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8 Date UK Record Store Tour to celebrate release of EQUALS

  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. Throughout the first week of release, the UK Record Store Tour will see Mike [read more]

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THIS SATURDAY – 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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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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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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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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The Alarm release new album ‘EQUALS’ on June 29th. Pre-Order / Watch Video Now.

THE ALARM = EQUALS BRAND NEW ALBUM TO BE RELEASED ON JUNE 29TH 2018. CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER / PRE-SAVE NOW. NEW SONG ‘BEAUTIFUL’ AVAILABLE TODAY AS AN INSTANT GRAT. 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 [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 Gathering 2019 – Tickets on Sale Now

Weekend Passes for The Gathering 2019 – An Audio Visual Celebration of the Music of Mike Peters and The Alarm – Past, Present and Future, are on sale now at The Alarm Store. Tickets will remain at the same price as this year’s event and are only available direct and exclusively, from www.thealarm.com The Gathering 2019 will take place on February 1st, 2nd and 3rd 2019 at The Arena @ Venue Cymru, LLandudno, [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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The Alarm = North American Tour 2018 = Ticket Information

The Alarm are proud to announce that extra dates have been added to an extensive North American 2018 summer tour in support of forthcoming brand new album EQUALS that is set for a June 29th release. See dates and ticket information below A first ever date in Birmingham, Alabama, and a three date swing into Florida along with a date in Tucson, Arizona have just been added taking the tour [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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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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A Blood Red Viral Black Film – Complete Series [19 Episodes]

A Blood Red Viral Black Film features exclusive interviews and song performance extracts by creator Mike Peters. Nineteen individual film clips that highlight the behind the scenes process that gave birth to the songs of Blood Red Viral Black. Each of the ten Blood Red episodes contain exclusive interviews with Mike Peters and acoustic versions of songs that accompany the initial release of Blood Red. The Viral Black episodes focus on one particular song beginning with ‘Two Rivers’ and ending [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]

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THE GATHERING NYC – VIEW PHOTOS ONLINE NOW

In house alarm.com cameraman Stuart Ling was on hand at the Gramercy Theater, New York for the ‘SOLD OUT’ Gathering NYC last Saturday to capture the atmosphere of the event as it unfolded in real time and came back with some stunning shots like this one taken during ‘Blaze of Glory’. There are two albums that have been posted online in our official Flickr account, the daytime, evening concert and soundcheck [read more]

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Coming Backwards – World Premiere Video Event

A brand new video for ‘Coming Backwards‘ one of the new songs on Blood Red is playing worldwide now at diffuser.fm. CLICK HERE FOR THE ARTICLE AND VIDEO ON DIFFUSER.FM Diffuser.FM is a major online publication focusing on music related news and events. The launch of Blood Red Viral Black that began with a first instalment release of Blood Red has already Sold Out of all Ultra Limited Art and Limited Edition packages. The Blood Red CD Edition is only available for [read more]

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A Blood Red Film – All 10 Episodes

A Blood Red Film about the creative process that inspired Mike Peters to write and record Blood Red Viral Black is an original content exclusive at www.thealarm.com A Blood Red Film contains exclusive interviews with Mike Peters and acoustic versions of ten songs that accompany the first release of Blood Red. A Blood Red Film was shot by Andy Labrow. Sound by Mark Warden and Camera Assistance by Lucas Labrow. Mike Peters was interviewed by J.J. Haggar and Andy Labrow The [read more]

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Alarm Podcast #2: Broadcasting Now!

The second episode of ‘Never Let The Fires Die’ podcast hosted by Steve and Jeff Fulton has been published. It’s been a long time, coming but the pair believe they have worked out the details for a long-running, more-regular podcast. Join the dynamic duo of die-hard Alarm fans as they dissect the first USA Gathering and the showing of “The Man In The Camo Jacket”. Stay tuned for next week, when [read more]

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The Gathering Los Angeles – SOLD OUT

Gathering Los Angeles [SOLD OUT] – Saturday April 22nd 2017 The Gathering Los Angeles that will take place on Saturday April 22nd 2017, at The James Bridges Theatre, UCLA, Los Angeles, California has now completely Sold Out. The Gathering USA Event Itinerary 1800 – Doors 1815 – Film Screening – Man In The Camo Jacket 1945 – Q&A with Mike Peters and Director Russ Kendall hosted by Richard Blade 2000 – Intermission and signing session 2030 – Mike [read more]

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Man In The Camo Jacket – Limited Edition Motion Picture Soundtrack released for US Record Store Day 2017

A very special limited edition ‘Man In the Camo Jacket – Motion Picture Soundtrack’ Vinyl LP featuring brand new music from Mike Peters and The Alarm will be released exclusively in America for US Record Store Day on April 22nd 2017. Watch exclusive video message from Mike Peters and full track listing on US Record Store Day website. The limited edition LP (which is being released on the same day as The Gathering Los Angeles) kicks off [read more]

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Man In The Camo Jacket – A Story Of Love Hope Strength – To Screen This April

Man in the Camo Jacket is a feature-length documentary film that tells the story of iconic Welsh rock musician Mike Peters, his rise to fame, battle with cancer, and inspiring climb back as he enlists some of the world’s top musicians to help save the lives of cancer patients around the globe through his charity Love Hope Strength. Produced by Kaleidoscope Pictures, the film will premiere in the USA this April with screenings at [read more]

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Dave Sharp to appear with The Alarm as special guest in Glasgow and London

Following on from his recent main stage appearance at The 25th Anniversary Gathering in Llandudno, Dave Sharp will now be joining Mike and the band for two very special guest appearances at Glasgow O2ABC on May 13th and also at the Electric Ballroom in Camden Town, London on May 20th. Tickets for all performances are available now at the following outlets: Saturday May 6th – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms Tickets  Thursday May 11th – Manchester O2 Ritz – Tickets Saturday May 13th – Glasgow O2 ABC Tickets Friday [read more]

