WIRE share new video for ‘High’, announce European dates & DRILL stage at Incubate Festival‏

July 22, 2015



After successful tours of UK & USA, commencing with DRILL : LEXINGTON  and culminating in DRILL : CHICAGO (more HERE), in support of the band’s extremely well received 14th studio album simply entitled WIREthe band are to play a series of new dates across Europe.

The tour will include DRILL : INCUBATE at Tilburg’s Incubate Festival in September;  the 6th DRILL event and first DRILL : STAGE at a commercial festival. Artists joining Wire this time are expected to be announced over the next few weeks.

These dates are announced alongside the launch of a new video for the song High, directed by Eric Scott.

Full list of forthcoming Wire live dates:

July 30: Bolognetti Rocks Festival, Bologna, Italy
July 31: Arena Parco Castelli, Brescia, Italy
Aug 08: Absolutely Free Festival, Genk, Belgium
Sep 19: Levitation Festival, Angers, France
Sep 20: DRILL : INCUBATE, Incubate Festival, Tilburg, Netherlands
Oct 22: West End Centre, Aldershot, UK
Oct 23: Mono, Falmouth, UK
Oct 24: Simple Things Festival, Bristol, UK

Nov 05: Le Tetris, Le Havre, France
Nov 06: Musiques Volantes (25th Anniv.), Les Trinitaires, Metz, France
Nov 07: La Laiterie, Strasbourg, France
Nov 20: Gebause 9 Koln. Germany
Nov 21: Kleine Freiheit, Osnabrück, Germany
Nov 22: Postbahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Nov 24: Manufaktur, Schondorf, Germany
Nov 25: Dachstock, Berne, Switzerland
Nov 26: La Romandie, Lausanne, Switzerland
Nov 28: La Coopérative de Mai, Clermont Ferrand, France
Nov 29: Festival BB Mix, Boulogne Billancourt, France
Nov 30: Paradiso Nords, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dec 01: Orangerie, Bruxelles, Belgium

Praise for the new album ‘Wire’:

“The quality and freshness evident here make Wire sound more like an exciting new band than one with 35 years’ experience” 4* – The Guardian
“They always did stand apart from the pack. Excellent” 4* – Q
“An album that is very much about now ” – The Quietus
“Wire’s music is extraordinarily  accessible” – Sunday Times
“They effortlessly fuse light, melodic pop with artful, angular guitar grind and enigmatic words” 4* – The Independent
“Few groups have demonstrated such a consistent drive, desire for newness & commitment to experimentation over a career of this length” – Dummy
“For those new to the band, Wire’s pleasures lie waiting, ready for those who want to take a chance on a daunting discography and a heck of a backstory that still keeps being added to” – 7/10, Pitchfork

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