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The Alarm in Lockdown Phase 2 – Big Night In / New Standards Tour / Brand New Lockdown Special Offers in Store

As the world begins to enter a new phase of the global lockdown and the easing of the stay at home restrictions for many of us, we are pleased to announce that the Big Night In will continue to be broadcast throughout this coming June. This Saturday, we have a very special edition of the Big Night In that will include the launch and presentation of the Mike Peters and The [read more]

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The BIG NIGHT IN – All previous broadcasts here!

This Saturday, the legendary Alarm drummer Nigel Twist joined Mike and Jules on the virtual sofa for a special chat, catch up and live link up between Dyserth and San Francisco, California. (The show is now available to watch again below!!). The show broadcast live at the usual time of 9pm (UK), with Mike and Jules presenting their unique mix of acoustic songs, chat, rare and unseen video content from [read more]

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Mike Peters and The Alarm announce NEW STANDARDS UK TOUR for 2020

This October / November / December Mike Peters and The Alarm will charge back into the new life we are all dreaming of, with a post lockdown UK Tour entitled NEW STANDARDS. The tour will be a multi-dimensional rock and roll affair, capable of playing anywhere, anytime and in any situation. “We are committed to being part of the movement that allows people, music fans, music venues and music promoters [read more]

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USA GATHERING WEEK – New York Rescheduled to 10.10.2020 – Boston, Los Angeles Awaiting New Dates.

USA Gathering Week 2020 New York has been rescheduled to 10.10.2020 New dates for Boston and Los Angeles to be posted ASAP. All current tickets and passes will remain valid for the new dates. Thank you for your understanding during this unprecedented time as we work to protect our communal safety. Tickets for Los Angeles UCLA and Boston Wang Theater Boch Centre events are on sale now exclusively at www.thealarm.com Tickets for NYC event [read more]

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UK TOUR 2020 – Manchester, London Glasgow, Birmingham – ALL DATES NOW RESCHEDULED

All dates on The Alarm UK tour have now been  rescheduled for later in the year (see new dates below). All current tickets will remain valid for the new dates.  Thank you for your understanding during this unprecedented time. 05.11.2020 MANCHESTER – THE O2 RITZ – TICKETS 04.12.2020 – LONDON – ELECTRIC BALLROOM – TICKETS 12.12.2020 GLASGOW – THE GARAGE – TICKETS 18.12.2020 BIRMINGHAM – INSTITUTE – TICKETS “The rescheduled UK dates will [read more]

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OUT NOW – ‘Strength Live ’85’ available to listen at all music streaming services

The Alarm release ‘Strength Live ’85’ via all music streaming services The Alarm are proud to announce the release of Strength – Live ’85 via all music streaming and download services. Strength – Live ’85 was originally released as a limited edition vinyl album during last year’s Record Store Day and SOLD OUT immediately. The album was always scheduled for wider availability this year however, and we have decided to continue with the online release as [read more]

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Billboard USA shares video premiere for ‘Irish Sea’ from STREAM {Hurricane of Change}, plus Exclusive interview with Mike Peters

BILLBOARD – the prestigious US magazine has launched the official premiere of ‘Irish Sea’ from the STREAM {Hurricane of Change} and also conducted an exclusive interview with Mike Peters. You can read the full BillBoard interview and watch the exclusive video here. Fans can purchase STREAM {Hurricane of Change} the album in The Alarm store right now and take advantage of the free worldwide postage scheme that has been introduced throughout [read more]

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SOLD OUT – The Gathering 2021 – St. David’s Hall, Cardiff June 5th 2021 – Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Mike Peters and The Alarm 1981 – 2021

THE GATHERING 2021 – June 5th 2021 – St. David’s Hall, Cardiff Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Mike Peters and The Alarm is COMPLETELY SOLD OUT. ‪Thanks to everyone who bought tickets, and for making The Gathering 2021 one of the fastest selling shows in the band’s history. Fans who would like to be included on St. David’s Hall ticket waiting list for returns / production seat releases should phone the venue direct: Tel: [read more]

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CELTIC FOLKLORE LIVE – BRAND NEW RELEASE FOR RECORD STORE DAY – Rescheduled until June 20th 2020

The Alarm will release a brand new limited edition vinyl LP – Celtic Folklore Live, on Saturday June 20th as part of the rescheduled World Record Store Day 2020. The Alarm – Celtic Folklore Live LP was originally recorded back in 1988, during The Alarm’s Celtic Folklore Tour of the UK and USA, and with this brand new Record Store Day 2020 (June 20, 2020) release of completely unreleased ‘live’ tracks, it effectively [read more]

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Watch the BIG NIGHT IN Special LIVE on YouTube, SMART TV and Facebook this SATURDAY. Download the Theatre programme here.

This weekend’s special edition Big Night In broadcast of OXY – The Musical plus 60 minute acoustic performance from The Alarm’s Mike Peters will begin at the earlier time of 1900 (UK Time). Presented  by Jules Peters the Big Night In / Oxy – The Musical theatre style show will get underway at 1900 (UK Time) with pre-show interviews and chat from the principal writers and director, before the curtain goes [read more]

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THE BIG NIGHT IN – A MESSAGE FROM JULES – SPECIAL BROADCAST THIS SATURDAY

Thanks to everyone for joining Mike and I for the Big Night In on Saturday nights. We seem to have discovered a mutually beneficial way (that’s you and us!), of helping each other through Lockdown, enjoying a relaxing couple of hours (well, not always relaxing for us haha!), of music, chat, previously unseen footage, video & film premieres, reminisces plus sharing snatches of our rock and roll family life under Lockdown here in our picturesque village of [read more]

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OXY – The Musical – Premieres Next Weekend – A Night of Virtual Theatre co-written by Mike Peters

NEVER MIND THE LOCKDOWN…. HERE COMES OXY…..  A NIGHT OF VIRTUAL THEATRE  SATURDAY APRIL 25TH – LIVE ON THE OFFICIAL ALARM FACEBOOK PAGE. OXY – THE MUSICALA Life Saving New Wave MusicalWritten by Mike Peters (The Alarm), Paul Sirett, & Steve Allan JonesDirected by Pete Rowe Filmed by All Media WorksStarring Robbie Jarvis, Janet Fullerlove, Sean Kingsley, David Rubin,Mark Newnham, Matthew Durkan, Molly Grace Cutler, Adam Langstaff and John Hasler. OXY – A Night of Virtual Theatre will [read more]

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THE BIG NIGHT IN – Mike Peters of The Alarm Live on FACEBOOK attracted over 54,000 viewers

While the world is engaged in social distancing and being placed under lockdown conditions, Mike Peters of The Alarm will this weekend, invite Alarm fans from around the world into his home for THE BIG NIGHT IN – a virtual Alarm Gathering online. THE BIG NIGHT IN will be hosted by Jules Peters, who will interview Mike throughout the evening as he broadcasts his thoughts and shares some acoustic performances live to [read more]

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THE BIG NIGHT IN 2 – This Saturday at 9pm UK Time

The BIG NIGHT IN, which broadcast last Saturday night, straight from Mike Peters’s Living Room was a huge success, with over 54,000 people tuning in to watch the live feed on the official Alarm Facebook page. Over 4,500 individual messages were posted during the actual broadcast itself, as Mike Peters performed songs live, whilst Jules presented video premieres for Psalm, History Repeating and other unique Alarm-related content, including some edited [read more]

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A Personal Message from Mike Peters – March / April Dates to be Rescheduled

Dear Friends, Here at thealarm.com we have been closely monitoring the news programs and announcements from official sources to understand how the Global Pandemic will affect our daily lives, including the upcoming Mike Peters & The Alarm shows scheduled for the UK and USA during March and April 2020. These are unprecedented times for all of us, and while we try our best to make decisions that are in the interest of [read more]

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Snowdon Rocks Weekender – May 22nd -24th 2020

Love Hope Strength has organised an annual hike-with-music in beautiful Snowdonia for the past 13 years to raise money for cancer care services in North Wales and beyond and to highlight the importance of walking and talking. This year ‘Snowdon Rocks’ with a difference: this year you’re invited to walk, talk, sing, play, eat, drink, camp or glamp and enjoy the merriment for a whole weekend. It’s all happening in [read more]

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The Gathering 2020 – In Photos

The Gathering 2020 – To come home, you have to go away. Here’s your chance to relive The Gathering through an comprehensive array of stills taken by our intrepid photography team of Andy Labrow, Stuart Ling, David Coombs and Bryn Cooledge. (All individual photo credits can be found in our photo gallery on here). THE GATHERING 2020 – In Photos Friday: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmLjtVo7 Saturday: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmLjuCvC Saturday – The Alarm https://flic.kr/s/aHsmLjprRE Sunday: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmLjrbvM Mike Peters and [read more]

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SOLD OUT – The Gathering 2021 at RHYL TOWN HALL is completely SOLD OUT.

THE GATHERING 2021 – May 21st – June 5th 2021 Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Mike Peters and The Alarm (RHYL, PRESTATYN have now SOLD OUT). The 300 Passes for THE GATHERING 2021 have SOLD OUT COMPLETELY and in record time. Individual Gathering 2021 Tickets for the Mike Peters and The Alarm 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert at St. David’s Hall, Cardiff on Saturday June 5th 2021 will go on sale on Friday 25th February 2020 (Mike [read more]

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The Gathering 2020 – Review – To Come Home, You Have To Go Away

On behalf of Mike Peters and The Alarm, all of us at thealarm.com and the official Alarm facebook page, want to thank each and every person who attended this year’s Gathering 2020 at Venue Cymru, Llandudno. It was, without doubt,  one of the best on record, and a weekend none of us who were there, will ever forget. We look forward to sharing plans for The Gathering 2021 and the [read more]

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Valley Aid featuring Mike Peters, James Dean Bradfield, Charlotte Church, Amy Wadge and Andy Fairweather Low

James Dean Bradfield, Mike Peters, Charlotte Church, Amy Wadge and Andy Fairweather Low are headlining at the two night “Valley Aid” Fundriaser at The Factory in Porth on Fri/Sat 13th/14th March. Cycling star Geraint Thomas, Led Zeppelin legend Robert Plant and rock legend Brian May have donated items to the charity show. The former Tour de France champion has donated a signed pair of his cycling shoes, while the legendary [read more]

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Gathering 2020 – SOLD OUT – Weekend Itinerary Here

This year’s Gathering 2020 has now SOLD OUT. The Gathering 2020 promises to be one of the most anticipated events of recent Alarm times, and on the opening night of Friday January 31st, Mike Peters will take attendees on an evening of high musical drama by performing Stream [Hurricane of Change] with a full ensemble of musicians and actors in a daring, immersive, theatrical rock music concert environment that will also involve the [read more]

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Happy New Year / New Decade to Alarm fans all around the world. Watch the = / Equals Video Premiere. Listen to the brand new Podcast with Mike Peters

Mike Peters and all of us at www.thealarm.com would like to wish Alarm fans around the world all the very best for a healthy and prosperous New Year / New Decade. We look forward to welcoming everyone into the Alarm’s new future at the very first event of the era – The Gathering on January 31st 2020 at Venue Cymru, Llandudno. On this first day of the year, we are proud [read more]

