Magnum - Live In Concert
Legendary British hard rock band Magnum have announced a major European tour for March 2020, with headline shows in London, Cambridge, and their hometown Birmingham. The tour comes alongside the announcement of their newest studio album, scheduled for release in early 2020. The band, formed in Birmingham in 1972, had notable successes in their early years, including 1982 album ‘Chasing the Dragon’ which spawned live favorites ‘ Soldier of The Line’, ‘Sacred Hour’ and ‘The Spirit’.
On their latest album, Clarkin and Magnum’s other original member, vocalist Bob Catley, prove all over again just how perfectly this established system works. The line-up, consisting of Clarkin, Catley, keyboardist Rick Benton, drummer Lee Morris, plus their latest addition, bassist Dennis Ward (Pink Cream 69, Place Vendome, Unisonic, among others), have recorded eleven new songs for the new album, all of which feature the traditional strengths of the British act while continuing to live up to the band’s ambition to explore a more rock-oriented direction.
Their upcoming tour coinciding with this, along with performing some of their most notable songs, are set to be an unadulterated display of the band’s musical vision with their new album.