Press Release from The Answer on 24th May along with tour dates and a couple of videos of live performances in 2012.-

“Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, hard rockers, high rollers and anyone else who may not regard themselves as any of the above. The beast that is The Answer stirs once more.


We’re back and we’re back in a big way. With a brand new label, a new management team and a new album aptly named “New Horizon”, the CD, Special limited CD and double 12” vinyl (yep folks, you heard right!) are scheduled for release in UK & Europe on September 30th and on October 1st in the US of A. You see, our love for rock ‘n’ roll is still as fresh as a skinny dip in the Lagan (that’s the big river that runs through Belfast).


We’re also thrilled to be able to let you know that despite his very sad and unfortunate passing, Storm Thorgerson and his team designed our new album cover. It is a testament to Storm’s professionalism that his illness didn’t prevent him from pouring his creative juices into our new art and we are both honoured and privileged for that.

Yes..I think it’s safe to say we’re feeling good about the future folks. And to celebrate this surge of good feeling and positivity we’ve put together a bit of a tour that may interest our dedicated and much loved supporters out there. It’s the biggest UK & European headline tour we’ve ever embarked upon with dates elsewhere in that big wide world to follow.

This is your cue to get excited folks because let me tell you, I haven’t been this excited since they put hallucinogenics in my drink before my A’ level music practical.

The first single from the new album goes by the name of “Spectacular”. We thought we’d go for something nice and understated just to get the wheels turning again. “Spectacular” impact date is on September 16th but you’ll be able to get it complete with video and lots of nice bonus material a good 8 weeks before then! I’m confident this song will sufficiently wet the palate and who knows, it might even provide the soundtrack to your Summer.

Keep your eyes peeled for lots of interesting stuff happening online over the next couple of months in the build up to the big day. And if you’re lucky enough to catch us at a festival this Summer please come over and get drunk with us.

Until we rock out in the flesh once more my friends, stay alive and happy because we need you right now. Spread the good news. Much love!!!

Here’s to a New Horizon!!!”

Cormac the singer guy

Video of The Answer in The Diamond Rock Club – May 2012

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TOUR DATES
June 1, 2013

Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal, Ireland

July 20, 2013

Glasgowbury Music Festival, Draperstown, Co.Derry

August 2, 2013

Open air Gränichen, Moortal, Switzerland

October 11, 2013

Belfast, Limelight 2, N Ireland

October 12, 2013

Dublin, Whelans, Eire

October 17, 2013

Manchester, Academy 3, UK

October 18, 2013

Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Hall, UK

October 19, 2013

Leeds, Cockpit, UK

October 20, 2013

Sheffield, Corporation, UK

October 22, 2013

Glasgow, The Garage, UK

October 23, 2013

Newcastle, O2 Academy, UK

October 24, 2013

Nottingham, Rescue Rooms, UK

October 25, 2013

London, Electric Ballroom, UK

October 26, 2013

Bristol, Thekla, UK

October 27, 2013

Brighton, Concorde 2, UK

October 29, 2013

Haarlem, Patronaat, Netherlands

October 30, 2013

Hengelo, Metropool, Netherlands

October 31, 2013

Antwerpen, Trix, Belgium

November 1, 2013

Köln, Luxor, Germany

November 2, 2013

Weinheim, Café Central, Germany

November 3, 2013

Saarbrücken, Kleiner Klub, Germany

November 5, 2013

Strasbourg, La Laiterie, France

November 6, 2013

Stuttgart, Universum Club, Germany

November 7, 2013

Monthey, Pont Ruge, Switzerland

November 8, 2013

Luzern, Schuur, Switzerland

November 9, 2013

Winterthur, Gaswerk, Switzerland

November 10, 2013

Dornbirn, Conrad Sohm, Austria

November 12, 2013

Vienna, Szene, Austria

November 13, 2013

Munich, Strom, Germany

November 14, 2013

Berlin, Magnet Club, Germany

November 15, 2013

Weissenhäuser, Metal Hammer Festival, Germany

November 16, 2013

Zwolle, Hedon, Netherlands

November 17, 2013

Den Bosch, W2, Netherlands

November 19, 2013

Lyon, Le Transbordeur, France

November 20, 2013

Barcelona, LA2 Apolo, Spain

November 21, 2013

Madrid, El Sol, Spain

November 22, 2013

Zaragoza, Explosivo, Spain

November 23, 2013

Bilbao, Kafe Antzokia, Spain

November 25, 2013

Milan, Tunnel Club, Italy

November 26, 2013

Rome, Circolo degli Artisti, Italy

November 27, 2013

Firenze, Viper Theatre, Italy

November 29, 2013

Paris, Le Trabendo, France

November 30, 2013

Pwllheli, Hard Rock Hell, Wales

 

Video of The Answer in The Mandela Hall – March 2012

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