Portishead To Play Hometown Gig This Month

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[b]Portishead[/b] have announced that they are to play a one-off hometown headlining show at the Bristol Academy on December 15.

The gig, Portishead’s first non-festival appearance in a decade, will follow two gigs the previous week at the All Tomorrow’s Parties in Minehead, which they are also curating.

Meanwhile, [b]Geoff Barrow[/b] (pictured above) has already announced through the band’s website that their follow up to ’97’s self-titled album ‘Portishead’ has been completed.

Music website Pitchfork are now reporting that the as-yet-untitled album could be released as early as April 2008.

The Portishead-curated [b]Nightmare Before Christmas[/b], (ATP) festival takes place next weekend (December 7-9).

For a full list of stage times and band line-ups, click here.

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