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THE GATHERING 2020 @ Venue Cymru, LLANDUDNO, N. WALES – LAST FEW TICKETS REMAINING

Only a last few Weekend passes for The Gathering 2020 are still on sale now exclusively at www.thealarm.com. Weekend tickets on sale now!!!! The Saturday pre-show reception at the SOLD OUT Gathering 2019, featured an intimate and emotional Q&A / acoustic performance with Mike Peters, which turned into something very special for the early ticket buyers who qualified to be there. All the band and special guest musicians were in [read more]

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Seasons Greetings from Mike Peters and The Alarm Family

Seasons Greetings to all at this special time of year from Mike Peters and all of The Alarm Family. Thanks to one and all for making 2019 a very special year indeed and here’s to an amazing 2020……. We hope you enjoy this very rare Mike Peters performance video from 1990, which features Mike singing a Welsh Language version of John Lennon’s Happy Xmas [War Is Over]. Nadolig Llawen. You [read more]

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New Year 2020 – Special Offers In Store Now

All orders (excluding Gathering Tickets), placed in thealarm.com store above £49.99  (between now and January 30th), will qualify for a ‘free’ limited edition ‘The Alarm – Sun Studio Sessions 2019’ CD. This unique disc features all of the music recorded during the live broadcast from Elvis Presley’s Sun Recording Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, USA on July 18th 2019. Recorded by in-house engineer Ples Hampton and mixed by Mark Warden, the Sun Studio [read more]

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The Scottish Bus is heading to The Gathering 2020 – Book Your Seat Now

If you are living in Scotland and are thinking of coming to The Gathering 2020 on January 31st – February 3rd at Venue Cymru in Llandudno, North Wales, then book a place on the Scottish Gathering Bus that is celebrating it’s 25th Anniversary of travelling to Wales. Organised each and every year by the amazing James Newall, THE SCOTTISH GATHERING BUS provides a great way to travel to THE GATHERING at [read more]

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Mike Peters to perform acoustic set at Smalltown Glory concert on November 24th in London

THEALARM.COM is delighted to announce that MIKE PETERS will perform an acoustic set as special guest prior to EDDIE MACDONALD and SMALLTOWN GLORY debut live performance at The Blackheart in Camden Town, London on Sunday November 24th 2019.  TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE “In what promises to be a night to savour,” says Eddie, “I am pleased to announce that Mike Peters will be joining us as special guest for Smalltown Glory’s debut gig. We spent many years [read more]

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Mike Peters – Norway 2019 – Five Shows This December

This December 2019, Mike Peters will perform five dates in Norway including the traditional two day event – Sammenkomsten VII at Madam Felle, Bergen for a seventh successive December. Tickets for all five dates are on sale now: Friday 13th December Farsund Pakkhuset Tickets Saturday 14th December Sirvåg Ogna Scene Ticke Sunday 15th December Sagvåg Anno1564  Tickets Friday 20th December Bergen Madam Felle Tickets Saturday 21st December Bergen Madam Felle  Tickets Photo: Stuart Ling

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STREAM [Hurricane of Change] – Brand New Album Collection- Order Now

STREAM [Hurricane of Change] A BRAND NEW MASTER RECORDING BASED ON THE WORKS OF EYE OF THE HURRICANE AND CHANGE Released October 1st 2019 exclusively via www.thealarm.com The collection is available to pre-order here. On October 1st 2019, Mike Peters will release a brand new LIMITED EDITION Alarm masterwork entitled STREAM [Hurricane of Change]. STREAM [Hurricane of Change] is a limited edition collection released exclusively via www.thealarm.com    The collection includes: STREAM [Hurricane of Change] Double [read more]

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Hurricane of Change – The “Must See” Tour

The first weekend of Hurricane of Change UK Tour 2019 has seen three incredibly special shows in Aberdare, Fleet [SOLD OUT] and Colchester. Each night has featured a standing ovation from audiences moved by the power and the performance of this most unique Mike Peters show. Utilising a vast array of one man band instrumentation including electro – acoustic guitars, drums, strings, emotive vocals and thought provoking narrative, Mike Peters [read more]

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Hurricane of Change UK Tour – More Shows SOLD OUT – Stream CD Edition released at all shows.

The Hurricane of Change Tour is currently being performed throughout the UK until November 30th 2019. Another has now SOLD OUT in advance, at Swindon Art Centre. Low ticket warnings are also in place for Artrix Bromsgrove Tickets , Gateshead Sage Tickets and Edinburgh Caves Tickets, so if you are still planning on attending please book now. Ticket links for all shows listed below. Mike Peters will be performing all the songs from [read more]

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Just announced – Sahara Rocks 2020 – 27th Oct > 2nd Nov 2020

Building on the successes of previous LHS International treks, including the recent Rock the Canyons 2018 and Iceland Rocks 2019, Love Hope Strength is proud to present Sahara Rocks 27th October – 2nd November 2020! Experience the beauty of one of the most breathtaking deserts in the world, all in the name of Love Hope Strength. Enjoy this adventure of a lifetime whilst helping to give hope to families affected [read more]

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Iceland Rocked!!! Check out photos and video now.

They hiked together, they laughed together, shared stories, made music and memories together. Now the Iceland Rocks trekkers from across the USA and UK have together raised over £25,000 for Love Hope Strength. What a gigantic collective achievement! Well done to all who took part in this challenge of a lifetime. The money raised will help to expand LHS’ U.K. Get On The List volunteer programme and support international cancer [read more]

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Mike Peters presents The Alarm – Hurricane Of Change – 30th Anniversary UK Tour – October / November 2019

Tickets for the Hurricane Of Change Tour are on sale now with extra dates added due to public demand in Carlise at The Brickyard on October 10th. (Ticket links for all shows below). 03.10.19 ABERDARE Coliseum Tickets 04.10.19 FLEET The Harlington SOLD OUT 05.10.19 COLCHESTER Arts Centre Tickets 10.10.19 CARLISLE Brickyard Tickets Tickets 11.10.19 HOLMFIRTH Picturedrome Tickets 12.10.19 SELBY Town Hall SOLD OUT 18.10.19 CRICKHOWELL Clarence Hall Tickets 19.10.19 CRICKHOWELL Clarence Hall [read more]

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The Alarm – On>Tour>Age Podcast – Episode 18 The Sigma Tour Greatest Hits OUT NOW

The Alarm – On>Tour>Age podcast series is now LIVE and available to be enjoyed here, and also from all major podcast supply services including iTunes, aCast, Spotify, Google Podcasts and others. Each individual show is presented by Gareth Jones and will take listeners deep behind the scenes of The Alarm and Mike Peters’ solo work. Fans seeking further insights, should also tune into Jules Jones Peters Facebook page for further personal diary [read more]

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Eddie Macdonald and Smalltown Glory to perform @ The Blackheart, London 24.11.19

Eddie Macdonald – one of the founding members of The Alarm, will perform live with his band Smalltown Glory at the Blackheart in Camden Town, London on Sunday November 24th 2019. Smalltown Glory plus special guests – 24.11.19 The Blackheart, 2-3 Greenland Place, London, NW1 0AP, Tel: 0207-428-9730 Tickets are on sale now and available here. Eddie who now plays guitar and sings in Smalltown Glory, recently released a video for the [read more]

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The Alarm – SIGMA LXXXV TOUR 2019 of AMERICA Featuring Modern English & Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Jezebel

A fraternity of alternative British rock bands led by acoustic pioneers The Alarm, post punk auteurs Modern English, and the charismatic Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Jezebel will take to the road throughout North America this summer 2019. See all dates below: The Alarm are particularly looking forward to the tour having just released their new album ∑ Sigma (NUMBER ONE ROCK ALBUM IN THE UK), to a host of excellent reviews all across [read more]

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AVAILABLE NOW – EXPERIENCE SIGMA PRE-SHOW TOUR PASSES with MIKE PETERS of THE ALARM

EXPERIENCE SIGMA LXXXV PASSES With Mike Peters of The Alarm Experience Sigma Passes for all tour dates are on sale here. You’ve heard of the Aftershow? Well, this is the Pre-show, the ‘new’ Aftershow! This is your chance to meet Mike Peters before the show, one hour before the doors open! This is your chance to experience an intimate up close and personal Mike Peters acoustic performance. This is your [read more]

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The Alarm to launch ‘ON>TOUR>AGE’ Vlog / Podcast Series from Sun Studio, Memphis, Tennessee.

On Thursday July 18th 2019, The Alarm (who’s new album ∑ Sigma entered the UK Rock Album chart at Number One), will launch ‘ON>TOUR>AGE’ , the first in a series of Vlogs & podcasts (available from The Alarm You Tube Channel and all good digital media outlets including the official alarm Facebook page), that will be broadcast throughout the length and breadth of the Sigma LXXXV Tour 2019 (see dates [read more]

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The Alarm cover Modern English / Gene Loves Jezebel & Launch Exclusive Sigma Tour YouTube Playlist

The Alarm launch a very special exclusive You Tube Playlist featuring 33 tracks from all three bands – The Alarm, Modern English and Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Jezebel that will all feature on this summer’s forthcoming Sigma LXXXV Tour 2019. The Alarm have also recorded their very own special versions of the Modern English classic ‘I Melt With You’, along with a stripped back reading of the 1983 Gene Loves [read more]

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Equals = ∑ Sigma – Watch the ‘Making Of Album’ Video Series Here!

The Alarm’s brand new album ∑ Sigma is out now, and The Alarm You Tube Channel is screening updated versions of all the original Blood Red Viral Black ‘making of album’ film clips in a song by song sequence  that features music from both = Equals and ∑ Sigma. Order Your Copy of The Alarm ∑ Sigma here now. The Alarm = Equals = ∑ Sigma Episode 1 = Two Rivers Episode 2 = Beautiful [read more]

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Calling all Alarm Fans – Don’t Miss A Thing This Summer!!

