Swedish melodic death metallers Dark Tranquillity have announced details of a UK tour for February.

The band say: "Given the great response at the recent UK/Scotland shows, we decided to book a headline club tour in order to be able to play real full length sets to the ever growing legions of British fans."

They go on to say they hope more dates can be added.

The list of dates, under the banner of 'The Great British Fiction Tour 2008' are:

2, Cardiff Barfly
3, Liverpool Barfly
4, Birmingham Barfly
5, Aberdeen Moshulu
6, Glasgow Barfly
7, York Fibbers
9, London Camden Barfly

The band's most recent album 'Fiction' was released in April via Century Media Records.