Beastie Boys Rustle Up European Tour
The Beastie Boys have confirmed their first European tour in years, set to kick off Dec. 6 in Manchester, England, and run through Dec. 18 in Milan.The Beastie Boys have confirmed their first European tour in years, set to kick off Dec. 6 in Manchester, England, and run through Dec. 18 in Milan. The group has also added a handful of dates to its North American run, which resumes Oct. 8 in Fairfax, Va., and closes Nov. 10 in Ottawa, Ontario.
The Beasties are touring in support of "To the 5 Boroughs," their first album since 1998's "Hello Nasty." Released in June, the set debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 926,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The second single from the album, "Triple Trouble," recently peaked at No. 11 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart. First single "Ch-Check It Out" topped that tally earlier this year.
In related news, Beastie Boys DJ Mix Master Mike will release a new album, "Bangzilla," Oct. 19 via Scratch Recordings.
Here are the Beastie Boys' European tour dates:
Oct. 8: Fairfax, Va. (Patriot Center)
Oct. 9: New York (Madison Square Garden)
Oct. 11: Philadelphia (Wachovia Center)
Oct. 12: Worcester, Mass. (Centrum)
Oct. 15: Duluth, Ga. (The Arena at Gwinnett Center)
Oct. 16: New Orleans (Voodoo Music Experience)
Oct. 18: Sunrise, Fla. (Office Depot Center)
Oct. 19: Tampa, Fla. (St. Pete Times Forum)
Oct. 22: Austin, Texas (Frank Erwin Center)
Oct. 23: Dallas (American Airlines Center)
Nov. 3: Madison, Wis. (Alliant Energy Center)
Nov. 4: Chicago (United Center)
Nov. 5: Detroit (Cobo Arena)
Nov. 7: Montreal (Bell Centre)
Nov. 8: Toronto (Air Canada Centre)
Nov. 10: Ottawa, Ontario (Corel Centre)
Dec. 6: Manchester, England (Evening News Arena)
Dec. 7: London (Wembley Arena)
Dec. 9: Berlin (Max Schmeling Halle)
Dec. 11: Brussels (Forest Nationale)
Dec. 13: Dusseldorf, Germany (Phillipshalle)
Dec. 14: Amsterdam (Heineken Music Hall)
Dec. 16: Munich (Zenith)
Dec. 17: Basel, Switzerland (Saint Jakobshalle)
Dec. 18: Milan (Mazdapalace)