With the release of The Alarm’s new album ∑ Sigma coming on June 28th (available to pre-order & pre-save now), there’s going to be A LOT happening in the world of The Alarm and all our various fan forums and social media platforms. Everyone here at www.thealarm.com is calling on fans to make sure they are all fully signed up in advance to the following social media and music platforms in order [read more]

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SIGMA Reviews / Midsummer Gathering / The Killers / Sky TV and a personal message from Mike Peters

The brand new Alarm album ∑ Sigma, is currently receiving some of the best reviews in Alarm history (see below), and to keep up the momentum, www.thealarm.com is urging all Alarm fans to get out to their local record store, especially during this exciting first week of release, and pick up a copy of the CD/LP and/or order online. Fans are also urged to check out the brand new Sigma inspired Ultimate Alarm Playlist [read more]

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New album ∑ Sigma Released / Record Store Tour / Sky TV

Exactly one year and one day on from the release of = Equals, Mike Peters and The Alarm release the brand new follow up album ∑ Sigma. Throughout release week, Mike Peters will once again undertake a UK Record Store Tour to celebrate the worldwide release of ∑ Sigma. Order The Alarm ∑ Sigma here now. At 5:30PM in HMV Cardiff, Wales, fans will see Mike playing live and talking about ∑ [read more]

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Event Itinerary – Midsummer Gathering in Cardiff June 29th – The Alarm

The Alarm’s Midsummer Gathering in Cardiff on Saturday June 29th is going to be a jam-packed affair with breaking news that Dave Sharp is announced as special guest, to appear alongside Mike Peters, The Alarm and the Morriston Orpheus Male Voice Choir. Mike and Dave will be joining the Morriston Orpheus Choir for an extremely special 30th Anniversary rendition of the classic A New South Wales and Bells of Rhymney. Also [read more]

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The Alarm – Film Premiere – THE WHITE COUNT – Trailer released today

Twenty First Century Films is proud to announce the World Premiere of The Alarm’s brand new feature length 90 minute documentary entitled The White Count at the Mid-Summer Gathering in Cardiff, Wales on June 29th. The screening will take place at 16:30 on Saturday June 29th in the Stiwdio at Cardiff University followed by a Q&A with The Alarm hosted by MC Gareth Jones. Watch The Official Trailer Now. ‘The White Count’ documents the incredible [read more]

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The Alarm ∑ Sigma – Billboard Video Premiere – View It Now

As the release sequence continues towards the official release of ∑ Sigma on June 28th, Billboard magazine has premiered ‘Brighter Than The Sun’, the first ever 4k – High Resolution video produced in the name of The Alarm. The video was shot at a sound stage in Theatre Clwyd in North Wales and directed by Paul Green. Mike Peters and The Alarm are already gearing up for the release of ∑ [read more]

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The Alarm ∑ SIGMA – First video release and UK Tour dates announced

On 28th June, The Alarm will release a new album ∑ Sigma, exactly one year and one day after the release of its prequel = Equals.  ∑ Sigma can be pre-ordered / pre-saved now granting instant access to the first single – Blood Red Viral Black. A brand new video for Blood Red Viral Black (Directed by film maker Paul Green), premiered at the UK’s leading music magazine Classic Rock earlier. See it here [read more]

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Tickets On Sale – The Alarm – Midsummer Gathering 2019 – Cardiff University

The Alarm – To Host a Midsummer Gathering at Cardiff University with the Morriston Orpheus Male Voice Choir celebrating 30 years of A New South Wales Saturday June 29th 2019 Tickets On Saturday June 29th, Mike Peters will bring The Alarm to Cardiff University for a Midsummer Gathering that will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of ‘A New South Wales’, and take part in a reunion with the Morriston Orpheus Male Voice Choir who also [read more]

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The Gathering NYC – Live ’85 – Strength Oral History Continues….Read All about it here ….

The countdown to the USA Gathering in New York City is ticking down and with the hugely anticipated event now just under a week away, fans from Europe and other parts of the world are looking forward to joining together with their US counterparts to celebrate the music of The Alarm past, present and future. Two very special Alarm shows will take place throughout the weekend starting on Friday April [read more]

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Only Saturday Night Tickets Left for New York Gathering 13th April 2019 [April 12th SOLD OUT]

THE ALARM – GATHERING NEW YORK – APRIL 12th – 13th 2019 TICKET ALERT: Only Saturday Night Irving Plaza Tickets are available for The Alarm’s third annual New York Gathering which will take place at both the Gramercy Theatre [SOLD OUT], and Irving Plaza over the weekend of April 12th / 13th 2019. Get Irving Plaza Tickets now….. while you can!!! Both events are being promoted by long standing Gathering NYC [read more]

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Strength 1985-1986 – Release Countdown Begins with Strength Video Premiere and Oral History

Due to overwhelming demand, pre-orders for the Strength 1985-1986 Remaster have had to be suspended until we can restock. All copies of the signed replica backstage pass edition have also completely SOLD OUT too. However, there should be plenty of CD / LP copies in record stores on the official release date of Friday March 15th, as the one week countdown to the official release of Strength 1985-1986 on Friday [read more]

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Win tickets to see The Alarm broadcasting live across the USA on Sirius Xm Feedback this Friday morning 9AM EST / 10AM PST

This Friday at 9am EST and 10am PST, The Alarm will be broadcasting live on Sirius Xm all across the US Nation when they perform as special musical guests on Feedback, which is the flagship Volume Channel 106 morning radio show presented by hosts Nik Carter and Lori Majewski.Thanks to the production team at Feedback, www.thealarm.com has managed to secure two pairs of guest tickets for email lottery winning recipients [read more]

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The Alarm to release ‘Strength Live ’85’ on Saturday Record Store Day April 13th 2019

The Alarm are proud to announce the release of a brand new limited edition double album entitled Strength – Live ’85 on Record Store Day Saturday April 13th 2019 (which is also day two of The Alarm’s New York Gathering at Irving Plaza Tickets here). Mike Peters will also be performing a live set at Generation Records which is located at 210 Thompson St, New York, New York 10012 on the same day [read more]

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Ryan Hamilton announced as Special Guest for Gathering NY Irving Plaza

thealarm.com is pleased to announce that Ryan Hamilton has been confirmed as the special guest for the Alarm’s Gathering New York show at Irving Plaza on Saturday April 13th, Tickets available here. After appearing as special guest during The Alarm’s most recent UK tour, Ryan has become a big hit with The Alarm community. Ryan also appeared at The Gathering UK in North Wales and is signed to Steven Van Zandt’s [read more]

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Mike Peters presented with MBE by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace

Rockstar and cancer survivor Mike Peters of The Alarm received an MBE on Thursday February 21st from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace for services to charity. Mike, who was born in Prestatyn  and grew up in Rhyl , has raised thousands for cancer care projects in the UK and abroad and dedicates his life to giving hope for families affected by the disease. He said: “We’ve had an incredible morning, [read more]

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The Alarm – Norway 2019 – Tickets On Sale Now

The Alarm are pleased to announce three dates for Norway in April 2019 in Oslo, Bergen and Haugesund. Special guests for each show will be Novocaine. Tickets for all three shows are on sale now: Thursday 4th April – OSLO John Dee Tickets Friday 5th April – BERGEN  Lille Ole Bull Tickets Saturday 6th April – HAUGESUND Flytten Tickets

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STRENGTH 1985-1986 Remaster – Released March 15th 2019

As exclusively revealed by Mike Peters during another very special Keynote Address at this year’s Gathering event, the third generation era of Alarm music will continue on March 15th 2019 with the official release of ‘Strength 1985-1986’. Strength 1985-1986 is available to PRE-ORDER now from thealarm.com. [All pre-orders will be shipped in advance to arrive in time for the the official release date of March 15th.) Strength 1985-1986 is also available to [read more]

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Gathering 2019 Review, Photos and Merchandise Available Now

The Gathering 2019 gave rise to a series of remarkable events which you can now read about in this excellent review from North Wales writer Dave Jones. The photographs generated during the SOLD OUT weekend are also available to view (see links below). Thursday – https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157706690962994 Friday – https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157676368402177 Saturday Daytime – https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157705114885811 Saturday Evening – https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157689555186333 Sunday – https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157678542447838 The Gathering 2019 range of Merchandise and Event T-Shirts are all on sale in thealarm.com [read more]

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The Alarm – A Tele-Visual History 1985-1986 continues with Deeside Video Premiere

The Alarm – A Tele-Visual History 1985-1986 Broadcast Schedule The Alarm .com is proud to present the widescreen premiere of the a brand new video clip for a mastered version of ‘Deeside’, taken from the forthcoming release ‘Strength 1985-1986 Remaster”. Utilising footage shot in France on the 5th of February 1986 and previously unseen material shot by the River Dee in North Wales with Mike Peters again in the summer of [read more]

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Smalltown Glory [feat. Eddie Macdonald] to perform this Thursday at Water Rats, London – Tickets on sale now

Smalltown Glory – Gig II – The Second Strumming. Following the amazing Black Heart sold out debut appearance in November, Eddie Macdonald will once again perform live with his band Smalltown Glory bringing their energy and passion to the Water Rats, London this Thursday March 5th 2019. Tickets are on sale now and available here. Along with Special Guest Chris Pope and his Acoustic Chords UK – celebrating 40 years of the classic [read more]

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Mike Peters awarded MBE in New Years Honours List 2019

Multitude of Brilliant Efforts’ says The Alarm frontman and Love Hope Strength co-founder Mike Peters on being awarded MBE Internationally acclaimed musician and healthcare campaigner Mike Peters has been awarded an MBE for services to charity having raised thousands for cancer care projects in the UK and around the world, and for dedicating his life to giving hope for families affected by cancer. Mike Peters, who was born in Prestatyn and grew up [read more]

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Special Offers on Music, Gifts and Brand New Merchandise

Special Offers on Music, Gifts and Brand New Alarm Merchandise at the alarm.com Thealarm.com is pleased to announce the release of a newly commissioned REDONBLACK ALARM fashion clothing, music and accessories range.  Explore the collection now. This Winter, all orders (excluding Gathering Tickets), placed in the Twenty First Century Store above £49.99  (between now and February 1st), will qualify for a ‘free’ limited edition ‘Mike Peters In Session’ 2018 CD. This [read more]

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Mike Peters to headline Acoustic Winter Festival – Dusseldorf, Germany 12.01.2019

Mike Peters is to headline the Acoustic Winter 2019 Festival in Dusseldorf, Germamy on Saturday January 12th 2019. Tickets are available to order here The Acoustic Festival Facebook page can be found here “I’m really looking forward to carrying the Winter Theme over into 2019, and to have the opportunity to play solo and acoustic in Dusseldorf, Germany.” says Mike Peters. “For me, it’s the perfect start to the new [read more]

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Mike Peters to perform in Washington DC this Tuesday 8th January 2019

Mike Peters is making a flying visit to Washington DC this Tuesday January 8th to take part in an Elvis Presley Birthday Celebration concert at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington DC. The concert is a benefit for the Love Hope Strength Foundation that is sponsored by the CFG Community Bank, and will feature a host of artists including the legendary Vanilla Fudge and Buck Dharma of Blue Oyster Cult with [read more]

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Seasons Greetings – New Podcast and Video

Seasons Greetings and a Happy New Year!! All of us at the alarm.com would like to extend very best wishes to all, for the coming season and new year celebrations into 2019. It’s been an incredible year for Mike Peters and The Alarm, clocking up 100 shows in the Northern Hemisphere. The wonderful feedback from fans all over the world has been so appreciated and we cannot express highly enough, [read more]

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Mike Peters – Winter Dates in Norway 2018

Mike Peters to perform in Norway, this December 2018 Mike Peters will be performing live in Norway this Winter with five special shows each taking place over two weekends in Haugesund, Kopervik and Bergen, all sea port cities located on the west coast of the country. Friday December 14th HAUGESUND To Glass Venue Information / Tickets Saturday December 15th KOPERVIK Cafe MM (Midday performance) Venue Information / Tickets Saturday December 15th HAUGESUND To Glass Venue Information [read more]

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UK Tour and ‘CENOTAPH’ Video Premiere

Mike Peters and The Alarm are pleased to premiere a new video for CENOTAPH, on Sunday 11th November 2018 at 11am, straight after the nation observes a moment’s silence during the British Armistice Day Memorial Service, to commemorate the 100 year anniversary since the end of the First World War. Mike Peters and The Alarm are about to head back to the UK for a brace of winter shows, starting in Central London at the [read more]

