Porcupine Tree return with video for brand new song Harridan

From Loudersound.

UK prog rockers Porcupine Tree have ended a twelve-year hiatus with the release of a video for brand new song Harridan, which you can watch below.

At the same time they have announced they will release a brand new studio album, CLOSURE/CONTINUATION, which will be released through Music For Nations on June 24, and they will undertake a European tour

Harridan and a few of the other new songs have been in play since shortly after the release of The Incident,” the band announce. “They initially lived on a hard drive in a slowly growing computer file marked PT2012, later renamed PT2015, PT2018, and so on. There were times when we even forgot they were there, and times when they nagged us to finish them to see where they would take us.

“Listening to the finished pieces, it was clear that this wasn’t like any of our work outside of the band – the combined DNA of the people behind the music meant these tracks were forming what was undeniably, unmistakably, obviously a Porcupine Tree record. You’ll hear all of that DNA flowing right through Harridan.”

CLOSURE/CONTINUATION will be available as a seven track album on standard CD/double vinyl/coloured vinyl or limited cassette. The deluxe LP version comes on audiophile approved crystal clear vinyl  as a 3xLP 45rpm boxset with two bonus tracks; the deluxe CD & Bluray boxset comes with three bonus tracks, instrumental versions, and high resolution 96/24 stereo, 5.1 and Dolby Atmos versions of the album, all housed in an exclusive art book. You can see a product shot below.

Pre-order CLOSURE/CONTINUATION.

At the same time Porcupine Tree have announced a series of major European and UK live shows in autumn 2022. These shows are the band’s first since October 2010 and are likely to be the only live performances in support of CLOSURE/CONTINUATION. Porcupine Tree will play:

Porcupine Tree will play:

Oct 21: GER Berlin Max Schmelinghalle
Oct 23: AUS Vienna Gasometer
Oct 24: ITA, Milan Forum
Oct 27: SWE Stockholm Avicii Arena
Oct 28: DEN Copenhagen Falkoner Theatre
Oct 30: POL Katowice Spodek Hall
Nov 2: FRA Paris Zenith
Nov 4: GER Stuttgart Porsche Arena
Nov 6: GER Oberhausen KP Arena
Nov 7: NED Amsterdam Ziggodome
Nov 9: SWI Zurich Halle 622
Nov 11: UK London SSE Arena Wembley 

Tickets are on sale from 10am on Friday 5th November; a 24 hour pre-sale for fans takes place on Wednesday 3rd November (10am). Fans can gain exclusive pre-sale access for UK & European tour dates by pre-ordering CLOSURE/CONTINUATION or signing up through the official Porcupine Store. 

Porcupine Tree will also tour the Americas and Canada in autumn 2022 – dates will be announced shortly.

Porcupine Tree

(Image credit: Music For Nations)

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  • Porcupine Tree - The Delerium Years 1991-1997 - Sealed - UK - cd album box set - £129.99, $159.89, €145.59 (New Item) (arrived 18-Dec-2022 10:10)
    on February 3, 2023 at 8:45 pm

    PORCUPINE TREE The Delerium Years 1991-1997 (Sealed 2020 UK/EU Deluxe Edition THIRTEEN CD boxset which chronicles the evolution of Porcupine Tree, bringing together all their recordings issued by the Delerium label between 1992-97. Amongst the thirteen discs are remastered editions of the five full length albums [including two disc editions of The Sky Moves Sideways & Coma Divine] as well as 'Voyage 34: The Complete Trip', 'The Staircase Infinities' mini-album & 'Metanoia';two collections which were originally created for subscribers to the PT information service Transmission plus the newly compiled 9-track disc entitled 'The Sound Of No One Listening' which rounds up stray single & compilation tracks. The discs are lavishly housed in eleven fold-out card sleeves within a deluxe 13" x 13" x 2" heavyweight box designed by long-term collaborator Carl Glover, complete with a high quality 140-page hardback book in which the period is visually documented with rare photographs, other archive material & biographical notes by Stephen Humphries, expanded to include replicas of the full width original artwork for 'Signify' & an October 1995 tour poster! This immense collector's set remains factory sealed from new in the original hype stickered shrinkwrap, unopened & unplayed PTNK121CBX)

  • Steven Wilson - Hand.Cannot.Erase - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £39.99, $49.19, €44.79 (New Item) (arrived 12-Sep-2022 15:26)
    on February 3, 2023 at 8:45 pm

    STEVEN WILSON Hand.Cannot.Erase(2015 UK/EU 11 track double LP pressed on 180 gram heavyweight vinyl.Fourth official solo concept album from SW based on a true life event including 3 Years Older and the epic 13 minute Ancestral.Housed in a gatefold picture sleeve with six page lyric insert with credit details. The sleeve shows minimal shelfwear whilst the vinyl looks unplayed.Essential modern day prog release.KSCOPE875)

  • Steven Wilson - The Future Bites - Sealed - UK - Blu Ray - £19.99, $24.59, €22.39 (New Item) (arrived 25-Aug-2022 10:45)
    on February 3, 2023 at 8:45 pm

    STEVEN WILSON The Future Bites (2021 UK/EU limited edition Blu-Ray containing High Resolution, 5.1 Surround Sound & Dolby Atmos versions of his sixth solo studio album which features special guest appearances from Elton John, Richard Barbieri [Japan], Jason Cooper [The Cure] and the Mystery Jets' Blaine Harrison & Jack Flanagan; expanded with instrumental versions plus three music videos. The disc comes issued in the sealed red custom casing with the picture slipcase)

  • Porcupine Tree - The Sky Moves Sideways - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £59.99, $73.79, €67.19 (New Item) (arrived 06-Sep-2022 17:04)
    on February 3, 2023 at 8:45 pm

    PORCUPINE TREE The Sky Moves Sideways (2012 UK limited edition 7-track remastered 2-LP set pressed on Heavyweight Vinyl. The third studio album by the British progressive rock band originally released in 1995. This 2012 vinyl edition features a new 'anti-loudness' remaster in order to preserve the natural dynamics of the music, hardly any limiting or EQ have been applied to the original masters. Housed in a gatefold picture sleeve with lyric printed inners. Although not sealed, this remains in a 'near as new' condition KSCOPE825)

  • Porcupine Tree - Signify - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £59.99, $73.79, €67.19 (New Item) (arrived 06-Sep-2022 17:13)
    on February 3, 2023 at 8:45 pm

    PORCUPINE TREE Signify (2011 UK limited edition 15-track 2-LP set pressed on Heavyweight Vinyl. The fourth studio album by British progressive rock band originally released in 1996, the first album recorded with the band on board from the beginning, previous albums had been essentially solo efforts with occasional help from other musicians. Housed in a spot lacquered (inside & out) gatefold picture sleeve with printed inners. Although not sealed, this remains in a 'near as new' condition KSCOPE805)

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