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Gary Numan Announces November Tour
Laurie Tuffrey , April 9th, 2013 13:55

Numan confirms new record Splinter will be released in October, with tour to follow in November

Listen up, fans of good music: Gary Numan has confirmed that his new album Splinter will get a worldwide release on October 14, with a UK and Ireland tour set to follow in November.

While we haven't heard anything from the album yet, the text accompanying the tour announcement says that it "ranges from the wall-of-electronic noise that is 'I Am Dust' to slower velocity anthems such as 'Where I Can Never Be' and the orchestral strings of 'Scream'", adding: "[T]here are 4 or 5 tracks that set Numan’s vocals against moody atmospheric slow-burners to stunning effect".

It also tells us that Robin Finck, former Nine Inch Nails guitarist, features on the record, with Ade Fenton taking up the knob-twiddling reins again.

Ahead of the album's release, why not set about booking yourself a treat for later in the year? Have a look at the tour dates below:

Thu 7 - O2 Academy, Bristol
Fri 8 - Button Factory, Dublin
Mon 11 - O2 Academy, Sheffield
Tue 12 - O2 Academy, Newcastle
Wed 13 - O2 ABC, Glasgow
Thu 14 - Academy, Manchester
Fri 15 - O2 Academy, Oxford
Sat 16 - The Roundhouse, London
Mon 18 - The Dome, Brighton
Tue 19 - Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton

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