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The Alarm – UK Winter Tour 2018

After a triumphant tour of North America (see reviews below), The Alarm return home to the UK for their British Winter Tour 2018, with special guests Ryan Hamilton and the Harlequin Ghosts. Beginning with an opening night at the University of London Union, in Central London on November 28th, the tour will visit 8 British cities concluding with a final date of the year at the Liquid Rooms in Edinburgh. Book your advance tickets now. Wed 28th Nov [read more]

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The Alarm to play special end of tour finale concert in Boston, MA on November 14th 2018

thealarm.com is pleased to announce news of a very special Alarm concert in Boston, Massachusets at the Brighton Music Hall on Wednesday November 14th 2018. Tickets are on sale now Brighton Music Hall, 158 Brighton Avenue, Boston, MA 02134 Tickets on sale now There has been a lot of calls / emails into alarm.com about why the band did not have a date in Boston during the forthcoming July / August Tour. Well now [read more]

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The Alarm – North American Tour – Tickets On Sale Now

This October / November, The Alarm will follow up on the phenomenal success of new album Equals, with a second wave of US Touring which will start with a special date at The Roxy Theatre, Hollywood, California on October 25th (Tickets on sale here), and continue throughout October and November with dates in Reno, San Francisco and Seattle leading up to a long awaited return to British Columbia, Canada for [read more]

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Over 300,000 people tune in to Mike Peters broadcast live around the world from Kulak’s Woodshed

This Wednesday, Mike Peters of The Alarm will take part in a very special live broadcast from Kulak’s Woodshed that will be beamed around the world from 8-10pm (Pacific Coastal Time). Kulak’s Woodshed broadcasts live from Laurel Canyon in Los Angeles, and is a very intimate performing space (Total Capacity 49), and has featured some amazing performers including Grammy winner Jackson Browne. The Alarm.com website team has managed to secure [read more]

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The Alarm – Live at THE ROXY, Hollywood – October 25th 2018

The Alarm will play live at the legendary Roxy Theatre on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, Los Angeles on Thursday October 25th 2018. Tickets will go on sale this Wednesday at 10am PT The Roxy show will be the first night of the second wave of The Alarm’s North American Tour 2018 and promises to be an amazing night with doors opening at 6:30 and The Alarm on stage at 8.00 [read more]

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Mike Peters & The Alarm to perform in Denver, CO at 2-Day Love Hope Strength Festival

The Alarm are joining forces with the Love Hope Strength USA on November 3rd and 4th 2018, in Denver, Colorado, to host a festival of Love, Hope and Strength themed music concerts and film showings, that will celebrate and support the life saving achievements of the charity that took it’s name from co-founder and cancer survivor Mike Peters’ classic Alarm song ‘Strength’. With over 170,000 people registered to the international bone [read more]

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ENCORE 2018 [PART 2] – Your chance to perform with Mike Peters on the North American Tour 2018

[Sponsored by Tanglewood Guitars] Become a part of The Alarm North American Tour 2018 with Mike Peters. Mike Peters is offering Alarm fans the chance to perform with him during the encore section of the 2018 tour and for ‘one night only’, become a special guest member of The Alarm. By bidding for the opportunity to join Mike in an encore performance of ‘Love Hope Strength’ you will also be helping Save Lives with [read more]

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San Francisco concert announced with New American Farmers featuring Nigel ‘Twist’ Phillips as Very Special Guests!

Mike Peters and The Alarm are to appear at Slim’s, San Francisco on Saturday October 27th with very, very special guests New American Farmers who also feature none other than The Alarm’s Nigel ‘Twist’ Phillips on drums. It promises to be a very special evening for Alarm fans in California and beyond. Nigel made a superb guest appearance with Mike and the band at last year’s ‘SOLD OUT’ S.F. concert [read more]

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Mike and Jules on BBC Radio 4 – Saturday Live

Mike and Jules Peters are to feature on this Saturday’s BBC Radio 4 program Saturday Live. The broadcast goes out live from 9.00 am until 10:30 and Mike and Jules will both feature ar various times throughout. Mike and Jules will be talking about all aspects of their life on the road and off, and it promises to be an insightful radio programme.  

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Rock The Pines – Featuring the Alarm

Calling all rock and roll fans, golf enthusiasts and folk who just want to enjoy the very best that the USA has to offer. Help support the Love Hope Strength (LHS) mission and sign up for ‘Rock the Pines’ in Las Vegas on Saturday October 20th. Golfers: spend the day on the luxury golf course with rock stars. Music fans: enjoy an intimate and unplugged performance from The Alarm and [read more]

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Mike Peters to perform Acoustic Storyteller Shows in New Jersey and Long Island

Mike Peters is all set to perform two special acoustic storyteller shows in both New Jersey and Long Island. The first will be held at Crossroads in Garwood, NJ, on Saturday 29th September, and the second at My Father’s Place in Roslyn, Long Island, NT on Tuesday October 2nd. Tickets for both shows are on sale now: Sat 29th September Crossroads, Garwood, NEW JERSEY Tickets Tue 2nd October My Fathers Place, [read more]

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Attend Mike Peters of The Alarm Declaration and Equals recording session in Liverpool for National Album Day supported by the BBC.

Mike Peters of The Alarm to record both Declaration and Equals for Broadcast during National Album Day supported by the BBC.   On the evening of October 10th 2018 at Parr Street Studios, Liverpool (from 6PM until 10PM),  Mike Peters will be performing, recording, discussing and re-living a very personal musical journey, through a complete acoustic rendition of The Alarm’s debut album Declaration, followed by a second performance of the band’s most [read more]

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Equals Broadcast for National Album Day available now

The National Album Day recording session and the full film version of the Equals album stripped naked to reveal it’s raw acoustic bone structure by Mike Peters at Parr Street Studios, is available to watch now as part of the National Album Day Celebrations supported by the BBC. The entire British music community came together to celebrate the UK’s love of the album. Here at the alarm.com we are asking [read more]

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A Personal Message from Mike Peters – Rock The Canyons – Love Hope Strength

A Personal Message from Mike Peters – Rock The Canyons 2018 When Jules completed her treatment for breast cancer we agreed that we wanted to do something incredible together: something memorable to celebrate what feels like a new beginning, and something which will help others who have similarly been affected by a cancer diagnosis. We decided to Rock the Canyons, and we are very excited that the time has come [read more]

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LIVE NATION ROCKS – Watch again, as Mike Peters and The Alarm perform on top of the LIVE NATION HQ in NYC

Amid tight security, Mike Peters and The Alarm performed an impromptu Beatles style rooftop concert from the top floor of the Live Nation Headquarters in New York City on August 6th 2018. The concert was broadcast live on Facebook and attracted a huge viewership from around the world. You can watch it again here.  Watch Again – The Alarm – Live Nation Rocks (From The Rooftop) 6th August 2018 The [read more]

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The Alarm debut video for Thirteen Dead Reindeer at Slicing Up Eyeballs

The Alarm debut a brand new video for EQUALS album track Thirteen Dead Reindeer  through association with popular online magazine website Slicing Up Eyeballs. Watch THIRTEEN DEAD REINDEER Video Here The video was directed by Paul Green and shot in a studio location in Wales. “Mike had this idea to emulate the Rolling Stones – Jumping Jack Flash video from the late 1960’s”, said Director Paul Green, “The raw lighting and [read more]

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The Alarm to Rock The Canyons with Love Hope Strength plus Billy Duffy (The Cult) and Robin Wilson (Gin Blossoms)

ROCK THE CANYONS with LOVE HOPE STRENGTH and The Alarm – October 14th – 21st 2018 Register Now! Join Love Hope Strength in 2018, along with co-founder, cancer survivor and musician Mike Peters and his band The Alarm, for a unique musical adventure – Rock The Canyons, that will take you deep into the heart of the Grand Canyons of America including Bryce, Zion and Arizona’s Grand Canyon – one [read more]

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Jules Peters BBC Documentary screens next Tuesday. Watch Trailer Here!

Dear Alarm Family, Please take a moment to watch this 1 min trailer which gives you some insight into Jules Jones Peters journey over the last couple of years. A journey which continues on into her current tour of America as Manager, Mother, Musician, Charity Founder, Carer for her husband Mike Peters, (who lives with leukaemia) and now juggling life with her very own breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Please, if [read more]

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Mike Peters – Calling All Alarm People

Calling all Alarm people! I’m writing this on the eve of my departure for the USA and excited at the prospect of a 27 date Alarm tour stretching out across the summer months. It’s been an overwhelming last few weeks with the release of Equals exceeding all our hopes and expectation, and so I have to say a huge THANKS to all who have invested in a copy and taken [read more]

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Show Your Colours This Summer!!!

Show your Alarm colours this summer with all the latest branded Tour apparel and get free Alarm pin badges with every purchase in the store. The very latest 2018 Tour T-Shirts are all in stock, featuring all new designs and logos complete with tour dates from The Gathering all the way to the closing date of the forthcoming North American Tour and all stops in between. A slouchy hat is available with [read more]

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ENCORE 2018 – Your chance to perform with Mike Peters on the North American Tour 2018

ENCORE 2018 [Sponsored by Tanglewood Guitars] Become a part of The Alarm North American Tour 2018 with Mike Peters. Mike Peters is offering Alarm fans the chance to perform with him during the encore section of the 2018 tour and for ‘one night only’, become a special guest member of The Alarm. By bidding for the opportunity to join Mike in an encore performance of ‘Love Hope Strength’ you will also be [read more]

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The Alarm = North American Tour 2018 = Latest Ticket Information

Tickets for The Alarm’s extensive North American 2018 summer tour in support of the brand new album EQUALS are on sale now. See dates and ticket information below. Dates in New York and New Jersey have already sold out for the concert tour that begins up in the Twin Cities of Minnesota with a performance at Dakota in Minneapolis and extends through the Mid-West with dates in Milwaukee and Chicago followed [read more]

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EQUALS puts The Alarm back on Billboard’s U.S. Album Chart

New Alarm album EQUALS has now put The Alarm back into the Top 200 of the Billboard Album Charts in the USA, alongside a number 47 placing on the Independent Album Chart and also a number 36 position on the Alternative Album Chart. A significant achievement, that means this will be the second time this year that The Alarm have featured on the US Billboard Chart with the reissue of [read more]

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The Alarm = EQUALS = Back In The Charts!

The Alarm’s brand new album EQUALS (released June 29th), has put the band back in the Official UK Top 75 for the first time in over 27 years, along with a Number 3 placing on BBC Radio 1’s New Rock Album Chart and  also at number 25 on the iTunes Album Chart. Equals has also received a hail of excellent press reviews including praise from The Guardian, Classic Rock and [read more]

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This is Mike Peters Calling = EQUALS

Hello Everyone, The release day for EQUALS has finally arrived, and I am so excited to finally get the opportunity to share this new Alarm music with you all, everywhere and on the same day. From midnight, EQUALS will be available online at all digital streaming services and ready for purchase in record stores and retail outlets in both CD and LP formats. To celebrate, there will be a brand [read more]

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The Alarm new album ‘EQUALS’. Watch Videos Now.

