By Eamon O'Neill on 14 April 2016.
Hard Rock superstars Nickelback have added Dublin and Belfast dates to their upcoming Autumn 2016 European tour. The Canadian four-piece will play Dublin's 3Arena on 9th October, and Belfast's SSE Arena the following night, on 10th October. Support on the trek comes from rising classic rock behemoths Monster Truck.
Tickets for the shows go on sale tomorrow, Friday 15th April for the gigs which form part of a huge European tour. The multi-platinum selling act are set to embark on a massive touring schedule that starts in Helsinki, Finland on 2nd September. The jaunt marks Nickelback’s tenth world tour, and will see the band performing in 32 cities across Europe, including dates at both London’s O2 Arena and SSE Arena Wembley.
The Canadian icons have cemented themselves as one of the most commercially viable and popular acts of the past two decades. With worldwide sales exceed 50 million units, their irresistible smash 'How You Remind Me' remains Billboard chart's 'Top Rock Song of the Decade'. Amongst a string of accolades, they’ve been crowned Billboard’s 'Top Rock Group of the Decade' as well.
In a recording career that began in 1996 the Alberta band have received a staggering nine Grammy Award nominations, three American Music Awards, a World Music Award, and a People’s Choice Award. In their native Canada, the band have garnered 36 JUNO Award nominations of which 12 won in a variety of categories and have been inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame.
Commenting on the pending dates, singer / guitarist Chad Kroeger says; “get ready Europe, we are bringing one hell of a loud party to our fans over there!”
Tickets for Niclekback's Dublin and Belfast shows go on sale from 9am, Friday 15th April from ticketmaster.ie and usual outlets.
Nickelback 2016 European Tour Dates:
2 Sep - Helsinki, Hartwall Arena, Finland
4 Sep - Oslo, Spektrum, Norway
6 Sep - Stockholm, Ericsson Globe, Sweden
8 Sep - Herning, Jyske Bank Boxen, Denmark
10 Sep - Kaunas, Zalgiris, Lithuania
13 Sep - Zurich, Hallenstadion, Switzerland
15 Sep - Vienna, Stadthalle, Austria
16 Sep - Budapest, Sportarena, Hungary
18 Sep - Prague, O2 Arena, Czech Republic
21 Sep - Warsaw, Torwar, Poland
23 Sep - Munich, Olympiahalle, Germany
24 Sep - Hamburg, Barclaycard Arena, Germany
26 Sep - Berlin, Mercedes-Benz Arena, Germany
27 Sep - Cologne, Lanxess Arena, Germany
29 Sep - Esch-sur-Alzette, Rockhall, Luxembourg
30 Sep - Antwerpp, Lotto Arena, Belgium
2 Oct - Mannheim, Sap Arena, Germang
3 Oct - Amsterdam, Ziggodome, Holland
9 Oct - Dublin, 3Arena, Ireland
10 Oct - Belfast, SSE Arena, U.K.
12 Oct - Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena, U.K.
14 Oct - Birmingham, Genting Arena, U.K.
15 Oct - Sheffield, Sheffield Arena, U.K.
17 Oct - London, Wembley Arena, U.K.
19 Oct - Manchester, Manchester Arena, U.K.
20 Oct - London, O2 Arena, U.K.
22 Oct - Liverpool, Echo Arena, U.K.
24 Oct - Glasgow, Hydro Arena, U.K.
25 Oct- Newcastle, Newcastle Arena, U.K.