Prog icon Steve Hackett has added 2 new dates to his October tour of Genesis Revisited, which features his band and 41-piece orchestra. The London show at the Royal Festival Hall has already sold out!
The additional shows are at The London Palladium and the Ipswich Regent. Tickets for both go on sale at 10.00 am on Friday 23rd February.
On 30th March Saxon reissue their first 3 albums – Saxon; Wheels of Steel – which spawned 2 top 40 singles – 747 (Strangers in the Night) and Wheels of Steel – and Strong Arm of The Law.
Both the CD & LP versions of all 3 albums will contain original lyrics, rare photos & memorabilia. The vinyl versions will be coloured splatter/swirl vinyl. The CD version will be a 24-page media book.
Check out this teaser https://youtu.be/8OjG_bqIiZU
Motown Legends The Four Tops and The Temptations Announce a UK Tour in November, TOGETHER AGAIN … ONE MORE TIME. Special guests yet to be announced.
Treat yourself to an evening featuring the soundtrack to our lives with their vast catalogue of hits including: Four Tops – Reach Out (I’ll be There) and The Temptations My Girl.
Watch the Temptations performing with Jools Holland on Later from 2016 here:
Marillion have added 3 NEW DATES to their almost sold out UK tour in April 2018. The shows are in Belfast, Dublin and York, and fans should buy the tickets fast when they go onsale on Friday 26th July at 10am as Marillion’s recent show at the Royal Albert Hall sold out in just four minutes.
Steve Hackett returns to the UK for a 6-date tour in October.
This time Steve and his band will be accompanied by a 41-piece orchestra who will treat fans to favourite Genesis and Hackett numbers.
Huge congratulations to Marc Almond on being awarded an OBE in the Queens honours list on 30th December
Marc Almond – OBE -Singer-Songwriter, Musician and Campaigner. For services to Arts and Culture
Marc has enjoyed several number one hits across 38 countries and has sold over 30 million records worldwide. He is daring and unapologetic about standing up for gay rights on a public forum, which allowed for others to follow where previously they had not been able. His work challenges homophobic attitudes in many countries. He continues to inspire the young artists of today and his pioneering work in the pop/synth genre is paid tribute to over and over in contemporary music. Since his near fatal accident in 2004, Marc has become a staunch Ambassador for the Headway Charity. In 2017 he was made Doctor of Philosophy by Edge Hill University.
In 2013 he was awarded the Icon Award by Attitude Magazine and the Ivor Novello Inspiration Award, an industry recognition of the enormity of his work and his influence on the music industry.
Rock Icon Billy Idol announces a series of Live shows for June and July 2018
in the UK and across Europe. Tickets go onsale on 15th December.
UK dates are:
June 20 Manchester O2 Apollo
June 21 Birmingham O2 Academy
June 23 London O2 Academy Brixton
Madfish celebrate the release in April of Wishbone Ash The Vintage Years – a comprehensive deluxe 30 CD box set.
This amazing limited edition collection includes previously unreleased and unheard material, a lavish 156-page hardback bookand tons more. Check out the trailer
The band who sprouted the first seeds of YES – Mabel Greer’s Toyshop return with the release of their second album THE SECRET on 8th December.
THE SECRET features previously unreleased guitar parts by original YES guitarist Peter Banks (1947-2013), with bass player Hugo Barré and Max Hunt on keyboards joining Clive Bayley (guitar and vocals) and Robert Hagger (drums). It follows the release in 2015 of their debut album which featured Tony Kaye on keyboards and was co-produced by Billy Sherwood (New Way Of Life).
Look out for Steve Hackett’s new DVD/Blu-Ray/CD Wuthering Nights : Live in Birmingham out on 26th January.
Filmed at the Birmingham Symphony Hall in May 2017 on the Genesis Revisited with Classic Hackett tour which also celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the iconic Genesis album Wind & Wuthering this live show is a must for any prog fan.