Skunk Anansie announce new EU dates & full support acts




    British rock icons Skunk Anansie have delighted fans across the world with their brand-new single ‘Piggy’. A punk-rock blast of distorted riffs, snarling vocals and powerhouse rhythms, topped off with Skin’s establishment-baiting lyrics taking aim squarely between the eyes of the corrupt and venal politicians currently in power, it’s as confrontational and uncompromising as anything the band have done over the course of their long and illustrious career.

    Following the original lyric video, with its rage at the UK’s right-wing, Brexit-loving government and disgraced prime minister, the band have now unveiled a brand-new animated video. Stark imagery of neo-fascist pig leaders, warplanes, mass population control, machine guns and geo-political manoeuvres – all fuelled by dirty money – take the song to a whole new level.

    The animation has been specially created by Miles Liverpool, the 17-year old godson of Skunk Anansie bassist Cass Lewis, whose illustrations and artwork can be seen on Instagram @mfxdraws

    Skunk Anansie will be heading out on a massive European tour this spring, featuring rescheduled dates from their hugely acclaimed 25th Anniversary tour, with new shows also added due to phenomenal demand.

    The band will be supported variously by New Pagans, Gen And The Degenerates, Holocene and Shelf Lives with DuBlonde, Big Joanie, Sweet Crisis, Morganway and Dikta also appearing at different shows.

    The full list of UK and European shows are below and remaining tickets are available here:

    The band will also be appearing as part of the 2022 Meltdown Festival in June, which this year is curated by Grace Jones, with further live news and more brand-new music to be announced in due course.

    Date Country Town Venue Support
    17/03/2022 Spain Bilbao Santana 27 New Pagans
    18/03/2022 Portugal Porto Porto Coliseum New Pagans
    19/03/2022 Portugal Lisbon Lisbon Coliseum New Pagans
    21/03/2022 Spain Madrid La Riviera New Pagans
    22/03/2022 Spain Barcelona Sala Razzmatazz New Pagans
    25/03/2022 UK London O2 Academy Brixton New Pagans, Big Joanie
    26/03/2022 Netherlands Amsterdam AFAS Live New Pagans
    27/03/2022 Germany Hamburg Sporthalle New Pagans
    29/03/2022 France Paris Casino de Paris New Pagans
    30/03/2022 Germany Cologne E-Werk Cologne New Pagans
    31/03/2022 Germany Berlin Columbiahalle New Pagans
    02/04/2022 Belgium Antwerp Lotto Arena New Pagans
    03/04/2022 Germany Wiesbaden Schlachthof New Pagans
    04/04/2022 Germany Stuttgart Longhorn New Pagans
    07/04/2022 UK Nottingham Rock City Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    08/04/2022 UK Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    09/04/2022 UK Brighton Brighton Dome Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    11/04/2022 UK Cardiff Cardiff University Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    12/04/2022 UK Bristol O2 Academy Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    14/04/2022 UK Cambridge Corn Exchange Sweet Crisis, Holocene
    15/04/2022 UK Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    16/04/2022 UK Guildford G Live Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    18/04/2022 UK Leicester O2 Academy Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    19/04/2022 UK Lincoln The Engine Shed Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    21/04/2022 UK Norwich The LCR, UEA Morganway, Holocene
    22/04/2022 UK Birmingham O2 Academy 1 Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    23/04/2022 UK Sheffield O2 Academy Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    25/04/2022 UK Newcastle O2 City Hall Du Blonde, Holocene
    26/04/2022 UK Glasgow O2 Academy Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    27/04/2022 UK Leeds O2 Academy Gen & The Degenerates, Holocene
    29/04/2022 Iceland Reykjavík Laugardalshöllin Dikta
    02/05/2022 Poland Gdansk Stary Manez Shelf Lives
    03/05/2022 Poland Łódź Wytwornia Shelf Lives
    05/05/2022 Poland Krakow Klub Studio Shelf Lives
    06/05/2022 Poland Warsaw Progresja Music Zone Shelf Lives
    08/05/2022 Poland Wroclaw CK, A2 Shelf Lives
    09/05/2022 Slovakia Trnava Trnava Amphitheater Shelf Lives
    10/05/2022 Germany Munich Neue Theaterfabrik Shelf Lives
    11/05/2022 Switzerland Lausanne Les Docks Shelf Lives
    13/05/2022 Croatia Zagreb Dom Sportova Shelf Lives
    14/05/2022 Italy Milan Alcatraz Shelf Lives
    16/06/2022 UK Oxford O2 Academy Support TBC
    17/06/2022 UK London Meltdown Festival appearing as part of Grace Jones Meltdown


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