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Aussie garage punks The Chats have announced tour dates for 2023 ahead of second album Get Fucked which is released on Friday.

Listen to new single and watch the video for ‘Out On The Street’ featuring the band’s tour footage from the US this year.

The band play two shows in Dublin next May and one in Belfast before going on UK and European dates.

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The Chats 2023 UK/EU TOUR DATES:

16-May – Dublin, The Academy
17-May – Dublin, The Academy
18-May – Belfast, Limelight
19-May – Manchester, Academy
20-May – Glasgow, Barrowlands
21-May – Newcastle, NX
22-May – Cardiff, Tramshed
23-May – Bristol, Bristol 02 Academy
24-May – Birmingham, Institute
26-May – London, 02 Academy Brixton
29-May – Antwerp, Trix
30-May – Paris, Trabendo
31-May – Cologne, Live Music Hall
04-Jun – Netherlands, Amsterdam, Paradiso
06-Jun – Copenhagen, Loppen
07-Jun – Malmo, Debaser
08-Jun – Stockholm, Plan B
09-Jun – Oslo, John Dee

Tickets here.

Smoko was just the gateway drug for a life of Chats dependence. Rather like The White Stripes’ ‘Seven Nation Army’, it started routinely enough, as the lead track on The Chats’ second EP, ‘Get This In Ya!!’, but since October ’17, when singer/bassist Eamon posted an accompanying video – which cost them just $5, for the sauced-up sausage roll snarfed on camera – it’s accrued a staggering 16 million YouTube views and counting, as well as enthusiastic props and radio plays from Elton John, Michael Stipe, Nick Cave, Iggy Pop, Josh Homme and Dave Grohl along the way.

Fast forward through to 2022 and The Chats are about to release their much awaited second album, GET FUCKED – an incendiary, hyper-adrenalized blitz from punk heaven, showcasing an electrifying all-killer-no-filler 13 tracks which perfectly capture the band’s explosive energy.