Rising Manchester based progressive metal band SPIRES have just released their debut album ‘Spiral Of Ascension’ digitally via Genepool Distribution, available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Vidzone, Nokia Music and hordes more online retailers Worldwide as of 1st Nov 2011.
The album has just sold out of it’s first 1,000 pressing following the bands low key self release late in 2010, and a busy 2011 which has already seen acoustic and electric slots at BLOODSTOCK 2011 and recent critical acclaim including positive cd reviews, glowing live reviews and features and cover cd tracks across ZERO TOLERANCE MAGAZINE, TERRORIZER, CLASSIC ROCK PRESENTS PROG, LEGACY MAG DE and METAL HAMMER.
The band will hit the road later this month for a short UK tour sponsored by TERRORIZER and SONIC SHOCKS.
SPIRES + INCASSUM + Local Support
24/11 NEWCASTLE TRILLIANS – FREE ENTRY!
25/11 BRADFORD RIOS
26/11 HULL RINGSIDE
27/11 GRIMSBY YARDBIRDS
30/11 KINGSTON THE PEEL
01/12 READING FACE BAR
02/12 DERBY OLD BELL *with 101% Pantera
04/12 MANCHESTER ALTER EGO + ‘SWORN TO OATH’
The band have also announced plans for a short run of intimate acoustic dates early in 2012 first date announced so far is
29/01 – PRESTON DOG & PARTRIDGE – All Ages Afternoon Show, on stage 5pm.
“Progressive song writing might well be in vogue at the moment, but few new bands do it with as much weight and, well, bollocks as this Manchester based troupe” – TERRORIZER