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BioNEWS....... IN THE UK....... The Zombies new album, "Breathe Out, Breathe In" is now available from Amazon.co.uk Release date is May 9th in the UK and Ireland http://lnk.ms/LJ2DH 2011 is the 50th anniversary of The Zombies first meeting in St Albans... aged 15 years old! To mark this occassion the band will undertake a small UK tour in May ending at London's Shepherds Bush Empire. Brand NEW studio album planned for May 2011 release in UK and Europe Vote for The Zombies in Gold Radio's online vote to find the Top 300 Greatest Hits of all Time. The UK's classic hits radio station will reveal 'Gold's Greatest Hits: The Top 300 Countdown' over the Easter weekend. Help The Zombies make the Top 300 by voting now! http://greatesthits.mygoldmusic.com ITV Legends Live VIP concert at London's Metropolis Studios in Chiswick has been postponed from Oct 9th to Jan 8th 2011. If you have already bought tickets, these will be valid for the new date. Full refund available from the seller if you can't make the rescheduled date. This will be a one off deluxe affair. Only 140 tickets are available at £175 each. This gets you a 75 mins concert in studio conditions, meet the band, photos with the band, your name on the DVD being made of the concert and a copy of that DVD sent to your home address. Use link below for more details and to buy tickets: .... ....ITV Legends at Metropolis Studio: The Zombies.... .... .... ARGENT reform! .... For the first time since 1975, the original line up of Argent reformed in order to play July's High Voltage festival. Sunday the 25th of July saw the band, fronted by Rod Argent, take to the Prog Rock stage to perform hits from their extensive catalogue spanning four decades! Concert Live are thrilled to be able to offer an exclusive, double disc live CD of these rock legends! Do not miss out on your opportunity to get your hands on this limited edition memorabilia! Order yours now! £15.00.... ....Concert Live: Argent.... .... .... IN THE USA....... Win passes that could put you on the side of the stage while The Zombies perform at MusicFest, Sept. 12 in Clark, NJ! To enter, simply "like" the MusicFest page on Facebook (....MusicFest.... ) and post a comment in the weekly contest topic on the discussion board. Don't forget, MusicFest is a FREE event that will draw thousands to see a great weekend of music! If you're looking for more space, consider joining the Friends of MusicFest. For their generosity, individual sponsors receive access to an exclusive stage viewing area and tented comfort lounge, afternoon BBQ and drinks, unlimited carnival rides and VIP parking. Get more information at ....www.upac,org ........ COLIN SOLO TOUR....... Colin Blunstone will tour Britain and The Netherlands with his solo band in February 2011. For dates go to Colin's own website: ....www.colinblunstone.co.uk.... for dates and details..... RECENT ACTIVITY....... The re-union band Odessey & Oracle final UK shows are successfully completed, the regular Zombies band have completed their touring for this summer with dates already played in the USA, UK with Belgium and Holland. There are two live dates in France in June (see gig list for details). Next UK live dates will be in Novmber and these will be a very special tour package. Watch this space for details when everything is confirmed. The USA dates are likely to be in September now..... In 2010 Colin Blunstone played some solo dates (with his All Star Band) in February in the UK and Japan. See ....www.colinblunstone.co.uk.... for dates and details..... Rod Argent's "Classically Speaking" album is re-issued (Nov 2009) in the Uk and Republic of Ireland on CD, and world-wide on iTunes and all other download e-tailers..... The Zombies (not re-union band) will record a new studio album and tour the USA in the summer, and the UK again in the autumn..... Rod Argent will reform the original ARGENT band to play The High Voltage Classic Rock Magazine festival in Victoria Park, Hackney, London on July 25th 2010..... The Zombies are pleased to see the famous Abbey Road Studios uno longer up for sale by EMI. Their album Odessey & Oracle was recorded there 4 days after The Beatles finished recording Sgt Pepper album there. In fact it was the same studio and the same tape machine. Hurrah!!!.... .......... Legendary British Invasion innovators The Zombies are right up there with The Beatles and The Beach Boys when it comes to influential '60s bands. Recorded by founding members Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent, ..As Far As I Can See..... is their first studio album since Odessey & Oracle, the Summer of Love masterpiece that's regularly cited as one of the greatest albums of all time. Available from ....www.amazon.co.uk........ .......... COLIN BLUNSTONE has a NEW solo album - ..The Ghost Of You And Me.. - released on 9 March in the UK, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Sweden, Norway, Denmark..... Available in the UK from ....www.amazon.co.uk.... and .......<.... STOP PRESS..... for our North American fans, the hot news is HD Net will be screening our Odessey & Oracle 40th Anniversary Concert programme on TV in the USA on May 10th, 11th and 17th 2009. .... Sun, May 10 - 8:00 PM ET 5:00 PM PT "The Zombies - Odessey & Oracle 40th Anniversary Concert - PREMIERE Taking their 1968 album Odessey & Oracle on the road for the first time ever, the reunited Zombies perform live for three special nights at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London.".... Repeats: Mon, May 11 - 1:00 AM ET; Sun, May 10 - 10:00 PM PT; Sun, May 17 - 7:00 PM ET; 4:00 PM PT..... For listing go to: ....HD NET.... .... .. .. .. .. .. .. .... .... The Odessey & Oracle 40th Anniversary Concert DVD is now scheduled for US release on Nov 17th 2009 - at last the NTSC Region 1 DVD will be available! Hoorah! BUY NOW in the USA: .... www.seeofsound.com .... .... Mojo Magazine recently presented the original line-up Zombies with Classic Album Award for Odessey & Oracle.Gruff Rhys of the Super Furry Animals handed over the award and said later of The Zombies' Odessey and Oracle, "It's been an influence on all my work"... ....... Speaking after the event Rod Argent said: "I'm thrilled that we've received this award. It's so gratifying that 42 years after we made the album it should still seem so relevant to so many contemporary artists. Just at the ceremony, Paul Weller commented that Odessey & Oracle was his favourite album, and the Fleet Foxes said to us how inspirational they had found it." Chris White added: "It was a pleasure to receive the Classic Album award; to have recognised the importance of an album we created so long ago, one that still affects and inspires young musicians today and has the respect of so many of our peers." .... "Chris White is the man" says Fleet Foxes' Robin Peckold spotting The Zombies bassist. "His bass lines – wow! He came backstage at The Roundhouse to see us. What an honour".... .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
MembersOriginal band (for reunion concerts only such as Odessey & Oracle 40th Anniversary Concerts and 2009 UK Odessey & Oracle shows).... Colin Blunstone (lead vocals).. Rod Argent (keyboards, vocals).. Chris White (bass, vocals).. Hugh Grundy (drums).. Keith Airey (guitar) in place of Paul Atkinson (RIP).... The touring band for all other shows:.... Colin Blunstone (lead vocals).. Rod Argent (keyboards, vocals).. Tom Toomey (guitar).. Jim Rodford (bass).. Steve Rodford (drums).... NEW WEBSITE:.. ....www.thezombies.net.... .... NEW WEBSITE FOR ODESSEY & ORACLE LIVE DVD - watch streaming clips of this fantastic concert here. This DVD is OUT NOW in the UK (Region 2, PAL Version) (April 20th 2009). Should also be available in Scandinavia, The Benelux, and Republic of Ireland. In the USA (Region 1, NTSC) MVD release on Nov 17th 2009. ....THE ZOMBIES ODESSEY & ORACLE LIVE DVD SITE.... .... .......... BUY NOW from Amazon.. .... www.amazon.co.uk .... .... BUY NOW from Play.com.. .... www.play.com.... .... BUY NOW from HMV.com.. .... www.HMV.com .... .... BUY NOW in the USA.. .... www.seeofsound.com .... .... OTHER WEBSITES:.. ....www.colinblunstone.co.uk........ ....www.rodargent.com........ BUY T-SHIRTS & CD's.. ....BACKSTREET MERCH........ ......
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