For the first time in over 10 years (gee wizzlestickz), your fave virtual band Gorillaz are coming to Australia for two shows: Melbourne and Sydney.

It’s true that 2D, Murdoc, Noodle and Russel were already announced for Splendour In The Grass 2022, but not all of us are gonna make it up (down, side-to-side)… so these fresh, dedicated shows are quite something.

The band recently made their return to the live stage with two very emotional and very sold-out shows at London’s O2 arena, which were – by all accounts, not just from Murdoc himself – spectacular. But we’ll have to wait approximately another 9.75 months to get our kickz from Gorillaz (created, ICYMI, by Blur’s Damon Albarn and bestie art-pal Jamie Hewlett), but in great news, pre-sale tickets will be available as early as next week! You just need to get your butt over to the Secret Sounds site and sign up.

Check out Gorillaz’ precise tour dates below, along with links to ticketing info.

Meanwhile, did you know Damon Albarn is releasing his own solo album coming out next month?

Fri 22 July – Splendour in the Grass, Byron Bay
Sun 24 July – John Cain Arena, Melbourne
Tue 26 July – Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney

Presale available from 9am local Tuesday 5 October via secretsounds.com
General onsale starts 9am local Wednesday 6 October

Read our in-depth review of Gorillaz most recent album, 2020’s Song Machine Season One: Strange Timez!