The Prodigy Announce First Live Shows Since Keith Flint’s Death
The band announced their return via social media, revealing, "The Prodigy return to the stage to play a run of live dates in England during July this year, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of The Fat of the Land."
"We can't wait to get back onstage and play our tunes for the people again," stated Liam Howlett and Maxim in a statement. "The 25th anniversary of Fat of the Land felt like the right time for us to step up. We'll be droppin' tunes from all our album and maybe some shut u haven't heard before."
They added, "This one's for Flinty ... Now let's fukin go!!"
The 10-date run will take place solely in the U.K., kicking off with two nights at Sheffield's O2 Academy on July 8 and 9 and wrapping with three nights at London's O2 Brixton Academy July 21-23.
Fan club pre-sales start at 9AM local time on Wednesday (March 9), with general public tickets going on sale this Friday (March 11) at 9AM local time. Head to the band's website for details.
The Prodigy got their start with 1992's Experience album, but exploded worldwide in 1997 with the aforementioned Fat of the Land album. The breakout release generated the hits "Firestarter," "Breathe" and "Smack My Bitch Up." They've released four more albums in the years since, most recently dropping No Tourists in 2018.
Though no official word has been released concerning a new album as of yet, the band did drop a teaser of new music last year.
The third anniversary of Keith Flint's death recently passed with the remaining members offering the message, "Its been 3 years … We miss u every single day brother, But we feel u always with and around us. Your Fire will never go out. Stay Punk brother. We live forever! LH & MAXIM x.
The Prodigy 2022 Tour Dates
July 8 – Sheffield @ O2 Academy
July 9 – Sheffield @ O2 Academy
July 14 – Liverpool @ Monford Hall
July 15 – Leeds @ O2 Academy
July 16 – Birmingham @ O2 Academy
July 18 – Newcastle @ O2 City Hall
July 19 – Manchester @ O2 Victoria Warehouse
July 21 – London @ O2 Academy, Brixton
July 22 – London @ O2 Academy, Brixton
July 23 – London @ O2 Academy, Brixton