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Seasons Greetings from Mike Peters

Seasons Greetings I’ve just played my final show of 2014 in Bergen, Norway and am finally on my way home with Jules, Dylan and Evan ready to take a break for the Christmas Holidays. It’s been an intense 12 months since 2014 began with a four hour, thirty minute marathon Gathering electric set that served as a prequel to the year of Declaration! Hats off to Smiley, Craig Adams, James [read more]

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Mike Peters @ The BBC This December

This New Years Eve, BBC Radio Wales will dedicate an evenings programming to the work of Mike Peters and The Alarm. Beginning with a re-broadcast of this years entire Mike Peters and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales ‘Horizons Sing’ concert at 19.00 (GMT) followed immediately by a repeat performance of Mike Peters and presenter Alan Thompson’s ‘I Write The Songs‘ documentary special based around the creative process that gave [read more]

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Australia Rocked 2014

Mike Peters rocked Australia as the Declaration tour descended into Sydney, New South Wales and Perth in Western Australia this December. It was the first time the Alarm’s music had ever been performed down under and a packed house at the Basement in Sydney on December 4th was on hand to witness Mike Peters start at the beginning with ‘Unsafe Building’ and receive a huge welcome in response. The shows [read more]

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MP Rocks The Congress

Last night at the World Cancer Congress 2014 in Melbourne, Australia, Mike Peters co-founder of the Love Hope Strength cancer charity established himself as the world’s most inspirational cancer survivor. He tirelessly looks for ways to help others that are in the battle with cancer while he still wages his own fight. His mixture of motivational speech and song left attendees saying “One of the most inspirational addresses they had [read more]

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World Cancer Congress 2014

Mike Peters will take to the World Stage later today when he delivers an opening address to 3,000+ delegates and world leaders at the World Cancer Congress 2014 in Melbourne Australia. Mike has been in Melbourne for a few days now in preparation for his opening speech during which he is expected to perform at least one song. Mike has also been rehearsing for Saturday evening’s Inspiring Lives / Inspiring [read more]

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By Your Side Appeal

Welsh rocker and cancer patient Mike Peters is launching a major ‘By Your Side’ fundraising drive to enhance cancer care across North Wales with a ‘Big Busk’ in each of North Wales’ 3 biggest hospitals. Peters, from Dyserth, Denbighshire, will be joined by local choirs and schoolchildren, as well as patients and healthcare staff for the launch of the ‘By Your Side’ (Wrth Dy Ochr) appeal. “Between November 2014 and [read more]

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Mike Peters Norway 2014

Mike Peters will make his annual trip to Bergen, Norway to play ‘Sammenkomsten II’ this December 19th and 20th. Over two nights at the Madam Felle venue on Friday / Saturday December 19th and 20th 2014, Mike Peters will perform two varied acoustic sets featuring songs that span all the decades of his songwriting career. Mike will return from his Australian tour to Europe for this event and these will [read more]

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New Releases Available Now

Three brand new Mike Peters / Alarm Releases Available to order now @ the alarm.com Mike Peters & The Alarm Xmas Bundle 2014 SPECIAL OFFER with Free Postage Anywhere In the World (NB: Offer applies only if ordered before 2015) Make your 2014 complete and purchase all three of the brand new Mike Peters / Alarm releases (see below), in one complete special offer bundle that comes with the exclusive ‘free’ bonus [read more]

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Australian Tour – December 2014

As the Declaration World tour 2014 continues Mike Peters will take the music of The Alarm to Australia for the first time ever this December. It promises to be a fitting and historic occasion when Mike begins his Australia 2014 Declaration Tour at The Basement in Sydney, New South Wales on December 4th followed by an appearance as special guest at the World Cancer Congress in Melbourne at the Convention [read more]

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Mike Peters World Cancer Congress 2014

Mike Peters has been invited to represent Love Hope Strength Foundation and appear at the World Cancer Congress in Melbourne, Australia on December 6th to host a finale concert under the banner ‘Inspiring Music / Inspiring Lives’ and ROCK THE CONGRESS by taking delegates and Melbournians  on a compelling journey through storytelling, film and rock music. The event will close the 2014 World Cancer Congress with a life affirming message delivered through the global power of music, [read more]

