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quireboys spikeSaxon have added special guests to April’s UK headline run – rolling out rock royalty the Quireboys as opening act on the British leg of the Sacrifice World Tour.

Currently touring Sweden – and joining Cinderella, Lita Ford and more on next month’s Monsters Of Rock cruise in America – the Quireboys continue to set the standard on the live stage.

And after last year’s triumphant Download Festival double, Spike (pictured) and the gang are putting the finishing touches to this summer’s brand new studio album. 

“The Quireboys and Saxon’s paths have crossed so many times at European festivals,” said Spike. “And we are thrilled to be sharing the stage every night with them on the UK tour. It’s gonna be a tour to remember!”

Saxon’s Biff Byford added: “It’s good to play with our mates The Quireboys. The tour should be a great package with their unique style of rock’n’roll. Get ready to party into the early hours!”

Saxon and the Quireboys play the following venues:

Date           City                          Venue                                Box Office            Websites

APRIL 2013

Thu 18        Leamington              Spa Assembly                   0844 854 1358       eamingtonassembly.com

Fri 19          Nottingham              Rock City                          0845 413 4444       rock-city.co.uk

Sat 20         Newcastle                O2 Academy                     0844 477 2000       o2academynewcastle.co.uk

Sun 21        Glasgow                   O2 ABC                             0844 844 4747       o2abcglasgow.co.uk

Tue 23        Manchester              Ritz                                    0844 478 0898       mamacolive.com/theritz

Wed 24       Leeds                       O2 Academy                     0844 477 2000       o2academyleeds.co.uk

Fri 26          Wolverhampton       Wulfrun Hall                       0844 478 0898       wolvescivic.co.uk

Sat 27         London*                    O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire         0844 871 8803       o2shepherdsbushempire.co.uk

Sun 28        Bristol                       O2 Academy                     0844 477 2000       o2academybristol.co.uk