countries, and spawned some of the band’s biggest hits to date.
During the mangle Alex collaborated with Miles Kane on their second manuscript for The Last Shadow Puppets, followed by furloughed commitments.
Meanwhile Matt Helders played the drums on Iggy Pop’s Post Pop Depression.
The only other coming the Monkey’s had done given 2014 was in 2016 at a gig to promote the Sheffield Children’s Hospital humanities trail.