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The Scriptures – On Sale Now

It is with great pleasure that I can finally announce the official release for The Scriptures – Now!!! The World’s Longest Officially Released Song is available to order as a Double CD and / or immediate Digital Download from today. It has been an incredible undertaking to write, record and produce all of  The Scriptures World Record Breaking 103.4 minutes and now it’s complete, I can honestly say it is [read more]

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Star Studded ‘Compass’ Album

Earlier this year, Mike went to the Red Bull studios in London to participate in an all-star collaboration for an album to be released in 2015. Check out the news article on Billboard here. And you can check out a few snaps from the day….

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Dead Men Walking reviews

DEAD MEN WALKING, LA RECORD – REVIEW Photos and words by David Valera “This is a rock concert!” How dare anyone in the crowd at the Troubadour stare into their cell phones while the legendary British punk rocker Ian Rubbish (aka Fred Armisen) is right before your eyes. This musician is a god among musicians and deserves your full attention. Rubbish was part of a special one-off show as the [read more]

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Strength 2015 – Even More Dates

Mike Peters Presents: The Alarm – Strength 30th Anniversary UK Tour 2015 www.thealarm.com is pleased to announce MORE DATES ADDED to the Mike Peters 30th Anniversary Strength Tour 2015. “And the word I seek to answer all my questions is written down on everything I see. It’s in the words written on the subway walls, in the sounds filling the concert halls” 30.01.15 LLANDUDNO THE GATHERING Tickets 31.01.15 LLANDUDNO THE GATHERING [read more]

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Strength Tour – More Dates Added

Mike Peters Presents: The Alarm – Strength 30th Anniversary UK Tour 2015 www.thealarm.com is pleased to announce more dates added to the Mike Peters 30th Anniversary Strength Tour 2015. “The Iron Gates clang in a steel mill town” The new dates are all in Wales with the exception of a last night of tour concert at the Live Rooms, Chester, a city which borders the infamous ‘Deeside’ area that it [read more]

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Strength – 30th Anniversary Tour

Mike Peters Presents: The Alarm – Strength 30th Anniversary UK Tour 2015 30.01.15 LLANDUDNO THE GATHERING Tickets 31.01.15 LLANDUDNO THE GATHERING Tickets 06.03.15 LEEDS BRUDENELL Tickets 08.03.15 SHEFFIELD 02 ACADEMY Tickets 14.03.15 OXFORD 02 ACADEMY Tickets 21.03.15 BIRMINGHAM O2 ACADEMY Tickets 16.04.15 LIVERPOOL CAVERN CLUB Tickets 01.05.15 LONDON 100 CLUB Tickets 02.05.15 CARDIFF THE GLOBE Tickets 14.05.15 MANCHESTER DEAF INSTITUTE Tickets 16.05.15 NEWCASTLE THE CLUNY Tickets Tickets For All Shows On Sale Now, or released week commencing 15/Sept. [read more]

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Final USA Dates 2014

The final US dates of Mike Peters Declaration Tour has will conclude with dates at the Tupelo Music Hall in Londonderry, New Hampshire on September 19th and a much anticipated date at Johnny D’s in Boston, MA on September 20th 2014. 19th September  Londonderry NH Tupelo Music Hall Tickets 20th September Boston MA Johnny D’s Tickets The US tour has been incredibly well received by both fans and critics as you can see from this [read more]

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More Dead Men Walking

Due to phenomenal public demand in the City of Los Angeles, Dead Men Walking have added two more shows ahead of their ‘Sold Out’ concert at the Troubadour, West Hollywood this Sunday. On Friday September 12th the ‘Dead Men’ will appear at Alex’s in Long Beach (Tickets) and then on Saturday 13th September DMW make a special appearance at the legendary Viper Room on Sunset Boulevard  (Tickets). The band have [read more]

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Pledge Peace & Get On The Record

Pledge Peace For The Holy Land. A lot of people have written to thealarm.com asking how they can become part of ‘The Scriptures’ world breaking team without having to create lyrics, sing or play music and so we have come up with a very simple ‘Pledge for Peace’. It’s easy to do, just take out your cell phone and locate the voice recording app. Record yourself saying ‘Peace’ and speak your name clearly afterwards. Go [read more]

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Tokyo Rocks to Declaration

Mike Peters just completed two fantastic shows at Billboard Live in Tokyo, celebrating 30 years since the release of The Alarm’s Declaration album in 1984. In 2014, each performance had a slightly different feel to the set list but during the encore requests were taken while the stage backdrop was lifted to reveal a stunning skyline view of Tokyo. It proved to be a spectacular environment for a show that [read more]

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Dead Men Walking!