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The Gathering 25th Anniversary Photos

The 25th Anniversary of The Gathering!!!!!! Over three days, friends came from all corners of the globe to celebrate the music of Mike Peters & The Alarm and to celebrate 25 years of this long standing event. Friday’s event saw the welcome return of Dave Sharp who opened the show and thrilled the audience with cuts from his extensive catalogue of songs. The Friday show saw a surprise change to the usual acoustic set [read more]

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COMPLETELY SOLD OUT – New York Gathering April 29th 2017

Live Nation and thealarm.com are proud to announce that the Gathering NYC has COMPLETELY SOLD OUT. All of us at thealarm.com want to thank everyone attending for such incredible support. The Gathering NYC at the Gramercy Theatre on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 will feature Mike Peters and The Alarm performing both acoustic and full band electric shows during two separate performance times including a special screening of ‘Man In The Camo Jacket’. The screening of ‘Man In The Camo [read more]

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The BBC to broadcast Gathering 25

The BBC to broadcast Gathering 25. The British Broadcasting Corporation will attend The Gathering 25th Anniversary to film both Friday and Saturday night concerts with highlights of the entire weekend being screened on BBC2. The Gathering will be broadcast on National TV to coincide with the transmission of the ‘Being Mike Peters’ Television program that is currently being filmed by Avanti Productions for BBC1. Bring it on….

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Gathering 25 – SOLD OUT !

The MPO can announce, that after selling out our previous venue last year, and moving to the larger Arena venue at Venue Cymru, The Gathering is now officially SOLD OUT. We have been overwhelmed by the support for this years 25 year anniversary and we promise that we will make this years event the best yet. Thank you for your support!

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Ask Simon and Jules Facebook Chat

There will be an ‘Ask Simon & Jules Facebook Chat’ on Monday 30th January at 8.00pm – 9.30pm (GMT). Simon is our Gathering Concierge and is available before and during the Gathering to ask ANY gathering related questions. The chat on Monday will be co-hosted with Gathering organiser Jules Peters. Whether you are new to the Gathering or got a burning question and don’t know who to ask then join us on [read more]

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Smiley’s Pre-Gathering Party

Smiley and Friends Pre-Gathering Party – Thursday February 2nd 2017 THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT Smiley and Friends will be hosting a pre-gathering live concert party at 3rd Space, LLandudno on the Thursday evening February 2nd 2017. Facebook page for “3rd space” events. The event promises to be a great evening of entertainment for those arriving early into Llandudno for The Gathering 25th Anniversary weekend. Smiley (The Alarm’s iconic drummer), will be hosting [read more]

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Win Mike Peters Blackstar Amp

Win the Blackstar Amplifier used by Mike Peters on the Spirit Of ’86 Tour. Blackstar Amplification and Mike Peters of The Alarm have come together and are offering fans the chance to own the very same Blackstar HT Club 40 (Limited Edition Red) Amplifier, that Mike Peters has been using throughout the entire ‘Spirit Of ’86 in 2016’ tour of North America. Mike Peters first started using the Blackstar HT Club 40 earlier [read more]

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Mike Peters Calling

Hello Everyone, The holiday season is upon us and from where I am writing, I can hear the usual round of seasonal songs gently humming through the hospital ward and bringing on the sense of reflection that I always feel at this time of year. Despite everything, I can honestly say that 2016 has been an amazing year, filled with great memories and time spent with people who mean a great deal [read more]

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Glasgow New Venue New Tickets

Mike Peters and The Alarm – Glasgow Garage concert for May 13th has now been moved up from The Garage to the increased capacity O2 ABC Glasgow and tickets are available now. NB: All Tickets purchased for the original venue remain valid. Tickets for all other 2017 Mike Peters and The Alarm performances (which includes appearances at the Gathering 25th Anniversary in North Wales and Bearded Theory Festival in Derbyshire), are available at the following [read more]

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Dave Sharp to appear at Gathering 25

thealarm.com and 21st Century are proud to announce that Alarm guitarist – Dave Sharp will appear as very special guest at The Gathering 25th Anniversary, Venue Cymru Arena, Llandudno, North Wales this February. Mike Peters and Dave Sharp are both looking forward to seeing each other and continuing a friendship that began way back in 1977. As Mike Peters revealed in recent interviews conducted for the ‘In The Poppy Fields’ / [read more]

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G25 New Venue- Tickets On Sale Now

The Alarm.com is pleased to announce that The Gathering 25th Anniversary has been upgraded to the increased capacity Arena at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales and a limited amount of additional weekend pass tickets will go on sale this Friday at 9 AM [UK Time] exclusively at www.thealarm.com Since the original 25th Anniversary Gathering ticket allocation for The Hall at Venue Cymru ‘Sold Out’ a few weeks ago, Jules Peters and the 21st Century [read more]

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Limited Edition Box Set Available

Mike Peters & The Alarm – Poppies Falling From The Sky The official release date for the highly anticipated Mike Peters and The Alarm motion picture film and soundtrack – ‘Poppies Falling From The Sky’ has been set for 10.10.16 and the Limited Edition Boxet that is exclusive to the alarm.com is available to order now. NB: Order your copy before 31st December 2016 and receive a ‘free’ Mike Peters In Session 2016 CD. (see details below). [read more]

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In The Poppy Fields EP 11.11.16

Mike Peters and The Alarm release ‘In The Poppy Fields’, a 10″ Vinyl EP [21C081] into record stores on Armistice Day Friday 11th November 2016. The 10″ Vinyl EP [which has already been played by BBC Radio 2 and other stations across the country], features brand new remixed versions of ‘In The Poppy Fields’, ‘Rain In The Summertime’, ‘The Deceiver’ and ‘Sixty Eight Guns’. All tracks are taken from the ‘Poppies Falling [read more]

