Live Dates

2015
N.IRELAND
1 May Cathedral Quarter festival, Belfast Tickets
FRANCE
9 May H.O.G Euro Festival, St.Tropez Tickets
GREECE
22 May Fix Factory Of Sound, Thessaloniki Tickets
23 May Fuzz Club, Athens Tickets
UK
30 May Motofest, Coventry Tickets
BELGIUM
6 June Reo Rock, Roeselare Tickets
UK
27 June Eden sessions, Cornwall Tickets
10 July Assembly Hall, Worthing Tickets
11 July Hampton Pool, Middlesex SOLD OUT!
13 July Fibbers, York Tickets
14 July The Venue, Middlesbrough Tickets
15 July Picturedrome, Holmfirth Tickets
16 July King Georges Hall, Blackburn Tickets
PORTUGAL
18 July Bikers’ Rally, Faro Details soon…
UK
8 August Belladrum festival, Inverness SOLD OUT!
14 August Tyntesfield, Bristol Tickets
15 August Copper Rooms, Warwick Univ Tickets
FRANCE
3 November La Clef, St. Germain En Laye Tickets
4 November Salle Watteau, Nogent s/Marne
5 November Le Cargo, Caen Tickets
6 November L’Etage, Rennes Tickets
7 November La Sirene, La Rochelle Tickets
9 November Les Bourdaines, Seignosse Tickets
10 November Le Bikini, Toulouse Tickets
12 November Le Fil, St. Etienne
13 November La Rodia, Besancon Tickets
14 November La Laiterie, Strasbourg Tickets
SWITZERLAND
15 November Salzhaus, Zurich Tickets
GERMANY
17 November Luxor, Cologne Tickets
BELGIUM
18 November Bolwerk, Vilvoorde, Brussels
19 November Het Depot, Leuven Tickets
NETHERLANDS
20 November Effenaar, Eindhoven Tickets
21 November Nobel, Leiden Tickets
UK
26 November O2 Arena, London w/ Simple Minds Tickets
27 November First Direct Arena, Leeds w/ Simple Minds Tickets
28 November SSE Hydro, Glasgow w/ Simple Minds Tickets
IRELAND
29 November Ireland 3 Arena, Dublin w/ Simple Minds Tickets

 

News

Special vinyl reissues of Rattus and Heroes

To coincide with the upcoming March On tour and Record Store Day 2015, The Stranglers are pleased to reveal that they will be releasing limited edition re-mastered vinyl reissues of both of the band’s 1977 albums Rattus Norvegicus and No More Heroes. The intital pressing will be strictly limited to 500 individually numbered copies on heavyweight 180g vinyl housed in original inner sleeves. In addition, each limited album set will also include a reproduction of the SIS lyric sheet and a reprint of the original album promo poster (nearly 2′ in height). As with initial copies of the original album in ’77, the Rattus set will even contain a repress of the Choosey Susie/Peasant In The Big Shitty (live) freebie single in its orange sleeve.Rattus Norvegicus & No More Heroes pack shots

Both reissues are available exclusively from Townsend Music and can be pre-ordered now-Rattus Norvegicus  here and No More Heroes here. Orders are expected to be despatched towards the end of April. To whet your appetite even further, other vinyl releases will follow in the future…

Updated 24/04-The Rattus & Heroes reissue vinyl albums are now in stock and are being despatched from Townsend Music. Both releases are nearly sold out but you can still snap up a copy if you’re quick here

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Gigs

Another summer date added

The band are now confirmed to appear on Saturday 8th August at the Belladrum festival (website) which takes place near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. Sadly the festival is already totally sold out so we can’t give you ticket links…

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Features

The Japanese Connection part 2: Keith interview

In the second of the series of articles focusing on Japan, Yuka of SIS Japan interviewed Keith, the drummer from the band ‘ARB’ and good friend of JJ. To add his thoughts and memories to the conversation, JJ was also present.

Keith & JJ first met in the late 70s, forming a close bond which remains to this day. JJ stepped in as ARB’s bassist for a tour in the mid 80s and Keith returned the favour cover drumming duties on The Stranglers tour of North America in 1993. Over to Yuka… Continue reading The Japanese Connection part 2: Keith interview

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Gigs

Simple Minds gigs added

The Stranglers have been confirmed as special guests on the forthcoming Simple Minds arena tour at the end of November which visits four cities across the UK and Ireland. The gigs take place at London O2 Arena on Thurs 26th, Leeds First Direct Arena on Fri 27th and Glasgow SSE Hydro on Sat 28th before crossing the Irish Sea for a show at the Ireland 3 Arena in Dublin on Sun 29th. Tickets go on general sale from Friday 24th April at 10am via these links: London Leeds Glasgow Dublin Singer Jim Kerr said: “Stranglers always were one of our favourite live acts. We know our audience will appreciate seeing both bands together during this arena tour.”

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News

Record Store Day 2015

The Stranglers version of Walk On By is being issued as part of this year’s Record Store Day releases by WMG/Rhino. The band’s version will be coupled with the Dionne Warwick original as a Side By Side release of 1,000 copies on coloured vinyl 7″ and will only be available from participating record shops of Saturday 18th April. Details of the shops taking part can be found here.

Just a reminder that to coincide with RSD 2015 and the current tour, the band have reissued special, numbered 180g vinyl releases of Rattus and Heroes albums (with posters & lyric sheets) which are available to pre-order here

Updated 14/04-A quick prompt that Record Store Day 2015 happens this coming Saturday…

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Gigs

Coventry festival added

The Stranglers are confirmed to appear at the Coventry Motofest on Saturday 30th May with Reef. The event marks the city’s links with the motor industry and features live music as well as a variety of car related events. Further details can be found on the Motofest website and tickets are onsale now here.

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Harley Davidson gig confirmed

Another summer gig has been added to the itinerary. The band are appearing at the Harley Owners Group Euro Festival which takes place in St.Tropez in the South of France on Saturday 9th May. The event is open to bikers and the public alike and details can be found on the event website. Tickets are onsale for the day here.

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News

A shock for The Rezillos…

End of tour tomfoolery! The Rezillos were joined onstage at Glasgow O2 Academy on the final date of the March On tour by The Stranglers who had chosen to dress as ‘ladies’ for the occasion. The event was captured by various members of The Stranglers’ Crew and the resulting video can be seen here. Not for those of a nervous disposition. Please don’t have nightmares…

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Gigs

Belfast festival added

We’re pleased to confirm that the band will be crossing the Irish Sea for a festival appearance in Belfast at the start of May. They are playing at the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival on Friday 1st. More details can be found on the CQAF website here and tickets are onsale now here.

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News

March On merch

A selection of the merch from the March On tour is now available via our store Townsend Music including tour shirts & dogtags. Stocks are limited…

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