BRITISH Lion, the side project of EISEN MAIDEN Bassist and founder Steve Harris, has withdrawn from the previously announced UK tour with TUESDAY, citing “completely unacceptable” tour “protocols.”
TUESDAY‘UK tour is scheduled to start on November 17 in Brighton and end on December 17 in London.
Earlier today, BRITISH Lion published the following statement on social media: “Due to circumstances beyond our control BRITISH Lion are really sad and disappointed to announce that we can not participate in the tour TUESDAY. Very recently, we have had our own protocols, which are not government protocols that are completely unacceptable to us. Therefore, we have no alternative but to withdraw from the tour. “
BRITISH Lionhis second album, “Burning”, came out last year. Even though a summer European tour for the LP supported last year did not go as planned, BRITISH Lion has now confirmed nine new European shows next summer. The band will be performing in Finland Rockfest, United Kingdom Download and Belgium Graspop Metal Meeting Fixed, and will make additional arrests in the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Poland and Portugal.
BRITISH Lion completed its first US tour in January and February 2020.
“Burning” was released on January 17, 2020 in Digipack CD, Double Gatefold Vinyl and Digital Download formats over Explorer1 Music (E1). The LP was recorded, manipulated and mixed Barnyard Studios of the Tony Newton and produced by Steve Harris.
BRITISH Lion includes singers Richard Taylor, Guitarists David Hawkins in the Grahame Leslie, Harris on bass and keyboards, and drummers Simon Dawson.
Asked by Tampa Bay Times what the itching is that BRITISH Lion scratches with which he does not get in his work MAIDEN, Harris said: “I assume I play small clubs and am close and personal with the audience. I also like to play big venues. I enjoy them all, and I’m very happy that I can do them all. But also, there are the clubs I never played with MAIDEN, even in Europe. There is a famous club called Milky Way in Amsterdam, with which I managed to play BRITISH Lion, but I never did that MAIDEN. There are places now where I play about it [U.S.] Tour I’ve never played before. So it’s all new soil. It’s a challenge. It’s great. I like a challenge. ”
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the British Lion is really sad and disappointed to announce that we are not …
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