The Answer unveil new LP, tour dates


Downpatrick rockers The Answer have announced that they will release their fourth studio album, New Horizon, on September 30 via Napalm Records.

The band’s first full-length release since 2011’s Revival, the late Storm Thorgerson worked with the band on the album’s artwork.

The Answer will play Belfast’s Limelight 2 on Friday, October 11 and Dublin’s Whelan’s on Saturday, October 12. The band will also embark on a UK-wide tour to mark the release of the album:


Thursday 17: Manchester Academy 3
Friday 18: Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall
Saturday 19: Leeds Cockpit
Sunday 20: Sheffield Corporation
Tuesday 22: Glasgow The Garage
Wednesday 23: Newcastle 02 Academy
Thursday 24: Nottingham Rock City
Friday 25: London Electric Ballroom
Saturday 26: Bristol 02 Academy
Sunday 27: Brighton Concorde 2

A “sneak preview” of the band’s forthcoming single ‘Spectacular’ is available to listen over at the band’s official website, where a statement from the band’s frontman Cormac Neeson begins, “Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, hard rockers, high rollers and anyone else who may not regard themselves as any of the above. The beast that is The Answer stirs once more.”

Confidence gets you everywhere, eh?

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