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THE TREATMENT set to join Steel Panther and Thin Lizzy on tour

posted 15 Feb 2012, 05:42 by Sean Larkin
– the Cambridge outfit whose new single / video ‘The Doctor’ has just been released – have confirmed an extensive run of European dates between March and May of this year, along with a festival appearance in Belgium.
Having just completed the final (re-scheduled) shows on their ‘Medication To The Nation’ headline UK tour, The Treatment will now be Special Guesting with both Steel Panther & Thin Lizzy, kicking off with the full Steel Panther European tour in March – a 15-date run starting in Helsinki, Finland on March 11th.

The UK shows are as follows, with The Treatment acting as sole support to Steel Panther:

March 27th – Birmingham, o2 Academy
March 28th – Glasgow, o2 Academy
March 30th – Manchester, o2 Academy
March 31st – London, Brixton Academy

Following this tour, mostly sold out already, The Treatment will be taking to the road with legendary rockers, Thin Lizzy.

These dates cover the UK only, and are as follows: -
May 15th – Coventry, Kasbah
May 16th – Guildford, G Live
May 18th – Liverpool, o2 Academy
May 19th – Edinburgh, HMV Picture House
May 20th – Middlesbrough, The Empire
May 22nd – Nottingham, Rock City
May 23rd – Norwich, UEA
May 24th – Bournemouth, o2 Academy

UK outfit Black Spiders complete the bill.

In addition to heading across to Ireland for the first time on February 24th (the Diamond Rock Club in Ballymena), The Treatment will also be announcing a series of European festival dates for the spring/summer, with Grasspop in Dessel, Belgium already confirmed for June 24th.

ON THE recording side, The Treatment have recently been back in the studio laying down tracks for a brand new EP, title tbc; as with the band’s debut album, ‘This Might Hurt’, released by Spinefarm Records last year, production has been overseen by Laurie Mansworth at Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris’ Barnyard Studios, with Tony Newton taking care of the mix.
The track-listing for the EP – a choice selection of ’70s covers – is as follows:-
Run Run Run – Jo Jo Gunne
Take Me Bake ’Ome – Slade
Evil Woman – Electric Light Orchestra
Motorbikin’ – Chris Spedding
Let’s Work Together – Canned Heat