The Infamous Dead Men Walking will once again tread the boards in California, USA this September 14th with a one off show at the world famous Troubadour in West Hollywood. Tickets On Sale Here. This time out the line up will feature Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats), Captain Sensible (The Damned) and our own Mike Peters of The Alarm alongside debutants Duff McKagan of Guns N’ Roses, Chris Cheney from Australian [read more]

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Declaration – Tokyo, Japan

Mike Peters – ‘Declaration’ 30th Anniversary World Tour will continue to Japan for a special event at Billboard Live, Tokyo, Japan on Monday 25th August 2014. Mike Peters will present ‘Declaration’ in full alongside other well known Alarm / Mike Peters songs at two shows with the first performance taking place at 1900 followed by a second at 2130 (Both shows will feature different set lists). Billboard Live itself is [read more]

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Last Night On Broadway

The final night of Mike Peters 3 Night Stand on Broadway at the Iridium will be an all request affair with audience members being invited to hand in written suggestions on the night with a brief outline of why the request is being made. Mike will read out the best requests and perform songs in this way throughout the duration of the both the early and late performance times. Requests [read more]

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Mike Peters On Broadway

Mike Peters begins his three night stand at the Iridium on Broadway on Saturday 26th July with two shows at 7-30 and 10-30. You can also catch Mike live on air from 2100 (EST), on New York’s Q1043 this Sunday evening with DJ Jonathan Clarke. Mike Peters will play a second set of shows at the Iridium, Broadway on Wednesday evening July 30th when he will be performing songs from [read more]

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The Scriptures reaches 90%

The world record breaking attempt – The Scriptures has just passed the 90% mark of its target figure in just over one week…. amazing news indeed and so thanks to all who have made a pledge so far. It is my hope that we will smash through the initial target figure this week and hopefully go even further in raising funds for Love Hope Strength’s mission to save lives – [read more]

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Bospop photos

The trip to ‘Bospop’ was a great success! The packed venue was treated to the ‘Declaration’ set, a few extra hits….and even a brand new song. Bospop is recognised a friendly festival and it certainly lived up to that title. The Dutch crowd gave the show a fantastic reception, and the day proved busy, with media interviews, signing session and a chance to catch up with friends old and new, [read more]

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Get On The Record – The Alarm

Mike Peters is launching a campaign to write and record the World’s Longest Officially Released Song and needs your creative input to help him complete the task and break the current Guinness World Record of 90 minutes and 10 seconds. This is a unique opportunity for Alarm fans worldwide to appear on a recording with Mike Peters and members of the band plus a host of other Love Hope Strength supporting [read more]

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Snowdon Rocks 2014

Snowdon Rocks! Go Green! Blue Skies! Awyr Glas! A perfect day with special people! Thanks to the 200 trekkers who joined Mike Peters & the Love Hope Strength Foundation on Saturday, June 21st, climbing Snowdon, the highest peak in England & Wales. View our photo gallery here The day was a wonderful mix of good friends, chat, songs, making new friends, remembering those we’ve lost, celebrating life and looking ahead [read more]

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Bospop with Simple Minds

This July 12th 2014, Mike Peters takes his one-man Alarm / Declaration show to Holland for a special one-off appearance at Bospop Festival alongside fellow celt rockers and headline act Simple Minds. Full details for ticket information and travel details can be found here at www.bospop.nl Mike Peters and The Alarm last performed at Bospop back in 2003 performing the following set list: Breathe Rain in the Summertime Knife Edge Close [read more]

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Declaration – Sesiwn Fawr Wales