THE ALARM = EQUALS BRAND NEW ALBUM AVAILABLE NOW. CLICK HERE TO ORDER WATCH THE ‘BEAUTIFUL’ VIDEO NOW. BRAND NEW VIDEO = TWO RIVERS In addition to the latest single release of ‘Beautiful’ the band have also released two videos of the song Two Rivers. The song has been an instant hit with Alarm fans world wide. The video for TWO RIVERS was directed by Paul Green. Equals is the Brand new [read more]

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Snowdonia / Zip World Rocks – Phenomenal Success

This year’s Snowdonia / Zip World Rocks got off to a flying start with magnificent weather and some 2000 people taking part across the events of the day. Over 500 people attended the hike to Lake / Llyn Idwal at Devil’s Kitchen. The walk itself began with rousing speeches from Love Hope Strength co-founder Mike Peters and event co-ordinator Kirsty Thomson. There was an informative address from the walk director [read more]

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8 Date UK Record Store Tour to celebrate release of EQUALS – New dates and times

  To celebrate the worldwide release of brand new Alarm album Equals, on Friday June 29th 2018, Mike Peters will undertake an 8 Date UK Record Store Tour, which will begin in Cardiff at the HMV Store, where fans will have a chance to purchase signed copies of the HMV Exclusive Red Vinyl Limited Edition of Equals. (Please note revised dates for Liverpool and Bolton which have moved to July 5th. Throughout [read more]

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Mike Peters presents The Alarm @ Strandtorget Festival, Lillehammer, Norway July 7th

Mike Peters will present The Alarm – Spirit of ’86 Concert experience at the Strandtorget Classic Rock Night Festival in Lillehammer, Norway on Saturday July 7th. Tickets available here A one off concert appearance that will see Mike Peters present The Alarm, using his one man band ‘Alarm’ sound to the maximum. This is the groundbreaking instrument line up developed by Mike in early 2014, to honour and reflect on [read more]

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Equals – Worldwide Release Day – June 29th 2018

Equals is the brand new album from The Alarm and it is all set for worldwide release on June 29th 2018 via The Twenty First Century Recording Company and distributed by InGrooves. The album release day itself, will feature many special events that will soon be revealed as the build up to June 29th escalates. The first such event to be announced, is a ‘live’ in store acoustic concert appearance [read more]

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Snowdonia Rocks with Slade, Mike Peters, Love, Hope, Strength and Sunshine

Snowdonia Rocks – Saturday June 23rd 2018 After a hugely successful ten years of summiting Snowdon in all weathers, Love Hope Strength presents Snowdonia Rocks – this Saturday June 23rd and the weather promises to be glorious. This year, there is a desire to open up the day to different age groups so a new hike is planned. There will be more music and adventure with a headline appearance by the [read more]

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New European Tour 2018 – Tickets Information

TheAlarm.com is pleased to report that following The Alarm’s return to the UK, Mike Peters is now back on the road to making a full recovery. Mike Peters and The Alarm will resume the European Tour on June 13th and all the dates are available below. Ticket links will become active shortly. The new date for Amsterdam on June 13th will be held in the larger and increased capacity – Melkweg venue, which will [read more]

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The Alarm reveal ‘Two Rivers’ video on Stereo Embers Magazine Website

In the run up to the release of brand new album EQUALS (June 29th), Mike Peters and The Alarm reveal a brand new video for the album’s opening cut TWO RIVERS which is playing at USA’s Stereo Embers Magazine website here. “The song is a fiery reminder that The Alarm are one of the most durable outfits around and in Peters, they have an iron man of a frontman whose [read more]

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The Alarm – Coming to America

Mike Peters and The Alarm have just played two incredible Bank Holiday Weekender shows in Glasgow and Holmfirth. Both received ecstatic reviews all across the board on social media, and now the band are heading to the US of A for Sell Out shows in NYC and LA. It’s been an amazing few weeks since news of the June 29th album release date for brand new album Equals and the remarkable [read more]

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It’s a Bank Holiday Weekend. Glasgow this Friday – Last tickets available. Holmfirth [SOLD OUT].

Mike Peters and The Alarm will be appearing in Glasgow, Scotland at the O2 ABC this Friday, for the first of two special ‘Bank Holiday Weekend’ concerts with the other being held at an already SOLD OUT Holmfirth Picturedrome in Lancashire, England the following day – Saturday 5th May. Last Remaining Tickets for the Glasgow concert are available here: GLASGOW TICKET LINK The New York Gathering concerts for May 10th and [read more]

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The Alarm – Bank Holiday Weekenders 2018 – Glasgow, Holmfirth [SOLD OUT] & London

Mike Peters and The Alarm will host three very special ‘Bank Holiday Weekend’ concerts in May 2018 at the O2 ABC Glasgow on Friday May 4th, Holmfirth Picturedrome on Saturday May 5th and at London’s o2 Forum Kentish Town on Saturday May 26th. Tickets for all three concerts are on sale now: GLASGOW TICKET LINK HOLMFIRTH TICKET LINK LONDON TICKET LINK All three ‘Bank Holiday Weekenders’ promise to be grand occasions [read more]

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Tickets for The Gathering Los Angeles at UCLA are ON SALE NOW

The Gathering Los Angeles 2018 – an audio visual celebration of the music of Mike Peters and The Alarm will continue into its second year on Sunday, May 13th 2018 at the James Bridges Theater, UCLA, Los Angeles. Tickets are on sale now exclusively at the alarm.com. Following on from the smash success of the 2017 event (which completely sold out), the alarm.com is proud to announce that The Gathering Los Angeles will feature a complete Mike Peters and The [read more]

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The Alarm to Headline ‘Merthyr Rising’ Festival 2018

Mike Peters and The Alarm have been confirmed as the headline act for South Wales – Merthyr Rising Festival and will appear on Sunday May 27th 2018. The festival appearance will be one of only a handful of U.K. dates that The Alarm will play this year, and will coincide with the release of a brand new album on May 4th. “It’s just over 30 years since The Alarm played [read more]

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Record Store Day = Where, When and How to Win one of the unique 7″ Singles

Record Store Day and the release of the brand new The Alarm = Where The Two Rivers Meet EP is almost upon us, and on Saturday April 21st, every Alarm fan throughout the world has the opportunity to win one of six unique Two Rivers [Acoustic Version] 7″ singles that are being recorded and pressed direct to Vinyl by Mike Peters as he sets out on his epic 24 Hour [read more]

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Mike Peters to record, press & release 6 x unique 7″ singles for Record Store Day

This Friday, April 20th 2018, Mike Peters will begin The Alarm’s official Record Store Day / 24 Hour Transatlantic Tour by entering a recording studio in London and recording 6 unique 7″ singles that will all feature acoustic versions of  Two Rivers – the title song from the brand new April 21st Record Store Day release – Where The Two Rivers Meet Extended Play 8 Track Mini Album. All Alarm [read more]

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Show Your Colours on #RSD18 with brand new 24 Hour Transatlantic Tour T-Shirt

Today, the alarm.com is launching an official limited edition The Alarm = 24 Hour Transatlantic Tour T-Shirt, dedicated to the historic event that Mike Peters is undertaking on World Record Store Day, and calling on all Alarm fans to show their colours this April 21st 2018 to celebrate the release of the brand new Where The Two Rivers Meet Extended Play 8-Track Mini Album. Throughout the day on April 21st we [read more]

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A Personal Message from Mike Peters – Where The Two Rivers Meet

On April 20th / 21st 2018, I will be travelling across the globe on a whirlwind 24 hour mission to celebrate the release of the brand new The Alarm = Where The Two Rivers Meet = Extended Play 8 track – Mini Album, which is an official release exclusive to World Record Store Day 2018. The 24 hour Transatlantic Tour marks the start of a very exciting new era for all of us in [read more]

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The Alarm ‘Irish Dates’ 2018 – Tickets On Sale

Mike Peters & The Alarm will perform two very special ‘Irish Dates’ next April 2018. The band will play The Academy in Dublin on Friday April 27th followed by a second show date in Northern Ireland at Belfast’s Limelight on Saturday April 28th. Tickets for both shows are on sale now. Dublin:  Ticket Link Here Belfast: Ticket Link Here It’s been quite a while since Mike Peters and The Alarm last appeared in Ireland. The [read more]

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The Alarm takeover the Playstation Retro Gamer Playlist at Spotify

The Alarm have been invited to takeover the Playstation Retro Gamer playlist on Spotify. The playlist was put together by Mike Peters (see story below), and is available to listen to right here: Play this video so that Mike Peters can ask Alexa to “Play 1980’s Retrogamer Playlist from Spotify“. Throughout 1981, the members of a band that would come to be known as The Alarm, ran their own Saturday Night Only Dance Club [read more]

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European Tour to be Rescheduled.

It is with regret that the remaining dates of The Alarm European Tour 2018 in Germany will be rescheduled due to the sudden and unexpected ill health of singer Mike Peters. Please watch social media and thealarm.com for ongoing updates. We will endeavour to provide updates where possible. Dates for the rescheduled shows and more information for existing ticket holders will be released through the venue and promoter communication systems in due course. [read more]

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Eponymous, Declaration and 21 [Redux] OUT NOW

The day has arrived for the worldwide release of The Alarm’s Eponymous 1981-1983, Declaration 1984-1985 and 21 [Redux] albums which are all made available from today. Share your listening experiences and photo-ops with the album cover in record stores with @thealarm on twitter. The band’s first ever recordings are included on the brand new and remastered ‘Eponymous 1981-1983’ that has been revised for future generations to enjoy, and is available to order online and in [read more]

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World Premiere Video of unheard ‘Where Were You Hiding’ Outtake screening now!

