Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino will be released on 11 May 2018. After five years, Arctic Monkeys have finally announced AM‘s successor.
Today, the British band announced the follow-up of 2013’s AM on Facebook and via their newsletter. We have no other information on the album other than the title, the release date and some of the artwork.
It was to be expected that a new release would come this year, as Arctic Monkeys had already announced numerous shows in Europe. They will also be headlining the following festivals this summer:
- Primavera Sound, Spain.
- Best Kept Secret, Netherlands.
- Firefly Festival, USA.
- Hurricane and Southside, Germany.
- TRNSMT, UK.
- Open’er, Poland.
- Rockwave Festival, Greece.
- Rock Werchter, Belgium.
- Les Nuits de Fourvières, France.
- NOS Alive, Portugal.
- Mad Cool, Spain.
- Lollapalooza, USA.
- Osheaga, Canada.
- Oya Festival, Norway.
- Way Out West, Sweden.
- Sziget Festival, Hungary.
The Hungarian date is the last one of their summer tour so far. The British band will be closing the festival.
Arctic Monkeys are an English indie rock band from Sheffield. The band was formed in 2002 and since then they have released five studio albums. Their debut album came out in 2006 and gained immediate attention from the media. It became the fastest-selling debut album by a band in British music history and Rolling Stone magazine ranked it among the best debut albums of all times. Arctic Monkeys have also won various awards including six Brit Awards and have been nominated for three Grammy Awards. Their fifth album, AM, was released in 2013 and gained very positive reviews. It is also one of the best-selling vinyl albums of the decade, combining elements of psychedelic and hard rock.
For more information you can visit the official website.