Tag: Marty Willson-Piper

Peter Koppes leaves The Church ‘to explore his own musical path’ as band preps new album

Peter Koppes leaves The Church ‘to explore his own musical path’ as band preps new album

Founding guitarist Peter Koppes has left Australian alt-rock legends The Church for the second time “to explore his own musical path,” bandleader Steve Kilbey announced on Facebook today, while also revealing the group is at work on a new studio album. Full details right here.

Premiere: Marty Willson-Piper’s Noctorum returns with fourth album ‘The Afterlife’

Premiere: Marty Willson-Piper’s Noctorum returns with fourth album ‘The Afterlife’

Fans of Marty Willson-Piper who’ve missed his contributions to The Church since his departure five years ago are in luck: the singer-songwriter/guitarist is back with a brand-new studio album with Noctorum, the duo he formed in 2003 with producer Dare Mason. Stream the full new album ‘The Afterlife’ right here.

Listen: The Church, ‘Undersea’ — second single off ‘Man Woman Life Death Infinity’

Listen: The Church, ‘Undersea’ — second single off ‘Man Woman Life Death Infinity’

With their North American tour now underway, The Church have released the second single off Man Woman Life Death Infinity — the band’s 26th studio album, which is due to be released on Oct. 6. You can stream the new song, titled “Undersea,” in its entirety right here.

Listen: The Church releases new song ‘Another Century’ off still-untitled next album

Listen: The Church releases new song ‘Another Century’ off still-untitled next album

The Church, at work on a follow-up to 2014’s Further/Deeper, have released a new song called “Another Century” ahead of the band’s return to the U.S. later this month for a short run of concerts in the eastern half of the country, including a slot at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Listen to the full track here.

The Church returns to the U.S. this summer for ‘limited run’ of concerts

The Church returns to the U.S. this summer for ‘limited run’ of concerts

The Church, which recently began working on a follow-up to 2014’s Further/Deeper, will return to the U.S. for what’s being billed as a “limited run” of concerts — a nine-date tour that has the band playing shows in the eastern half of the country, including a slot at Milwaukee’s Summerfest.

The Church releasing new album ‘Further/Deeper’ next month — stream ‘Pride Before a Fall’

The Church releasing new album ‘Further/Deeper’ next month — stream ‘Pride Before a Fall’

The Church will release what it’s billing as its 25th studio album next month, a collection of new material that’s been christened Further/Deeper and which marks the long-running Australian rockers’ first record without guitarist Marty Willson-Piper, who was “not available” and has been replaced by Powderfinger’s Ian Haug.