The official worldwide release day for The Alarm’s Eponymous 1981-1983, Declaration 1984-1985 and 21 [Redux] albums has arrived with will all titles available in stores and online. In celebration, The Alarm – Tele Visual History 1981-1985 continues at The Alarm.com with a World Premiere Video screening (1900 UK Time), of an unreleased version the band’s classic Where Were You Hiding When The Storm Broke? [Take One], which features a very different Dave Sharp guitar arrangement along with [read more]

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European Tour 2018 – Begins Tonight – HAMBURG / AMSTERDAM – SOLD OUT

The Alarm – European Tour – March 2018 The Alarm will embark on their first major tour of Europe in over a decade with concert dates in Germany, Belgium and Holland. The shows in Hamburg and Amsterdam have already SOLD OUT in advance. The Alarm will be performing a European setlist that will feature classic tracks from the band’s illustrious history – ‘The Stand’, ‘Sixty Eight Guns’, Strength’, Spirit Of [read more]

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Strength – An Oral History Updated [Part One]

The Alarm Strength : An Oral History [Part One – The Absolute Chant 1984] The process that led to the creation of The Alarm’s second album ‘Strength’ started as the band was coming off a very successful world tour for the ‘Declaration’ album, juxtaposed with the somewhat disappointing showing for the band’s third single from ‘Declaration’ – ‘The Deceiver’.   ‘The Deceiver’, while being a fan favorite, fell agonizingly short of [read more]

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UK Listening Party April 21st = Record Store Day 2018 = SOLD OUT

UK Listening Party and 24 Hour Transatlantic Tour = Record Store Day 2018 Saturday April 21st is World Record Store Day and also the day for the release of a brand new 8 Track Vinyl Limited Edition Mini Album from Mike Peters and The Alarm = Where The Two Rivers Meet Extended Play. To kick off the RSD Festivities and the Transatlantic Tour on the evening of Friday April 20th, Mike Peters will perform [read more]

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Brand New Release = The Alarm = Record Store Day April 21st 2018

Record Store Day 2018 = The Alarm = Where The Two Rivers Meet Saturday April 21st is World Record Store Day and also the day for the release of brand new music from Mike Peters and The Alarm. Mike Peters and The Alarm will be releasing a very special, limited edition 8 track – vinyl only – mini album entitled Where The Two Rivers Meet Extended Play which will only be available exclusively at participating Record Store Day [read more]

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The Alarm – Essential and Roots Playlists at Tidal Now

The Alarm have two brand new playlists launched on the Tidal music streaming service today. Both playlists which are released to highlight the release of both Eponymous 1981-1983 and Declaration 1984-1985 (Release date March 16th), are aimed at providing new insight into what has driven the band and it’s music through formation, reformation, renewal and regeneration. The Alarm – Essentials Playlist @ Tidal Click Here to Listen: https://tidal.com/playlist/e49a7ea6-8790-4eba-8d42-4983cc401023 The Alarm – Roots Play List [read more]

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The Alarm – A Tele-Visual History 1981-1985 Broadcast Schedule

This Friday, The Alarm .com is proud to present the widescreen premiere of the original promotional video for ‘Sixty Eight Guns’. Shot in and around places that The Alarm frequented during their early days in London, the ‘Sixty Eight Guns’ video takes you to scenes outside the legendary Marquee Club in Wardour Street, down into the London Underground (where the band used to busk), and finishes up at a full colour [read more]

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Brand new The Alarm = Love = Hope = Strength Artist playlists at Spotify

The Alarm have just created three brand new playlists at Spotify that are dedicated to reflecting the three themes of Love, Hope and Strength, that have run parallel to the band’s career for over 30 years now and manifest themselves in the lifesaving charity of the same name. The playlist will be dynamic and open to change over the coming months through discussion and debate across the various social media platforms that [read more]

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The Alarm YouTube Channel to broadcast the story of The Alarm.

The Alarm .com is proud to present THE ALARM at The Cutting Edge – an Alarm YouTube Channel premiere of the groups first ever live television appearance that was conducted in the USA back in September 1983. It was heady days for The Alarm, who were in the middle of their debut US tour (as guests of U2), and beginning to hear their music played on American radio for the first time. [read more]

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Brand New Clothing Available In-Store Now

The latest Alarm branded apparel is now available to purchase in the store. There are all the latest T-Shirts, featuring all new designs and logos. A slouchy hat is available with Alarm Star logo, and 2 different black embroidered bucket hats as well as two embroidered designs on soft grey scarfs. One of our best sellers from The Gathering, our black denim jacket, embroidered with the brand new Alarm logo, [read more]

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Gathering 2018 Photos

The Gathering is the ultimate weekend for any Alarm Fan… The Gathering originated in Rhyl, North Wales in 1992, when Mike Peters turned the idea of touring on its head, inviting the Alarm community to go on tour themselves, whilst he remained at home. This unique idea caught on amongst the Alarm family and after 3 years, the event had outgrown itself and moved on to Llandudno and Venue Cymru. [read more]

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The Alarm – Eponymous 1981-1983. Pre-Order Links and Tracklistings Released

The band’s first ever recordings are included on the brand new and remastered ‘Eponymous 1981-1983’ that has been revised for future generations to enjoy, and is now available to pre-release online and in record stores worldwide from today onward. Click here for pre-orders / streaming / audio samples Painstakingly put together by Mike Peters from original sources, the Eponymous 1981-1983 album brings together the first four Alarm singles and B-sides including all the tracks that featured on the [read more]

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The Alarm – Declaration 1984-1985. Pre-Order Links and Tracklistings Released

The band’s classic debut album and breakthrough single recordings are all included on the brand new and remastered ‘Declaration 1984-1985’ that has been expanded for future generations to enjoy, and is now available to pre-release online and in record stores worldwide from today onward. Click here for pre-orders / streaming / audio samples Lovingly put together by Mike Peters from original sources, Declaration 1984-1985 features an unreleased version of Where Were You Hiding When The Storm Broke? [Take One], with completely [read more]

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The Alarm – 21 [REDUX] – Pre-Order Links and Tracklisting Released

The finest recordings from The Alarm’s post 1980’s era have been collected together on the brand new and remastered ‘21 [Redux]’ that has been expanded and revised for future generations to enjoy, and available to pre-release online from today onwards. Click here for pre-orders / streaming / audio samples 21 [Redux],  which has been remastered for the hi resolution iTunes format MFIT and resequenced to include 29 tracks including all of the band’s singles released since 2000 [read more]

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The Gathering Weekend 2018 in words and pictures.

“Did all that really happen?”, said Mike Peters during a marathon Sold Out Gathering Weekend at Venue Cymru, Llandudno. Indeed, so much happened on stage (and off), that it’s a challenge to even recap the scale of the event in a few words. The Friday night began with the audience seated ‘in the round’ and an excellent set, from special guest Ian McNabb [Icicle Works], who treated the assembled, to 45 [read more]

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THE ALARM – THIRD GENERATION – A new era of Alarm Music begins with 3 x Brand New Releases.

As revealed by Mike Peters during a very special Keynote Address at this years Gathering event, a third generation era of Alarm music will begin on February 9th 2018. The band’s first ever recordings ‘Eponymous 1981-1983’ and ‘Declaration 1984-1985’ have both been expanded, remastered and revised for future generations to enjoy and will be made available for pre-release online and in record stores worldwide from February 9th 2018 onwards. The [read more]

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New York Gathering 2018 at Gramercy Theatre – SOLD OUT!

The Gathering New York 2018 – an audio visual celebration of the music of Mike Peters and The Alarm on Friday, May 11th 2018 at the Gramercy Theatre, New York has now SOLD OUT. Following on from the smash success of the 2017 event (which also completely sold out), the alarm.com is proud to announce that The Gathering New York 2018 for May 11th will feature a complete Mike Peters and The Alarm electric set alongside a Mike [read more]

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Mike Peters and The Alarm to play California’s ‘Like Totally’ Festival on May 12th 2018

Mike Peters and The Alarm will perform in the USA at California’s ‘Like Totally’ Festival, Huntington Beach on May 12th 2018. www.liketotallyfestival.com The California beach side music festival is hosted by Sirius XM’s First Wave DJ Richard Blade who is a massive supporter of all things The Alarm. “Richard Blade personally invited The Alarm to play the ‘Like Totally’ festival”, said singer Mike Peters. “Richard has always been a massive supporter of everything that [read more]

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“Another year over… a new one just begun”…

Another year over, a new one just begun!!! As the last few days of 2017 come to a close and the holiday season beckons, it is a time for both reflection and a chance to look ahead. As ever, 2017 started out for most of us at The Gathering in Llandudno, North Wales, with Avanti Television in attendance, to capture the events for the BBC that would unfold both on [read more]

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Rock The Canyons with Love Hope Strength in 2018

ROCK THE CANYONS with LOVE HOPE STRENGTH – October 14th – 21st 2018 Register Now! Join Love Hope Strength in 2018, along with co-founder, cancer survivor and musician Mike Peters and his band The Alarm, for a unique musical adventure – Rock The Canyons, that will take you deep into the heart of the Grand Canyons of America including Bryce, Zion and Arizona’s Grand Canyon – one of the best natural wonders of the [read more]

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“And so this is Christmas….” New DVD, Vinyl, Merchandise, Exclusive Jewellery, Apparel and Concert Tickets in store now.

‘And so this is Christmas…..” What a year 2017 has been… In recent weeks, we have had a lot of people enquiring about the new items that will be in the alarm.com store for this special time of year!! Well, let’s start with the official UK DVD release of Man In The Camo Jacket by Kaleidoscope Pictures and distributed exclusively only at the alarm.com This December, fans can watch the award winning movie [read more]

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DeAnna Cochran / Alarm Jewellery Collection Launch

This winter, thealarm.com is launching a stunning collection of unique ‘Alarm’ jewellery that has been created by USA artist, lead metalsmith and creative visionary DeAnna Cochran. Two unique silver pendants have been created featuring DeAnna Cochran designs with an initial piece that has been inspired by the classic Alarm Logo from the 2015 Strength 30th Anniversary tour. As DeAnna explains  “Each piece is handmade, hand finished with an “aged” patina. This finish is only [read more]

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Man In The Camo Jacket DVD Release

The long awaited DVD release of ‘Man In The Camo Jacket‘ has finally arrived and is available to order now (shipping from December 14th in time for Christmas). The DVD is being produced and released by Kaleidoscope Pictures (USA), and in this first instance, is an exclusive DVD release for Mike Peters / Alarm fans only. Distributed exclusively at the alarm.com store, the DVD features the full length movie and over 75 minutes [read more]

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Blood Red Viral Black – ‘200’ Edition Double LP Set – Available to order now

This December, Mike Peters and The Alarm fans have a second chance to purchase a ‘200’ edition Double Vinyl pressing of Blood Red Viral Black. The original vinyl pressings of both albums completely sold out and the alarm.com has received many requests to press additional copies. In response to this demand, 21st Century Records has created a special package that houses both albums in a Clear Double Gatefold Sleeve. Each edition is individually numbered [read more]

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The Alarm to headline WINTERFEST in Ghent, Belgium on January 20th 2018

Mike Peters and The Alarm will headline the Winterfest Festival in Ghent, Belgium on January 20th 2018. This event will mark the first official live concert of 2018 and a perfect way for the band to get up to speed ahead of The Gathering 2018 which will take place two weekends later at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of February 2018. The Alarm will take to [read more]

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Love Hope Strength goes to Parliament 05.12.17

This December 5th 2017, Love Hope Strength Foundation (in partnership with DKMS UK), will be hosting a third blood stem cell donor recruitment drive in the Houses of Parliament aimed at getting as many new British MP’s and government staff as possible, to sign up as potential stem cell donors. The donor drive has once again been organised by LHS co-founders Mike and Jules Peters with the support of North Wales MP’s Chris [read more]

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Mike Peters to perform in Bergen, Norway – December 15th & 16th

Mike Peters will make his annual trip to Bergen, Norway to play ‘Sammenkomsten V’ this December 15th and 16th (Friday / Saturday). Over two nights at the Madam Felle venue on Friday / Saturday December 15th and 16th 2017, Mike Peters will perform two varied acoustic sets featuring songs that span all the eras of his songwriting career. Tickets are available here for both FRIDAY and SATURDAY. The Madam Felle in Bergen is a fantastic music [read more]

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THE GATHERING 2018 – WEEKEND PASSES ON SALE NOW

