BLACK PEAKS announce Feb 2019 headline shows – Touring with Enter Shikari in Jan+Feb 2019 – New album ‘All That Divides’ out now

December 4, 2018

BLACK PEAKS announce a set of Feb 2019 UK headline shows, support from Phoxjaw

Following on from the release of their exceptional new album ‘All That Divides’,  BLACK PEAKS can now announce a short headline run of dates through Feb 2019, with support on all dates from Phoxjaw. These shows will follow on directly from their month long support tour with the brilliant Enter Shikari. ALL dates for all shows are below:

UK 2019 tour with Enter Shikari (other support Palaye Royale):
Fri-Jan-11 UK Nottingham Rock City
Sat-Jan-12 UK London Brixton Academy
Sun-Jan-13 UK Leicester 02 Academy
Tue-Jan-15 Wales Llandudno Venue Cymru
Wed-Jan-16 UK Liverpool 02 Academy
Fri-Jan-18 UK Bristol 02 Academy
Sat-Jan-19 UK Southend Cliffs Pavillion
Sun-Jan-20 UK Norwich UEA
Wed-Jan-23 UK Glasgow Barrowlands
Thu-Jan-24 UK Aberdeen Beach Ballroom
Fri-Jan-25 UK Inverness Ironworks
Sat-Jan-26 UK Preston Guildhall
Mon-Jan-28 UK Northampton Roadmender
Tue-Jan-29 UK Southampton Guildhall
Wed-Jan-30 UK Cambridge Corn Exchange
Fri-Feb-1 UK Birmingham 02 Academy
Sat-Feb-2 UK Leeds 02 Academy
Sun-Feb-3 UK Manchester Academy
Mon-Feb-4 UK Newcastle 02 Academy

2019 Feb UK headline dates (*support from Phoxjaw):
Jan 21st – Reading University Student Union, Reading
Feb 7th – Sugarmill, Stoke On Trent*
Feb 8th – Hobos, Bridgend*
Feb 9th – Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes*
Feb 10th – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth*
Feb 12th – The Parish, Huddersfield*
Feb 15th – Engine Shed, Lincoln*

The bands recently released 2nd album ‘All That Divides’ garnered rave reviews across the board and is now appearing in magazine End Of Year lists (currently the number 1/Album Of The Year’ in Upset Magazine as well as in both Metal Hammer and The Independent lists). NME gave the album 5/5 and said “With ‘All That Divides’, the band delivers an album that’s confident, stylistically cohesive, and points towards their ascending star in the future. If there’s one thing that this album shows, it’s that Black Peaks are a force to be reckoned with.” whilst Upset Magazine (of whom put the band on the cover for their September issue) gave the album 5/5 and said ”BLACK PEAKS bellow unity from the rooftops. It’s not a political record, but it does dish out the blame…rather than dwelling in the more though, BLACK PEAKS want hope. They need it…A call to arms entwined, it’s a record of struggle and resistance. It doesn’t have the answers, but it knows they’re out there. It wants to find them together.”. 

Other outlets like Kerrang! (4/5), Dork (5/5), Metal Hammer (8/10), Planet Rock Magazine(4/5), Rhythm (4/5), Discovered Magazine (10/10), The Skinny (4/5) and New Noise (US – 5/5) backed up the praise, with The Independent stating “..their sublime second album All That Divides, which is massive in every sense of the word. Bringing in Adrian Bushby (Foo Fighters, Muse) was a master-stroke – his production plays a big part in how the album offers up vast sonic landscape that takes you on an intense, emotional journey via album highlight “Aether”, across “Slow Seas”, and closing on “Fate I & II”. This feels like a real achievement.”

The band have already released the singles ‘Home’, Electric Fires’ and ‘Can’t Sleep’, and the later was a Radio 1 Rock Show Rockest Record and Huw Stevens Single Of The Week in April, and is the opening track on ‘All That Divides’. Live wise in 2018, on top of their recent UK ‘All That Divides’ headline tour (that took in two sold out London show at The Omera and The Underworld) the band have toured with A Perfect Circle across Europe, a UK tour with Marmozets and a special one off show for BBC Radio 1 in Swansea, as a headliner for their Biggest Weekend Fringe Festival/event. These tours add to an already impressive touring history that includes dates and tours in UK and Europe with the likes of Mastodon, Architects, A System Of A Down, Prophets Of Rage, Dillinger Escape Plan, Bury Tomorrow, Lonely The Brave and Arcane Roots. In the summer, the band will played a host of UK and European festivals including ArcTanGent (August) and Reading and Leeds (August), a 2nd stage headlining slot at the 2000trees Festival (July) and Fat Lip Festival (August).

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