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Hawklords plus special guests Earthling Society

Wednesday, 1 November 2017 - 8:00pm
 
"The Hawklords’ refusal to bow down to conventional reality makes them both unique and as up-to-date as tomorrow."
Paul Moody - Classic Rock Magazine
 
"Loud, chaotic, and as unstoppable as a crashing meteor, Hawklords are a force to be reckoned with".
Oz Hardwick - R2 Magazine
 
HAWKLORDS: Originally formed by Robert Calvert and Dave Brock (of Hawkwind) from the ashes of The Sonic Assassins in 1978.
 
Following the success of their critically acclaimed 2016 album release "FUSION" which charted at number 31 in The Official UK Top 40 Album Chart (and featured a guest vocal appearance from Kim McAuliffe, of Girlschool), The Hawklords return to the UK tour circuit in 2017 with a new, as yet untitled, album in the pipeline which is being scheduled for release to coincide with their forthcoming live dates.
 
The band's amazing lightshow will once again be provided by veteran lighting designer Dave 'Lighthouse' Johnson, who is creating a brand new show to melt your minds and rock your retinas!
 
The Hawklords promise an "out of this world" space-rock extravaganza at every venue.
 
 
'FUSION' is The Hawklords' fifth consecutive studio album. The band embark on a major tour of the UK throughout October and early November 2016 to coincide with the album's release.The show features a jaw-dropping digital projected lightshow, specially created by lighting designer and tour circuit veteran, Dave 'Lighthouse' Johnson.
 
Current band members are:
HARVEY BAINBRIDGE:  Synthesizer & Vocals - original member of Hawklords 1978 line-up and long serving member and writer with Hawkwind 1977 - 1993 and respected solo artiste. 
DAVE PEARCE:  Drums - from the renowned British psych-rock band The Bevis Frond. 
JERRY RICHARDS:  Guitar & Vocals - veteran of the UK free festival scene of the 1980's. Lead guitarist, writer and producer with Hawkwind, 1996 to 2001. 
RON TREE: Lead vocals & Oscillators - survivor of the 1980's UK free festival scene and lead vocalist, bass player and writer with Hawkwind, 1995 to 2001.
TOM ASHURST:  Bass & Vocals - rising star from the British festival circuit and newest member of the band.
 
 
Born in 1978, out of the ashes of the Sonic Assassins, Hawklords was the brainchild of the late, great Robert Calvert. The band's debut release, on the Charisma label, was the album 25 Years On (later editions were released simply as "Hawklords"). It featured eight excellent tracks, all but one co-written by Calvert, and marked a significant departure from the spacey sounds of earlier Hawkwind material. 25 Years On peaked at number 48 in the charts. Two singles were also released: Psi Power and 25 Years.
 
Barney Bubbles was involved in the design, and the stage sets for the supporting tour. The overall idea was based on a company called Pan Transcendental Industries, which was a factory that manufactured car doors to replace angels' wings - a very avant-garde mixture of Fritz Lang and Mao Tse Tung visually.
 
In 1983 Barney left the planet.
In 1988 Robert Calvert headed for the gods alone know where.
 
Now it's the 21st century. After more than 25 years of social research Harvey, Jerry, Ron, Dave & Tom have regrouped to bring Hawklords back to the people.
 
Plus special guests EARTHLING SOCIETY 
 
HAWKLORDS come to The Continental on Wednesday 1st November 2017. Doors open at 8pm.
 
Tickets are £12 advance 

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