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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 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]

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Strength 2015 Tour & Album Review

Mike Peters – The Alarm Strength 30th Anniversary Show at The Globe, Cardiff on Saturday 2nd May 2015 To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Declaration last year, Mike Peters put on a special tour where he played the album in it’s entirety, along with other firm favourites. So, after last year’s extremely successful Declaration 30th Anniversary Tour – I was hoping Mike Peters would work through the rest of the [read more]

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Join LHS for Snowdon Rocks 2015

Summit Snowdon with Love Hope Strength and make huge strides for people living with cancer in North Wales. Walkers slow and fast, young and old can join in the hike up Snowdon and be part of the sing a long on the mountain side. Wear your favourite walking boots; bring your sandwiches and guitar, sunscreen and a crowd of friends. “My family, friends and I set up Snowdon Rocks because [read more]

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Mike Peters Back In The UK

The final show of Mike Peters eventful Strength Tour of California takes place tonight at the Fender Centre in Corona and as soon as the last chord fades away the focus will switch back to the UK for an amazing final run of ‘Strength’ shows which are all now virtually sold out with only a few tickets remaining for York, Manchester and Chester. Upon his return to Britain, Mike Peters [read more]

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Strength Vinyl Dispatched and Sold Out!

The vinyl edition of the Strength 2015 album has been dispatched and completely sold out of it’s limited edition signed pressing. The vinyl edition features an album track list that literally mirrors the original UK vinyl release of 30 years ago and features original lyric versions of both ‘Spirit Of ’76’ and ‘ Walk Forever By My Side’. The gatefold print is extremely detailed and the cover illustration by artist Daniel [read more]

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Dead Men Walking Album & Tour

Dead Men Walking will release it’s debut album album entitled ‘Easy Piracy’ on 7th May 2015. The record will be released on the Slimstyle label in the USA to coincide with an armada of West Coast concert dates beginning at the Crocodile Cafe, Seattle on May 5th and running through to May 10th at the Soda Bar, San Diego. As always with Dead Men Walking you never know who might [read more]

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Strength Tour – Scandinavia 2015

Alarm.com is pleased to announce that Mike Peters will take the Alarm Strength Tour to Scandinavia this May 2015. This time around there will dates in Denmark and Sweden alongside the Norwegian dates which includes a return to Herr Nilsen in Oslo which sold out on last years Declaration tour and was a very memorable night indeed. 20/5 Mojo København Denmark Tickets 21/5 Garaget Avesta [Stockholm] Sweden Tickets 22/5 Hamar [read more]

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Vigilante Man / Majority

Check out the new promo film for Vigilante Man which is taken from the Strength 2015 companion CD ‘Majority‘ that is being made public from this weekend. The Strength 2015 era is already proving to be hugely popular with fans and critics alike. Mike Peters is playing two sold out shows this weekend in Swansea and Birmingham before flying out to California and the first US shows of the summer. [read more]

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Strength 2015 in California

Mike Peters Presents: The Alarm – Strength 30th Anniversary California Tour 2015 This March and April 2015, Mike Peters will present ‘The Alarm – Strength 30th Anniversary Tour’ in California. Dates are on sale now at the following venues: 26th March 2015  The  Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, CA. Tickets Here 29th March 2015 The Canyon Club, Agoura Hills, CA. Tickets Here 2nd April 2015 Saint Rocke, Hermosa Beach, CA. [read more]

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Mike Peters Strength 2015 Interview

Interviewed by the alarm.com founder Steve Fulton, Mike Peters delves into the creative process that fuelled the new Strength album covering a wide range of subjects. SF: How was your re-envisioned version of Declaration received by fans in 2014? MP: From my own point of view it certainly elevated the profile of Declaration way beyond a remastered  / bonus track style reissue. It got everyone who has ever been in contact [read more]

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MP’s sign to Donor List

It was another great day in Parliament for LHS UK in partnership with Delete Blood Cancer. Many cross party MP’s came forward to register to the list and also to show their support for the LHS / DBC UK work in signing donors to the international registry between the ages of 17 -55. Andy Burnham the Labour Shadow Health Secretary and Steve Rotherham Labour MP for Walton, Liverpool dropped by [read more]

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PRESTON & CARDIFF SOLD OUT!