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Ian McNabb to perform at G25

21st Century and thealarm.com is proud to announce that Ian McNabb of both solo and Icicle Works fame will be appearing as special guest at this year’s Gathering 25th Anniversary. “I am very excited and proud to tell you I will be performing at Mike Peters’ and the Alarm’s Gathering celebration next year”, said Ian McNabb on his website. “Thank you so much to Mike and Jules for giving me this opportunity to [read more]

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A Message from Mike & Jules Peters

Hello Everyone, Thanks for all the love and understanding that has come our way since news of Jules breast cancer diagnosis broke in the press yesterday morning. Knowing that so many of you are out there and only have our best interests at heart is truly encouraging. Jules was diagnosed on July 4th but It’s only in these last few days that the full extent of what she will have [read more]

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Thankyou Message from Mike Peters

It’s 30th September 2016 and I’m on an airplane heading for Los Angeles. It’s strange going back to the city that gave life to the original Spiriit Of ’86 concert and all that has changed since that historic day 30 years ago. Going right back to where this whole 2016 touring cycle theme began in spirit, has allowed me a moment to reflect on what a year it has been [read more]

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Mike Peters In Chicago Review

Mike Peters presents The Alarm – Old Town School of Folk Music – 23rd September 2016. Mike Peters — front man of the 80’s alternative band The Alarm — rocked the rafters at Old Town School of Folk Friday night for a room full of long time fans. His current tour “The Spirit of ’86 in 2016” celebrates the 30th anniversary of the band’s release Strength. More specifically, Peters performed the same set that the band [read more]

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Collector’s Collection Sold Out

Mike Peters & The Alarm – Poppies Falling From The Sky The official release date for the highly anticipated Mike Peters and The Alarm motion picture film and soundtrack – ‘Poppies Falling From The Sky’ has been set for 10.10.16 and is available to order now. Poppies Falling from the Sky is being released initially as an extremely limited edition of 200 Collector’s Collection (only available via www.thealarm.com), including the exclusive Poppies Falling From The Sky Box Set that houses The [read more]

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The Gathering All Tickets Sold Out

  We are proud to announce that The 25th Anniversary Gathering has completely SOLD OUT. Incredible. Thanks for all your support and we look forward to welcoming each and every one of you to Wales in February 2017 for what we know will be an unforgettable weekend of music – celebrating the life and times of Mike Peters and The Alarm at Venue Cymru, LLandudno, North Wales. Tickets are still [read more]

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Gathering 25 Get Tickets Here

The 25th Anniversary Gathering takes place on 3rd, 4th &  5th February 2017 Tickets go on sale today Friday 5th February at 9.00 AM, exclusively at www.thealarm.com This year’s Gathering is already being talked about as one of the best ever, with a refreshing mix of brand new Mike Peters music, Alarm classics and a very moving tribute to the late David Bowie. A total sell out for 2016, the 25th [read more]

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NORTH AMERICAN TOUR 2016

Following on from the success of this years ‘Spirit Of ’86 in 2016’ UK and Ireland tour, www.thealarm.com is proud to announce that a further 21 dates in North America will take place this September. The tour will begin in Wilmington, Delaware at the World Cafe Live on September 7th and close in Denver at the Soiled Dove Underground on the 29th. Mike Peters will also be playing a summer residency at New [read more]

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Join Mike Peters on stage this September

ENCORE Become a part of the ‘Spirit Of ’86 in 2016’ North American Tour with Mike Peters. Mike Peters is offering Alarm fans the chance to perform with him during the ‘Spirit Of ’86’ tour as special guest members of The Alarm, by bidding for the opportunity to join in the encore of ‘Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door’. The auction site is open now with bids starting from $86 per night per show. This incredible once [read more]

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LHS to swab on Capitol Hill

Rock and Roll campaign ‘Get On The List’ to save lives on Capitol Hill! Love Hope Strength Foundation (in partnership with DKMS – We Delete Blood Cancer), are inviting US Senators, Congressmen, staff, government employees, and visitors to Capitol Hill to register and become potential life savers at their first ever cheek swab donor drive, in the Capitol Building on Tuesday, September 6th between 10 am and 4 pm in room HVC-200 [read more]

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Gathering 2016 Photos & Review

The photo journal from the Gathering 24 is now available to view. All photos are available to download for personal use. Photos: Andy Labrow. Dr. Ian Clarke. Jeff Pitt. Stuart Ling. Lucas Labrow. Friday: www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157664345558745 Saturday Daytime: www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157664273381746 Saturday Evening: www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157664183058861 Sunday: www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157661994716004   The Gathering 2016 – First Review It was The Gathering weekend that had it all. Congregated at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales, Alarm fans from all over the world expecting a [read more]

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The Alarm at Carfest SOLD OUT

Mike Peters and The Alarm will perform at this years CARFEST SOUTH on August 28th following an on air request from festival creator and BBC Radio 2 DJ – Chris Evans. The band’s participation in CARFEST SOUTH was announced on air during the Chris Evans breakfast show. CARFEST SOUTH (which sold out as soon as the full line up was revealed), is a huge event that puts the band back where they have always [read more]

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MP at Greenbelt this Monday

Mike Peters will make a welcome return to Greenbelt Festival to play a MainStage performance on Monday August 29th 2016. Mike Peters first played Greenbelt in a ‘solo’ capacity 30 years ago this summer in August 1986 and also twice with the original Alarm line up in both 1988 and 1991. He would further return with both versions of The Poets in 1992 and ’94 before most recently with The [read more]

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The Alarm Glastonbury Photo Review

The Alarm – Glastonbury 2016 Click here for the Glastonbury 2016 photo album At precisely 4:25 on Glastonbury Friday, Mike Peters lead the Alarm out on to the stage to be greeted by a large and enthusiastic audience crammed into the Acoustic Field perched high on the north side of the Pilton Farm landscape. “This has been 35 years in the making -The Alarm at Glastonbury“, stated Mike Peters as [read more]

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Snowdon Rocked!!!!

