Wednesday, 9 March 2011

The Xcerts join Fu Manchu on their European tour!

Having played a one-off show with cult stoner rockers Fu Manchu only last week THE XCERTS can now reveal further immediate shows with the band. The shows have come about as band’s performance with Fu Manchu in Manchester was so well received that they have been asked to join the band on their European tour which kicked off yesterday in Paris!


The Xcerts have just completed a highly successful jaunt in the UK where they were joined by Dinosaur Pile Up and Japanese Voyeurs as part of The Rock Sound Exposure Tour. Their brand new EP ‘Stairs To Noise: The Scatterbrain EP' was released this week on limited edition CD and download through Xtra Mile Recordings (Far, Frank Turner, Straight Lines...). You can expect to see The Xcerts at the following Fu Manchu dates in Europe:

Mon 7 FRANCE, Paris La Maroquinerie
Tues 8 BELGIUM, Hasselt MOD
Wed 9 HOLLAND, Nijmegan Doornroosje
Thurs 10 HOLLAND, Eindhoven Effenar
Sat 12 GERMANY, Hamburg Knust
Sun 13 GERMANY, Berlin C Club
Mon 14 DENMARK, Copenhagen Loppen
Tues 15 off Wed 16 SWEDEN, Gothenburg Brewhouse
Fri 18 GERMANY, Rostock Mau Club
Sat 19 POLAND, Wroclaw Firlej
Sun 20 CZECH REPUBLIC, Prague Lucerna Music Bar

The Xcerts will be returning to the UK in April for their own run of headline dates in support of their second album ‘Scatterbrain’. Dates are as follows:

FRI 1 Sheffield, The Leadmill
SAT 2 Stoke, The Sugarmill
SUN 3 Wrexham, Central Station
TUE 5 Dundee, Doghouse
WED 6 Aberdeen, Drummonds
THU 7 Stirling, Fubar
FRI 8 Edinburgh, Studio 24
SAT 9 Carlisle The Brickyard
SUN 10 Newcastle, O2 Academy2
TUE 12 Birmingham, The Flapper & Firkin
WED 13 Nottingham, Rock City
THU 14 Bristol, Start The Bus
FRI 15 Plymouth, White Rabbit
SAT 16 Exeter, The Cavern
MON 18 London, The Barfly
TUE 19 Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
WED 20 Liverpool, Shipping Forecast
THU 21 Northampton, Roadmender - - -

The Xcerts second album ‘Scatterbrain’ is out now on Xtra Mile Recordings! Here’s what the press had to say:

"Scottish trio become contenders on brilliant second album" - 4/5 Kerrang! displays "...songwriting chops that are matures beyond their relatively young years. All that early promise they showed? Welcome to Deliveryville, population them. - 8/10 Rock Sound The Xcerts have outdone themselves. This is a record that bands strive their whole careers to write and they’ve gone and done it on the second attempt. Marvellous. - 5/5 Punktastic "...comeback of the year?" - 5/5 Big Cheese

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