When heavy music’s hottest rising band, SPIRITBOX, launched their seven UK/Ireland headline dates for July 2023 recently, almost all the tickets sold out immediately, with only a handful remaining in Belfast and Dublin.
Today the band are pleased to announce that the Manchester show has now been upgraded from the O2 Ritz to the Victoria Warehouse, and a second night has been added at The Roundhouse in London.
The additional tickets are expected to fly out just as fast – fans can snap them up from 10am GMT on Friday, 27th January here.
SPIRITBOX can also reveal that the two nights in London at The Roundhouse will be filmed and recorded live for a future “Live From The Roundhouse” project.
Joining the tour as special guests will be hotly-tipped metal bruisers LOATHE, with US wrecking crew BRAND OF SACRIFICE launching the evening’s shenanigans in unmissable style.
The tour is in support of Spiritbox’s phenomenal, chart topping debut album Eternal Blue, released in September 2021 via Rise Records and Pale Chord.
Since releasing Eternal Blue, Spiritbox have been conquering the live arena one jaw-dropping performance at a time around the globe, playing major European & US festivals, several sold-out, one-off headline shows in major cities such as London, Los Angeles and Munich, and touring with the likes of Underoath, Ghost, and Lamb of God, all the whilst honing their live show into a truly dazzling experience.
For a full list of all global dates, tickets, and more, visit Spiritbox.com.
Here’s what the UK press said after the band slayed Download Festival last June & 2 instantly sold-out nights in London…
“Spiritbox are coming to claim the thrones of all the old Kings who have become complacent in the post-Covid world.” – Daily Express
“One of the most anticipated acts of the [Download] festival, they packed out the Avalanche tent long before they arrived on stage, totally in their element as they ripped through a dynamic set that demonstrated exactly why they’re racking up so many millions of views.” – The Forty Five
“Whether you were there or not, Spiritbox have staked a claim on being the metal band every fan needs to know after Download Festival 2022, on a rocket ride that seemingly has no end in sight.” – Metal Hammer
“Flawlessly tight, spine-tinglingly heavy and wholly powerful, it’s hard not to feel a little bit choked up. That choked-up feeling lingers as colossal moment after colossal moment follows….One of the most brutal, beautiful, and breathless shows this room has ever seen.” – Rock Sound
“This must surely be the start of what deserves to be a lifelong love affair with Download, and the UK live scene at large. There’s plenty of Download sets that become the stuff of legend, the “I was there,” moments that are talked about for years afterwards. Trivium ’05. Slipknot ’09. Spiritbox ’22 deserves to be the new addition to that illustrious hall of fame.” – Kerrang!
“Their 30-minute set “is a good first date”, according to vocalist Courtney LaPlante, but it feels far too short to fully show off the brilliance of their progressive, energised metal.” – NME
SPIRITBOX, arguably *the* hottest new band in heavy music over the past 18 months, dropped their debut album, Eternal Blue, rolled in on a global tsunami of critical acclaim, from perfect score reviews and features everywhere including Spin, Forbes, Billboard and Alternative Press, to multiple front covers including Kerrang!, Metal Hammer, Alternative Press, Rock Sound, Distorted Sound, Pollstar, and Revolver. It spawned a string of hit singles including “Holy Roller“, “Constance“, “Circle With Me”, “Secret Garden“ and most recently, “Hurt you“. ‘Eternal Blue’ charted #13 Billboard Top 200, #1 Rock, #1 Hard Rock, #1 Vinyl, #2 Internet Albums, #2 Independent, #3 Digital Albums, and #3 Album Sales in the USA and top 20 of the official charts in Australia (#8), Germany (#17) and UK (#19). To date, Eternal Blue has clocked up 195 million streams.
Spiritbox also released their 3-song Rotoscope EP, earlier this year. The title track for which came accompanied by an official music video shot by Max Moore, which has run up over 2.6 million YouTube views. The EP has clocked up 14 million streams.
To date, Spiritbox have accumulated over 209 million career streams across platforms. They were also nominated for 2 Juno Awards for Breakthrough Group Of The Year and Metal/Hard Music Album of The Year.
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