Depeche Mode Announce European Tour

At Paris press conference
Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode have announced a European Tour for 2013 beginning in Tel Aviv in May and ending in Minsk on July 29th with a gig at London's O2 Arena on May 28th.

The announcement was made at a special press conference in Paris at 12.30pm UK time with anticipation before the event seeing fans and websites speculate on a new album or tour leading to the band's management to issue a staement saying nothing was confirmed until the announcement . The event was widely trailed on Twitter, Facebook and beyond with fans asked to submit questions via YouTube clips.

The three members of Depeche Mode, Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher, appeared on stage before taking questions from the audience of media and fans.

UPDATE: Full details of the tour, including a UK date at London's O2 Arena on May 28th 2013, are below:

May 7 - Tel Aviv, Hayarkon Park
May 10 - Athens, Terra Vibe
May 12 - Sofia, Georgi Asparuhov Stadium
May 15 - Bucharest, National Stadium
May 17 - Istanbul, Kucukciftlik Park
May 19 - Belgrade, USCE Park
May 21 - Budapest, Puskas Ferenc Stadium
May 23 - Zagreb, Hippodrome
May 25 - Inter Stadium, Bratislava
May 28 - London, O2 Arena
June 1 - Munich, Olympic Stadium
June 3 - Stuttgart, Mercedes-Benz Arena
June 5 - Frankfurt, Commerzban Arena
June 7 - Berne, Stade de Suisse
June 9 - Berlin, Olympic Stadium
June 11 - Leipzig, Red Bull Arena
June 13 - Copenhagen, Parken
June 15 - Paris, Stade de France
June 17 - Hamburg, Imtech Arena
June 22 - Moscow, Locomotive Stadium
June 24 - St. Petersburg, SKK Arena
June 27 - Stockholm, Borlange Peace & Love Festival
June 29 - Kiev, Olympic Stadium
July 3 - Dusseldorf, Esprit Arena
July 7 - Belgium, Rock Werchter Fest
July 11 - Bilbao, BBK Festival TBA
July 13 - Lisbon, Optimus Alive Fest
July 16 - Nimes, Antic Arena
July 18 - Milan, San Siro Stadium
July 20 - Rome, Olympic Stadium
July 23 - Prague, Synot Tip Arena
July 25 - Warsaw, National Stadium
July 27 - Vilnius, Vingus Park
July 29 - Minsk, Arena TBA
 

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