The Answer release video for ‘Gone Too Long’

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Irish rock band The Answer have have released a video for their new single “Gone Too Long.”

The song is lifted from the band’s most recent album Raise A Little Hell, released earlier this year via Napalm Records.

The video comes in the midst of The Answer’s current US tour supporting Whitesnake. The band will then return to the Europe at the end of the month to play at Germany’s Wacken festival, followed by an intimate show at The Borderline in London.

Says The Answer’s frontman Cormac Neeson: “Our first gig in Dallas was one of my favourite gigs of all time. It may well have been an outpouring of pent up emotion having nearly missed our tour because of the visa crash [the band had to re-route their flights in order to obtain the correct documents] or maybe it was because this was our first gig on American soil in more than five years. Either way it rocked hard and we had the gig of our lives!!”

The new single has been mixed for radio by Chris Sheldon, who’s previously worked with Foo Fighters and Biffy Clyro, while the video was filmed in Belfast. “We decided to go for a minimal black and white treatment shooting in the old Empire venue,” says Neeson. “Darren Lee from Maverick Renegade Productions directed and edited the video – he always comes up trumps!”

“Gone Too Long” will be released on the 29th of July. Check out the video below:

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New music releases, 9th March 2015

Here are the new and notable music releases for this week, 9th March 2015:

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Extinct, Moonspell

Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz
Fresh Blood, Matthew E. White
Raise A Little Hell, The Answer
In Times, Enslaved
Defenders Of The Faith (30th Anniversary), Judas Priest
Searching For Zero, Cancer Bats
Anthology, Steve Howe
Live In London, H.E.A.T.
Stripped Down, Rick Springfield
Hold My Home, Cold War Kids
Ride, Motor Sister
Serpents Of The Nile, Scarab
Psycroptic, Psycroptic
Metal Is Forever – The Best Of Primal Fear, Primal Fear
Graveyard Of Eden, Dehuman

All of the above and many more are available now via the Skin Back Alley Music Store.

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The Answer share details of Raise A Little Hell

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The Answer have revealed the cover art and track list for their new album, Raise A Little Hell.

The Irish rockers’ LP is due out on the 9th of March via Napalm Records.

Says frontman Cormac Neeson: “We’re delighted to announce the tracklist and artwork for our new album Raise A Little Hell. This is a special record that reflects a return to the hard ass blues rock ‘n’ roll we hold so dear.

“Our good friends at Napalm have created some great formats for you guys to enjoy including coloured double vinyl, a special digipak with a live recording of our recent Road Less Travelled tour, another digipak with an extra bonus CD containing six exclusive bonus tracks plus all sorts of other great stuff.”

The full tracklist for Raise A Little Hell is as follows:

The Answer - Raise A Little Hell cover01. “Long Live the Renegades”
02. “The Other Side”
03. “Aristocrat”
04. “Cigarettes & Regret”
05. “Last Days of Summer”
06. “Strange Kinda’ Nothing”
07. “I Am What I Am”
08. “Whiplash”
09. “Gone Too Long”
10. “Red”
11. “I Am Cured”
12. “Raise A Little Hell”

The Answer recently announced that they will be embarking on an extensive tour of the UK and Ireland in March 2015.

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The Answer reveal new album and UK tour

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The Answer have revealed the title of their fifth studio album and announced details of a UK tour.

Raise A Little Hell will be released on the 9th of March via Napalm Records and the band will head out on tour across the UK from March the 6th.

Speaking to TeamRock, The Answer guitarist Paul Mahon said: “Our third album, Revival, wasn’t what people wanted from us. We paid a lot of attention to that and it set us on our way. On New Horizon we cleared the decks and the trauma of all the changes is behind us.

“We’re a lot more confident now – we’ve taken a few side roads to get where we want to be, but we’re here now and ready to deliver.

“The record has retained our heaviness, but we have more of the groove of the first two records. In 2015 we want to play to more people – and we’d like to show people we are still one of the best rock’n’roll bands in the business.”

The band will tour extensively behind the new release, with confirmed dates as follows:

Mar 06th: Belfast Limelight
Mar 07th: Dublin Whelans
Mar 09th: Manchester Academy 3
Mar 10th: Leeds Key Club
Mar 11th: York Fibbers
Mar 12th: Aberdeen Lemon Tree
Mar 13th: Glasgow Garage
Mar 14th: Newcastle Riverside
Mar 16th: Grimsby Yardbirds
Mar 17th: Liverpool Arts Club
Mar 18th: Southend Chinnery’s
Mar 19th: Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Mar 20th: Birmingham Institute
Mar 21st: Sheffield Corporation
Mar 23rd: Norwich Waterfront
Mar 24th: Bristol Motion
Mar 25th: Brighton Concorde 2
Mar 26th: London O2 Academy Islington
Mar 27th: Exeter Lemon Grove
Mar 28th: Southampton 1865

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