Following the release of his latest solo record, Super Furry Animals lead singer Gruff Rhys has announced an end of year tour (tickets on sale Wednesday). Following his numerous festival slots, to include Glastonbury, End of the Road, Truck and Field Day, Gruff will also be playing: Llandudno North Wales Theatre (October 2) Dublin Olympia Theatre (3) Cardiff St David's Hall (5) Leeds Irish Centre (6) Manchester Central Methodist Hall (7) Edinburgh Bongo Club (8) The Middlesbrough Crypt (9) Reading Concert Hall (11) London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire (12) Ashford St Mary's Church (13) Guff has also unveiled a news service called 'News Drip', which will provide exclusive access to gig tickets, discounts on music and merchandise, and a drip feed of Rhys-related inside information. For more information head over to www.gruffrhys.com.