The Damned announce UK headline tour to celebrate 40th anniversary of ‘New Rose’


Punk legends The Damned have announced a UK headline tour in celebration of the 40th anniversary of their seminal single “New Rose”.

The band will travel across the UK this winter where they will be playing their legendary debut album Damned Damned Damned in full, plus a career-spanning retrospective set.

The Damned have also revealed they are currently working on a brand new album for 2017, with exclusive merchandise and experiences available to pre-order now via Pledge Music.

Celebrated as the most entertaining of the original punk bands, The Damned were the very first British band to release a punk single (“New Rose”, released on 22nd October 1976), the first to release an album (1977’s Damned Damned Damned) and also the first to tour America.

You can see The Damned live through November and December on the dates below. Tickets are available now via

Nov 12th: Leamington Spa, The Assembly
Nov 13th: 13 Nottingham, Rock City
Nov 15th: Guildford, G-Live
Nov 16th: Wrexham, William Aston Hall
Nov 17th: Leeds, 02 Academy
Nov 18th: Manchester, Academy
Nov 19th: Newcastle, 02 Academy
Nov 20th: Glasgow, 02 ABC
Nov 22nd: Cambridge, Junction
Nov 23rd: Norwich, Waterfront
Nov 24th: Brighton, Dome
Nov 25th: Gillingham, Britannia Theatre
Nov 26th: London, 02 Brixton Academy
Nov 27th: Cardiff, Tramshed
Nov 29th: Wolverhampton, Civic Hall
Nov 30th: Bristol, Motion
Dec 01st: Portsmouth, Pyramids Centre
Dec 02nd: Weymouth, Pavilions
Dec 03rd: Plymouth, University (Main Hall)
Dec 04th: Exeter, Phoenix Centre
Dec 09th: Margate, Winter Gardens

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The Damned to play one off show with tickets at 1977 prices

2014TheDamnedGetty85070902100214Punk fans rejoice! The Damned have announced that they are to play a one off show with tickets available at 1977 prices.

The gig will take place in London at The Forum on April 24th. In celebration of Captain Sensible’s 60th birthday, tickets are on sale for a mere £1.70 each.

Ruts DC, Johnny Moped, TV Smith and Ed TudorPole will support on the night.

Tickets for the show are strictly limited to two per person. They are also paperless, with fans required to present the credit card they bought the ticket with on the night to gain entry.

In 2011, The Damned marked their 35th anniversary by playing two classic albums back to back on an 11-date UK tour. The band both 1977’s Damned, Damned, Damned and 1980 album Black Album at a string of dates across the UK.

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