Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Pallas Annouce Christmas Shows and UK/European tour Feb/March

Pallas are pleased to announce that once again they will be releasing a FREE single as a pre Christmas ‘Thank You’ to everybody who has made 2011 a very special year for the band. The track is a cover of Emerson Lake and Palmer’s Black Moon. Originally intended for inclusion on the ill-fated Classic Rock Presents Prog ELP tribute CD, it was the first track recorded with (then) new vocalist Paul Mackie,

The Download is available via the Pallas website and is released to coincide with the band’s appearance at this years Hard Rock Hell Festival the following day.

As well as Black Moon Pallas have a few more special Christmas freebies in store and on December 17th will be making available for FREE download a very radical reworking of Monster, from their last album XXV as well as a specially designed downloadable version of the 2012 Pallas artwork calendar. To finish the year with a live bang, the band will also be playing a hometown Christmas gig/party at The Tunnels in Aberdeen on Saturday December 10th, tickets are available in advance from the venue and through the usual outlets, so all in all it is going to be a very happy Christmas for Pallas fans.

2012 will begin with Pallas beginning work on the follow up album to XXV before the band hit the road in late Feb/March for a series of UK and European shows. The first show will be at The Classic Grand in Glasgow on Friday Feb 24th, followed by The Peel (House of Progression), Kingston the following night Sat Feb 25th and then The Robin, Bilston Sunday Feb 26th.

Following this the band head out to Europe with shows in Paris on Feb 27th (venue tbc), Galery in Pratteln Switzerland on Feb 28th, Frankfurt Germany (venue tbc) on Feb 29th, W2, Den Bosch, Holland on March 1st, The Boerderij Zoetermeer Holland March 2nd and finally March 3rd Spirit of 66, Verviers, Belgium. On their return to the UK, the band will be continuing work on the new album. Pallas will also be appearing at a number of Festivals throughout the summer in the run up to the release of the new album in September 2012

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