Hot rushonrock picks for 2010, The Gaslight Anthem, should confirm their reputation as one of rock’s must-see acts this year and another busy 12 months for 2008’s breakthrough band is already taking shape.

The follow-up to The ’59 Sound is due this summer and a UK tour has been inked in to support the newly titled American Slang.

Expect a slew of festival dates across Europe and get ready for the ‘Anthem to get the mainstream acclaim their vibrant music deserves. American Slang will be released in June on SideOneDummy Records.  The band has just announced the first of many UK/European tour dates and the venues are as follows:

June 19 – Southside Festival (Germany)

June 20 – Hurricane Festival (Germany)

June 22 – Birmingham (UK)          Academy 1 (headline show)

June 23 – Glasgow (UK)                 ABC (headline show)

June 24 – Manchester (UK)          Academy 1 (headline show)

June 26 – London (UK)                   HMV Forum (headline show)

June 29 – Oxford (UK)                    Academy 1 (headline show)

July 1 – Amsterdam (Netherlands) Melkweg (headline show)