THE ARCTIC MONKEYS have announced a date at the O2 for this October, part of a nine-date autumn tour of the UK.

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The Sheffield band are currently riding high in the charts, with new album Suck it and See knocking Lady Gaga off the coveted number one spot.

Though their home town doesn’t feature in the autumn road trip, the Arctics play a special two-day mini-festival at Sheffield’s Don Valley stadium tomorrow (Friday 10 June) night and Saturday 1 June.

The O2 show, on 29 October, is the tour’s second night. Tickets for all shows on the tour go on sale Friday week, 17 June.

Those Arctic Monkey Tour Dates in Full:

Friday 28 October – Nottingham Capital FM Arena
Saturday 29 October – London The O2 Arena
Tuesday 1 November – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Wednesday 2 November – Manchester MEN Arena
Friday 4 November – Birmingham LG Arena
Saturday 5 November – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Sunday 6 November – Aberdeen AECC
Tuesday 8 November – Glasgow SECC Hall 4
Wednesday 9 November – Liverpool Echo Arena