The Gathering 2018 will take place on 2nd, 3rd & 4th February 2018 at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales and tickets for the event are selling faster than ever before, so don’t delay – book your Weekend Passes for G2018 today, exclusively at thealarm.com http://thealarm.myshopify.com/collections/tickets The Gathering 2018 is almost upon us and with the promise of a unified Blood Red Viral Black album, European Tour, Irish Dates and the UK Bank Holiday Weekenders to [read more]

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All 2017 Alarm Tour Apparel In Store Now

All Alarm Apparel available on the 2017 Alarm tour are now available to order in store along with brand new T-shirts depicting recently commissioned original artwork for the new ‘Eye Of The Hurricane’ era. Tour apparel on sale in the alarm.com store now. Based on original era artwork and re-imagined works created by illustrator Dan Shearn (who previously created cover art for ‘Declaration 2014’ and ‘Strength 2015’), the new ‘Eye Of The [read more]

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Limited Edition ‘Eye Of The Hurricane’ Print – On Sale at Cardiff Shows

A Limited Edition Framed Print of the official lyrics represented on the original 1987 ‘Eye Of The Hurricane’ album will be on sale at the five SOLD OUT Norwegian Church concerts in Cardiff all this week. The unique artwork has been commissioned and signed by Mike Peters from a new original created by illustrator Dan Shearn and featuring the lyrics as originally revealed on the ‘Eye Of The Hurricane’ inner sleeve in [read more]

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All 5 nights now SOLD OUT for ‘Eye Of The Hurricane’ 30th Anniversary Concerts

The Mike Peters presents The Alarm Eye of The Hurricane – 30th Anniversary Acoustic Concerts at the iconic Norwegian Church in Cardiff Bay, Wales on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th of November have all SOLD OUT.   The intimate setting of the concert space will provide attendees with an unparalleled up close and personal concert experience as Mike Peters takes listeners on an acoustic story telling journey through the creative passage of [read more]

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Mike Peters to play London on November 10th – Tickets On Sale Now

Mike Peters will perform at a very special ‘Man In The Camo Jacket’ DVD launch party concert at Pizza Express Live in Holborn, London on Friday 10th November 2017. Tickets are on sale now. Performing two very special and rare acoustic concerts (one beginning at midday and a second later in the evening at 6:30), Mike Peters will present a sneak preview UK screening of ‘Man In The Camo Jacket‘ along with an [read more]

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Oxy and The Morons – Standing Ovations & Great Reviews

The brand new rock musical ‘Oxy And The Morons’ that was written by Mike Peters, Steve Allan Jones and Paul Sirett and currently staging at the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich, has been playing to standing ovations and excellent reviews from all quarters including a glowing piece in the British Theatre industry’s most prestigious periodical The Stage. Following the final night of the UK tour at Oxford O2 Academy, Mike & Jules Peters will [read more]

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The Alarm – October UK Tour – Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets are on sale for the Mike Peters and The Alarm UK October Tour. The band will be joined at all dates by very special guest Dave Sharp. 04.10.2017 Nottingham Rescue Rooms Get Tickets 05.10.2017 Newcastle Boiler Shop Get Tickets 06.10.2017 Aberdeen Assembly Get Tickets 07.10.2017 Edinburgh Liquid Rooms Get Tickets 11.10.2017 Bristol Thekla Get Tickets 12.10.2017 Wakefield Warehouse 23 Get Tickets 13.10.2017 Birmingham O2 Academy 2 Get Tickets 14.10.2017 Liverpool O2 Academy 2 Get Tickets 18.10.2017 Norwich Waterfront Get Tickets 19.10.2017 Sheffield O2 Academy 2 Get Tickets 20.10.2017 Oxford 02 Academy 2 Get Tickets Following on from the successful release of recent albums Blood Red and Viral Black, the reaction [read more]

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OXY AND THE MORONS – A Brand New Musical written by Mike Peters – Opens on October 12th

OXY AND THE MORONS is the brand new punk musical written by Mike Peters, Paul Sirett and Steve Allan Jones. Directed by Peter Rowe, OXY AND THE MORONS is a New Wolsey Theatre Production that will run from October 12th to October 21st 2017 exclusively at the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich. Tickets for all performances are on sale now direct from the New Wolsey Box Office and if you act quickly, seats in the [read more]

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Brand new track ‘Heroine (My Love Is Alive)’ featured on Team Rock

Mike Peters And The Alarm have launched a video for their new album track ‘Heroine (My Love is Alive)’ from the forthcoming new album, “Viral Black” The video is premiering on the TEAMROCK website. The track comes on the back of the BBC documentary ‘Mike And Jules: While We Still Have Time’ which followed Peters and his wife for a year and detailed her battle with cancer. The video was [read more]

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Viral Black – Available to Order Now

Viral Black –  the second brand new album release from the Blood Red Viral Black sessions, will be made public exclusively at The Alarm Store from September 22nd onwards. The pre-sale window to order Viral Black will open exclusively at thealarm.com this Sunday September 10th at 1800 GMT. Viral Black will be released in both Limited Vinyl and CD editions featuring 10 brand new tracks including Two Rivers, Peace Now, Cenotaph and Neutral. A Viral Black Film that features exclusive interviews and song performance extracts by Mike Peters, will be broadcast daily at www.thealarm.com [read more]

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Mike Peters on NBC EXTRA TV Show all across the USA this weekend.

Mike Peters will appear on nationwide US TV show NBC Extra this weekend performing the Alarm’s classic song ‘Strength’ and talking with NBC’s Senior Music Correspondent Adam Weissler about the Documentary Movie – Man In The Camo Jacket. NB: The feature is already playing on the NBC Extra website so please click on the images to see the clips. Man In The Camo Jacket has recently been put forward for consideration in this year’s Grammy [read more]

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The Alarm Calling – Final Tour Report and Photos

The Alarm tour began the long haul back towards the East Coast with a stop at Salt Lake City. It was the day of the Solar Eclipse and Mike and Jules Peters were both booked in for an extensive day of radio and TV interviews beginning at 8.00AM with a live on air spot at KSL from downtown Salt Lake City. Today’s promotional activities are all to promote the ‘Man In [read more]

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The Alarm Calling – West Coast Tour Report and Photos [Part Two]

The West Coast Run of The Alarm USA Tour 2017 continued with a concert at The Rose in Passadena. The show was preceded by a screening of Man In The Camo Jacket and a full house was on hand to witness a classic Mike Peters and The Alarm gig. Smiley was back on the drums having only just landed at the airport earlier in the day (following his second trip back [read more]

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Win A Mike Peters Signed Harmonica as Season 2 Of The Alarm Podcast Launches!

Season 2 of the only podcast dedicated to The Alarm, Never Let The Fires Die has launched on iTunes ,  Google Play and Youtube.com.  Last season the podcast covered everything from lost Alarm demos to  exclusrive interviews, from live tour reports, to stories about love hope and strength. This season begins with two new episodes from podcast hosts, creators and engineers, Steve Fulton and Jeff Fulton :  A Family Visit To The Van’s [read more]

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The Alarm Calling – West Coast Tour Report and Photos [Part One]

Following a 1500 mile road trip across the American Southwest that included stops at Four Corners National Monument, Monument Valley and The Grand Canyon, Mike Peters and The Alarm arrived in Los Angeles ready for the official Premiere of ‘Man In The Camo Jacket’ at the prestigious Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles. It was a special evening with every seat in the house taken and the film shown using [read more]

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The Alarm Calling – Tour Report and Photos

Mike Peters and The Alarm USA Tour 2017 is now heading to California and the Pacific West Coast for the continuation of the Vans Warped Tour plus remaining headline shows and the official premiere of ‘Man In The Camo Jacket’, that will take place at the Grammy Museum, Hollywood, Los Angeles on Thursday August 3rd. The band have just completed a very exciting run down the East Coast and on [read more]

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USA Tour 2017 – Packed Out Gigs and Sell Out Shows all over the USA

The Alarm 2017 USA Headline Tour is now in full swing. Following on from some amazing opening headline concerts on the Eastern Seaboard, the band is now all primed and ready for a run of four straight sell out concerts in Boston, New York, Sellersville (Philadelphia), and Atlanta. The band have cut loose from the 25 minute bursts of stripped down excitement that was the theme of the Vans Warped Tour [read more]

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The Alarm / Vans Warped Tour / Camo Jacket / Great reviews

Both The Alarm and film – Man In the Camo Jacket are receiving a lot of very favourable coverage over here in the USA as the current Tour 2017 continues it’s way across the United States. A special feature on AOL Build with moderator Mark Goodman hosted from the AOL Studios in New York City is a must see. Band appearances on Philadelphia’s RADIO 1045 and a Mike Peters solo [read more]

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BBC Songs of Praise – This Sunday – Mike and Jules Peters in conversation with Aled Jones

BBC Television presents Songs of Praise on BBC Two this Sunday 16th July at 19:10. Presented from North Wales by Aled Jones and featuring an exclusive interview with Mike and Jules Peters conducted during the recent ‘By Your Side Walk’ – a 150 Mile hike across country taking in the historical Offa’s Dyke on their way to the summit of Mt. Snowdon to raise funds for North Wales cancer services. Aled Jones [read more]

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The Alarm USA Coast to Coast Tour 2017 – SLC and Seattle SOLD OUT

Mike Peters and The Alarm undertake their biggest US tour in years with 45 dates starting this July 7th through August 30th and some of the headline shows have already started to sell out. The concerts at Salt Lake City and Seattle have now both completely SOLD OUT and other shows in New York, Boston, Sellersville, Atlanta, San Francisco and Sacramento and are all getting close to capacity. So please, don’t leave [read more]

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Dave Sharp to appear as Special Guest on all UK October Tour dates.

