If it wasn't for the fact that they have a tour lined up, or the fact their new album has been in the works for what seems like forever, or the fact that The 1975 had done it before, Radiohead deleting their internet presence might've had more power. But here we are.

Like your friend that deleted their Facebook account because they wanted to lead a more "authentic" life but gave up after a week (we all have them), the band are back in "the machine". We know this because they posted the following video to their Instagram account:

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But what does it all mean? It means a new album will be out soon. There we go. Catch them performing tracks from the album, which is rumoured to be called Dawn Chorus, at the following dates:

  • May 20-21 – Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam
  • May 23-24 – Zenith, Paris
  • May 26-28 – Roundhouse, London
  • June 1 – Les Nuits Des Fourvieres, Lyon
  • June 3 – Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona
  • June 17 – Secret Solstice Festival, Reykjavik
  • July 2 – OpenAir St. Gallen, St. Gallen
  • July 8 – NOS Alive Fest, Lisbon
  • July 26-27 – Madison Square Garden, New York City
  • July 29-31 – Osheaga Music and Arts Festival, Montreal
  • August 4 and 8 – Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
  • August 20 – Summer Sonic Festival, Osaka
  • August 21 – Summer Sonic Festival, Tokyo
  • September 11 – Lollapalooza, Berlin
  • October 3-4 – Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City

Update: here's another teaser from the band:

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