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Depeche Mode announces first tour and new album in five years


Depeche Mode have announced they will launch a world tour in 2023, as well as release their first new music in five years.  The Memento Mori Tour will serve as support the band’s forthcoming 15th studio album, Memento Mori, due out in spring 2023. Memento Mori will be Depeche Mode’s 15th studio album and the follow-up to 2017’s critically acclaimed Spirit. 

Dave Gahan and Martin Gore have revealed that the tour will begin with a limited series of North American arena dates, kicking-off March 23rd, before the band heads to Europe for their summer stadium tour on May 16th. The North American dates will feature stops at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Chicago’s United Center, Los Angeles’ Kia Forum and Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena, among others; while the European stadium tour will make stops at the Stade de France in Paris, Berlin’s Olympic Stadium, Milan’s San Siro Stadium, and London’s Twickenham Stadium, and more.

The Memento Mori Tour will be Depeche Mode’s 19th tour and their first in over five years. The band’s most recent outing, the 2017-2018 Global Spirit Tour saw the band playing to more than three million fans over the course of 130 shows across Europe and North America.

Pre-sales start Wednesday, October 5th in select markets. General on sale starts Friday, October 7th at 10 am local time via Ticketmaster.

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