Rocker Mike Peters scaled the heights at the weekend to perform at the summit of Wales’ highest peak to raise funds for those who are helping him beat cancer. The Alarm frontman led around 600 hikers, musicians, friends, hospital staff, cancer patients and celebrities on the climb to the summit on Saturday to raise funds for the Love Hope Strength and Awyr Las charities. Snowdon Rocks started with speeches and a song from Mike [read more]

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The Alarm Glastonbury Festival T

A special one off T-shirt to commemorate The Alarm’s first ever appearance at the Glastonbury Festival of Performing Arts 2016 will be on sale from Thursday at The Alarm’s pre-festival warm up show at Bath Komedia. The specially commissioned black T-Shirt features a classic Alarm poppy logo on the front with a back design that incorporates the official Glastonbury Festival logo highlighting the band’s performance this Friday June 24th 2016.      

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Pre Glastonbury Show at Bath Komedia

The Alarm.com is proud to announce that Mike Peters and The Alarm will perform a pre-Glastonbury concert at Bath Komedia in Somerset on Thursday  23rd June 2016. To get in tune for the main event and for Alarm fans who will not be able to get tickets for Glastonbury 2016 (which sold out before one act was even announced), this is a chance to get close to the Glastonbury vibe and get involved in [read more]

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The Alarm Glastonbury 2016

Mike Peters and The Alarm to perform at Glastonbury Festival for the first time ever on Friday June 24th 2016. The Alarm’s debut appearance at the UK’s longest running festival of contemporary performing arts, marks a new coming of age for the ever evolving Welsh band fronted as always, by lead singer and guitarist Mike Peters. The Alarm will feature on the Acoustic Stage on Friday June 24th at 16.25. [read more]

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Spirit Of ’86 in NYC

This Saturday will see Mike Peters present The Alarm – Spirit Of ’86 at The Iridium on Broadway, New York for the start of a three night, six concert stand in the city. All shows will take place across 3 Saturday nights starting this Saturday July 30th and continuing on August 6th and 16th with early and late shows at both 7.00PM and 10.00 PM. Tickets for all shows are available at the following [read more]

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Snowdon Rocks 10 – Register Now

Snowdon Rocks 10 Join Mike Peters in a trek to the summit of Snowdon, featuring music, celebration and remembrance. Trek : Trek to the summit of Snowdon Registration: Register individually or in teams The Strength Train: Those with cancer, their families and healthcare staff can ride by train to the summit. The Strength Bus: Those with cancer, their families and healthcare staff can visit The Electric Mountain Prayer Flags: Have names and messages placed on [read more]

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Alarm Podcast One Broadcasting Now

‘Never Let The Fires Die’ Episode One : The Night Young Georgie Died. Broadcasting now Join podcast producers Steve and Jeff Fulton immediately after the broadcast, for a live discussion on the Official Alarm Facebook page, where you will be able to discuss all aspects of the program and to suggest future podcast topics. Produced by alarm.com founder members Steve and Jeff Fulton, the Podcast series intends to share new perspectives and alternative [read more]

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35 Years Ago Today

35 years ago today, The Alarm played its first ever gig at the Victoria Hotel in Prestatyn, North Wales or did they? There are some suggestions that the first Alarm show was played on Friday June 5th 1981 and not Saturday 6th as popular Alarm history has recorded. Does anyone have any recollections of the actual date and or the gig that they can share with us to verify the [read more]

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Snowdon Rocks Weather Looking Good

The forecast is Sunshine all the way for this Saturday’s Snowdon Rocks hike and evening concert with Mike Peters in Llanberis, North Wales and there’s still time to register for both the hike and / or the evening concert. Mike Peters will be leading hundreds of participants to the summit of Snowdon to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the event which has raised over £350,000 for cancer services in North [read more]

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Mike Peters – Urdd Eisteddfod

Mike Peters was honoured to be invited to perform at the opening concert for the Urdd National Eisteddfod in Flint. Mike performed ‘Hwylio Dros Y Mor’ (A New South Wales) and ‘Cariad, Gobaith, Nerth’, for which he was joined by his sons, Dylan and Evan on guitar. There is also a segment about Love Hope Strength, and then a final song where Mike joins the other performers from the opening ceremony. “It’s a thrill [read more]

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Norway Tour 2016

Mike Peters will present The Alarm – Spirit Of ’86 in 2016 across Norway this June 2016, with a series of 9 shows beginning at Madame Felle, Bergen on Saturday June 3rd including a headline appearance at the Halden Music Festival on June 10th with a closing date in Trondheim on June 12th at Antikvariatet. Tickets are on sale now! Please note: The show at Herr Nilsen, Oslo that was originally announced for June 2nd has been moved [read more]

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Mike Peters at the BBC 2.6.16

Mike Peters will appear as part of the BBC Wales program ‘C’mon Wales – Our Euro 2016 Singalaong’ that is being recorded live on Thursday June 2nd at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff. Mike will be performing two songs associated with the Welsh Soccer team’s historic qualification for this years Euro 2016 Tournament. Backed by the National Orchestra of Wales, Mike will also be renewing his partnership with master arranger and conductor John [read more]

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World Blood Cancer Day 28.05.16

