Arctic Monkeys confirmed for Rock in Roma 16th July 2023!

The ARCTIC MONKEYS will play at Rock in Roma 2023, returning to the capital for a unmissable live appointment: the British rock group will perform on Sunday 16 July 2023 at the Capannelle Racecourse. Before them, on stage, THE HIVES. Opening act will be WILLIE J HEALEY.

The ARCTIC MONKEYS are coming off the release of “The Car”, their seventh studio album, featuring 10 new tracks written by Alex Turner, “The Car” was produced by James Ford and recorded between Butley Priory in Suffolk, RAK Studios in London and La Frette in Paris. With the albumc, the announcement of a European and United States tour that had given Italian fans hope, finally satisfied by today’s news of the two eagerly awaited Italian stages.

On stage before the ARCTIC MONKEYS, THE HIVES, the explosive Swedish band formed in 1993 formed by For Almqvist, Niklas Almqvist, Mikael Karlsson, Christian Grahn and Johan Gustafsson and with five active album. The opening act of the evening will instead be WILLIE J HEALEY, a promising young singer-songwriter of music made in the UK.

The ARCTIC MONKEYS are Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Nick O’Malley and Matt Helders. Born in High Green, Sheffield in 2002, the band has released seven studio albums – the latest being 2022’s ‘The Car’ and a live album ‘Arctic Monkeys Live At The Royal Albert Hall’ (2020), the proceeds of which went to War Child UK.

“Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not” is the fastest selling debut album in UK chart history on its release in 2006. The release of subsequent albums, ‘Favourite Worst Nightmare’ (2007), ‘Humbug’ (2009), ‘Suck It And See’ (2011), ‘AM’ (2013) and ‘Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino’ (2018) cemented their place as one of the UK’s most influential bands last decades. They are the only band to have won both Best British Group and British Album of The Year at the Brits three times. The band have won 7 Brit Awards out of 9 nominations since their 2006 debut also won an Ivor Novello award, a Mercury Music Prize, 20 NME awards, 5 Q awards and 3 Grammy nominations. With over 25 million copies sold and a fan base of over 30 million fans across digital platforms, the band has more than 9 billion streams.