Mike Peters will make a return to the Sesiwn Fawr Festival in Dolgellau, Wales on Saturday July 19th 2014. Tickets are available via the Sesiwn Fawr website and also on the festival Facebook page. Sesiwn Fawr will be Mike Peters only festival appearance in the UK this summer prior to heading out to the USA for a 3 night (6 show) stand on Broadway, New York plus other dates on the [read more]

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Mike Peters – Backstreets Interview

From an feature interview with Mike Peters in ‘Backstreets magazine’, and on backstreets.com, which has been covering the music of Bruce Springsteen for over 30 years. Mike Peters: 30 Years Later, Still Marching On – photograph by A.M. Saddler Backstreets correspondent Gary Zoldos first met The Alarm’s Mike Peters in 1986, after a live radio broadcast from the RPM in Toronto. “I had seen the band twice previously and instantly [read more]

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Join us on the Mountains

It’s not too late to sign up and join the Love Hope Strength Foundation climbs to the summit of Ben Nevis on Saturday morning and also the following weekend on Mt. Snowdon (Saturday June 21st). The BBC weather report promises the best outlook for this event which is now in it’s third year in Scotland and eighth in Wales! At Ben Nevis Rocks, Mike Peters and the trekking team will [read more]

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Declaration Norway review

I’ve been fortunate enough to make the trip to Norway with Mike Peters on three occasions now. And it’s always a highlight of the touring schedule. Norway is a beautiful country, and its people very welcoming. That said, we always seem to end up in some tour escapade of some description, and this year was no exception. Click here to see all the Norway photos This was out longest Norway [read more]

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The Alarm 6.6.1981-2014

The live concert history of The Alarm began 33 years ago in Prestatyn, North Wales on the 6th of June 1981. Here is another chance to see the video clip recorded by Mike Peters on the day of The Alarm’s 30th anniversary back in 2011. To make this day even more special, Mike Peters and The Alarm have just appeared at number 6 in the list of all time great [read more]

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Mike Peters & Tim Timebomb

Mike Peters recent tour of California featured a visit to Silverlake, Los Angeles for an interview with Tim Armstrong who is the unmistakeable voice of Rancid, Op Ivy and The Transplants. Tim hosts a weekly show – ‘Tim Timebomb and Friends’ on Faction (SiriusXM – Channel 41) featuring one of a kind original recordings made exclusively for the show plus conversations and performances from some of his most interesting friends. [read more]

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Declaration @ The BBC

To celebrate 30 years since The Alarm’s debut album, Mike Peters joins forces with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales to perform some of the band’s greatest songs. The complete 90 minute programme will be broadcast exclusively as part of BBC Radio Wales Music Day this Friday evening at 9.00 PM BST. It is anticipated that the programme will also be made available to listeners outside the UK here: The ‘Horizons Sing’ [read more]

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Declaration Vinyl – Dispatched!

The Alarm – Declaration 2014 Vinyl Limited Edition 2014 (which sold out exclusively via www.thealarm.com), has been dispatched today. All of us at thealarm.com want to thank members of the ‘300’ club who have made the investment in vinyl, for their patience. The hold up in delivery was caused by the global demand for vinyl and unexpected scale of volume generated by World Record Store Day on April 19th. Mike [read more]

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U2 Tribute to Mike Peters

In advance of the BBC Radio Wales Music Day 2014 broadcast of the 30th anniversary Declaration show at Hoddinott Hall in The Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, we are pleased to reveal the official BBC video of the moment the audience and Mike Peters were surprised by the video tribute from the members of U2. The event featuring Mike Peters, The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales and Aquire, will be broadcast [read more]

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Horizons Sing – Photos & News

The Horizons Sing event was a fantastic success. The show, which sold out in less than 10 minutes, saw Mike Peters perform a selection of songs including a Declaration set with the Welsh National Orchestra and the Aquire Choir from North Wales. The show will be broadcast on Friday 25th April. Details on how to tune in will be posted nearer the time. The event also featured a surprise video [read more]

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Latest Tour Photos

Photos from the last 4 tour dates on the Declaration 2014 UK Tour (all SOLD OUT shows) are now available to view on our flickr channel. The shows, two in Otley, Manchester and Newcastle were a great finale to an amazing tour, with the Manchester show being filmed. Click here for the photos. Thanks to Stuart Ling for the Manchester, Deaf Institute photos.