This Saturday 28th May 2016 is World Blood Cancer Day. Mike Peters has created a new video message to show his support for this amazing day of action that highlights the need for as many people as possible to be on the International Donor Registry to help save he lives of people who, like Mike, suffer from blood cancer. Mike and other blood cancer sufferers would be grateful if anyone and [read more]

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NEW – SPIRIT OF 86 LP/DVD/CD

To mark the official 30th Anniversary of The Alarm’s historic ‘Spirit Of ’86’ concert that was broadcast around the world, The 21st Century Recording Company will be issuing a triplet of specially commissioned new releases from Saturday April 16th with an all new ‘Spirit Of ’86 – 30th Anniversary Collectors Edition’ DVD Digipak [Exclusive to www.thealarm.com]. Order your copy now As the date also coincides with World Record Store Day 2016 on Saturday April 16th, [read more]

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SPIRIT OF ’86 in 2016 UK TOUR

Declare Your Strength in 2016. Mike Peters presents The Alarm ‘Spirit Of ’86 in 2016’ UK Tour. Tickets for all venues are on sale now.  Following on from the hugely successful ‘Strength – 30th Anniversary World Tour’ of 2015 (which racked up over 18 sell out UK shows and 6 sold out nights on Broadway in New York), culminating in what Classic Rock Magazine recently described as “A Career High Concert”, at Wales [read more]

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Actor Danny Taylor to open in Liverpool

the alarm.com is delighted to announce that Danny Taylor will perform a very special guest opening slot for Mike Peters at the legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool on Thursday 26th May, 2016. Daniel Taylor is a singer songwriter/actor who was born and lives in Liverpool. He has been writing songs since he was 13 years of age. He has played sell out gigs all over the UK and Ireland. He last appeared at [read more]

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Portsmouth Dec 3rd Tickets on sale now

The Alarm.com is proud to announce that Mike Peters and The Alarm will perform at Portsmouth’s Wedgewood Rooms, on Saturday 3rd December 2016 – Tickets on sale now “A lot of people have been asking for a full band south coast show on the current Spirit Of ’86 in 2016 Tour”, said lead singer Mike Peters (just before taking to the stage at a packed out Southampton show). “So here it is and it’s [read more]

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MANCHESTER O2 RITZ ON SALE NOW

The Alarm.com is proud to announce that Mike Peters and The Alarm will perform at Manchester’s O2 Ritz, on Thursday 1st December 2016 – Tickets on sale now “I played The Ritz, Manchester with Big Country a few years ago, and always thought it would be a fantastic place to see The Alarm”, said lead singer Mike Peters (just before taking to the stage at the Apollo, Manchester to perform the final night of [read more]

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London Electric Ballroom On Sale Now

The Alarm.com is proud to announce that Mike Peters and The Alarm will perform at London’s Electric Ballroom in Camden Town on Friday 25th November (Tickets on sale now), as follow up to their 18 date nationwide tour as special guests of The Stranglers. “The Electric Ballroom in Camden Town is an amazing venue and I’ve always wanted to play there”, said Alarm lead singer Mike Peters (just before taking to the [read more]

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Cardiff University Tkts On Sale Now

Mike Peters and The Alarm are pleased to announce a live performance date at Cardiff University, in Y Plas at The Students Union on December 2nd with tickets on sale now at Ticketmaster.co.uk and also direct from the University Box Office Tel: 02920 230130 Mike and the band are currently on an 18 date nationwide tour as special guests of The Stranglers and the Cardiff show on December 2nd follows on from the triumphant [read more]

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Glasgow Garage Tickets On Sale Now

This November / December, The Alarm will follow up their 18 date nationwide tour as special guests of The Stranglers with a series of select headline dates throughout the UK, beginning with a live performance at the Glasgow Garage on Saturday November 26th 2016 Glasgow in Scotland, is the first date to be announced and tickets are on sale now. The Alarm of 2016 is a versatile modern assembly of musicians beginning and ending [read more]

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EXTRA DATES ADDED TO SPIRIT OF ’86 TOUR

The Alarm.com is pleased to announce that additional ‘Mike Peters presents The Alarm – ‘Spirit Of ’86 in 2016’ tour dates have been added. The first will be in Peterborough at The Met Lounge on April 27th and a second at Bristol’s Thekla on May 11th. Tickets for both venues are on sale now. April 27th Peterborough The Met Lounge Tickets May 11th Bristol Thekla Tickets Declare Your Strength in 2016. [read more]

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Spirit Of ’86 Return to California

This March 30  and April 2/3/9 Mike Peters will present The Alarm – Spirit of ’86 in California, USA. Beginning on March 30th with a show the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, the short tour will also pay a return visit to the legendary McCabe’s in Santa Monica on April 2nd, followed by The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano on April 3rd. April 9th will see Mike Peters host a [read more]

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24 Hours to UCLA 30th Anniversary

On Saturday evening at 6.00 PM (PST), the doors will open at the James Bridges Theatre on the Campus of UCLA and Mike Peters will begin to tell the epic story of The Alarm’s original ‘Spirit Of ’86’ concert that took place 30 years ago on April 12th 1986. Tickets Available Here It promises to be an engaging evening with fans once again making the journey to California to relive [read more]

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March Is On Special Offer

To celebrate The Alarm being on tour across the UK with The Stranglers on the Black and White Tour 2016. The alarm.com is offering all UK users of the online store ‘free postage’ on all orders placed during the remainder of March 2016. At checkout please enter the discount code: tour2016   .      

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BLACK & WHITE TOUR STARTS HERE!!

