Killing Joke announce 40th anniversary world tour

Killing Joke live at Irving Plaza in 2013 by Johnny Perilla

English rockers Killing Joke have announced a 40th anniversary world tour labeled ‘Laugh At Your Peril.’ The trip will coincide with the release of a special box set:

We shall also release a ltd edition career defining box set unlike anything we’ve done before. A flight case, with 16 coloured double vinyls, a set of headphones, a signed lyric book and assorted pieces of art will also available from

As for the world tour, it kicks off in North America in September, and hits South America before heading to Europe and the UK in October and November. A return to New York City at Irving Plaza has been set for September 12 [TIX go on sale on 4/13]. If you recall, Killing Joke were supposed to headline Irving in 2016, but the tour was cancelled. They last played the venue in 2013 (pics).

Full tour dates are listed below.

North America / South America:


Sat 1st – Studio Seven, Seattle WA
Sun 2nd – Star Theater, Portland OR
Tue 4th – DNA Lounge, San Francisco CA
Wed 5th – Regent Theater, Los Angeles CA
Fri 7th – Oriental Theater, Denver CO
Sun 9th РSkully’s Music Diner, Columbus OH
Mon 10th – Soundstage, Baltimore MD
Tue 11th – The Paradise, Boston MA
Wed 12th – Irving Plaza, New York NY
Mon 17th – Granada Theater, Dallas TX
Tue 18th – The Mohawk, Austin TX
Wed 19th – Warehouse Live, Houston TX
Fri 21st – Plaza Condesa, Mexico
Sun 23rd – Carioca Club, Sao Paolo
Mon 24th – Roxy Live, Buenos Aires
Thu 27th – Blondie, Santiago
Sat 29th – Cocos, Lima

Europe / UK:


Mon 15th – Markthalle, Hamburg
Tue 16th – Neue Theaterfabrik, Munich
Wed 17th – E-Werk ( Erlangen), Hamburg
Fri 19th – Huxleys, Berlin
Sat 20th – Stodola, Warsaw
Sun 21st – The Roxy, Prague
Mon 22nd – Majestic Music Club, Bratislava
Tue 23rd – Durer Kert, Budapest
Thur 25th – Campus Industry, Parma
Fri 26th – L’Usine / PTR, Geneva
Sat 27th – Cabaret Sauvage, Paris
Sun 28th – Live Music Hall, Cologne
Tue 30th – Da Roma, Antwerp
Wed 31st Melkweg, Amsterdam


Fri 2nd – Rock City, Nottingham
Sat 3rd – O2 Academy, Leeds
Sun 4th – Northumbria University, Newcastle
Tue 6th – Barrowland, Glasgow
Wed 7th – Manchester Academy, Manchester
Fri 9th – The Institute (The O2), Birmingham
Sat 10th – O2 Academy, Bristol
Sun 11th – Guildhall, Southampton
Tues 13th – Corn Exchange, Cambridge
Wed 14th – UEA, Norwich
Fri 16th – O2 Academy, Oxford
Sat 17th – Roundhouse, London

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