The Strength Tour 2015 has been rocking venues all over the UK with lots of sell outs and great reviews and now we are pleased to announce that another full house will see Mike Peters perform at The Globe in Cardiff, Wales and also at The Continental in Preston which ‘Sold Out’ over the weekend. The Strength Tour 2015 is proving to be one of the most popular in recent [read more]

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Saving Lives In Parliament 17.03

LHS To Host Second Parliamentary Donor Drive tomorrow March 17th 2015 It is with great excitement that we can announce that Love Hope Strength (in partnership with Delete Blood Cancer UK), will be hosting a second Donor Recruitment Drive in the House Of Commons, Westminster on 17th March. You may now be asking why the great excitement?  The reason being two fold, firstly we recruited 97 new potential donors from [read more]

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Free Tickets for TV show

Get tickets here for a special Mike Peters television interview and acoustic session this Thursday at Glyndwr TV in Wrexham ahead of the Strength 2015 performance at Wrexham Central Station later that same evening. If you have tickets for the concert itself (or are thinking of attending), then come down to Wrexham early and be a part of this special  ‘live’ TV interview and acoustic session with Mike Peters. There [read more]

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Exeter Interview & Concert Review

The Strength tour rolled through Exeter last weekend with a stunning Sunday night show at The Cavern. Here are some links to the lengthy pre-show interview with Mike Peters conducted by journalist Steve Muscott and also an excellent review of the show itself with photography by Bruce Benson. Interview here Concert Review Here

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Strength Tour 2015 – On Sale Now

Mike Peters Presents: The Alarm – Strength 30th Anniversary World Tour 2015 Tickets on sale now. STRENGTH IN THE UK [Part One] 07.03.15 HULL FRUIT Tickets 08.03.15 SHEFFIELD 02 ACADEMY Tickets 12.03.15 DERBY FLOWERPOT Tickets 13.03.15 NORWICH WATERFRONT Tickets 14.03.15 OXFORD 02 ACADEMY Tickets 15.03.15 BOURNEMOUTH OLD FIRE STATION Tickets 18.03.15 PRESTON CONTINENTAL Tickets 19.03.15 WREXHAM CENTRAL STATION Tickets 20.03.15 SWANSEA SIN CITY Tickets 21.03.15 BIRMINGHAM O2 ACADEMY*SOLD OUT* STRENGTH IN CALIFORNIA 2015 26.03.15  SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA, USA THE COACH HOUSE Tickets Here 29.03.15 AGOURA HILLS, CA, [read more]

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Strength 2015 – Order now

The Alarm – Strength and Strength Collection (Limited Edition of 300) is available to order now exclusively at www.thealarm.com Orders for the Strength Collection (Limited Edition of 300) will also contain an exclusive download link to one of the tracks from Strength 2015. Strength 2015 was officially made public on 25.02.2015 (Mike Peters Birthday), 30 years on since the original album (released in 1985), helped to define an era. Order here [read more]

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First Strength 2015 Tour Photos

The first 4 shows on the 30th Anniversary Strength Tour are now available to view. The first shows were Worcester – Marrs Bar Winchester – The Railway Bristol – The Thunderbolt Exeter – The Cavern Click here for the the photos The tour has got off to a great start with two SOLD OUT shows and other shows on the tour close to selling out. Mike has been overwhelmed by [read more]

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Strength show review – Worcester

The Strength tour kicked off in Worcester on Thursday 26th February. The Marrs Bar has played host to some great Mike Peters shows in the past, and the opening date to this tour set the bench mark for the many shows to come. Check out this fantastic review from brumlive.com Photos from the first four shows in Worcester / Winchester / Bristol / Exeter will be available next week.

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Birmingham – Sold Out!

The Strength Tour 2015 starts in Worcester tonight and we are pleased to announce that the O2 Academy show in Birmingham has now completely ‘Sold Out’. The Strength Tour 2015 is proving to be one of the most anticipated in recent times with other shows in Winchester, Bristol, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Glasgow and London already sold out. Like Birmingham (which sold out yesterday), many others are also close to selling out. At [read more]

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Strength 2015 – Preview

In celebration of Mike Peters birthday and the release of Strength 2015 on this day the 25th February 2015, thealarm.com is proud to share the exclusive album preview of STRENGTH 2015. A brand new and exclusive interview with Mike Peters himself will appear on the official Alarm Facebook page at 1900 GMT tonight. The interview was conducted by the alarm.com founder Steve Fulton and delves into the creative process that fuelled [read more]

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Edinburgh – Sold Out

Only two days out from the start of the Strength Tour 2015 and we are pleased to announce that the show in Edinburgh is now completely ‘Sold Out’. The Strength Tour 2015 is proving to be one of the most anticipated in recent times with other shows in Winchester, Bristol, Liverpool, Glasgow and London already sold out. Like Edinburgh (which sold out over the weekend), many others are also close to [read more]

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My Alarm Story update, Dave Spragg

Update: Sadly Dave Spragg passed away in 2016. He was an inspiration to all who met him. It’s been four months since my last confession. 15 Feb 2015 So after having a particular encouraging couple of months as mentioned in my last update a dark cloud began to form over my life in Nov 2014, namely my fiftieth birthday. Now normally I’m not one for parties but I decided that [read more]

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Winchester – Sold Out!

