News: RICHARD THOMPSON, BLACK SABBATH, WASP – Tuesday 28 April 2015

Richard Thompson - Cambridge Folk Festival 2014

News - Album News

Richard Thompson releases his new album ‘Still’ on June 29th via Proper Records.

Red Dragon Cartel have another new vocalist, step forward Chas West, who replaces Darren Smith who lasted just over a month!

Kingcrow release their new album ‘Eidos’ on Sensory Records on June 23rd.

FM debuted at no.70 in the UK album charts this week with their new album ‘Heroes & Villains’. Status Quo’s acoustic album re-entered the charts at no.84 on the back of their recent run of acoustic dates.

Virgin Steele have renamed their upcoming album to ‘Nocturnes of Hellfire & Damnation’ and it is released on June 22nd on SPV.

Britny Fox are working on a new album, their first since 2003 and feature Tommy Paris on vocals.

News - RIP

RIPCamel keyboardist Guy LeBlanc has died after a battle with cancer. He sat out the band’s live dates last year due to his illness. The band have said:

‘It is with a hugely heavy heart that we announce the gentle passing of our friend and keyboard player, Guy LeBlanc. We are unable to adequately express the sorrow we are experiencing at this time. Our hearts are with his family, Shirley, Natasha and Kayleigh LeBlanc.’

News - Tours and Gigs

Black Sabbath have announce they will release a final studio album and commence a farewell tour next year.

Evanescence will play Ozzfest Japan in November.

MOTORHEAD + SAXON + GIRLSCHOOL
17.11 Düsseldorf, Mitsubishi Electric Halle
18.11 Saarbrücken, Saarlandhalle
20/21.11 München, Zenith
24.11 Frankfurt, Jahrhunderthalle
25.11 Ludwigsburg, Arena
27.11 Berlin, Max-Schmeling-Halle
28.11 Hamburg, Sporthalle

HAKEN (the band have started work on their next album)
20/6 – Clisson, France @ Hellfest
11/7 – Barcelona, Spain @ Be Prog My Friend
12.7 – Newark, UK @ UK Tech Fest
19/7 – Loreley, Germany @ Night of the Prog
25/7 – Maidstone, UK @ Ramblin Man Fair

RICHARD THOMPSON ELECTRIC TRIO
Fri 28 Aug Wareham, Dorset Purbeck Valley Folk Festival (solo)
Sun 30 Aug Shrewsbury Shrewsbury Folk Festival
Tue 01 Sep Dublin Vicar Street
Wed 02 Sep Perth Perth Concert Hall
Thu 03 Sep Aberdeen Aberdeen Music Hall
Sat 05 Sep Edinburgh Queens Hall
Sun 06 Sep Gateshead Sage
Tue 08 Sep Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Wed 09 Sep Salford Lowry
Thu 10 Sep Sheffield City Hall
Sat 12 Sep Nottingham Royal Centre
Sun 13 Sep Birmingham Symphony Hall
Tue 15 Sep Cardiff St. David’s Hall
Wed 16 Sep Bristol Colston Hall
Fri 18 Sep Ipswich Regent Theatre
Sat 19 Sep Cambridge Corn Exchange
Sun 20 Sep London Royal Festival Hall

WASP
Fri September 11 LONDON Troxy
Sat September 12 O2 Academy Leeds
Sun September 13 O2 Academy Newcastle
Mon September 14 MANCHESTER Ritz
Wed September 16 DUBLIN Academy
Thu September 17 BELFAST Limelight
Fri September 18 O2 Academy Glasgow
Sat September 19 NOTTINGHAM Rock City
Mon September 21 WOLVERHAMPTON Wulfrun Hall
Tue September 22 BRISTOL Motion

KING’S X
June 11th Regent Theatre, Arlington, MA
June 12th Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA


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Power Plays w/c 16 September (Mon-Fri)

BLOCK BUSTER Losing Gravity (Frontiers)
WATCH ME BREATHE Don’t Think I Haven’t Thought About It (The Label Group/INGrooves)
FIRES OF FREYA Take A Bow (indie)
BLACK STAR RIDERS Underneath The Afterglow (Nuclear Blast)
STOMPIN’ HEAT Shiny Curly Red Hair (indie)

Featured Albums w/c 16 September (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 THE DEFIANTS Zokusho (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 CORELEONI II (AFM Records)
14:00-16:00 TONY McLOUGHLIN True Native (Fuego)

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

BAD COMPANY Company Of Strangers (1995)



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