Grammy Award-winning rock band, Foo Fighters are to perform at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland in the new year.
Frontman Dave Grohl, and the band will kick off the UK leg of their ‘Sonic Highways’ European tour on Wearside on 25th May 2015.
It is the group's only stadium gig in the UK between London and Edinburgh.
“This is a major coup for the Stadium of Light and the North East region and we are absolutely thrilled to be welcoming one of the world’s best live bands to Wearside."
Foo Fighters UK show dates:
- 25 May – Sunderland – Sunderland Stadium of Light
- 27 May – Manchester – Emirates Old Trafford
- 19 June – London – Wembley Stadium
- 20 June – London – Wembley Stadium
- 23 June – Edinburgh - BT Murrayfield Stadium
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Kylie Minogue wowed crowds at the Metro radio Arena in Newcastle when she invited a superfan on to the stage with her and signed his leg!
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Kylie Minogue pleased fans in Newcastle as she took a selfie with one and signed the leg of another!
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Take That have confirmed that they will head out on tour in 2015. They last toured four years ago with Progress Live. The act is now down to three members. Mark Owen, Gary Barlow and Howard Donald will be taking to the Metro Radio Arena stage on the 18th and 19th May.
Cheryl's single I Don't Care has gone straight to the top of the UK chart, making her the first British female to have five solo number ones.
The singer from Newcastle, who is also a judge on the X Factor, also had another four number one singles with her group Girls Aloud.
With her latest hit, she has overtaken Geri Halliwell and Rita Ora, who have four number ones each.
However, she has a long way to go to beat the best international female, Madonna, who has thirteen UK number ones, Rihanna who has seven and Kylie Minogue, who has eight.
During an interview with ITV News Tyne Tees, Dec said that Byker Grove was a very special time because it was where the Geordie duo met and began their friendship and careers.