The clock is counting down to the start of the Strength tour / album release  2015 and more news has just come through that the show in Winchester has also now completely ‘Sold Out’. The Strength Tour 2015 is already proving to be one of the most anticipated in recent times with other shows in Bristol, Liverpool, Glasgow and London already sold out. Like Winchester and Bristol (which sold out yesterday), [read more]

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Bristol Sold Out with more to follow

The countdown to the beginning of the Strength tour and album release  2015 is gathering momentum with news just come through that the show at Bristol Thunderbolt has now completely ‘Sold Out’. The Strength Tour 2015 is already proving to be one of the most anticipated in recent times with other shows in Liverpool, Glasgow and London already sold out. Like Bristol, many other shows such as Winchester are also close to [read more]

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The Gathering 23 – 2015

Another Gathering over and I’m sure we all find ourselves in reverie. Thank you for ‘gathering’ with us… it was a Gathering dream come true. Big thanks to the Gathering team, without whom it wouldn’t be possible and to Andy and Dr. Ian (pictured) who always go the extra mile to capture the special essence of the Gathering weekend. We are currently organising ‘The Gathering 24’. Come and join us [read more]

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The Gathering 2015 Review

Friday 30th January. 2015 will surely be marked as the best Gathering of musical content I have ever heard or witnessed in all my years as an attendee. Experience tells that Gathering Friday is always the night for something different and yes, I was there when Mike played with the Flesh and Blood Orchestra and a year later when he played 10 brand new songs straight off the bat that [read more]

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Mike Peters on World Cancer Day

Mike Peters is proud to stand with all of the Love Hope Strength global partners on World Cancer Day 2015. The lead singer of The Alarm and co-founder of cancer charity Love Hope Strength Foundation made this video to show his allegiance to the days initiatives. Affordable funding increase can save three million lives per year from cancer in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) by 2030 New data projects that [read more]

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LHS Guitar Auction

Cancer Survivor Mike Peters of The Alarm Shares His Tumultuous Journey and Auctions Multi-Signed Guitar He Played on New Interview-and-Auction Show Studio City, CA – Mike Peters, singer of renowned alternative rock band The Alarm and co-founder of cancer charity The Love Hope Strength Foundation, will auction the very guitar he played on the new interview-and-auction show Celebrity Auction Doctors. The Gibson Epiphone guitar was signed by members of popular 80’s / 90’s bands including [read more]

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The Gathering MMXV – Itinerary

The full event itinerary for The Gathering is now published. FRIDAY 30TH JANUARY : ACOUSTIC LOVE HOPE STRENGTH LOUNGE 1800 – doors MAIN ARENA 1900 – doors 21ST CENTURY STAGE 1945 – Special Guests The Deportees 2100 – MIKE PETERS and Friends LOVE HOPE STRENGTH LOUNGE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL 2400 – 0100 21st Century Disco with dJ SATURDAY 31ST JANUARY : DAYTIME CONVENTION LOVE HOPE STRENGTH LOUNGE 1030 – doors 1030 [read more]

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Gathering Guests – Wilbur Milton

We are pleased to announce that local North Wales band Wilbur Milton will be performing at The Gathering aftershow party on Saturday night after the main Alarm set. Wilbur Milton will be bringing there own brand of Rocktastic Pop and Poptastic Rock to the Aftershow. Wilbur Milton Website

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Gathering Special Guests

We are pleased to announce that James Stevenson, Smiley and Craig Adams will be performing selections from their solo albums on the Saturday evening of The Gathering. They will be joined by Alarm keyboard player Mark Taylor and other special guests. JAMES STEVENSON – EVERYTHING’S GETTING CLOSER TO BEING OVER All I ever wanted to be was a sideman. My heroes were sidemen, not frontmen. I wanted to support the [read more]

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Ask Simon Facebook Chat

There will be an ‘Ask Simon Facebook Chat’ on Friday 23rd January at 6.30pm – 8.30pm (GMT). Simon is our Gathering Concierge and is available before and during the Gathering to ask ANY gathering related questions. The chat on Friday will be co-hosted with Gathering organiser Jules Peters. www.facebook.com/TheOfficialAlarm And here are some words from Simon….. What is a Gathering? According to the dictionary a gathering is “an assembly or [read more]

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Be part of documenting The Gathering

