The famous Finnish rock musician MICHAEL MONROE — a very influential front man (Hanoi Rocks) a force of nature, multi-instrumentalist and revered hard rock icon — releases his new studio album —‘Blackout States’ — this October 2015 via Spinefarm Records.
The 13 track disc, produced by Chips Kiesbye (Hellacopters, Nomads, etc.) in Gothenburg, Sweden, and and mixed by Petri Majuri in Helsinki, Finland) is the follow-up to ‘Horns And Halos’ — a Finnish chart-topper in 2013 .
With ‘Blackout States’ — Monroe’s current touring and recording outfit – featuring bassist Sami Yaffa (ex-Hanoi Rocks/New York Dolls), guitarist Steve Conte (ex-New York Dolls/Company Of Wolves), guitarist Rich Jones (ex-Black Halos/Amen) and drummer Karl Rockfist (ex-Chelsea Smiles/Danzig) — provide strong support for a creative innovative artist whose reputation continues to thrive.
UK DATES OCTOBER 2015:
(CO- HEADLINING WITH HARDCORE SUPERSTAR)
9th – Birmingham, The Library
10th – Sheffield, Corporation
11th – Glasgow, Cathouse
12th – Manchester, Club Academy
13th – Norwich, Waterfront
15th – London, Electric Ballroom
29th – Plymouth, Pavilions (w/Alice Cooper)
30th – Swindon, Oasis (w/Alice Cooper)