Band Of Skulls have announced details of the release of a new single and their biggest U.K. headline shows to date.
'The Devil Takes Care of His Own' will be released on Sunday July 1st 2012 through Electric Blues Recordings and they play London’s Brixton Academy in December.
Taken from their second album, 'Sweet Sour', which was released in February and entered the UK album chart at number 14, that week’s highest new entry, the B-side of the single will be a James Lavelle remix of 'Sweet Sour'.
The album was recorded at Rockfield studios in Wales with producer Ian Davenport and mixed in Los Angeles by Nick Launay (Nick Cave / PIL / Yeah Yeah Yeahs).
Their recent UK headline tour culminated with a sold-out London Roundhouse show in March and they also appeared at this year’s SxSW andCoachella festivals.
Set to play this summer’s Isle of Wight, T in the Park and Reading / Leeds Festivals they also have announced three U.K. headline dates, with more to be announced for November & December. The details of the dates are as follows:
24th Newport, Isle of Wight - Isle of Wight Festival (main stage)
8th Kinross - T in the Park Festival
24th Leeds - Leeds Festival (main stage)
25th Cambridge - Junction
26th Reading - Reading Festival (main stage)
7th London - Brixton Academy
9th Southampton - Guildhall
Tickets for the headline shows go on sale on Wednesday 23rd May priced at £15 (£17.50 in London) and will be available via www.kililive.com and 0844 871 8803.
Band Of Skulls are: Russell Marsden (guitar / vocals), Emma Richardson (bass / vocals) & Matt Hayward (drums).