Tour News: Robert Plant, Gun/InMe, Hark, Apocalyptica, The Darker My Horizon

Robert Plant

Robert Plant’s new album, Carry Fire, will be released October 13th on Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records. Carry Fire, his eleventh solo album and first full-length release since 2014’s acclaimed Lullaby and…The Ceaseless Roar, was produced by Robert at Top Cat studio in Box, Wiltshire with additional recordings at Real World and Rockfield studios. Robert Plant and the Space Shifters (which now includes Seth Lakeman who appeared on three tracks on Carry Fire) will play the following UK dates. For details of how to access the pre-sale visit before 23:59 on the 20th August. Tickets go on general sale 25th August.


  • Thurs 16th  Plymouth, Pavilions
  • Fri 17th  Bristol, Colston Hall
  • Mon 20th Wolverhampton, Civic
  • Wed 22nd Llandudno, Venue Cymru
  • Fri 24th Newcastle, City Hall
  • Sat 25th Liverpool, Olympia
  • Mon 27th Glasgow, SEC Armadillo
  • Tues 28th Perth, Concert Hall
  • Thurs 30th Manchester, O2 Apollo


  • Sat 2nd Belfast, Ulster Hall
  • Sun 3rd Dublin, Bord Gais Energy Theatre
  • Weds 6th Sheffield, City Hall
  • Fri 8th London, Royal Albert Hall
  • Mon 11th  Portsmouth, Guildhall
  • Tues 12th  Birmingham, Symphony Hall


Alt-rockers InMe have announced two co-headline shows with Gun in December. This follows on from Gun’s impending hometown headline show at the iconic Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom with fellow local lads Mason Hill.


  • 08 December Manchester Club Academy (TICKETS)
  • 09 December London Electric Ballroom (TICKETS)


Hark have announced more UK shows in support of their latest release Machinations this November. A full list of confirmed dates can be found below. Mastermind Jimbob Isaac comments on the UK leg:

After our extensive European tour with Conan in March, and our UK co-headliner with Ohhms in April we’re chuffed to be hitting more corners of the UK on our headline run. We’ll be playing a bunch more songs from Machinations and will have some stellar local supports in place for each show.

  • 11 Nov 17 Pwllheli – Hard Rock Hell Festival
  • 16 Nov 17 Birmingham – Subside Bar
  • 17 Nov 17 Bournemouth – The Anvil
  • 18 Nov 17 London – Boston Music Room
  • 19 Nov 17 Bristol – The Old England
  • 20 Nov 17 Manchester – Rebellion
  • 24 Nov 17 Nottingham – Chameleon
  • 25 Nov 17 Swansea – Sin City


On May 10, 1996 Finnish Rockers, Apocalyptica, released their epic debut Plays Metallica By Four Cellos, a new approach to the hits of the biggest metal band the world has seen. After a sold out run of shows celebrating this landmark album earlier this year, and an appearance at Stone Free festival in 2016, the band return to the UK next year to give fans one last chance to see Plays Metallica By Four Cellos,  in its live majesty, in some of the UK’s finest theatres, including Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.


  • 27.02 Brighton, Dome
  • 28.02 Bristol, Colston Hall


  • 01.03 Birmingham, Symphony Hall
  • 02.03 Cambridge, Corn Exchange
  • 03.03 Glasgow, O2 ABC

The Darker My Horizon

Joining Leatherwolf on their upcoming UK tour (their first in 28 years) are UK based hard rockers The Darker my Horizon – who have two acclaimed albums and recently played with Nazareth, Geoff Tate’s Operation:Mindcrime, Terry Brock, Stone Broken, Enuff Z’nuff & Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper (amongst many).

  • Monday 28th August: Bannermans Bar (Edinburgh)
  • Tuesday 29th August: The Snooty Fox Club (Wakefield, Yorkshire)
  • Thursday 31st August: The Iron Road (Evesham)
  • Friday 1st September: The Pier Hotel, Bar & Diner (Bognor Regis) w/Cyanide Sundae
  • Saturday 2nd September: The Fiddlers Elbow (Camden, London) w/League Of Souls
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