Filtering by: Melodic Rock

Blue Oyster Cult announced February 2019 UK Tour
Feb
21
to Mar 1

Blue Oyster Cult announced February 2019 UK Tour

Blue Oyster Cult have announced a run of UK dates for February 2019 with special guests The Temperance Movement. The eight date tour starts in Norwich and includes a London show at Eventim Apollo which, coincidentally, was the venue when I first caught the band live on their 'Revolution By Night' tour in 1984. Tickets are on sale from 10am on Friday 27th July. A little more about BOC and those tour dates follows:

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Toto commence 40th Anniversary celebrations with European Dates
Feb
19
to Apr 8

Toto commence 40th Anniversary celebrations with European Dates

For fans of Toto 2018 looks to be a banner year as the band celebrate their 40th Anniversary. To start the ball rolling European dates have been announced for early in 2018 and to coincide Sony Legacy will release a remastered hits set, that will include newly recorded material. The band are rumoured to have extensive plans in place to mark the anniversary, with talk of deluxe remastered editions of their classic albums and a box set in the works. I'm hopeful, as a big fan, that all these things will come to fruition, especially with the news that the band are fully involved in the upcoming releases. Please read on for much more about Toto and those all important tour dates with tickets on sale from June 20th:

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Mr. Big will promote 'Defying Gravity' on November UK tour
Nov
16
to Nov 23

Mr. Big will promote 'Defying Gravity' on November UK tour

Hard to believe that Mr. Big released their debut album nearly thirty years ago but the band are still going strong with the release of their latest record 'Defying Gravity' earlier this year on the Frontiers label. The quartet rejoined with original producer Kevin Elson for the sessions and the album was completed in just six days. Mr. Big will bring the 'Defying Gravity' tour to the UK in November with Irish rock act The Answer and sleaze rockers Faster Pussycat along for the ride. Full dates and an extensive look at Mr. Big follows:

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Cats In Space announce September UK headline shows
Sep
6
to Sep 27

Cats In Space announce September UK headline shows

70's inspired classic rock act Cats In Space will be touring the UK in September 2017 and the dates will include three shows at The Borderline in London (this is kinda cool as acts rarely play a residency these days). The tour will support the Cats upcoming album 'Scarecrow' which is due in August. So if you were impressed by the band on the recent Thunder tour, or just love great tunes with loads of harmonies, tickets for the shows are onsale from 10 AM on Friday, June 2nd. Those Cats In Space tour dates and a press release with obligatory Cat puns a plenty follows:

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Cheap Trick announce June 2017 UK dates
Jun
27
to Jun 29

Cheap Trick announce June 2017 UK dates

Cheap Trick will return to the UK for a short run of dates in June of 2017. The quartet formed in 1973 but are showing no signs of slowing down after the success of their acclaimed 17th studio album 'Bang,Zoom,Crazy...Hello' released last year. Those dates and a little more about Cheap Trick follows:

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Eclipse announce UK tour dates with newcomers One Desire opening
Apr
19
to Apr 23

Eclipse announce UK tour dates with newcomers One Desire opening

Swedish melodic hard rock act Eclipse will visit the UK in April for a short tour. The band will be joined by Finnish newcomers One Desire for a night of essential melodic rock. Both acts have new albums set for release on 24th March via Frontiers. More about both acts, those tour dates and a video or two follows:

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Bad Company announce 'Swan Song' UK tour
Oct
15
to Oct 29

Bad Company announce 'Swan Song' UK tour

Bad Company will return to the UK for the first time in four years for a run of shows in October, 2016. The band features original members Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke. Support on the dates is provided by RSO the collaboration between ex Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora and Orianthi with Steve or Jasmine Rodgers as the opening act. Tickets go on sale June 3rd.

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Vega UK Tour with Magnum + Headline London Date
May
11
to May 30

Vega UK Tour with Magnum + Headline London Date

UK melodic rock act Vega will release their fourth album 'Who We Are' on the Frontiers label May 13th, 2016. The album was produced and mixed by Harry Hess of Harem Scarem fame. It has also been announced that Vega will open for UK rock legends Magnum on their UK tour with an additional headline show set for May 28th in Islington, London..

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