U.K. rock experimentalists Radiohead plan to unveil "a great amount of new material" at a series of "intimate" European shows this summer, according to the Web site for its W.A.S.T.E. fan organization
U.K. rock experimentalists Radiohead plan to unveil "a great amount of new material" at a series of "intimate" European shows this summer, according to the Web site for its W.A.S.T.E. fan organization. So far, six shows have been confirmed, beginning July 21 in Lisbon, Portugal. W.A.S.T.E. is offering tickets beginning today (March 20); public ticket sales begin Saturday. The group is also tipped to appear at several U.K. festivals this summer.
Radiohead is expected to begin work on its sixth Capitol studio album next month. On its North American tour last summer, the group unveiled the new tune "Reckoner," although it's not known if a studio version is in the works. There are also a host of songs, such as "Up on the Ladder" and "Keep the Wolf From the Door," that were worked up for the group's last two albums, "Kid A" and "Amnesiac," but never released.
Last month, "Amnesiac" won the Grammy for best recording package, designed by Stanley Donwood and Tchocky. Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke also made a surprise appearance during Beck's Feb. 26 show as part of the Recording Artists Coalition benefits, with the pair dueting on the Velvet Underground's "I'm Set Free."
Here are Radiohead's tour dates:
July 21: Lisbon, Portugal (Coliseum)
July 26: Oporto, Portugal (Coliseum)
July 30: San Sebastian, Spain (Teatro Kursal)
Aug. 5-7: Salamanca, Spain (Palacio Congresos)