The Alarm Re-Issuing ‘Strength,’ Prepping Summer Tour With Modern English, Gene Loves Jezebel’s Jay Aston


Welsh rockers even have a brand new album due out on June 28, “Sigma.”

The Alarm have a super-busy 2019 within the works. The veteran Welsh rockers will re-issue a remastered model of their traditional 1985 album Strength on March 15, adopted by a brand new album, Sigma, on June 28, and a triple-bill North American summer season tour with fellow 1980s alt rock veterans Modern English and Gene Loves Jezebel's Jay Aston. Tickets for the tour go on sale immediately (Feb. 22) here.

"The Sigma Tour will deliver out the very best that The Alarm has to supply within the 21st Century, and together with our associates Modern English and Jay Aston's Gene Loves Jezebel, we look ahead to collaborating in an occasion that may hopefully, reside lengthy within the reminiscence for all our followers." Alarm singer Mike Peters mentioned in a press release. "Fans can anticipate collaboration, moments of reflection, camaraderie and likewise the sudden… Each present might be introduced by an in-house MC / DJ and play host to intimate pre-show occasions that may join followers to the musicians in a setting away from the highlight."

Gene Loves Jezebel's Aston added, "We are so excited to be touring the U.S. with our pricey associates The Alarm & Modern English. We all go approach again again after all. I bear in mind The Alarm & Gene Loves Jezebel repeatedly taking part in totally different nights on the legendary RockGarden in Covent Garden and as a fellow Welshman, I at all times saved a watch on their unbelievable progress. We opened for Modern English early on in our profession & usually ran into Rob & the lads at our label (Beggars Banquet) in London. Always nice enjoyable to see them… It’s truly superb that we haven’t toured collectively earlier than!"

The 30-plus date Sigma LXXXV Tour is slated to kick off on July 19 at 3Ten Live in Austin, Texas, and run by way of an Aug. 29 present at Asbury Lanes in Asbury Park, N.J.

Before the summer season outing, The Alarm will carry out a particular set at Irving Plaza in New York on Apr. 13 as a part of their beloved fan "Gathering" collection in addition to a present at The Gramercy in New York the evening earlier than throughout which they'll play the identical set listing they initially carried out throughout a Spirit of '76 present that was broadcast worldwide on MTV on Apr. 12, 1986.

Sigma LXXXV tour dates beneath.

July 19 — Austin, TX @ 3Ten Live

July 20 — Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey

July 21 — Oklahoma City, OK @ Tower Theater

July 25 — San Diego, CA @ House of Blues

July 26 — Temecula, CA @ Wiens Family Cellars

July 27 — Los Angeles, CA @ Microsoft Theater

Aug. 2 — San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom

Aug. three — Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades

Aug. 5 — Portland, OR @ Aladdin

Aug. 6 — Seattle, WA @ Triple Door

Aug. 7 — Spokane, WA @ Bing Crosby Theater

Aug. 9 — Denver, CO @ Oriental Theater

Aug. 10 — Lawrence, KS @ Liberty Hall

Aug. 12 — St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall

Aug. 14 — Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line

Aug. 15 — Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Ballroom

Aug. 16 — Chicago, IL @ House of Blues

Aug. 17 — Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews

Aug. 18 — Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues

Aug. 21 — Boston, MA @ Paradise

Aug. 29 — Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes