Scene News: RIDE Announces 2019 Australian and New Zealand Tour

Seminal Shoegaze legends RIDE return to Australia and New Zealand for their first headline tour in over 25 years thanks to SBM Presents!

Forming in Oxford, England in 1988, RIDE set the blueprint for the shoegaze scene with the release of their landmark debut album ‘Nowhere’– a timeless classic which spurred the emergence of a new generation of psychedelic bands to follow.

Fast forward to 2019, RIDE returns with their highly anticipated sixth studio album ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’ due out August 16th via Inertia. The album’s first single ‘’Future Love’’ features their trademark kaleidoscopic wall of sound and is what Andy Bell describes as “a song about the beginning of a relationship, when everything feels possible.”

Comprised of Andy Bell, Mark Gardener, Loz Colbert, and Steve Queralt, RIDE have sold out headline tours around the world to a plethora of critical acclaim.

 

“Ride put on a mega show” – Louder Than War

 

“Hypnotising live” – The Line Of Best Fit

 

For the first time in over 25 years witness the brilliance of one of Britain’s most influential bands live this August –September!

“saviours of rock’n’roll.” – The Guardian

  

“the band’s original magic remains intact” – Rolling Stone

 

“uncharted oceans of sound” – NME

 

EXCLUSIVE FAN PRE SALE BEGINSTuesday 30th April, 9am local

Sign up here to access pre-sale: https://sbmpresents.com/tour/ride/

TICKETS ON SALEThursday 2 May, 9am local

 

RIDE Tour Dates

Thursday 29th August – Powerstation, Auckland

Saturday 31st August – Astor Theatre, Perth

Wednesday 4th September – The Tivoli, Brisbane

Thursday 5th September – Forum, Melbourne

Friday 6th September – Enmore Theatre, Sydney

 

PRESENTED BY SBM PRESENTS

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