Royal Republic, fresh from a main-stage appearance at Download 2016, will return to the UK for a run of headline shows in October; special Guests on the tour will be Dinosaur Pile-Up, the alternative hard rock and grunge three-piece, originally from Leeds.
Prior to this year’s Download, Royal Republic – who first joined forces in Malmo Rock City in 2007 – appeared over here with Theory Of A Deadman; now the Swedish party-starters (vocalist / guitarist Adam Grahn, guitarist Hannes Irengård, bassist Jonas Almén and drummer Per Andreasson) are back to play shows of their own, continuing to fly the flag for third studio album, ‘Weekend Man’, released earlier this year via Spinefarm Records.
Comments Grahn: “A wise group once said, ‘being in a band is like being in a relationship, and concerts are like sex’. The return to Download Festival was nothing short of orgasmic on our part, and by the time Royal Republic hit the shores of the UK again in October, the nymphomania will know no limits!”
ROYAL REPUBLIC: HEADLINE UK TOUR, OCTOBER 2016:
THU 06 – BRISTOL, THEKLA
FRI 07 – LONDON, GARAGE
SAT 08 – NOTTINGHAM, RESCUE ROOMS
SUN 09 – GLASGOW, CLASSIC GRAND *
TUE 11 – MANCHESTER, ACADEMY 3
WED 12 – WOLVERHAMPTON, SLADE ROOMS
*upgraded from King Tuts due to high demand.