Welsh post hardcore quintet Holding Absence have today confirmed that THE NIGHTMARES will be replacing Capsize as support on their upcoming March UK tour. The band have also announced a partnership with Safe Gigs For Women who will be present at all shows to offer support and education on the importance of making the live music experience a safe and inclusive environment.

Holding Absence comment “As a band, we hate more than anything to have to cancel a tour or let down our fans – but the only thing worse than having to do that, is having to do so due to particular shows becoming a place where our fans may feel unsafe or unwelcome. After this experience, we’ve decided to do everything we can to tackle the issue and make all Holding Absence shows safe for all people. With that in mind, we’ll be bringing Safe Gigs For Women Out with us to help lend support and comfort to those who may need it”

Headline UK Tour Dates (w/ Luke Rainsford and THE NIGHTMARES)

21st – Southampton, Joiners
22nd – Birmingham, Flapper
23rd – Leeds, Key Club
24th – Hull, O Reilly’s
25th – Glasgow Garage
27th – Manchester Rebellion
28th – Cardiff Globe
29th – London Underworld

Tickets for all dates are available now from: www.holdingabsence.com

The band’s debut album ‘Holding Absence’ will be released on 8th March through Sharptone Records.

Holding Absence Tracklist

1. Perish
2. Your Love (Has Ruined My Life)
3. Like A Shadow
4. You Are Everything
5. Marigold
6. To Fall Asleep
7. Monochrome
8. A Godsend
9. Last Of The Evening Light
10. Purge
11. Wilt