British punk icons The Damned this week announced plans to release Evil Spirits, their first new album in a decade, this coming April — and they’re preceding the full record with the debut of its first single, “Standing on the Edge of Tomorrow,” which can you can stream right here via Spotify.
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Legendary U.K. punk outfit The Damned will enter the studio next month with famed producer Tony Visconti to record their first new album in a decade — news that was accompanied by the announcement that early-’80s bassist Paul Gray is rejoining the band. Plus, check out their 2018 tour dates.
The Damned — still anchored after all these years by founding members Dave Vanian and Captain Sensible — return to the U.S. this fall for a very short “Hallow-East Tour” that sees the band hitting four cities on the East Coast of the U.S. around Halloween. Joining the festivities: TSOL.
BBC Four next month will follow up its excellent documentary ‘Synth Britannia’ with the new three-part ‘Punk Britannia,’ a look at the ‘historic cosmology, meteoric impact and smouldering aftermath of the most genuinely transformative force in British popular music history.’ The three parts air Friday, June 8 and June 15.
With the band’s 35th anniversary tour still two months away, The Damned isn’t wasting time boning up on their 1980 release ‘The Black Album,’ which the goth-punk legends will perform each night of the tour. In this video, Captain Sensible talks about making the album and the upcoming tour.
The Damned — still featuring founding members Dave Vanian and Captain Sensible — are set to embark on a 35th anniversary tour of the U.S. and U.K. this fall that will find the band performing its 1977 debut ‘Damned Damned Damned’ and 1980’s ‘The Black Album’ each night.