Anathema have announced their headline tour of the UK in September, in support of their brand new album The Optimist.
The band will be joined by be accompanied by French blackgaze pioneers Alcest
The full UK tour is as follows with tickets on sale now.
22 – Glasgow, Garage
23 – Belfast, Limelight
24 – Dublin, The Academy
26 – Manchester, O2 Ritz
27 – Sheffield, Plug
28 – Bristol, The Marble Factory
29 – Exeter, Phoenix
30 – London, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Anathema, led by brothers Daniel and Vincent Cavanagh, along with drummer John Douglas, singer Lee Douglas, bassist Jamie Cavanagh and drummer/keyboardist Daniel Cardoso recorded The Optimist in the winter of 2016 at Castle Of Doom studios in Glasgow with producer Tony Doogan [Mogwai, Belle & Sebastian, Super Furry Animals] at the helm and was mastered at the legendary Abbey Road Studios.
Anathema’s eleventh full-length The Optimist was released on 9th June through Kscope, where the ambient rockers revealed some of the darkest, most challenging and unexpected music the sextet have put their name to and has garnered some incredible reviews
One of the most under-rated metal acts of the 90s. They have legions of fans across Europe and in America. From humble beginnings in their native Liverpool, they are now recognised as a defining force in rock.