The Quireboys – Unplugged
Tuesday 19th November
Tickets £18 | Doors 19:30
The Quireboys & FM announce 35th Anniversary co headline UK tour with special guests Bad Touch and Vega.The Quire boys and FM are both to celebrate their 35th anniversary’s in style with a rocking co headline tour together, across the UK starting 1st April 2019. Special guests Bad Touch and Vega will join them to make an incredible four band line up. Following the band’s inception in London, UK in 1984–originally as The Choirboys, then The Queerboys, before settling on the less controversial name of TheQuireboys – there followed 6 years of hard graft and personnel changes before the inevitable happened–a UK number 2 album. Spike and Guy have been the backbone of THE quintessential British rock’n’roll band ever since–a journey that has seen them play to 72,000 at 1990’s Monsters of Rock at Donington with the likes of Whitesnake, Aerosmith and Poison–supporting The Rolling Stones that same year, and joining Guns N’ Roses again a couple of years later on their “Use Your Illusion” tour.
The Quireboys are certainly enjoying a revival–selling out venues around the world including the recent headline show at The 2200 capacity London Forum in 2018, also taking in The Monsters of Rock Cruise, HRHAOR VI, Sweden Rock and Stonedeaf festivals. 2019 will see a brand new studio album–their 12th–as part ofa pledge campaign; ‘Amazing Disgrace’ the new album from The Quireboys is now available to pre-order via pledge ahead of its release in March 2019.In the summer of 1984 singer Steve Overland and his brother, guitarist Chris(both formerly of Wildlife) teamed up with drummer Pete Jupp.(ex Wildlife and Samson and bassist Merv Goldsworthy(exDiamond Head and Samson) to form FM And FM haven’t stopped since…Headline tours both in the UK and overseas, SpecialGuest slots touring with Foreigner, Journey, Thin Lizzy and Heart; festival appearances including Download, Planet Rockstock, Sweden Rock, Graspop, Steelhouse Festival, Frontiers Rock Festival, HRH and HRH AOR,Cambridge RockFestival and in 2018 their first-ever live show in the US at Melodic Rock Fest 5.
Released on 30 March 2018, the latest album by FM is ATOMIC GENERATION featuring the lead track”Black Magic” and radio single “Killed By Love”.Bad Touch recently released their latest studio album “Shake A Leg” via Marshall Records. The album received rave reviews and was followed by a 20 date UK Headline Tour.“Shake A Leg” was recorded in their home county of Norfolk at Orange Tree Studios. Engineered, produced and mixed byAndy Hodgson, the new album follows the critically acclaimed 2016 release “Truth Be Told” which featured the rock radio hit “99%” VEG Are leased their latest album ‘Only Human’ via Frontiers in May 2018 which entered the official UK Rock Chart at No.3 and the official UK Indie Chart at No.15.Planet Rock Radio will be offering their listeners an exclusive opportunity to purchase tickets from 9am Wednesday 12th December, before the tickets go on sale to the general public on the 14th December.