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Gigs & Tours round-up: Nine Inch Nails, Metronomy, St Vincent and To Be Frank

By | Published on Wednesday 20 November 2013

Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails have confirmed they’ll shoot off on a six-date tour of the UK in May. Held in post-issue honour of the group’s new LP, ‘Hesitation Marks’, the tour is bookended by shows at Birmingham’s LG Arena (18 May 2014) and Manchester’s Phones4u Arena (25 May). Tickets to all dates will go on sale 22 Nov, via

In a similar boat to NIN, recent CMU approvees Metronomy have also just announced a 2014 tour, comprising shows ranging from 13 Mar at the Liverpool Academy to 28 Mar at London’s Brixton Academy. Metronomy post their new LP, ‘Love Letters’, on 10 Mar, hence the tour.

St Vincent, aka Annie Clark, has committed to some new European shows too, to go with her new look, and the snippet of a new track she released earlier this week. The UK/Ireland portion of the tour runs from 20 Feb 2014 at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, goes through Manchester for a show at the Cathedral on 21 Feb, then moves on to the Dublin Olympia the following night.

We finish with ‘If You Love Her’ crooner-songwriter To Be Frank, who on 2 Dec will perform a one-off set in The Basement inside The London Edition hotel. Entry is free to those interested in registering here.

“I had the opportunity to perform at some amazing places so far this year but this is the one where I really get to put on a show, I can’t wait”, says Frank, whose new single, ‘Half The Man’ goes like this: