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Kansas release sneak preview for their new album The Absence of Presence out on 26th June here
The Four Tops and Temptations (who celebrate their 60th Anniversary this year) will be joined by Chart toppers Odyssey for their UK tour in November.
Biff Byford announces the cancellation of his UK and European Tour for April and May 2020. Watch the video here with Biff’s message:
Kansas return with new studio album on 26th June. Kansas have sold more than 30 million albums worldwide. They will tour to support the release.
Ms Amy Birks, whose ethereal vocals feature tones not dissimilar to Kate Bush and Tori Amos – releases second track – Jamaica Inn from her debut solo album All That I am & All That I Was out on 3rd April.
Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_ji_1Sm2vE
Biff Byford releases the third track for radio Me and You – out now – watch the video here:
Biff Byford embarks upon his first ever solo tour in April. The show will feature US Comedian Don Jamieson quizzing Biff about his life in the first half and will be followed by a live music set featuring some surprises.
Steve Hackett announces the publication of his autobiography A Genesis In My Bed on 24th July.
Pre-order it now.
Today is the 3rd anniversary of the untimely death of John Wetton. Today we remember the genius of John and we share love with John’s son Dylan, and John’s wife Lisa. Please keep subscribed to John’s social media. More details relating to the forthcoming John Wetton box set will shortly be released. The stories and tributes […]
Amy Birks releases her debut solo album – All That I Am & All That I Was on 3rd April – the first single I Wish (featuring Steve Hackett on guitar) is out now – Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/pf4F9jQVz_E
Watch new Sons of Apollo video for Desolate July from their new album MMXX out 17th Jan here:
Sons of Apollo launch the second video from their forthcoming album MMXX out on 17th January.
Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8K02hqnBxE
Biff Byford launches the video for School of Hard Knocks the title track of his forthcoming album which is released on 21st February.
Watch it here: https://youtu.be/8iSymWeu-ro
Motown Legends – The Four Tops and The Temptations return to UK shores for an 8- date tour in November 2020 bringing with them the magic of the golden era that continues to inspire musicians around the world. Original members, Duke Fakir and Otis Williams, of the Four Tops and Temptations respectively, hold a special place in the hearts of British fans, and they are both delighted to be returning to the UK in 2020.
Following his most successful solo tour yet, Steve Hackett announces that his 2020/21 World Tour will feature the whole of the 1977 Genesis Live Album Seconds Out in full, plus More!
Glitter Machine drop their third single – a brooding version of the Ariana Grande hit God is A Woman on 22nd November. Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/bCltUkYYpwY
Ian Anderson has added 6 more shows to his Ian Anderson on Jethro Tull Tour in April/May 2020. These shows will be an intimate evening of performance and chat with archive video footage covering his career and the history of Jethro Tull.
DBA have added a second show at Trading Boundaries on 15th Feb as 14th February is nearly sold out.
They recently announced the release of Live in England a 2CD/DVD box set out on 29th November.
The concert was recorded at Trading Boundaries in 2018.
Sons of Apollo return with their second album – MMXX out on 17th January
They’ve also announced some European dates including one in London on 19th March.
Jethro Tull Announce The Prog Years Tour 2020 – 11 UK dates in September and October 2020.
At the same time Ian Anderson also announces that he will be appearing at a number of smaller venues for a cosy chat and performance.
YES Announce 24 European Dates in Addition to the 8 UK Tour Dates for The Album Series 2020 Relayer Tour.
YES return to recordings made in 2010 to release 4 new tracks as new content
for a miniature five piece box set from that era entitled From A Page – Out Today.
Biff Byford announces the release of his debut solo album – School of Hard Knocks
Out on 21st February.
YES announce an 8 date UK tour in June 2020…. They will perform their 1974 Album RELAYER in it’s entirety together with a selection of Classic YES favourites. European dates will be announced soon.
DBA (Downes Braide Association) announce the release of Live in England a 2CD/DVD box set out on 29th November.
The concert was recorded at Trading Boundaries in 2018. They’ve also announced a second show at Trading Boundaries on 14th February 2020.