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Gathering Tickets On Sale Now

The Gathering 2015 – Tickets On Sale Now MIKE PETERS // THE ALARM – THE GATHERING 23 Friday 30th of January, Saturday 31st & Sunday 1st February 2015 Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales LL30 1BB Tickets for  Gathering 23 will stay the same as G22 and priced at £75 (plus £3 booking fee). Tickets on Sale Now. NB: All applicants who book within the first 30 days will qualify for [read more]

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Declaration – Vinyl Sold Out!

The Alarm – Declaration 2014 Vinyl Limited Edition 2014 completely sold out within weeks of going on sale exclusively via www.thealarm.com and we are pleased to announce that copies will be despatched very soon. Mike Peters and all of us here at thealarm.com want to thank everyone who made the investment in Vinyl and know that you have managed to secure yourselves a real piece of rare and valuable Alarm [read more]

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Gathering 23 – On Sale Thursday

The Gathering 2015 – Tickets On Sale Thursday 10th April @ 9.00 AM MIKE PETERS // THE ALARM – THE GATHERING 23 Friday 30th of January, Saturday 31st & Sunday 1st February 2015 Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales LL30 1BB THE GATHERING – Celebrating 30 years of Strength 1985 – 2015 The long running history of the Gathering continues on January 30th 2015 when Mike Peters hosts The Gathering 23 [read more]

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Latest News & Photos

Mike, Jules and everyone at the MPO would like to thank you for the amazing support on the Declaration Tour. All the remaining 5 UK shows in Otley, Manchester, Newcastle and the special ‘Horizons Sing’ show in Cardiff with the National Orchestra of Wales, are completely SOLD OUT. Photos from the last three shows in York, Glasgow and Aberdeen are now available to view here.

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Declaration – Tour Photos

The recent Declaration 2014 shows at Preston, Chester, Worcester and Exeter were all resoundingly successful with a great atmosphere generated every time Mike took to the stage. Each of the first sets have been completely different from night to night followed by the Declaration set which also seems to throw up a surprise or two unique to each venue. Each night has been captured through the lens of the alarm.com’s [read more]

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Tour – Manchester – Sold Out

We are pleased to announce that the Manchester show of the Declaration UK tour 2014 at The Deaf Institute for April 5th has now sold out. Tickets are now only available for three of the remaining seven UK concerts. York (Duchess 28.03.14) and Aberdeen (Lemon Tree 30.03.14), both have a few tickets remaining and the second show that was added at Korks in Otley, Yorkshire (03.04.14), is down to the [read more]

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HORIZONS SING – SOLD OUT!

HORIZONS SING! – COMPLETELY SOLD OUT. Horizons Sing! The complete allocation for this show has now sold out within minutes of being made available. Mike Peters was live on air at BBC Wales just after 10.00 AM and with the news of Horizons Sing! being posted on thealarm.com and the official Alarm Facebook page simultaneously (along with email notification to all on The Alarm Mailing List), every single ticket was [read more]

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HORIZONS SING – BBC CONCERT

HORIZONS SING! Mike Peters and the National Orchestra of Wales will perform together with Acquire Choir to celebrate 30 years of Declaration and the fifth anniversary of BBC Radio Wales Music Day. This amazing once in a lifetime event will take place at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff on Friday evening April 11th 2014. Admission is free although limited to 165 tickets which are available now @ www.thealarm.com The Alarm’s frontman Mike Peters is joining [read more]

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Mike Peters @ SXSW / NYC 2014

It was a hectic week for Mike Peters at SXSW. A crammed schedule of events saw Mike Peters make 9 appearances in just four days. Following on from two sell out shows in London and Bristol, Mike Peters flew to the USA early on Monday morning, arriving in Texas in the late evening where he was met by friend and Love Hope Strength co-founder James Chippendale. Mike was in action [read more]

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3 Night Stand On Broadway

Following on from the success of two complete ‘sell out’ shows this March 15th, Mike Peters will perform a very special and unique ‘3 Night Stand’ in New York this summer at the legendary Iridium on Broadway. Each consecutive night will feature a central performance from a landmark Alarm album along with a second set selection of the finest songs Mike Peters has written to date. From Declaration through Strength and [read more]

