Today, music pioneers The Damned announce a 10-date, USA tour for May and June 2024, bringing their ’80s line-up back together with the return of Rat Scabies for the first time in America in 35 years!

    David Vanian, Captain Sensible, Rat Scabies, and Paul Gray will play shows across the USA, the first time this line-up has played together since 1989. The band will open in Toronto and finish up at Portland. Tickets go on general sale on Friday, March 1.

    This tour welcomes Rat Scabies back to the stage, who has rejoined the band for tours, festivals, and more in 2024. One of the original founding members, drummer Scabies puts it simply — ‘”Be careful what you wish for.’”

    Revisiting the music from their ‘80s line-up, audiences can expect songs from Machine Gun Etiquette, The Black Album, and Strawberries, as well as Damned fan-favorite tracks like “Neat Neat Neat,” “‘New Rose,” and more. 47 years after releasing their groundbreaking debut, Damned Damned Damned, They released their twelfth studio album Darkadelic earlier this year, reaching the Top 10 in the UK Albums Chart.

    The tour kicks off in Newcastle on December 4, 2024, and will wrap up at London’s Roundhouse just a week before Christmas. Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 24 at 10am.

    Catch The Damned at the following:

    December 2024

    4 Newcastle NX
    5 Glasgow Barrowlands
    6 Manchester Academy
    8 Leeds O2 Academy
    9 Nottingham Rock City
    10 Wolverhampton Civic at The Halls
    12 Bristol Beacon
    13 Southampton O2 Guildhall
    14 Eastbourne Winter Garden
    16 Cambridge Corn Exchange
    18 London Roundhouse