Sum 41 in UK tour

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Sum 41 will tour the UK in February, they’ve announced.

It’ll be their first run of shows in the British Isles since frontman Deryck Whibley started on the road to recovery after a near-fatal battle with alcoholism.

The tour will support the release of their sixth album, created via a pledge campaign.

Whibley said in July: “After being in this band for 20 years, I didn’t know what else I had to say. Now, two years later and with everything I’ve gone through, I do have something to say. Now I’m ready.”

Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 5 (Monday).

Tour dates

Feb 10: Dublin Academy
Feb 11: Cardiff University Great Hall
Feb 12: Birmingham Institute
Feb 13: Glasgow ABC
Feb 15: Newcastle University
Feb 16: Norwich UEA
Feb 18: Manchester Albert Hall
Feb 19: London Forum

Whibley didn't know he had drink problem