STEVE HACKETT – announces ‘Broken Skies – Outspread Wings (1984 – 2006)’ limited edition 6CD/2DVD collection
Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett releases a special 6XCD 2DVD Collection “Broken Skies – Outspread Wings (1984 – 2006)’ on 5th October.
Following on from 2015’s ‘Premonitions’, ‘Broken Skies – Outspread Wings’ will include albums ‘Till We Have Faces’, ‘Guitar Noir’, ‘Darktown’, ‘Feedback 86’, ‘To Watch The Storms’ & ‘Wild Orchids’ newly remastered, plus bonus tracks, DVD footage and a 60 pages collectors book.
Martin Barre, best-known as guitarist in Jethro Tull, releases his new studio album Roads Less Travelled on 31st August.
The album features 11 origianl tracks by Barre which reflect 50 years of his esteemed career.
Celebrating their 50th Anniversary Nazareth return with a New album – Tattooed on My Brain on 12th October. The first track from the album Pole to Pole is available to listen to now.
The band have a new vocalist joining them for this album, Carl Sentence, and they’ll start an extensive tour in Europe and North America shortly. Watch out for UK dates soon.
DBA (Downes Braide Association) announce their debut live performance at Trading Boundaries on 28th September, sponsored by Prog Magazine.
On the back of their current album Skyscraper Souls, Geoff Downes and Chris Braide will be joined by Andy Hodge on bass & other guests to be announced.
Due to a manufacturing hold-up BMG will now re-issue the next batch of Saxon classic albums: Innocence Is No Excuse, Rock The Nations and Destiny on 10th August.
Martin Turner and his band hit the road in September & October with the second leg of The Vintage Years 2018 Tour.
For these shows they will perform 1970’s iconic Wishbone Ash album in its entirety.
Swedish guitarist and vocalist Kee Marcello has announced a 6-date UK Scaling Up Tour in October.
Best known for his years with Europe, Marcello will perform material from his current album Scaling up as well as material from Europe’s mega album Out of This World, which celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year.
If you’re a Wishbone Ash fan, don’t miss the Cover Feature in the May/June issue of Rock Society Magazine.
The feature stretches over 2 issues and in the first feature Martin Turner talks about the band and the new 30 CD Deluxe box set – The Vintage Years, which is out now.
The July/August issue will feature further interviews with Laurie Wiseman and Andy Powell.
Saxon re-issue a third batch of Classic albums on 27th July – Innocence is no Excuse, Rock the Nations and Destiny on deluxe colour splatter vinyl & with CD mediabook. The mediabooks include various bonus tracks including a 12” mix, live ‘B’ sides and alternative mixes.
Watch the YouTube trailer here: https://youtu.be/8wLA_ohwHJc
Looking for Lightening – Edinburgh Festival Fringe A light hearted trip through one man’s journey living with MS Edinburgh Festival Fringe – from 1st August to 27
Hollywood Actor, Garth McLean, makes his debut at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his funny, light-hearted one man show – Looking for Lightening. It tells his journey from his being Diagnosed with MS in 1996 to changing the course of his life, travelling the world, teaching people to manage auto-immune health conditions by incorporating Iyengar Yoga into his wellness regime.