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The Sisters of Mercy plot 40th anniversary concerts in London, fall European tour

The Sisters of Mercy plot 40th anniversary concerts in London, fall European tour

The Sisters of Mercy’s pandemic-interrupted tour — the band played right up through March 11, 2020 — is now set to resume later this year with a trio of 40th anniversary concerts in London followed by a 14-date run of shows in Europe in September and October. Full dates right here.

The Sisters of Mercy announce 2020 tour dates in the U.K., across Europe

The Sisters of Mercy announce 2020 tour dates in the U.K., across Europe

After spending much of the second half of 2019 on the road — a tour that spanned Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and South America — The Sisters of Mercy’ already are rolling out 2020 dates, with concerts slated for March and April in the U.K. and Europe. Full dates right here.

Listen: The Mountain Goats cover ‘Lucretia My Reflection’ by The Sisters of Mercy

Listen: The Mountain Goats cover ‘Lucretia My Reflection’ by The Sisters of Mercy

The John Darnielle-led Mountain Goats earlier this year released a concept album called Goths that was preceded by the first single “Andrew Eldritch is Moving Back to Leeds,” a notably un-gothlike song about the lead singer of The Sisters of Mercy. This week, they covered the Sisters’ 1987 classic “Lucretia My Reflection”

The Sisters of Mercy set London, Brussels headline dates, UK festival appearance

The Sisters of Mercy set London, Brussels headline dates, UK festival appearance

The Sisters of Mercy remain a fairly reliable touring unit these days, and 2017 is shaping up to be no different. Andrew Eldritch, Doktor Avalanche and the rest of the current lineup are slated to perform at the U.K.’s Beautiful Days Festival this August, followed by September headlining dates in London and Brussels.

The Sisters of Mercy announce European tour ahead of U.K. festival appearance

The Sisters of Mercy announce European tour ahead of U.K. festival appearance

The Sisters of Mercy this week announced a 12-date European tour in May ahead of that festival, a run of dates that will bring the goth-rock giants to Germany, Austria, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands.

The Sisters of Mercy to play Sonisphere festival in UK’s Knebworth Park

The Sisters of Mercy to play Sonisphere festival in UK’s Knebworth Park

Andrew Eldritch is rolling out The Sisters of Mercy for at least one performance so far in 2014, with the band confirmed to play the Sonisphere festival at Knebworth Park, England, on July 5 in what appears to be the goth-rock legends’ first performance since the summer of 2012.

The Sisters of Mercy take 30th anniversary tour to Australia, Mexico, South America

The Sisters of Mercy take 30th anniversary tour to Australia, Mexico, South America

The Sisters of Mercy’s 30th anniversary tour enters its second year with the band’s first-ever trip to New Zealand and Australia — where the goth-rockers will play the Soundwave Festival, making up for their slot on last year’s failed Soundwave Revolution spinoff — as well as a short run of dates in South America and Mexico.

The Sisters of Mercy extend 30th anniversary tour with 15 more European dates this fall

The Sisters of Mercy extend 30th anniversary tour with 15 more European dates this fall

The Sisters of Mercy’s 30th anniversary tour will end the year where it began 2011 — in Europe — with 15 more dates planned for November and December, although the band’s first-ever trip to Australia and New Zealand was scuttled after this week’s Soundwave Revolution touring festival fell apart.

The Sisters of Mercy continue 30th anniversary tour with concerts in Europe, Japan

The Sisters of Mercy continue 30th anniversary tour with concerts in Europe, Japan

Andrew Eldritch will continue The Sisters of Mercy’s 30th anniversary tour with newly announced festival dates this summer and a pair of November concerts in Dublin and London — plus the goth-rock legends’ first-ever performance in Japan.

The Sisters of Mercy set 30th anniversary concerts in U.K., Europe in early 2011

The Sisters of Mercy set 30th anniversary concerts in U.K., Europe in early 2011

The enigmatic Andrew Eldritch will take Doktor Avalanche and the rest of the current incarnation of The Sisters of Mercy back out on the road early next year for what’s being billed as a 30th anniversary tour, with dates announced so far in the U.K. and Europe in February and March.

The Sisters of Mercy announce U.K. concert, three European festival dates in August

The Sisters of Mercy announce U.K. concert, three European festival dates in August

Goth-rock survivors The Sisters of Mercy have announced a short run of shows this August, including the band’s only U.K. performance of 2010 and festival dates in Belgium, Germany and Romania.