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The Darkness To Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of Debut Album’s Release With New Tour


June 6 — Two decades have passed since The Darkness released its debut album, Permission To Land.

To mark the occasion, the band announced Monday, it will launch a tour in support of the anniversary in October with a roughly two-week-long tour. The tour is scheduled to launch Oct. 3 in San Francisco, CA and to run through Oct. 22 in Washington, D.C. Ticket pre-sales are open now here and general ticket sales are scheduled to open at 10 a.m. local time Friday.

According to information in a news release distributed Monday, the band’s concerts will feature performances songs not only from the band’s debut album, but also from other albums from the band in what it has dubbed a Best of the Rest” set.

The tour’s schedule is noted below:


10/3                San Francisco, CA               The Masonic

10/4                Sacramento, CA                   Ace of Spades

10/6                Los Angeles, CA                   The Wiltern

10/7                Tempe, AZ                            Marquee Theatre

10/8                Las Vegas, NV                      Brooklyn Bowl

10/10              Denver, CO                           Summit Music Hall

10/11              Kansas City, MO                   The Truman

10/13              Chicago, IL                           The Vic Theatre

10/14              Indianapolis, IN                     The Vogue

10/15              Detroit, MI                             Saint Andrew’s Hall

10/17              Boston, MA                           Big Night Live

10/18              New York, NY                       Terminal 5

10/19              Philadelphia, PA                   Franklin Music Hall

10/21              Sayreville, NJ                       Starland Ballroom

10/22              Washington, D.C.                 9:30 Club

In addition to the tour, the band is also set to celebrate the anniversary of the release of its debut album with a re-issue of the record in an expanded deluxe pressing titled Permission To Land…Again. Its release date is under consideration.

More information on the album’s re-issue and upcoming tour is available along with all of The Darkness’ latest news at: