From the groups official website.
Recorded, engineered and mixed at Barnyard Studios by Tony Newton and produced by Steve Harris, The Burning is crammed with powerful hard rock melodies, with two songs Lightning and Spit Fire being made available for immediate download from tomorrow with all album pre-orders.
Richard Taylor says, “We’ve been working on ‘The Burning’ for the past couple of years and everyone is really pleased with the results. We started playing some of the songs live on recent tours and got a fantastic reaction from our fans so we are really excited to be sharing this album with the world. We’re also looking forward to heading out on the road again in the UK and US and seeing everyone at the shows.”
The Burning is a follow-up to BRITISH LION’s 2012’s eponymous debut album, Steve’s first ever musical venture outside of Iron Maiden which was pronounced both “brilliant” and “a big hearted ferocious triumph” by the music press. The band have since been tirelessly honing their live show performances with club tours every year and festival dates whenever time allows, building and establishing a firm and dedicated fan-base, reaching 24 countries across the globe so far, and now with their first ever Stateside tour on the following dates:
Sat 18 – Orlando, FL, Ace Café
Sun 19 – Tampa, FL, Brass Mug
Mon 20 – Pensacola, FL, Vinyl Music Hall
Wed 22 – Houston, TX, Scout Bar
Fri 24 – San Antonio, TX, The Rock Box
Sat 25 – Dallas, TX, Trees
Sun 26 – Memphis, TN, Growlers
Tue 28 – Nashville, TN, The Cowan
Wed 29 – Joilet, IL, The Forge
Fri 31 – Cleveland, OH, The Odeon
Sat 01 – Lexington, KY, Manchester Music Hall
Tue 04 – Atlanta, GA, The Masquerade
Wed 05 – Jacksonville, FL, Jack Rabbits
Sat 08- Thur 13 – Monsters Of Rock Cruise
Sat 15 – Fort Lauderdale, Revolution Live
Tue 18 – Greensboro, NC, The Cone Denim
Wed 19 – Lancaster, PA, Chameleon Club
Thu 20 – New York NY, Gramercy Theatre
Tickets go on-sale November 1st.
Every ticket includes a digital download of the new album.
Support at all shows will be The PICTUREBOOKS.
As part of the album release, British Lion have partnered with Explorer1 Music exclusively in the US.
BRITISH LION and Explorer1 Music in New York.
Steve says, “It’s great for us to finally come to America to play some shows around the release of the new album there through Explorer1 Music. The E1 team have been extremely pro-active and we’re delighted to be working with them on both the record and the tour.”
Paul Woolnough, CEO and Co-Founder of Explorer1 Music says, “Explorer1 offers a completely new turn-key solution for touring and recording artists such as BRITISH LION in today’s fast-changing industry. After watching them evolve over the last couple of years and after recently launching E1, it seemed the perfect time to partner and collaborate on the U.S release of The Burning and BRITISH LION’s touring activities. I am proud to welcome Steve and the rest of BRITISH LION into the E1 family and look forward to collaborating and working together for many years to come”
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- Iron Maiden - Sanctuary - UK - 7" vinyl - £20.00, $27.20, €22.40 (New Item) (arrived 19-Apr-2021 09:13)on April 21, 2021 at 9:17 pm
IRON MAIDEN Sanctuary (1980 UK 3-track 7" single with intact four prong push-out centre and 'Eddie' image labels, also includes Drifter & I've Got The Fire both recorded live at the Marquee in London on the 3rd April 1980. Housed in a black die-cut paper sleeve EMI5065)
- Iron Maiden - Fear Of The Dark - VG/EX - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £85.00, $115.60, €95.20 (New Item) (arrived 14-Apr-2021 10:57)on April 21, 2021 at 9:17 pm
IRON MAIDEN Fear Of The Dark (Rare 1992 UK 12-track double vinyl LP with picture labels, hype stickered gatefold picture sleeve with the lyrics on the inside, featuring the 'Eddie' tree artwork by Melvin Grant, this was the first album NOT to feature artwork by Derek Riggs. The sleeve is strictly graded very good, with only light wear but has a tear to the opening edge, however the vinyl remains excellent with minimal signs of play, making this an ideal play copy at an advantageous price EMD1032)
- Iron Maiden - The First Ten Years Box 1980-1990 - EX - UK - vinyl box set - £295.00, $401.20, €330.40 (New Item) (arrived 14-Apr-2021 09:41)on April 21, 2021 at 9:17 pm
IRON MAIDEN The First Ten Years 1980-1990 (Rare 1990 UK limited edition box set, comprising the TEN double pack 12"s, a total of 63 tracks. Released between 24th February and 28th April 1990, in commemoration of the band's ten year recording anniversary, each double 12" contains two singles, complete with original B-sides and artwork, as well as an edition of 'Listen with Nicko'. Each part comes in its respective glossy gatefold picture sleeve. This wonderous collection is housed in a 12¾" x 12¾" x 3" mail-order only card picture box, which was only available by sending the ten vouchers from the singles. The box has some noticeable marks to the edges & corners with a few other signs of storage evident & splits to the bottom two corners, however the picture sleeves each have light wear whilst the vinyl shows very little signs of play. A very respectable copy of this increasingly hard-to-find set IRN1~10)
- Iron Maiden - Women In Uniform - French - 12" vinyl - £45.00, $61.20, €50.40 (New Item) (arrived 14-Apr-2021 09:53)on April 21, 2021 at 9:17 pm
IRON MAIDEN Women In Uniform (1980 French 3-track 12" vinyl EP pressed by Pathe Marconi with picture labels, also including Invasion and a live version of Phantom Of The Opera recorded at the Marquee on July 4th 1980, striking Thatcher with machine gun picture sleeve. The sleeve shows only light wear with a small scuff on the bottom edge and a light crease at the top, whilst the vinyl remains near 'as new' & shows very little evidence of play 2C052-52879Z)
- Iron Maiden - Sanctuary - Dutch - 12" vinyl - £45.00, $61.20, €50.40 (New Item) (arrived 14-Apr-2021 09:57)on April 21, 2021 at 9:17 pm
IRON MAIDEN Sanctuary (Rare 1980 Dutch-only 4-track 12" EP on the cream label design with red EMI logo at the bottom and 'Made in the EEC' perimeter text with all other text in black, also including Prowler and live versions of Drifter and I've Got The Fire recorded at London's Marquee Club on 3rd April 1980, uncensored Margaret Thatcher top opening picture sleeve. The sleeve shows minimal wear and the vinyl looks barely played. An outstanding copy of this Dutch only pressing, never released on this format anywhere else)