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Following the release of their ninth studio album ‘Crooked Teeth’ last month which scored them their 4th consecutive Top 20 entry in the UK, Papa Roach are pleased to announce that they will be touring the UK for the first time in two years in October. Singer Jacoby Shaddix said “We’re really excited to get back to the UK after such a long time. Every time we play the audience keeps getting bigger and more passionate each time. We can’t wait to play this new music live.”

October 2017
Thurs 5th Birmingham O2 Academy
Fri 6th Nottingham Rock City
Sat 7th Glasgow O2 Academy
Tues 10th London O2 Academy Brixton
Wed 11th Manchester O2 Apollo

Papa Roach’s last visit to the UK saw them celebrate the 15th anniversary of their generation-defining album ‘Infest’ by playing it in full to a crammed London’s Roundhouse. Kerrang were impressed with “the ecstatic crowd reaction” in their 5K review whilst Metal Hammer thought they were ‘the most consistently relevant and on-point survivors of the nu-metal era” in their 9/10 review.

Papa Roach have also just released an official video for ‘Periscope’, the moody ballad featuring singer/songwriter Skylar Grey. The video was directed by award-winning firm The Uprising Creative (Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Big Sean, Lil Jon) who cited the inspiration for the video was “to create a moody, different look for the band using a stylistic light exploration”.

“Periscope” is inspired by the realization that sometimes within a relationship you might not be worth being loved or that the other person may not be worth your love, and the struggle within that— how much effort it takes to make things work,” says Papa Roach lead vocalist Jacoby Shaddix. “One part that I think is really meaningful in the video is when Skylar and I are in the shot at the same time, yet we’re not engaging with each other. It represents the ‘disconnection’ with two people, which is very much what the lyrics describe.” Grey adds, “You are loving someone from a distance, not able to reach them.”

The full European tour dates are:
11th Klubben Stockholm, Sweden
12th Rockefeller Oslo, Norway
13th Amager Bio Copenhagen, Denmark
15th Sporthalle Hamburg, Germany
16th Velodrom Berlin, Germany
17th Mala Sportovni Hala Prague, Czech Republic
19th Progresja Warsaw, Poland
20th Gasometer Vienna, Austria
21st Zenith Munich, Germany
23rd Eulachhalle Winterthur, Switzerland
24th Alcatraz Milan, Italy
25th Arena Ludwigsburg, Germany
27th Stadthalle F Offenbach, Germany
29th O13 Tilburg, Netherlands

1st Trix Antwerp, Belgium
2nd Rockhal Luxembourg, Luxembourg
3nd Turbinenhalle Oberhausen, Germany
5th Academy Birmingham UK
6th Rock City Nottingham UK
7th O2 Academy Glasgow UK
10th Brixton O2 Academy London UK
11th Apollo Manchester UK
13th Olympia Paris, France
14th Sala Apolo Barcelona, Spain
15th Riviera Madrid, Spain


Date: Wednesday 28th of June 2017
Editor: laura[at]
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Papa Roach is a nu metal rock band from Vacaville, California, United States. Formed in 1993, it consists of Jacoby Shaddix (vocals), Jerry Horton (guitar), Tobin Esperance (bass), and Tony Palermo (drums). Tony, previously of Unwritten Law, joined the band after the departure of one of the band's founding members, Dave Buckner. Papa Roach has sold more than 10 million album copies worldwide, and are known for their hits "Last Resort", "Scars", "Forever", and "Lifeline", among others.