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NWOBM legend Saxon have announced Warriors Of The Road, a 38 date European Tour celebrating the 35th anniversary of their career.
The tour will kick off in October and include tracks from ‘The Holy Trinity’ – seminal albums Wheels of Steel, Strong Arm of the Law and Denim and Leather.
Prog legends YES’ European tour is set to start in the UK on 29th April.
The award-winning icons will be performing three seminal albums in their entirety: The Yes Album (1971), Close to the Edge (1972) and Going For The One (1977).
ANNOUNCES DVD GENESIS REVISITED: LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL Genesis Extended World Tour commences spring 2014
Steve Hackett has announced the DVD release of his sold out Genesis Revisited show at London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall.
Hackett’s new tour Genesis Extended will be hitting the UK in October 2014.
Ian Anderson has announced the imminent release of new album Homo Erraticus, hitting the stores on April 14th.
It will be followed by an extensive UK tour, beginning April 28th in Brighton.
Thunder return with two live albums, Back to the Black Country and Thunder The XMas show live 2013, both available through their website.
The band has also been invited to join the star studded line-up at this summer’s Calling Festival in Clapham Common, headlined by Aerosmith.
‘Breaking Glass’ star Hazel O’Connor announced her third album with saxophonist Claire Hirst and pianist Sarah Fisher.
Entitled ‘Here She Comes’, the record will be released on 3rd March.
Esoteric Antenna has announced the release of a new studio album by Jack Bruce.
‘Silver Rails’ is Bruce’s first album in 10 years and will be out on March 24th.
Marc Almond has announced the release of a new 4 tracks EP to drop in February 2014.
The eclectic record will feature the collaboration of Jarvis Cocker (Pulp) and Carl Barat (The Libertines) amongst others.
Vandenberg’s Moonkings revealed tracklisting and artwork for their much awaited debut album.
As an appetizer, the band made available some video footage from their studio sessions.
Holland’s Mascot Label Group proudly announced the signing of Adrian Vandenberg’ MoonKings.
MoonKings joined the likes of Joe Bonamassa, Volbeat, Gov’t Mule, Beth Hart, Zakk Wylde/Black Label Society and Kenny Wayne Shepherd on the label’s impressive roster.
Steve Hackett has announced he will be back to the UK in 2014 with the Genesis Extended Tour.
The final chapter of the Genesis live extravaganza will feature tracks and venues that didn’t find a place on the award winning Genesis Revisited tours.
King Crimson’s offshoot The Crimson ProjeKCt has announced a UK show at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire on 12th March.
The set list for the evening will include material from the early 80s through the mid 1990s, with some classics from the early 70s.
Cherry Red Records and their imprint Esoteric Recordings have announced the release of newly re-mastered and sonically enhanced editions of the RCA and ARISTA albums by legendary composer and electronic music visionary VANGELIS.
All reissues come in deluxe digi-pack designs, with new masters personally supervised by VANGELIS.
Marc Almond has announced the release of a Double ‘A’ Side single recorded with producer Tony Visconti.
‘Burn Bright’/’The Dancing Marquis’ will be available as a download and limited edition collector’s purple vinyl on 4th November
THE FOUR TOPS AND THE TEMPTATIONS ANNOUNCE 10 DATE UK TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUESTS THE PLATTERS AND FREDA PAYNE
Motown legends Four Tops and The Temptations will be back live in the UK in 2014 with very special guests The Platters and Freda Payne.
Ten dates have been announced, starting in Liverpool on March 21st and ending at London’ O2 Arena on April 3rd.
John Lees’ Barclay James Harvest announced a new studio album,North to be released on 7th October.
It will be followed by a full UK tour in November 2013.
STEVE HACKETT – GENESIS REVISITED SOLD OUT HAMMERSMITH SHOW TO BE RELEASED ON CD & DVD TO COINCIDE WITH OCTOBER UK TOUR
Steve Hackett has announced the release of his sold out show – Genesis Revisited – Live at Hammersmith , a set of 2CD & 1DVD.
This outstanding package will be released on 21st October to coincide with the second leg of the acclaimed tour in the UK.
Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson will be touring the UK for a month, starting from Brighton on 28th April 2014.
The prog pioneer will be honoured this year with the Prog God Award, celebrating the innovators of rock.
Jethro Tull’s guitarist Martin Barre has announced his fourth solo release Away With Words, out on September 30th.
The album will feature re-arrangements of tracks from Tull’s back catalogue together with Barre original material.
NWOBHM legends Saxon have announced a string of club dates during their November tour with Motorhead.
The shows will take Saxon to 3 UK and 3 European locations.
After their Christmas show at Wolverhampton Civic Hall quickly sold out, Thunder have announced an additional date.
Prog legends YES announce European tour set to start in Spring 2014.
The award-winning rock luminaries will be performing songs from three of rock’ seminal albums: “The Yes Album”, “Close to the Edge” and “Going for the One”
Celebrity interior designer Nicky Haslam is set to release an eclectic cabaret album, Midnight Matinée with a star studded guest list.
Amongst the friends Haslam enrolled to contribute on this unique recording we find Bob Geldof, Rupert Everett, Helena Bonham Carter and Prince João of Orleans-Braganza, a direct descendant of Emperor Pedro I of Brazil.
Tangerine Dream have announced the release of double CD Starmus – Sonic Universe, a recording of their 2011 performance at Starmus Festival featuring Queen legend Brian May on guitar.
The album will be out on 25th April and can be ordered now through the band’s website WWW.TANGERINEDREAM.ORG.
Steve Hackett announces the release of a 1 CD collection from ‘Genesis Revisited II’ to coincide with upcoming UK tour.