Wire Return with New Album 'Mind Hive'

The band hit Canada on tour next March

BY Calum SlingerlandPublished Oct 22, 2019

After celebrating 40 years of music-making with 2017's Silver/Lead, Wire have shared details of a follow-up full-length.

The U.K. post-punks will release a new album titled Mind Hive on January 24 through their own pinkflag label.

The first look at the nine-track effort arrives today with "Cactused," which you can hear below. The accompanying video preview the band's forthcoming documentary, People in a Film.

Wire have also mapped out a run of tour dates behind the release. After playing throughout the U.K. in January, they'll tour North America in March, with Canadian stops coming in Toronto and Ottawa. See all the dates below.

Last year, Wire treated their first three albums to expanded reissuesMind Hive is now available for pre-order.

Mind Hive:

1. Be Like Them
2. Cactused
3. Primed and Ready
4. Off the Beach
5. Unrepentant
6. Shadows
7. Oklahoma
8. Hung
9. Humming

Tour dates:

01/27 Bristol, UK - The Fleece
01/28 Manchester, UK - Band on the Wall
01/29 Birmingham, UK - Hare & Hounds
01/30 Glasgow, UK - G2 (The Garage)
01/31 Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social Club
02/01 Brighton, UK - Chalk
03/03 Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line
03/04 Chicago, IL - Metro
03/06 Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge
03/07 Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
03/09 Washington, DC - Union Stage
03/10 Philadelphia, PA - Underground Arts
03/11 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
03/13 Boston, MA - Sinclair
03/14 Ottawa, ON - Bronson Centre
03/16 Toronto, ON - Great Hall
05/21 London, UK - Islington Assembly Hall

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