Journey, Whitesnake and Thunder. Arena Tour 2013 Preview 1

Journey, Whitesnake and Thunder. Arena Tour 2013 Preview


Journey and Whitesnake, with special guests Thunder, will appear onstage together  for the first time ever taking in eight dates across the UK throughout May 2013.

Journey, one of the  most popular American rock bands of all time, are responsible for creating some  of the best-known songs in modern music.

Over the years they have gained  multiple accolades – including 19 Top 40 singles, 25 Gold and Platinum albums  and the single Don’t Stop Believin’ holding the #1 digital catalogue song in history.

In 2011, Journey drew nearly a million fans to their 2011 Eclipse World Tour which included  a sold-out UK leg and ranked in the Top 15 Tours of the year. In the same year  the band were awarded the prestigious “Legend of Live Award” at the Billboard  Touring Awards in honour of the band’s  significant and lasting contributions to live music and the touring business,  and in acknowledgement of their commitment to the fans and the art of  performing live.

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Co-headlining the 2013 UK tour are the  legendary Whitesnake who carry a  reputation as one of the world’s leading rock ’n’ roll bands. Founded and formed  by Deep Purple singer David Coverdale, the band have earned multi-platinum albums and multiple top 10  hits worldwide, including 2 number 1 singles with Here I Go Again and Is  This Love, and more recently with Still Of The Night.

Bombast,  bravado, talent and passion have helped establish Whitesnake as the perennial  platinum favourite they have become and they’re back with a vengeance in 2013,  with plans to release a live DVD ahead of the tour as well as a double album. “Unfinished  business,” as Coverdale says slyly. “We  all wanted the last tour to continue as we got closer to the end. After a year  in the studio we’re ready to rock on stage again. We’re coming back for more.”

Details of Whitesnake’s latest live album can be found here:

with plans for another one in July


Special guests Thunder will also be joining the UK  dates. In 2009 the band went their separate ways, only to return in 2011 for a  triumphant live performance at the High Voltage festival in London. (You can read our review of that gig here:

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Singer Danny Bowes says: “We’d already discussed possibly doing some shows during 2013, so this  is perfect, and it’s a great bill, like they used to be back in the day, it’ll  be a brilliant night out”.








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