Social Distortion announce European summer 2012 tour
Social Distortion have announced full details of their upcoming European tour, which will take place in August and September this year. A month-long tour will include headlining shows as well as the appearances at festivals like Reading & Leeds in UK, Area 4 in Germany and Pukkelpop in Belgium.
This tour will also mark Social Distortion’s first-ever shows in Ireland and Scotland, as well as their very first appearance at the Reading & Leeds Festivals in UK, where they’ll be headlining the Lock Up Stage.
I know I keep saying what a priority the UK and Europe is to us, but I hope now everyone is taking our word seriously. We have such patient and loyal fans and we appreciate them carrying the Social Distortion flame in our absence. We feel it’s important for us to give back as much as we can of ourselves and we are proud knowing that we’re at least making an effort to fill a void of our early years. We also couldn’t be more excited about tour stops in new places like Scotland, Ireland and playing the Reading and Leeds Festivals for the first time. It’s crazy for ourselves to think that in our 33 years that there are still new cities and experiences for us out there. We’re really looking forward to seeing everyone as well introducing ourselves to Social Distortion fans who just don’t know it yet.
Social Distortion’s latest release Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes (2011), has debuted at #3 on German Album Charts and #4 in the US Billboard Chart, making it the band’s highest charting album in their 33 year career.
Social Distortion Summer 2012 Tour Dates
August 3rd – Blackpool, UK @ Rebellion Festival
August 6th – Århus, Denmark @ VoxHall
August 7th – Stockholm, Sweden @ Cirkus
August 8th – Stockholm, Sweden @ Cirkus
August 10th – Eschwege, Germany @ Open Flair Festival – SOLD OUT
August 11th – Püttlingen, Germany @ Rocco del Schlacko
August 12th – Rothenburg, Germany @ Taubertal Festival
August 14th – Hamburg, Germany @ Stadtpark
August 16th – Hasselt, Belgium @ Pukkelpop
August 17th – Luedinghausen, Germany @ Area 4
August 18th – Grosspoesna, Germany @ Highfield
August 19th – Tilburg, Netherlands @ 013
August 21st – Dublin, Ireland @ The Academy
August 22nd – Glasgow, Scotland @ The Garage
August 24th – Reading, UK @ Reading Festival
August 25th – Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival
August 26th – Paris, France @ Rock En Seine
August 29th – Zurich, Switzerland @ Komplex 457
August 31st – Wiesen, Austria @ Two Days a Week
September 1st – Konstanz, Germany @ Rock Am See
September 2nd – Bologna, Italy @ I-Day Festival