Michael Monroe has shared the first single from his forthcoming new album.
“Old King’s Road” is lifted from the ex-Hanoi Rocks frontman’s new LP, Blackout States, due for release on the 9th of October via Spinefarm.
“I’m extremely excited about our new album,” says Monroe. “It has all the ingredients of a perfect rock ‘n’ roll record – strong melodic songs with great meaningful lyrics that defy all cliches, delivered with a punky, ballsy attitude by a killer band. I highly recommend Blackout States to anyone who’s even a little bit interested in what real, authentic, high energy rock ‘n’ roll at its best sounds like today.”
In celebration of the release, Monroe will be heading out on tour in Europe in October. He will be accompanied on all dates by his regular touring and recording outfit: bassist Sami Yaffa (ex-Hanoi Rocks/New York Dolls), guitarist Steve Conte (ex-New York Dolls/Company Of Wolves), guitarist Rich Jones (ex-Black Halos/Amen) and drummer Karl Rockfist (ex-Chelsea Smiles/Danzig).
Confirmed shows are as follows:
Oct 09th: Birmingham, The Library
Oct 10th: Sheffield, Corporation
Oct 11th: Glasgow, Cathouse
Oct 12th: Manchester, Club Academy
Oct 13th: Norwich, Waterfront
Oct 15th: London, Electric Ballroom
Oct 29th: Plymouth, Pavilions
Oct 30th: Swindon, Oasis
Check out the video for “Old King’s Road” below: