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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Brief Update for Tuesday May 29th, 2012

Hey folks,
You were probably looking for an update on Monday, but nothing there huh?
Sorry, holiday weekend here in the States and a busy one too!
Spent most of Monday working in the garden, Sunday church - Yes, really ... - then we had company, so that kept us busy, Saturday had been a morning of running around, then a friend of our kids had a birthday, which we were invited to hang out with family and friends, after all the kids stuff and we didn't leave there ..., with the kids still up, until around 10.20pm ... Our kids were still going strong and they're only six and seven! Unreal, talk about Energizer bunnies!
Anyway, not too much for you, but a little, so here we go ..., enjoy your week!
Cheers, Al


The Yellow & Black Attack is Back World-Wide For Select Intimate Shows

HOLLYWOOD, CA (May 25, 2012) –The Yellow and Black Attack is back - STRYPER is about to embark in a string of select dates world- wide – mark your calendars!

TOUR DATES – (more to come) – Bold denotes added dates ~

6.01.12 - The Marque, Tempe, AZ
 6.02.12   Speaking Rock Casino, El Paso, TX
  Special Guest Stephen Pearcy/ RATT
6.03.12   El Corazon,Seattle, WA
6.15.12   BamJam, New Brockton, AL
6.21.12   Placer County Fair Grounds, Roseville, CA
6.22.12   House Of Blues, Hollywood, CA

7.06.12  Seaside Festival, Risoya, Norway
7.07.12   Gulbranna Festival, Halmstad, Sweden
7.14.12   Kavarna Rock Festival, Kavarna, Bulgaria
7.26.12  House Of Blues, Orlando, FL
7.27.12   Wild Horse Saloon, Nashville, TN
7.28.12  HalfwayJam, Royalton, MN

8.11.12  Scriba Town Inn Summer Concert, Oswego, NY  
9.19.12 Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima, India
9.22.12   DDSC, Dimapur, India

11.16.12  Poliedro de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela
11.17.12 Complejo Ferial Bicentenario  Barqusimeto,Venezuela
Over 25 years later the band continues to deliver an inspiring message with their electrifying stage show, performing in front of audiences worldwide.

For more information go to:

Joe Bonamassa announces 4 London concerts in March 2013

Following the May 21st release of Joe Bonamassa’s critically acclaimed 13th solo album Driving Towards The Daylight, which is currently #2 in the UK’s Official Album Chart, the renowned guitarist will perform a series of four significant London concerts that chronicles his rise from playing the intimate Borderline to the prestigious Royal Albert Hall.

Blues rock fans will be able to purchase tickets to see Joe perform at four different London venues including The Borderline (March 26), 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (March 27), HMV Hammersmith Apollo (March 28) and the Royal Albert Hall (March 30). All concert tickets, including a very special Borderline ticket entry, go on sale on Friday June 1st from the 24 Hour Ticket Box Office: 0844 478 0898, or can be booked online from

A special 48-hour ticket pre-sale on Planet Rock - - radio will start from Wednesday May 30th, two days before tickets go on sale to the general public.

For those fans that purchase a special VIP ticket, this will enable them to attend all four concerts, including admission to see Bonamassa perform at the Borderline in London on Tuesday 26th March 2013. The Borderline concert is restricted to a limited run of 200 tickets, and will showcase Joe’s atmospheric rise to the top of the guitar world, in an intimate and a reduced capacity setting of this famous London West End venue where it all began for the critically acclaimed blues rock guitarist.

Now’s your chance to get up close and personal in London with Joe Bonamassa at what is being hailed as “The Guitar Event of the Year.”

Read the official web announcement and download hi res photos here:

Official website:

An Update from The Union aka Luke Morley and Pete Shoulder

THE UNION was formed by guitarist LUKE MORLEY and vocalist/guitarist PETER SHOULDER after LUKE’S twenty year career with THUNDER came to an end when the band split in 2009. PETER SHOULDER was the vocalist, songwriter and musical rudder of WINTERVILLE. He is one of only three British artists (the other two being Eric Clapton and Peter Green) to win a W.C. Handy Blues Foundation award, presented in Memphis in 2006 for co-writing the American Blues Song of the Year.
Pete also did some recording of demos with 21 Guns Scott Gorham (Thin Lizzy) and Leif Johansen back in 2009, but when Scott got the latest version of Thin Lizzy fired up, sadly for 21 Guns fans, that was put on hold.
There's still a couple of those demo's, up on the 21 Guns MySpace page:
Anyway, this really set things up for Luke and Pete to get The Union rolling.

The Union have just shared this update, through their newsletter, so I thought why not share this with you good folks!

Hello everyone....
 Here's a quick update about everything going on this summer in Union land!


Yes folks, it's British summertime (cold, damp and grey!!) so to get you in the mood we're pleased to offer you a FREE download of a brand new summer mix of 'Make Up Your Mind'. Our good mate Rupert Coulson twiddled the knobs and came up with this new slant on the single version we released earlier this year. We figured as most of you already have at least one version of the song we'd give this one away to celebrate the arrival of festival season and (hopefully) better weather!


We have several shows happening over the next few weeks so get yourself along to one if you can!

Date Title Venue City:

08 June 2012 The Union The Duchess York
09 June 2012 Download Festival 2012 Donington Park Castle Donington
16 June 2012 Azkena Rock Festival Recinto Mendizabala Vitoria
06 July 2012 The Union The Rock Temple Kerkrade
07 July 2012 Bospop Bospop Weert
26 July 2012 Win For Life Suikerrock 2012 Grote Markt Tienen
28 July 2012 Steelhouse Festival Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm Aberbeeg,Nr. Ebbw Vale


We've also just been added to the bill for the huge biker festival Bulldog Bash on August 10th!
Go here for more info:


We're writing loads of new material and hope to be in the studio to record album number three later this summer so watch out for more news soon!
 That's all for now.

Looking forward to seeing you in a field (or even a tent) somewhere this summer!

All the best,
Luke and Pete

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