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Ben Nevis Rocks 3

Saturday, 14 June 2014. Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in Britain, rising 1,344 metres (4,406 ft) above sea level around the hills and Monroes of the Scottish Highlands.  The route up and down Ben Nevis is about nine miles in total and we will be climbing via the  ‘Mountain Track’ or the ‘Tourist Track’.  Details of the walk can be found here Registration You can register for Ben Nevis Rocks [read more]

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New Tour Photos

The latest four Declaration shows were a great success, with two sell-outs in Bristol and London, and two more packed shows in Birmingham and Bristol. The photos from these shows are now available to view here. Mike is currently performing at South by South West (SXSW), and will then play his two sold out shows at The Iridium in New York, before returning to continue the UK Declaration 2014 Tour. [read more]

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James Stevenson – New Album

The brand new, and long awaited album, from Alarm guitarist James Stevenson was released on 10th March 2014. ‘Everything’s Getting Closer To Being Over’ is a coherent album full of decent songs, deep grooves and big guitar solos‘ ‘James Stevenson has made his debut album one to enthuse over and recommend wholeheartedly’ ‘A really satisfying album and in a world where there are just too many ‘average’ albums it stands [read more]

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BBC SPECIAL – A NEW SOUTH WALES

Mike Peters featured on the ever popular ‘I Write The Songs’ radio program on Saturday 8th March on BBC Radio Wales talking in detail about the song ‘A New South Wales’ which was the first ever bilingual Welsh / English song to break into the UK Top 40 back in 1989. The show is repeated on Wednesday 12th March at 5.30am, and is available to listen again on iPlayer www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03xshjn Mike Peters [read more]

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Tour – More Shows Sell Out

We are pleased to announce that the last night of the Declaration UK tour 2014 at Newcastle Cluny Theatre on April 6th has now sold out. We have also been advised by promoters that the Manchester show at The Deaf Institute for April 5th only has a last few tickets left remaining, so please act fast if you are planning on attending. All of us here at thealarm.com look forward [read more]

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Latest Declaration Tour Photos

The latest Declaration Tour photos are now available to see. Click here for the tour photos The latest shows were in Derby, and then three in South Wales. The Flowerpot show in Derby was our best ever turnout there and was a packed and hot evening! Needless to say the South Wales show, including one on St. Davids Day were amazing, with three very different shows but each one very [read more]

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Mike Peters – SXSW 2014

Mike Peters Declaration Tour will continue to the USA on March 10th when Mike Peters will be performing at South By Southwest 2014 (SXSW), Austin, Texas from March 11th -14th before heading to New York for two completely sold out shows at the Iridium, Broadway on March 15th. Mike Peters has a packed itinerary of performances throughout the week of SXSW which this year which also feature headline appearances from [read more]

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Latest Merchandise

All the latest Mike Peters / Alarm merchandise is available in the store now. We now have full stock of the popular “Marching On” jacket, as worn by Mike Peters! Ladies cut jackets are also available. There are two variants of the Declaration Tour shirt, a white shirt with Red Poppy and tour dates on reverse, and a black shirt with the great new Declaration artwork and tour dates on [read more]

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Declaration in Norway

The Declaration 2014 tour is heading to Norway for 8 shows in May. More info and ticket links will follow. This will be a great opportunity for fans in Norway to experience the Declaration Tour. Fri 23/5: Bøen Gard, Gjerdsvika (Ålesund) Sat 24/5: Cafe 3B, Trondheim Sun 25/5: Fasting Kjeller`n, Kristiansund Mon 26/5: Herr Nilsen, Oslo Wed 28/5: Buddy, Drammen Thu 29/5: Madame Felle, Bergen Fri 30/5 : Snikkeriet, Rosendal [read more]

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Declaration Tour photos & T.V.

