the answer1Like Bob Dylan’s never ending tour on speed and following the successful “New Horizon” album release and Nov 2013 tour, The Answer are set to release their new single “New Horizon” which contains cover versions of Rory Gallagher’s “Cradle Rock”, Danzig’s “Snakes Of Christ” plus two new acoustic renditions of the new tour’s namesake track “Road Less Travelled”

The five track single bundle will be released on April 7th 2014 in support of the new 32 date tour, that kicks off in Aberdeen on February 19th and runs right through until the end of March 2014.

New Horizon sees the band at the most stripped down and intense. This is pure overdriven rock ‘n’ roll with absolutely no frills in sight. It definitely rocks!” Kerrang, Sept 2013

New Horizon is a blistering return to form and bulges with the kind of blues infused and euphoric hard rock that first made them stand out from the lazily retro hordes. New Horizon sounds utterly fresh and relevant today Metal Hammer, October 2013.

“New Horizon delivers in style and Neeson’s gravel-gargling vocals are stunning throughout Classic Rock 2013

With rave reviews for both the album and their latest tour, The Answer have consistently delivered commercial, critically acclaimed albums and live shows. The latest album is the band’s fourth studio offering and features production from Toby Jepson and mixes from rock icon Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Metallica) and Guillermo ‘Will’ Maya.

The band were also honoured and privileged that the late Storm Thorgerson and his team saw fit to design the artwork for the new album and Storm was working on final ideas for the album cover just before his sad passing.

The latest video for “New Horizon” was directed by Darren Lee of Maverick Renegade Productions and features the now iconic Thorgerson ‘birdman’ on an rampage of his mind through the streets of Belfast. Says lead singer Cormac Neeson, “The concept of the video was based on an altered perception of reality and the inner struggle of the mind. Our birdman has some serious issues but eventually manages to conquer his demons!”

The video for “NEW HORIZON” will premiere with Classic Rock. Click here to see it:

In addition the lead singer also added “The first part of the New Horizon tour was absolutely fantastic and we’re back in a big way. We’re really looking forward to getting out in spring 2014 to perform in some towns and cities where we haven’t been for a few years. It’s a true ‘Road Less Travelled’ tour!!

Confirmed 2014 dates are as follows:

Feb Shows supported by Tbc
Wed 19th Feb                        The Lemon Tree, ABERDEEN
Thur 20th Feb                        Liquid Rooms, EDINBURGH
Fri 21st Feb                        Empire, MIDDLESBROUGH
Sat 22nd Feb                        Duchess, YORK
Sun 23rd Feb                        Welly, HULL
Tues 25th  Feb                        O2 Academy, LEICESTER
Wed 26th  Feb                        Waterfront, NORWICH
Thus 27th Feb                        The Forum, TUNBRIDGE WELLS
Fri 28th Feb                        Chinnerys, SOUTHEND

Ger Shows supported by Cage The Gods
Sun 02nd Mar                        Musikzentrum, HANOVER, GERMANY
Mon 03rd Mar                        Puschkin, DRESDEN, GERMANY
Tues 04th Mar                        Hirsch, NURNBERG, GERMANY
Wed 05th Mar                        Schlachtof, WIESBADEN, GERMANY
Thurs 06th Mar                        Knust, HAMBURG, GERMANY

Mar Shows supported by Black Wolf
Sat 8th Mar                        O2 Academy, OXFORD
Sun 9th Mar                        Sub 89, READING
Mon 10th Mar                        Brook, SOUTHAMPTON
Wed 12th Mar                        Phoenix, EXETER
Thurs 13th Mar                        White Rabbit, PLYMOUTH
Fri 14th Mar                        Live Rooms, CHESTER
Sat 15th Mar                        Sin City, SWANSEA
Mon 17th Mar                        The Globe, CARDIFF
Tues 18th Mar                        Kasbah, COVENTRY
Wed 19th Mar                        Sugarmill, STOKE
Thurs 20th Mar                        O2 Academy, LIVERPOOL

Eire Shows
Sat 22nd Mar                        Shortts, WATERFORD, EIRE
Sun 23rd Mar                        Cypress Ave, CORK, EIRE
Mon 24th Mar                        Roisin Dubh, GALWAY, EIRE
Wed 26th Mar                        Dolans, LIMERICK, EIRE

Thurs 27th Mar                        Sandinos, DERRY, NORTHERN IRELAND (support I Wyldling)
Fri 28th Mar                        The Playhouse, PORTRUSH, NORTHERN IRELAND (support Mojo Fury)
Sat 29th Mar                        Quinns, NEWCASTLE, NORTHERN IRELAND (support Rupture Dogs)

UK shows are priced £14  (subject to booking fee). Tickets are available from local box offices and usual outlets –
<> / 0844 477 2000

Tickets on sale now.
Supports to be announced.

For further info:
Will Palmer: <>  0207 609 4543
Andy Turner: <> 0207 609 4543 <> <> <>

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