The Alarm begin their latest adventures on the stages of the UK as special guests of The Stranglers at a ‘Sold Out’ Concert Hall in Perth this evening. The Black & White Tour 2016 promises to be an exciting ride for all fans who attend, with both bands promising shows of high energy and intensity. A clearly excited Mike Peters had this to say when talking with thealarm.com during the soundcheck. [read more]

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The Alarm / Stranglers shows Selling Out

Following on from a spectacular Gathering, the year of the ‘Spirit of 86 in 2016’ gets underway in earnest, when Mike Peters leads The Alarm back onto the British stages as special guests of The Stranglers on the ‘Black and White Tour’ throughout March 2016. It has just been reported that the opening night of the tour at the Concert Hall in Perth, Scotland has sold out in advance, along [read more]

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The Stranglers / Alarm Tour March 2016

Mike Peters and The Alarm are to appear as special guests of The Stranglers on their ‘Black & White’ UK tour in March 2016. Tickets On Sale Now and are available at the following outlets: www.gigsandtours.com / Tel: 0844 811 0051 www. ticketmaster.co.uk / Tel: 0844 826 2826 www.ticketweb.co.uk / Tel: 0844 477 2000 We are excited to reveal that Mike Peters and The Alarm (featuring Smiley on Drums, Craig Adams on Bass, James Stevenson on Guitar and [read more]

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UCLA 30th Anniversary 4.9.2016

Mike Peters presents The Alarm ‘Spirit Of ’86’ – 30th Anniversary Concert at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA on Saturday April 9th 2016. Tickets on sale now.  Exclusively at www.thealarm.com Return to UCLA with Mike Peters this April 9th 2016 and celebrate the 30th Anniversary of The Alarm’s historic open air concert from the foot of the famous Janss Steps that was broadcast around the world via MTV in 1986. [read more]

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Gathering Tickets on Sale now

The Gathering 25th Anniversary Ticket Launch is now underway and this time, fans who aim to be among the first 250 to purchase their weekend passes are in for a real bonus. The 25th Anniversary Gathering Commemorative Lanyard and Laminate is being given away with the first 250 orders and is loaded with 25 Mike Peters and The Alarm tracks – ‘Live from The Gathering’. Taken from all points in the [read more]

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The Gathering 2016 First Review

It was The Gathering weekend that had it all. Congregated at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales, Alarm fans from all over the world expecting a trip down memory lane, were caught by surprise on the opening Friday night when Mike Peters strode purposefully onto the stage at 9.00 PM and delivered an opening set of brand new material that was of the highest order and potentially some of the best [read more]

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Poppies Falling From The Sky Premiere

World Premiere Film Screening @ Chapter Arts, Canton, Cardiff Mike Peters & The Alarm – Poppies Falling From The Sky The World Premiere of the highly anticipated Mike Peters and The Alarm motion picture film – ‘Poppies Falling From The Sky’ will take place at Chapter Arts Theatre, Market Road, Cardiff, Wales on St. David’s Day, March 1st 2016. Tickets on sale now @ www.chapter.org Filmed at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff on [read more]

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Mike Peters Acoustic Alarm Denver 180216

Mike Peters will present an all acoustic Alarm show for ‘one night only’ at The Soiled Dove Underground in Denver, Colorado on February 18th 2016. Tickets are on sale now. This one off concert will be performed in the North American hometown of Mike Peters co-founded charity – Love Hope Strength Foundation, which has it’s international headquarters in the mile high city. Throughout the build up to the event Love Hope Strength will [read more]

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New Releases from Mike Peters

This winter, 21st Century is proud to bring you three brand new music releases from Mike Peters and The Alarm. Purchase the New For 2015 Bundle and save £5 (on the individual pricing), and also qualify for free postage anywhere in the world*. The annual edition of ‘Mike Peters and The Alarm – Hands Held High – Live at The Gathering 2015′ comes as a 3 x DVD / 1 x Audio [read more]

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Gathering 2016 Sold Out

This year’s Gathering is now completely Sold Out. The most hotly anticipated Gathering in years, has sold out two weeks in advance with tickets flying out in record numbers.   With fans travelling from all corners of the globe, The Gathering 24 promises to be an incredible weekend of high energy rock and roll with Mike Peters and The Alarm. Thanks to all who are attending for such incredible support….. see you [read more]

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Mike Peters BBC Radio Documentary

‘Mike P’s Big C’ is a brand new two part radio documentary from BBC Wales that tells the life story (in his own words) of long-term cancer survivor and rock ‘n’ roll front man Mike Peters. Part two which features the other side of the story as told (also in her own words), by Jules Peters is also broadcasting on BBC iPlayer now Both parts of the Documentary have caused quite a stir at [read more]

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The Gathering 2016 Tickets On Sale Now

The Gathering 2016 Featuring Mike Peters and The Alarm plus special guests and more….. Friday, Saturday, Sunday 29/30/31st January 2016 Venue Cymru, Llandudno, Wales.. Weekend tickets on sale now. As the year of Strength unfolds and the Mike Peters / Alarm Strength 2015 Tour rolls out across the globe, the Gathering 2016 promises to be even more exciting than ever before, when it takes place at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, Wales on [read more]

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Seasons Greetings

To celebrate a year of Love Hope and Strength, and over 2100 potential life saving matches we have a Christmas message from Mike Peters, recorded in the snow on the summit of The UK’s highest peak, Ben Nevis.

