The Decemberists have announced a run of UK dates as part of the first leg of their 2011 world tour and in support of their forthcoming album The King Is Dead, which is released January 17th via Rough Trade Records. Tour Dates: March 2011 04 – Dublin, Vicar Street 05 – Glasgow, ABC 07 – Birmingham, Birmingham Institute 08 – Bristol, Bristol Academy 10 – Manchester, Manchester Academy 11 – Leeds, Leeds Academy 16 – London, Hammersmith Apollo Click here to buy tickets You can check out a short video preview of the forthcoming album The King Is Dead below.