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Interpol is an American indie rock band that formed from the streets of New York City in 1997. The original lineup of the band consisted of Paul Banks (vox, guitar), Daniel Kessler (rhythm guitar, backup vox), Carlos Dengler (bass, keyboards) and Greg Drudy (who later departed the band in 2000 and was replaced shortly after by Sam Fogarino.

The band had been noted for being one of the few bands that emerged during the post punk revival acts of the 2000s; mainly for their comparisons to the rhythmic and eclectic sounds bands like Joy Division and Echo and the Bunnymen had brought to the table from yore.

Between 1998 and 2001, Interpol self-released several EPs and then signed on with Matador Records in early 2002. Their first EP was self-titled and contained re-recorded versions of “PDA and “NYC”. The debut of “Turn On the Bright Lights” was released on August 19, 2002. This album slowly churned out the band’s sound to the ears of many as well as amass a strong fanbase; impressively selling 300,000 copies by the year of 2004.

In late March 2006, the band searched for a new label after leaving Matador Records behind -- they decided to sign on to an American major label, Capitol Records. Back in the studios, Interpol released their album entitled ”Our Love to Admire” in July 2007. This album was their first for bringing keyboards into the mix, and they played it as they headlined Lollapalooza music festival.

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Interpol tour dates 2017 United Kingdom

Interpol has 2 concerts concerts scheduled in United Kingdom in 2017, playing cities like Manchester, London. The last time Interpol played a show in United Kingdom was 2015, in London. Overall, Interpol have played a total of 36 gigs in the country. If you’re a Interpol fan, there are similar bands with concerts coming up like White Lies, Bloc Party, Foals, The Killers, Radiohead, The Maccabees.

Other Interpol concerts

23 Sep 2017 Forest Hills Tennis Center Forest Hills, US Tickets
30 Sep 2017 Los Angeles State Historic Park Los Angeles, US Tickets
17 Oct 2017 Pepsi Center México Mexico City, MX Tickets
18 Oct 2017 Pepsi Center México Mexico City, MX Tickets
21 Oct 2017 Parque Fundidora Monterrey, MX Tickets

Past Interpol gigs

09 Sep 2017 Campus Universidad Complutense de Madrid Madrid
08 Sep 2017 Razzmatazz Barcelona
06 Sep 2017 Le Trianon Paris
05 Sep 2017 Le Trianon Paris
03 Sep 2017 Albert Hall Manchester Manchester
01 Sep 2017 Alexandra Palace London
30 Aug 2017 De Oosterpoort Groningen
29 Aug 2017 013 Kleine Zaal Tilburg
27 Aug 2017 Koncerthuset Copenhagen
23 Aug 2017 Carroponte Sesto San Giovanni
19 Aug 2017 L'ATELIER Luxemburg
16 Aug 2017 Muffathalle / Muffatwerk / Ampere Munich
10 Aug 2017 Arena Wien Wien
09 Aug 2017 Lucerna Music Bar Prague
02 May 2017 Los Angeles State Historic Park Los Angeles
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Interpol's latest news

Interpol latest news, rumours and lineup confirmations.

  • 08 Jun 2015

    Dates for Coachella 2016 Confirmed. Taking Place over Two Weekends Yet Again.

    As has been the case since 2012, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will once again take place over two separate weekends in 2016. This coming April will see some of the world’s biggest bands, solo artists, and DJs/producers toe the stage at the Empire Polo Club in California...

  • 26 Mar 2015

    Florence + The Machine, Kendrick Lamar, The Black Keys Top Amazing Lineup for Montreal’s Osheaga Fest.

    Another Year, Another Amazing Osheaga Lineup. It’s becoming as simple as that. Growing in size and popularity over the years, since it’s 2006 inception, Osheaga has grown from a mid-level two-day festival to a powerhouse weekend extravaganza.Since Osheaga expanded from two to three...

  • 20 Jan 2015

    Interpol Bringing Sounds of ‘'El Pintor'’ Around North American Once Again on Spring/Summer 2015 Tour.

    The so-called “post-punkers”, Interpol, have been around since the late 90s, and dropped their latest studio effort, El Pintor, last fall. They spent much of the year on the road, including numerous highly-acclaimed festival appearances.They’ll keep the festival shows rolling, as th...

  • 15 Jan 2015

    Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Festival Confirms Killer 2015 Line-up Headed by The Strokes, Avett Brothers, Wilco.

    Shaky Knee’s newly-announced country sister festival, Shaky Boots, revealed its first-ever line-up last week, and now it’s time to check out what the rockin’, amplified version has in store for us this May.Well, the Shaky Knees Festival is not one to disappoint, and has not done ...


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