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Special Announcement 30.11.2016

Mike Peters will be making a very special news announcement ‘live to the world’ on Periscope this coming Sunday at 7PM BST. To be a part of this global broadcast you can follow online from your lap top or mainframe computer by visiting www.periscope.tv/thealarm and / or download the periscope app on your smartphone and follow ‘The Alarm’. At exactly 7 PM on Sunday the broadcast will begin and wherever you are in the [read more]

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Norway 2015 Sammenkomsten III

Mike Peters will make his annual trip to Bergen, Norway to play ‘Sammenkomsten III’ this December 18th and 19th (Friday / Saturday). Over two nights at the Madam Felle venue on Friday / Saturday December 18th and 19th 2015, Mike Peters will perform two varied acoustic sets featuring songs that span all the decades of his songwriting career. Tickets are available here for both FRIDAY and SATURDAY. Following on from recent announcement of Mike’s [read more]

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Wales in the Eighties on the BBC

Mike Peters appears in a brand new BBC Wales television documentary ‘Wales in the Eighties’, a four-part series which began on Monday 23 November on BBC One Wales at 10.35pm. Watch the first episode ‘Battle of the Giants’ which features an appearance from Mike Peters on the BBC iPlayer here and look out for the remaining shows every Monday in particular part four, which features a brand new Mike Peters interview [read more]

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THE JACK TARS Ports Of Call

All of us at www.thealarm.com are proud to announce that our very own Mike Peters will be back in action on the UK stages this November / December with rechristened band ‘The Jack Tars’. Standing alongside Mike Peters on The Jack Tars – Ports of Call UK Tour will be none other than the inimitable Captain Sensible of The Damned, rocker rebel drummer Slim Jim Phantom from Stray Cats and Gretsch Guitar sensation from [read more]

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Mike Peters presents The Alarm on WHYY

Recorded at The World Cafe Live in Philadelphia during this years 30th anniversary ‘Strength’ tour, WHYY presents Mike Peters ‘On Tour’ on Thursday 12th November 2015 at 10pm(EST), 3am (GMT), 7pm(PST). The show is repeated on Sunday at 12noon(EST), 5pm(GMT), 9am(PST). On Tour airs on WHYY-TV – whyy.org/cms/ontour/mike-peters-of-the-alarm “Mike Peters of The Alarm celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Strength Album. His energized performance at World Cafe Live had the crowds on their feet. [read more]

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100 days to The Gathering

The 100 day countdown to the Gathering 2016 has begun. The world’s greatest and longest running indoor music festival dedicated to one band, one music and it’s incredible family is now counting down the days to January 29th, 30th and 31st when Mike Peters and The Alarm will take to the stage at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales for The Gathering 2016. Following on from an incredible night at the Wales [read more]

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Everest Rocks UK Film Premiere

On Sunday November 15th 2015 at the Scala Cinema, Prestatyn, The North Wales Coastline Film Festival presents the British film premiere of Everest Rocks a movie that documents the inspiring story of two cancer survivors, Mike Peters (of Welsh rock band The Alarm), and James Chippendale, (a stem cell transplant recipient from the USA), who together, create a life saving charity from the bonds of friendship. In 2007, the pair set their sights on raising awareness about [read more]

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Declare Your Strength – Photos

We are pleased to present the official thealarm.com photos from the Mike Peters and The Alarm show at the Wales Millennium Centre on the 10th of October 2015. Building on the success of the ‘Horizons Sing’ show at The Hoddinott Hall in the Wales Millennium Centre on April 11th 2014, Mike Peters and The Alarm returned to the Wales Millennium Centre to play the main auditorium. The show was many months [read more]

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A Personal Message from Mike Peters

Dear Friends, By now some of you may have read the Wales Online news story about my current health situation. I’ve been meaning to write for sometime and was hoping to share latest developments after the Wales Millennium Centre show on October 10th but unfortunately, life has taken over my best intentions and brought things to a head. I’m sorry to have to write that during the summer on June 23rd (following [read more]

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Wales Millennium Centre Concert

WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE AND ORCHARD PRESENT MIKE PETERS AND THE ALARM A ONCE IN A LIFETIME PERFORMANCE ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 10TH 2015 WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE, CARDIFF TICKETS ON SALE NOW Tickets are on sale now for a very special one off 30th Anniversary Concert performance featuring Mike Peters and The Alarm who will be joined by the Welsh Pops Symphony Orchestra, the Morriston Orpheus Male Voice Choir and special guests at the magnificent Wales [read more]

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Man In The Camo Jacket Sneak Preview

Following the breaking news about Mike Peters current health situation. The forthcoming documentary film ‘Man In The Camo Jacket’ (Due for release in 2016), will have a special one off sneak preview screening at this Saturday’s concert at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff. ‘Man In The Camo Jacket’. Watch the trailer here Kaleidoscope Pictures (USA), Director Russ Kendall and Producer James Chippendale have sanctioned a ‘one off’ ‘sneak preview’ for all [read more]

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Strength 2015 Released

The Alarm Record Store Release Day celebrates Strength [30th Anniversary] with the broadcast of a brand new video shot in St. Louis during the recent Strength North American Tour. Celebrate ‘Strength [30th Anniversary] today, with Mike Peters in person at Spillers Records, Cardiff with global online interaction and an acoustic performance streamed ‘live’ around the world! Tune in to www.periscope.tv/thealarm to watch Mike Peters perform live at 5:30 [BST[ today. Today will mark The [read more]

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Custom T for 10.10.15

Declare Your Strength with the Mike Peters & The Alarm – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 10.10.15 Custom T-shirt – now available to order – printed on the back with your very own name or surname.  This breakthrough in artist merchandising is made possible by a process known as Direct To Garment (DTG) printing and is available to order now in time for the Wales Millennium Centre 10.10.15. concert with Mike Peters and The Alarm, the Welsh Pops Symphony [read more]

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Strength Oral History Begins 1900 BST

This Sunday, September 27th at 1900 [BST], you can read the first of an eleven part series entitled ‘Strength – An Oral History‘. Created by Alarm Webmaster – Steve Fulton., this specially commissioned piece of extensive journalism promises to be a revelatory experience for Alarm fans who think they know all there is to know about ‘Strength’ and the global touring period that began in late 1985 at the Marquee [read more]

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Strength – An Oral History 270915

