Since forming the band in school back in 2003, Enter Shikari have played well over 1000 live shows and sold out numerous prestigious venues worldwide such as London Astoria, Brixton Academy, Hammersmith Apollo, New York’s Irving Plaza and LA’s Roxy. The band has twice picked up Kerrang! Magazine's 'Best Live Band' award, earned an NME award for Musical Innovation and won AIM's 'Best Album of 2012' for this year's 'A Flash Flood Of Colour'. Enter Shikari has scored three UK Album Chart top 5 albums, the most recent 'A Flash Flood Of Colour' reaching #1 in the midweek chart before eventually settling at a highly respectable #4 at week's end.
Wednesday 28th December; while Enter Shikari are waking up in Los Angeles in preparation for a show at The Wiltern, in the rest of the world the video for the band's new single 'Pack Of Thieves' is released. Directed by California-based Raul Gonzo (who was responsible for previous videos 'Arguing With Thermometers' and 'Warm Smiles Do Not Make You Welcome Here'), the video was filmed in East London prior to the band leaving the UK for a six week US tour.You can view the video here : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y2gTusWk70
In other news; pre-orders for the very limited 'Live In London. W6. March 2012' vinyl LP will start very shortly only via www.entershikari.com/store.The white vinyl album comes housed in a hand-painted sleeve and is limited to 550 copies worldwide.Each member of the band painted and signed 125 sleeves each in their own different colour, which will be distributed randomly across orders, as well as 50 special 'gold' sleeves painted and signed by the whole band, which will be randomly inserted when the orders are packed. Wonka-tastic.
The band are currently touring hell out of the USA with Falling in Reverse and Letlive, but return in early December to play their second UK tour of 2012, which includes 2 nights at London’s Roundhouse (bringing the total number of tickets sold in London alone this year to an impressive 11,000+). Support comes from Canada's Cancer Bats and UK's own live dubstep phenomenon Engine-Earz Experiment.
Selected shows on the tour will also feature pre- and after-show parties, which will give fans and friends the opportunity to be the first to taste Enter Shikari's 'Sssnakepit' beer, conceived and brewed in conjunction with the fine fine gentlemen of Signature Brew.
DECEMBER 2012 - UK + Cancer Bats + Engine-Earz Experiment
THUR 6th MANCHESTER - RITZ - SOLD OUT
FRI 7th MANCHESTER - RITZ - SOLD OUT
SUN 9th NEWCASTLE - ACADEMY
MON 10th GLASGOW - BARROWLANDS
TUE 11th GLASGOW - BARROWLANDS
WED 12th NOTTINGHAM - ROCK CITY - SOLD OUT
FRI 14th BIRMINGHAM - INSTITUTE - SOLD OUT
SAT 15th BIRMINGHAM - INSTITUTE - SOLD OUT
SUN 16th LONDON - ROUNDHOUSE - SOLD OUT
MON 17th LONDON - ROUNDHOUSE
WED 19th NORWICH - UEA
THU 20th NORWICH - UEA
JANUARY 2013 - MAINLAND EUROPE + Cancer Bats
Mon 7th OPORTO, Portugal - Hard Club
Tue 8th LISBON, Portugal - TMN ao Vivo
Thu 10th BARCELONA, Spain - Music Hall
Fri 11th BILBAO, Spain - Kafe Antzoky
Sat 12th BORDEAUX, France - Krakatoa
Sun 13th REGGIO EMILIA, Italy - Temporock
Tue 15th ZURICH, Switzerland - Complex
Wed 16th MUNICH, Germany - Theatrefabrik
Thu 17th VIENNA, Austria - Arena
Sat 19th WARSAW, Poland - Proxima
Sun 20th BERLIN, Germany - Kesselhaus
Tue 22nd KOLN, Germany - Live Music Hall
Wed 23rd AMSTERDAM, Holland - Melkweg
Wed 23rd GRONINGEN, Holland - Oosterpoorte
Fri 25th PARIS, France - La Cigale
Sun 27th HASSELT, Belgium - MOD
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