The Declaration Tour 2014 has now completed another 3 shows, The Gassienda – Keighley, Central Station – Wrexham and The Liquid Rooms – Edinburgh. Photos from the shows can be found here. Mike also filmed an interview before the Keighley show which was shown on the Yorkshire ITV news program ‘Calendar’. For those in the UK the interview can be viewed via the ITV player on the Calendar website. We [read more]

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The Dressing Room Sessions

Throughout the Declaration tour 2014, thealarm.com is introducing a new download service in the form of a uniquely coded card that will be given to everyone who makes a music, DVD or T-shirt purchase at the in-venue merchandise outlet. Each Declaration download card will allow the user access to a custom Mike Peters recording cut live in the dressing room before each show and available to download after the show [read more]

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Declaration 2014 – Live review

Super live review from the Oxford Academy show on Sunday 16th February. “The second half of the show was the performance of Declaration, and it was stunning. With every track being completely reworked it made for a new experience for any fan of The Alarm, even those of us who go back to the early days.” Check out the review on ‘allthingsmusicandme‘.

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Gathering Review – UberRock

We have been getting some great tour reviews from the Declaration 2014 Tour which will post soon, but we also just received this Gathering review from UberRock. www.uberrock.co.uk

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Mike Peters – Oxford O2

The first two shows of the Declaration 2014 Tour have set the standard for the rest of the shows. Click here for the photos from Liverpool and Oxford We have received many great emails from fans after these two shows… thanks to Pete Cole for the review below. Mike Peters – Oxford O2; Sunday, 16 February 2014 I am an unashamed fan of The Alarm and Mike Peters. You may [read more]

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Declaration 2014 – Order Now

The Alarm – Declaration and Declaration Collection (Limited Edition of 300) is available to order now (February 13th 2014), exactly 30 years to the day since the original album was released to dramatic effect in 1984. This time around, fans are still guaranteed an equally exciting listening experience. Everyone who delves into this 21st Century version of Declaration, will be able to hear the album in a totally new way, [read more]

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Declaration – More Shows Sold Out

Mike Peters Declaration shows in the UK and USA are selling out. In the USA, both concert appearances in New York at the Iridium on March 15th have completely sold out after extra tickets were released last week due to public demand. Following on from earlier sell outs in Glasgow, London in the UK shows at Korks in Otley, Yorkshire and the Bristol Thunderbolt have both sold out. Ticket sales all [read more]

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Gathering 22 – 2014

Purchase The Gathering 2014 on DVD and CD here https://thealarm.myshopify.com Photos from The Gathering 2014 all our photos on the flickr galleries are available to download Friday – Rehearsal and acoustic show Saturday Daytime – (Masterclass, Mastermind, Rehearsals) Saturday Evening – The Alarm Sunday (LHS Walkathon and signing session)

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Gathering – Review & Photos

Mike Peters and The Alarm delivered an electrifying weekend of music at The Gathering 22 which was sold out to capacity (1300) and celebrating a return to LLandudno after a four year hiatus in Prestatyn. Photos are now available for The Gathering 22 Friday – Rehearsals and evening concert with Mike Peters – PHOTOS or SLIDESHOW Saturday Daytime – Masterclass, Mastermind Quiz, Q&A, Setup – PHOTOS or SLIDESHOW Saturday Night [read more]

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GATHERING 2014 – ITINERARY

Bring It On! If you have tickets and are attending this years ‘SOLD OUT’ Gathering then here is the itinerary of all the events taking place. 2014 – The year of Declaration starts here!

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Questions for Mike Peters

At this years Gethering, on the Saturday afternoon at 2pm, Mike Peters will be holding a ‘Sixty Minutes Q&A’ session. Questions will be taken from the floor, but if you would like to submit a question in advance please send your questions to JJ at this email, who will be hosting the event.

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THE GATHERING – SOLD OUT!

Are You Going To Be There? The Gathering 22 which takes place over three days on January 31st, February 1st and 2nd 2014 at Venue Cymru in Llandudno, North Wales is now ‘SOLD OUT’. All of us here at www.thealarm.com look forward to welcoming fans from all over the world and thanking you for your wonderful support! Bring it on.