In the run up to the official release day of Strength (30th Anniversary) on October 1st and 2nd 2015, thealarm.com will be publishing ‘Strength – An Oral History’ a major journalistic retrospective created by alarm.com editor in chief Steve Fulton. Beginning on Sunday September 27th (the evening after the North American Strength Tour closes), ‘Strength – An Oral History’ will be published in instalments leading up to the anniversary concert at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff on October 10th 2015. ‘Strength [read more]

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Strength 30th Birthday Releases

STRENGTH ’30th Anniversary’ Releases. Single/LP/CD/Download. The 30th Birthday of ‘Strength’ will be honoured officially this autumn with the Twenty First Century release of a limited edition 7″ single – ‘Strength’ b/w ‘We Are Majority’ which will be made public on September 8th 2015. On Thursday and Friday October 1st and 2nd, versions of ‘Strength 30th Anniversary’ (and Declaration 30th Anniversary version), will be released into record stores worldwide on both CD and Vinyl Formats. [read more]

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North American Strength Tour 2015

This summer Mike Peters presents The Alarm – North American Strength Tour 2015. The September run of tour dates will begin at Hamilton Live in the capitol city of Washington DC on September 8th and finish at the legendary Red Rocks in Colorado on September 26th. The tour dates coincide with the 30th anniversary of the release of The Alarm’s classic ‘Strength’ single which originally appeared in both US and UK record stores on September 9th 1985. [read more]

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Welsh Rock for Refugees

The cream of Welsh bands have donated exclusive tracks to new charity album for Syrian refugees Welsh stars such as Manic Street Preachers, Super Furry Animals, Stereophonics, The Alarm’s Mike Peters and Cerys Matthews have come together to contribute songs to an album to raise funds for Refugee Action.   Uniting under the banner of Welsh Rock For Refugees – Reach Out is a 30-track, download-only album with all proceeds [read more]

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Red Rocks ROCKS – 26/9/2015

Love Hope Strength is proud to announce our newest fundraising event ‘Red Rocks Rocks‘, which will take place at the world famous Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, just outside of Denver, Colorado on Saturday, September 26th 2015. Through our longstanding partnership with Red Rocks, Love Hope Strength has registered over 18,000 people to the international donor registry and found some 354 potentially life saving matches at the amphitheatre’s concert and [read more]

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MP Rocking New York

Mike Peters presents The Alarm Spirit of ’86 Concert this weekend at the Iridium On Broadway, New York City. Last weekend’s Iridium concerts both sold out in advance and were centred on the 30th anniversary of the Strength album. Each performance was individually structured with different running orders, versions and songs. It’s already been quite an opening to the Mike Peters / Strength 30th anniversary Broadway season and fans attending [read more]

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Rock The Skyline & Rahway Rocks

  Take part in Rock The Skyline 2015 with Love Hope Strength and Delete Blood Cancer in Jersey City on Sunday September 13th and bring hope for many people living with cancer today.   Rock The Skyline will also feature a post walk evening acoustic fundraising concert ‘Rahway Rocks’ at the Union County Performing Arts Centre (Hamilton Stage) featuring Mike Peters of The Alarm with Robin Wilson of Gin Blossoms [read more]

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Strength NYC – 1st show SOLD OUT

This summer, Mike Peters presents ‘The Alarm – Strength 2015 – 30th Anniversary Tour’ in New York at 6 very special shows at the legendary Iridum on Broadway. The first show has already ‘Sold Out’ in advance with only a last few tickets remaining for the second performance on July 25th. Tickets for all remaining shows are all close to capacity and so fans intending to visit New York City for [read more]

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Snowdon Rocks – 500 Summit for LHS

Snowdon Rocks 9 Click Here for The Official Photos As I look out on a beautiful sunset over Snowdon this evening, the memories of a perfect day roll in. The boots and poles are packed away for another hike but the experience of our 9th Snowdon Rocks will live with me forever.  I love coming home for Snowdon Rocks, following our epic climbs of Ben Nevis. Snowdon Rocks traditionally follows [read more]

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Hotel & Free Coach for WMC Concert

Wales Millennium Centre, Orchard Entertainment and thealarm.com have secured Hotel rooms (including free concert transportation), for Mike Peters and The Alarm fans intending to travel to Cardiff for the concert on 10th October.  The Dare Valley Country Park Hotel is situated within the visitor centre complex of the beautiful Dare Valley Country Park www.darevalleycountrypark.co.uk The hotel is approx 35-40 Mins from Cardiff, and situated in Aberdare in the Cynon Valley. The hotel can accommodate up [read more]

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Scriptures Breaks World Record

The Scriptures Breaks World Record. It has been officially confirmed that The Scriptures has been accepted by Guinness as the World’s Longest Officially Released Song. The Scriptures is credited to ‘Love Hope Strength’ and officially released on The Twenty First Century Recording Company label. The recording is available to download now from iTunes and  available to purchase as a double CD with complete lyrics and recording information in thealarm.com store. The Scriptures – Love Hope Strength [read more]

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Ben Nevis Rocks – June 13th 2015

It’s never easy, hearing the Alarm go off at 3.15am, in preparation for Ben Nevis Rocks… As I peeped outside, I was delighted to see no sign of the forecasted rain, said a silent prayer and gathered my rucksack and poles and headed to  the Glen Nevis Visitor Centre for the fourth annual climb to the summit of Ben Nevis for the Highest Gig In Britain. It’s a quiet and [read more]

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£20,000 to Cancer Care in Scotland

Funding generated through the annual Ben Nevis Rocks events, has enabled Love Hope Strength to make a £20,000 donation to the Beatson Cancer Centre in Glasgow. The donation was made on stage during the recent sold out Mike Peters concert at King Tuts in Glasgow, with Alan Kilpatrick (a representative from the Friends of Beatson Cancer Charity), accepting the cheque that will help to make a big difference for cancer [read more]