Star Wars-themed heavy metal band, Galactic Empire have had to postpone their December 2016 UK tour until February of 2017. The rescheduled dates now coincide with the release of the group's debut album, due February 3rd, 2016 via Rise Records.
Dark Vader (lead guitar) explains: "Greetings loyal subjects of the U.K. System. The rebel traitors have stolen our plans for the upcoming December 1-20 tour dates. We have been forced to re-schedule our sonic devastation for February 2017. All tickets sales will be honoured for the new dates, or refunded. There will be no one to stop us this time!"
Unable to make the rescheduled dates, Nick Johnston has been replaced by instrumental progressive act Sithu Aye. All tickets will be honoured for new dates or refunded.
Tour Dates (w/ Sithu Aye):
02/01 - London, UK - 02 Academy Islington
02/02 - Southampton, UK - Joiners
02/03 - Milton Keynes, UK - The Craufard Arms
02/04 - Brighton, UK - Patterns
02/05 - Plymouth, UK - The Hub
02/06 - Bristol, UK - Fleece
02/07 - Cardiff, UK - Globe
02/08 - Birmingham, UK - Academy 3
02/09 - Leamington Spa, UK - Zephyr Lounge
02/10 - Manchester, UK - Satans Hollow
02/11 - Edinburgh, UK - Opium
02/12 - Glasgow, UK - ABC2
02/13 - Newcastle, UK - Academy2
02/14 - Reading, UK - Sub89
02/15 - Oxford, UK - Academy2
02/16 - Derby, UK - The Venue