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Canada’s punk rock crew return to Ireland for a headline show in Dublin’s Academy theatre. Get full details below;

Billy Talent Academy Dublin

Since the release of their self-titled debut in 2003, Billy Talent have cemented themselves as a generation-defining rock band. They have sold nearly one million albums in Canada alone and nearly 3 million albums internationally. Their albums Billy Talent I and II and III have all received multi-platinum certifications, with platinum status for the last studio album Dead Silence.

Their new album Afraid of Heights debuted at #1 in their home country of Canada as well as in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. This is the fourth consecutive #1 debut for the Toronto based group.

Billy Talent Afraid of Heights

Billy Talent have enjoyed tremendous success at Canadian rock radio where they have had three #1 hits that combined for 20 weeks at the top spot, six Top 5 hits, and six Top 10 hits. They have won 7 Juno Awards and have been nominated 23 times, including three nods for Afraid of Heights (Group of the Year, Rock Album of the Year, and Ian D’Sa for Producer of the Year).

Listen to ‘Afraid of Heights’ on the stream below;

Tickets for Billy Talent live in Dublin, Ireland on August 21st are on sale from Friday, March 2nd via Ticketmaster, priced at €30 (includes booking fee).

Overdrive is giving away one pair of passes for the show and all you have to do is click on the graphic below, share as a public post on your socials, tag a friend and like/follow Overdrive.

Winner will be picked at random and chosen at random and contacted privately on Friday, March 2nd. +18 good luck!

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Oran O’Beirne

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