A brand new album and 30th anniversary world-tour has beenannounced by British super-group, Asia.
The band's original line-up of Geoff Downes, Steve Howe, CarlPalmer and John Wetton will release new studio album 'XXX'(pronounced Triple X) on June 29th in Europe, July 2nd in the UKand on July 3rd in North America.
The new album has been produced by Mike Paxman and is beinghailed as ASIA's best album since its classic early 80s releases.The album will be released on CD, collector's edition CD/DVD(featuring new music videos and behind the scenes footage), and ona limited edition vinyl.
The first single from the highly anticipated new record isentitled "Face On The Bridge" and will be released digitallyworldwide on Monday May 14th.
See below for ASIA's European dates and head to the official ASIA website for details on the full world-tour.
Sep 2 - Weyfest, UK, Weyfest Festival
Dec 15 - Tavistock, UK, The Wharf, www.tavistockwharf.com
Dec 16 - Holmfirth, UK, The Picturedrome, www.picturedrome.net
Dec 17 - Edinburgh, UK, Queens Hall, www.thequeenshall.net
Dec 19 - Salisbury, UK, City Hall, www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Dec 20 - Birmingham, UK, Town Hall, www.thsh.co.uk
Dec 21 - Manchester, UK, RNCM, www.rncm.ac.uk
Dec 22 - London, UK, Shepherds Bush Empire, www.o2shepherdsbushempire.co.uk