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No Tourists–The Prodigy’s Sonic Petrol Bomb

by Tigerlily

The Prodigy’s New Album No Tourists’ Out Today

UK + European Headline Tour

No Tourists | Photo Credit Rephlektor

“Once again it’s a sonic petrol bomb that makes you feel like you’ve been set on fire and once again, The Prodigy have proved no one does it better” KERRANG

As satisfyingly gnarly as ever” UNCUT

“Impressively arresting” DJ Mag

“The most iconic rave outfit in electronic music history return with their seventh studio album No Tourists, and it’s a savage return to form. A 10 track punch of pure power, it’s everything you want The Prodigy to sound like in 2018.” Red Bull

“The Prodigy have still got fire in their belly…The Prodigy are still and will always be the leaders for anarchy” Jack Saunders BBC Radio 1

“The Prodigy are back and as normal they mean business”

Annie Mac, BBC Radio 1

The Prodigy have today released their seventh studio album ‘No Tourists’.  A twenty-date winter tour – including two shows at London’s Alexandra Palace on November 14th and 15th, also kicks off in Glasgow tonight.

‘No Tourists’ signifies a band that has resolutely followed their own route through the underbelly of popular culture since day one.  The Prodigy, after all, have never taken the lazy tourist route. They dominated the illegal rave scene, challenged anti-rave legislation and redefined the whole idea of what a band should be like. They brought UK electronic music to the US heartland, turning metal kids onto raving and ravers into metalheads…effectively reaching global audiences without compromise:  see 6 number 1 albums, 30 million record sales, and multiple honours (two Brits, two Kerrang! awards, five MTV awards, two Grammy nominations).

“No Tourists’ is ultimately about escapism and the want and need to be derailed and not to follow that easy set path,’ explains Liam Howlett in his North London studio. ‘In these times we live in people have become lazier and forgotten how to explore. Too many people are allowing themselves to be force fed, with whatever that may be. It’s about reaching out further to find another alternative route where the danger and excitement may be to feel more alive… not accepting that you can just be a tourist. That’s what the title is about for us.”

‘No Tourists’ sees The Prodigy return with venom in the way that only they can. They’re renegades, outsiders, outlaws – always hiding in plain sight. Though much has changed in the musical and social landscape, what remains a constant is The Prodigy’s resolute focus to always do things their own unique way, and in 2018 the urgency and irrepressible spirit of The Prodigy has never been more needed.

UK TOUR DATES

November 2: Glasgow SEC Hall 4 (w/ Bad Company UK)

November 3: Nottingham Motorpoint Arena (w/ Rene LaVice)

November 5: Brighton Centre (w/ Rene LaVice) **sold out**

November 6: Plymouth Pavilions (w/ Rene LaVice) **sold out**

November 8: Liverpool Echo Arena (w/Ho99o9)

November 9: Cardiff Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (w/ Ho99o9)

November 10: Birmingham Arena (w/ Ho99o9)

November 13:  Leeds First Direct Arena (w/ Rene LaVice)

November 14: London Alexandra Palace (w/ Friction)

November 15: London Alexandra Palace (w/ Ho99o9) **sold out**

EUROPEAN TOUR DATES

November 27: Berlin Max- Schmeling Halle, Germany

November 28: Munich Zenith, Germany

November 30: Livorno Modigliani Forum, Italy

December 1: Rimini RDS Stadium, Italy

December 3:  Zurich Hallenstadion, Switzerland

December 4: Frankfurt Festhalle, Germany

December 5: Düsseldorf Mitsubishi Electric Hall, Germany

December 7: Brussels Forest National, Belgium

December 8: Luxembourg Rockhal Main Hall

December 9: Amsterdam Ziggo Dome, Netherlands

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