Mogwai are to release their new album 'Mr Beast' early next year.
The post-rock pioneers' follow up to 2003's 'Happy Song For Happy People' is out on March 6.
The album was recorded in the band's new Castle of Doom studio in Glasgow with producer Tony Doogan. The band have already announced they will be previewing the LP at a series of shows in January.
They will play:
Dublin Temple Bar Music Centre (January 7)
Belfast Spring and Airbrake (8)
London ICA (10-14)
Following their tour dates Mogwai will release new single 'Friend Of The Night' on CD, 7 inch and as a digital download on January 30.
Mogwai will also play a gig in Edinburgh for the mental health awareness charity One In Four and a concert in Glasgow for Refugee Awareness later this month.
The dates are:
Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (November 28)
Glasgow The Arches (29)