The band will webcast a live gig to showcase new songs

Arctic Monkeys have announced that they will premiere their third album Humbug with a live gig that will be broadcast via their website on Thursday July 30.

The special Humbug showcase gig will transmit at 9pm (BST) at arcticmonkeys.com.

The Arctic Monkey‘s new ten track album Humbug is set for release on August 24, but if you can’t wait that long, you can hear about what its like at the Uncut album preview, here.

Co-produced by Queens of the Stone Age‘s Josh Homme and James Ford, does the album sound heavier than Favourite Worst Nightmare? What songs are the highlights? Check out our Wild Mercury Sound blog now!

Arctic Monkeys are set to headline the Reading and Leeds Festivals (Reading on August 29, Leeds on August 28) just after the album’s release.

The Humbug tracklisting is available here.

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