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Billy Idol has announced the release of his first album in 10 years. Entitled “Kings and Queens of The Underground” and produced by Trevor Horn, the record will be out on 20th October followed by a full European Tour.
First single “Can’t Break Me Down” is available now with iTunes pre-order of the album and currently streaming on BillyIdol.net.
Pop legend Jimmy Somerville has announced the release of new single “Travesty” on 7th November.
Like previous track “Back To Me”, “Travesty” pays tribute to the disco era, another taster of his forthcoming 2015 album.
Billy Idol has announced his return to the UK live scene after his acclaimed show at Download 2010.
The punk rock icon will hit Birmingham, London and Manchester in November.
The Pineapple Thief have announced the release new album Magnolia on 15th September.
Published via Kscope, Magnolia marks a new evolution for the band, expanding its horizon beyond the prog genre.
Billy Idol has announced the release of his first album in almost a decade.
Kings & Queens Of The Underground will drop on 20th October on Idol’s own label BFI Records, via Kobalt Label Services.
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Multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer Rob Reed has announced the release of new album Sanctuary on July 21st.
Rob Reed has produced, mixed and engineered Sanctuary, joined by legendary Tubular Bells producers Tom Newman (as co-producer) and Simon Heyworth, who mastered the album.
Seminal prog legends YES have announced the release of their 21st studio album.
Heaven and Earth will be available from stores and to download from July 21st on Frontiers Records.
Marc Almond has announced the release of groundbreaking one-hour song cycle Ten Plagues on double CD/DVD package.
The footage, recorded at London’s Wilton Music Hall, will be available from July 7th.
MARC ALMOND RELEASES EXTENDED EP DANCING MARQUIS ON 16TH JUNE FEATURING COLLABORATIONS WITH TONY VISCONTI, JARVIS COCKER, CARL BARAT
Marc Almond announces the release of Dancing Marquis, an extended EP including two previously limited edition releases, two brand new tracks and two exclusive remixes.
Dancing Marquis Extended will hit the stores on June 16th.
Erasure pop legend Andy Bell has announced the release of his fourth solo album Torsten The Bareback Saint.
The groundbreaking theatrical 22 song-cycle, telling the poignant stories of semi-immortal polysexual Torsten, will be available from 28th July 2014 through Strike Force Entertainment (Cherry Red Records).
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.