UK indie legends The Horrors have officially confirmed a return to Dublin with a new Irish Tour Date! Music Scene is delighted to reveal that The Horrors will be performing live on stage at The Academy of Middle Abbey Street in Dublin on Saturday the 12th of May 2012. Tickets for The Horrors live at The Academy are priced from €16.50 including booking fee and will be on sale from Friday the 16th of December 2011 through Ticketmaster and usual outlets nationwide. Click here to buy tickets.
The Horrors are an indie rock band which formed in 2006 in Southend-on-Sea, Essex. The band consists of Faris Badwan (vocals), Joshua Hayward (guitar), Tom Cowan (Keyboards), Rhys Webb (Bass) and Joseph Spurgeon (drums). To date, The Horrors have released three full length studio albums: 2007’s ‘Strange House’ and 2009’s ‘Primary Colours’, their third LP entitled ‘Skying’, was released in July 2011 on XL recordings and recorded by the band in their own London studio built by Joshua Hayward.
Formed by ace faces of the East London and Southend-on-sea angular scene in 2006, The Horrors have released six singles and two albums for Loog and an EP in the US. They have already been on the front cover of NME, despite their singles being so limited that they are already considered collectors’ items.
After releasing several singles The Horrors released their debut album Strange House in 2007. Strange House is primarily a Garage Rock album with elements of Horror Punk, and the album contains several of The Horrors previous singles.
The follow-up to Strange House, 2009’s Primary Colours marked a major change of direction away from Garage Rock to Shoegaze and Post-Punk. The album was met with critical acclaim and was announced as one of the twelve albums shortlisted for the year’s Mercury Prize award and it named the best album of the 2009 by NME. The Horrors returned in 2011 with their third album Skying and were announced for major festivals including Glastonbury and Reading-Leeds.
2012 should no different and The Horrors shall not be taking any rest!
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