Dave Sharp has been confirmed as the very special guest on all UK Tour dates this October. “I’m thrilled and delighted to be joining the 2017 UK October tour”, says Dave “It’s been a long time and the spirit lives!! “ Mike Peters says he is also excited to have his old band mate on the road with him again, “Dave and I go back a long way and shared some amazing times [read more]

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Man In The Camo Jacket – US Release Date this July 4th

“MAN IN THE CAMO JACKET” film set for US INDEPENDENCE DAY RELEASE on JULY 4th 2017 by XLRATOR MEDIA Acclaimed music documentary about The Alarm front man and cancer crusader Mike Peters. Special film screenings and live music performances in New York on July 5th, Washington DC on July 17th and Los Angeles on August 3rd European Release to be announced soon… Following its successful US Film festival run, the acclaimed music documentary MAN IN [read more]

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SNOWDON ROCKS 2017 – Report and Photos

The eleventh annual climb to the summit of Mount Snowdon began with a morning registration at the Electric Mountain in Llanberis. This year, the By Your Side Walk across Wales that was led by Mike and Jules Peters, was a fantastic success, engaging with the entire community of North Wales and resulting in over 650+ people signing up (plus volunteers)  for the final day’s hike to the summit. It was a [read more]

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BY YOUR SIDE WALK – DAY Nine Report and Photos

Day nine of the By Your Side walk began in the reception area of Ysbyty Gwynedd Hospital for the official opening of the newly refurbished Alaw Unit. Many dignitaries, hospital officials, doctors, nurses and major fundraisers gathered together for a series of speeches and talks on the capabilities of the new unit. It was an emotional moment for some of the individuals and charity members, many of whom had first campaigned for the Alaw Unit [read more]

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BY YOUR SIDE WALK – DAY EIGHT Report and Photos

Beginning in Conwy and continuing along the Welsh coastal path to Menai Bridge in Anglesey, day eight of the By Your Side walk across North Wales was to be one of the longest with a distance of 19.5 miles to cover. It was also the first time that the walking group, (including a host of sixth form students from Ysgol Y Creuddyn), had encountered rain, now greeted with relief after the heatwave conditions [read more]

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BY YOUR SIDE WALK – DAY SEVEN Report and Photos

Day Seven of the By Your Side Walking Tour across North Wales began at St. David’s College, Llandudno, with  garden party atmosphere created between students, teachers, parents and hikers. High on the hill above the lush green lawns the college choir and band performed gospel based arrangements of great songs including Stevie Wonder’s ‘I Wish’, coupled with a powerful version of Love Hope Strength to set everyone on their way. Kirsty [read more]

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BY YOUR SIDE WALK – DAY SIX Report and Photos

Day Six and it’s back to school for Mike Peters and the By Your Side team. Mike Peters admitted to feeling nervous about addressing pupils and staff from his old stomping ground of Rhyl High School which has recently been the beneficiary of multi million pound refurbishment. In the new quad building Mike Peters spoke of the progressive nature of Rhyl High School and how his life was transformed when [read more]

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BY YOUR SIDE WALK – DAY FIVE Report and Photos

Day Five began at the place where both Mike and Jules Peters started their own cancer journeys for real – The North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd Hospital. An amazing turnout of doctors, nurses, patients, carers, supporters and school children came out in force to cheer this amazing couple on their journey of recovery and gratitude that is covering 351,120 steps across North Wales and visiting all the [read more]

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BY YOUR SIDE WALK – DAY FOUR Report and Photos

It was another glorious day in Wales as Day Four of the BY YOUR SIDE walk began at the Denbighshire village of Bodfari. Another good turn out of people from all walks of life meant that a good day lay in store for all who had committed to the 18 mile hike to Prestatyn. Chris Ruane, the locally re-elected MP for the Vale of Clwyd joined in at the start [read more]

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BY YOUR SIDE WALK – DAY THREE Report and Photos

The good weather ensured a good turn out and as soon as  all were gathered, Kirsty Thomson (Awyr Las) and Mike Peters both gave speeches about the inspiration for the By Your Side Walk with Mike Peters recalling the 1999 Snowdonation Fundraising concert in the Llangollen Pavilion (with the Stereophonics and The Levellers), as giving him a valuable insight into how to organise charitable events that galvanise people into taking action. Mike and Kirsty [read more]

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BY YOUR SIDE WALK – DAY TWO Report and Photos

Day Two of the By Your Side Walk 2017 began with an early morning start at The Maelor Hospital in Wrexham, with a host of local school children primed for a descant version of ‘Love Hope Strength’. The congregation was surprised by some very special guest appearances from Aled Jones – the legendary Welsh Singer and Acclaimed TV Presenter, International Opera singer Rhys Meirion and the Welsh Health Minister Vaughan Gething [read more]

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BY YOUR SIDE WALK – DAY ONE Report and Photos

It was a bright start to Day One of the By Your Side Walk…. a resounding Love Hope Strength was performed at Flint Castle with school children from all across the Deeside area joining in with Mike, Jules and Love Hope Strength / Awyr Las supporters from there the entourage (who were joined all the way by Welsh Rugby Union legend Rupert Moon), covered 15 miles before finishing up at [read more]

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Jules Peters features in MailOnline femail.

Jules Peters features in the femail section of the MailOnline magazine, documenting her and Mike’s dual struggle with Cancer and coming to terms with the commodity of ‘time’. Speaking in an exclusive interview with FEMAIL, Jules said the decision to continue filming gave her strength as she faced her diagnosis. ‘It definitely helped keep me focus and keep me strong,’ she said. ‘I stayed busy and didn’t allow myself to [read more]

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By Your Side Walk with Mike and Jules Peters June 14th – June 25th 2017

By Your Side Walk / Cancer Care Campaign Acclaimed international musician Mike Peters launched the By Your Side cancer care campaign with Awyr Las in November 2014. Thanks to the fantastic support of local people and friends from across the country and beyond, over the past two and a half years since its launch the By Your Side cancer care campaign has raised over £270,000. The campaign is making a massive difference, helping to [read more]

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BBC ONE Network to Broadcast Mike and Jules – While We Still Have Time

The inspiring BBC documentary everyone is talking about, is having a deserved network screening on BBC ONE all across the nation on Tuesday 13th June at 10:45 (Straight after the BBC’s main news programmes). The 60 minute film – Mike and Jules : While We Still Have Time, features U2’s Bono talking about his lifelong friendship with The Alarm’s lead singer Mike Peters and wife Jules, and their strength as they [read more]

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Blood Red – Brand New Album Out Now

The first release from the highly anticipated new album Blood Red Viral Black is out now and available to order exclusively at The Alarm Store The first release from a collection of completely brand new material since 2010 features 10 Blood Red tracks mastered at Abbey Road Studios. The recordings have been produced by George Williams whose credits also include The Alarm’s 2006 album ‘Under Attack’. Blood Red is available to order now exclusively at The Alarm Store No copies [read more]

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Jules and Mike Peters on coping with their life-changing cancer fight

Jules has made the brave decision to show off her operation scars. Welsh rock couple Mike and Jules Peters have opened up on the life-changing journey Jules has faced with breast cancer. After revealing in October last year that she had been diagnosed with the disease, the North Wales-based frontman of The Alarm – himself a three-time cancer survivor – and his wife have spoken out about her own very [read more]

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Mike Peters to appear at Champions League Final Festival on June 1st, Cardiff, Wales

Mike Peters will be making a special guest appearance at this years Champions League Final Festival in Cardiff, Wales on Thursday June 1st. Mike Peters will be appearing with the Lucy Morgan String Quartet on the Champions Main Stage in Roald Dahl Pass, Cardiff Bay, and together they will be performing a selection of songs from the Mike Peters / Alarm repertoire. This a must-see for all those wishing to soak up the [read more]

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The Alarm to play Isle of Wight Festival this Thurdsay

Mike Peters & The Alarm will perform at the Isle of Wight Festival, 2017 this Thursday evening along side fellow British bands Razorlight and Starsailor. Isle of Festival Headliners include Arcade Fire, Rod Stewart, David Guetta, Run DMC & Kaiser Chiefs! It promises to be an amazing event especially as this will be the final Alarm performance in the UK before the band head to America for a massive 45 date coast to coast [read more]

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Never Let The Fires Die Podcast Episode #6: Blood Red Album Review

In this episode, hosts Jeff and Steve Fulton completely geek out while reviewing the new album from Mike Peters And The Alarm, Blood+Red. Excerpt: “I may be completely off base here, but I believe this whole record and everything about it was a direct, calculated move by Mike Peters to try to save his wife’s life. From themes and words of the songs, to the structure of songs themselves, from [read more]

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A Personal Message from Jules Peters

So on this beautiful sunny day in Wales, I just want to reach out and thank you all for your heart warming messages of love and support. I sat down last night in real time to watch the BBC programme and I felt like I saw my life flash before my eyes. The thing that struck me though is “the love”. The love sent to me last night. The love [read more]

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Mike Peters to host Hohner Harmonica Workshops on Vans Warped Tour

Mike Peters will be hosting FREE Warped Harmonica Workshops with @The Entertainment Institute and @Hohner Music on select dates of the @Vans Warped Tour! All you have to do is reserve your spot at thinktei.com/mikepeters. Everyone will walk away with a free Hohner harmonica and limited edition lesson card! VANS WARPED TOUR DATES FEATURING THE ALARM July 07 Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion July 08 Wantaugh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Amphitheater July [read more]

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You are Invited to the BBC Premiere of Mike & Jules : While We Still Have Time

BBC ONE WALES – DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE SCREENING hosted by Avanti Media Mike and Jules : While We Still Have Time – Tramshed Cinema, Cardiff – THURSDAY May 18th You are invited to a special private screening of the documentary and Q&A hosted by David Owens from Wales Online on Thursday May 18th at Tramshed Cinema, Cardiff. First showing – 6PM / Second showing – 8PM To attend, please RSVP to Leanne [read more]

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Mike Peters & The Alarm – On Tour in the UK Now

Mike Peters and The Alarm start their long awaited UK tour this Saturday at the Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth. The band have just returned from two highly charged US Gathering events in Los Angeles and New York and are now back in the UK all revved up and ready to go. Further dates in Manchester 11th May, Glasgow 13th May, Cardiff 19th May, and London on 20th May, will also be accompanied by [read more]

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The Alarm to play Bearded Theory Festival 27th May

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bearded Theory (which was recently voted the UK’s Best Independent Music Festival), are delighted to announce that seminal British rock act The Alarm will perform alongside Skunk Anansie, and punk duo Slaves at the award winning Bearded Theory Spring Gathering at Catton Hall in South Derbyshire on Friday 26th May 2017. Tickets for Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering 2017 are on sale now via www.seetickets.com, or by calling the box office on: [read more]

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The Alarm to perform at Mello Festival May 27th 2017.

Mike Peters and The Alarm will perform a MainStage set at Mello Festival, Throckmorton Airfield, Evesham, Worcestershire on Saturday May 27th. Full lineup and ticket information can be found here. The Mello festival appearance will be the second of two festival performances over the May Bank Holiday Weekend with the band also playing at the Bearded Theory Festival on Friday May 26th. For ticket and lineup info on Bearded Theory Festival please visit [read more]

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By Your Side Walk and Snowdon Rocks 2017

Register now for the By Your Side Walk in June 2017. REGISTER NOW (links below) to take part in the walk or Snowdon Rocks at www.byyoursideappeal.org. Book Your Place Now Saturday 3rd June: Abersoch to Porthdinllaen (Beach to Beach) Saturday 17th June: Llangollen to Ruthin Sunday 18th June: Ruthin to Prestatyn Saturday 24th June: Snowdon Rocks Sign up fee: Aged 12 and over, £20 per day / under 12s free. (the [read more]

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Vans Warped Tour 2017 to feature The Alarm

Mike Peters & The Alarm have been invited to participate in this year’s ‘Vans Warped Tour 2017‘. The Alarm will feature on the Hard Rock Stage and will join the tour officially on July 7th in Camden, New Jersey at the 20,000 Capacity BB&T Pavilion Other East Coast shows include a July 8th appearance at the the 16,000 Capacity Northwell Health at Jones Beach Amphitheatre, NY (where The Alarm once performed [read more]

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Never Let The Fires Die Podcast Episode #4: Backstage At The UK Tour Kickoff

Listen as roving UK reporters Gary Overington and Mike Peters himself take you on a unique journey backstage at the 2017 UK Tour Kickoff in Portsmouth.  Includes interviews with with the crew and band (including a very intimate  personal and interview with Jules Jones conducted by Gary) plus several live performances. Listen or watch  below or in iTunes or Google Play Features: Gary Overington Mark Warden Andi Badgeman Mike Peters Jules [read more]