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Vinyl Showing on Sky

Sky Movies Premiere in the UK is showing ‘Vinyl’ at the following times Friday 24th January – 5pm Friday 24th January – 6pm (Sky Movies +1) Saturday 25th January –  9.10am This is your chance to catch the film if you were unable to see it at the cinema. The film is also available to buy in the Alarm store Vinyl Makes the Top Ten We were very pleased to [read more]

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Declaration in California

We are pleased to announce that the Mike Peters Declaration Tour will be in California in April 2014. More dates are likely to be announced soon, but the current line up is:- 17 April The Coach House – San Jaun Capistrano 18 April Mcabes – Santa Monica 24 April Brick by Brick – San Diego 26 April Fender Center – Corona The California dates follow on from the extensive UK [read more]

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Ask Simon Facebook Chat

Pre-Gathering Live Chat with “Ask Simon” As we near The Gathering 22, we thought it would be a great idea for Simon to be available for a live chat on The Alarm Facebook so that folks can ask questions directly and a great resource for others who may have similar questions. Simon will be on live on Wednesday 22 January from 7 to 9 pm UK time. We hope you [read more]

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Bruce Springsteen

Mike joined Wille Nile and Bruce Springsteen on stage last night at the Light Of Day benefit show at the Paramount Theater on Saturday 18th January. Find out about Light Of Day here Photos and news links after the videos. www.walesonline.co.uk – (inc. comments from Mike Peters) www.hollywoodreporter.com www.rollingstone.com www.nj.com www.app.com www.flickr.com consequenceofsound.net www.mycentraljersey.com

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Jules – News

“I find myself in reverie…” It’s that time again…. 8 weeks on and Mike and I are back in Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor, awaiting the results of Mike’s blood tests. The Alaw Ward (where LHS has donated £45,000 recently) is a whirl of activity and my nerves match the energy of the ward as doctors and nurses fly about, administering blood tests, drugs, good and bad news…. I can usually [read more]

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Gathering Countdown – James

Hi everyone. If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter you will know what a crazy year I’ve had! Gigs with five different bands. Seventy odd gigs with The Cult. Finishing touches to my own first solo album. It’s been an amazing year! As usual I’m so looking forward to The Gathering. I’ll be doing the guitar masterclass with Mike on Saturday morning and then doing an advance signing of [read more]

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Mike Peters – New Jersey 18.01.14

Mike Peters will be in the USA on Saturday 18th January 2014, to make a special guest appearance at the Bruce Springsteen supported Light Of Day Benefit Concert for Parkinson’s Disease at the Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park, New Jersey. Mike will be performing alongside Johnny Rzeznick of the Goo Goo Dolls and other well known Light of Day supporters such as Jesse Malin, Joe D’Urso and Willie Nile (whom Mike has [read more]

The Gathering

Gathering Countdown – with Smiley

Apparently its only 23 sleeps to The Gathering.. (You gotta love facebook).. This year will be my 4th… Its become a January institution .. something to look forward to after Crimbo and the new year’s buggered off. Its also the first time we, as The Alarm (apart from our little jaunt to Manila in May), have been in the same room since the fab Vinyl tour in March. Do you [read more]

The Gathering

Ask Simon in Llandudno

Do you have any questions about Llandudno or something relating to this years Gathering? Our Gathering Concierge, Simon Williams, was such a success in Prestatyn, that ‘Ask Simon’ is also making the move back to LLandudno and will be on-hand at The Gathering to try and answer any queries you might have about The Gathering or Llandudno and the surrounding area. In the few weeks in the run-up to The [read more]

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The Gathering – Ticket News

Attention all Gatherers! Thanks for ordering your Gathering tickets. It is hard to believe that this will be our 22nd year of Gatherings! We are excited to host Gathering 22 at Venue Cymru, Llandudno and work has already begun behind the scenes in preparation for January 31st! PLEASE NOTE: MPO will post your physical tickets to you during the second week of January (week beginning 13th Jan). There are now only 50 weekend [read more]

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The Gathering Masterclass

With guitars raised in the air, ‘Declaration’ / Marching On’, has always proved to be a classic start to many an Alarm show throughout the eras and this year’s Gathering Masterclass will be a very special one indeed, as it marks the thirtieth anniversary since the release of the ‘Declaration’ album back in February 1984. This year, Mike Peters will personally present the story behind both ‘Declaration’ and ‘Marching On’, [read more]