Public Image Ltd has abounded four further UK dates to its international tour and a main support slot at Sinnner’s Day Festival, Belgium. They follow gigs in Europe, North America and Latin America throughout 2015 and 2016.
The dates are at Salisbury City Hall, 15 November; The Assembly, Leamington Spa, 16 November; O2 Institute, Birmingham, 18 November; O2 Academy, Leicester, 19 November; Sinner’s Day Festival, Hasselt, Belgium, 20 November.
Public Image Ltd released their 10th album What the World Needs Now.. last year. The group’s line-up is unchanged from 2009, when John Lydon reformed PiL after a 17 year lay-off. The current quartet comprises Lydon, multi-instrumentalist and former Damned guitarist Lu Edmonds, former Pop Group and Slits drummer Bruce Smith, and ex-Steve Winwood, John Martyn and Elvis Costello bassist Scott Firth. What the World Needs Now was recorded at Winwood’s Wincraft studio in the Cotswolds.
PiL are also set to re-issue the albums Metal Box and Album as super-deluxe box sets via Universal UMC in October 2016.