The band last visited Australia in 2009 for the V Festival.
This jaunt will mark the first time that material from Snow Patrol's latest album, Fallen Empires, has been performed on our shores, with a stripped back line-up comprising frontman Gary Lightbody, pianist Johnny McDaid and guitarist Nathan Connolly.
Tickets are on sale Thursday July 19 at 9am.
Snow Patrol Australian tour dates 2012:
Sunday September 30 - Regent Theatre, Melbourne
Monday October 1 - State Theatre, Sydney