TAPE Community Music and Film is delighted by be linking up again with Mike Peters and The Alarm to document The Gathering 2015 and this time we want to enlist the help of three fans travelling to the event in Llandudno. We want footage and stories shot by you on your phone (or a flip camera provided by TAPE), to include in the edit of this year’s show. If you’d [read more]

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The Deportees to appear at The Gathering

Since their début album ‘Lost’ was released in 1995, The Deportees have spent the last twenty years playing live across the UK and beyond.  As well as establishing themselves as a festival favourite, they have also shared stages with the likes of Squeeze, The Proclaimers, Jah Wobble, Prince Buster, The Men They Couldn’t Hang and The Waterboys to name a few. Gritty songwriting is the foundation upon which The Deportees [read more]

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Gathering Fri/Sat Tickets Released

A limited amount of Friday and Saturday Night only tickets for local postcode holders have been released for this year’s Alarm Gathering 2015. The Gathering 2015 is going to be a complete sell out as the last few weekend tickets are expected to be sold by Monday at the latest and so in keeping with traditional Gathering practice, a small allocation of tickets have been held back for North Wales [read more]

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Order Your Custom Gathering T Now!

The brand new Gathering 23 / Strength 30th Anniversary Event T-shirt is available to order now, custom printed with your own name incorporated into the back print. The anniversary black cotton T-shirt features the new era Alarm Poppy merged into the classic stencilled Alarm Strength Logo which was created by illustrator Dan Shearn who also drew the iconic art for last year’s Declaration anniversary. The shirts are in the www.alarm.com [read more]

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BBC Weatherman Walking with MP

Mike Peters will appear on the popular BBC One Wales television program – Weatherman Walking hosted by BBC Wales Weatherman Derek Brockway this Friday at 1930. The program highlights some of the amazing places tucked just a stone’s throw from busy Welsh towns. Singer Mike Peters from The Alarm is Derek’s guide this week and  explains how he got involved in music and leads Derek over the hills to a spectacular [read more]

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Gathering Januhairy Campaign

Throughout the month of January 2015, I will be growing a beard to support the By Your Side – ‘Januhairy’ fundraising campaign. If you are planning on joining me at this years’ Gathering and felt able to take part or sponsor me, then let’s get growing on January 1st and come together for a communal  ‘Shave Off’ at The Gathering in LLandudno, North Wales on Saturday 30th January 2015. In 1995, I was diagnosed [read more]

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Seasons Greetings from Mike Peters

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

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Mike Peters @ The BBC This December

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

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Australia Rocked 2014

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

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MP Rocks The Congress

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

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World Cancer Congress 2014

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

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By Your Side Appeal

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

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Mike Peters Norway 2014

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

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New Releases Available Now

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

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Australian Tour – December 2014

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

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Mike Peters World Cancer Congress 2014

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

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Spirit of ’76 Liverpool Sold Out

Mike Peters Presents: The Alarm ‘Spirit Of 76’ Anniversary Concerts Both Shows are now Sold Out! April 16th 2015 Cavern Club, Mathew Street, Liverpool. SOLD OUT! May 1st 2015 100 Club, Oxford Street, London. SOLD OUT! Following on from the hugely popular ‘Declaration Tour 2014’, Mike Peters one man band ‘Alarm’ concept presents two special ‘Spirit Of ’76 concerts for 2015, at two landmark rock and roll venues The Cavern [read more]

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The Scriptures – On Sale Now

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

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Star Studded ‘Compass’ Album

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

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Strength 2015 – Glasgow Sold Out

Mike Peters Presents: The Alarm – Strength Glasgow King Tuts – Strength 2015 – ‘SOLD OUT’ thealarm.com is pleased to announce that Mike Peters Strength 2015 concert at the landmark rock and roll venue King Tuts, Glasgow has completely sold out. Many shows all over the country are reported to be selling faster than ever before so thank you once again for showing such incredible support. Strength 2015 oncerts at [read more]

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Strength 2015 – London Sold Out!

Mike Peters Presents: The Alarm – Strength London 100 Club – Spirit of ’76 – ‘SOLD OUT’ thealarm.com is pleased to announce that Mike Peters ‘Spirit Of ’76’ concert at the landmark rock and roll venue the 100 Club, London has completely sold out. We are aware that many shows all over the country are also selling faster than ever before so thank you once again for showing incredible support. Liverpool, Glasgow, [read more]

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Strength 2015 – Scottish Dates

Mike Peters Presents: The Alarm – Strength 30th Anniversary UK Tour 2015 www.thealarm.com is pleased to announce TWO SCOTTISH dates added to the Mike Peters 30th Anniversary Strength Tour 2015. The latest dates added are on the 5th March at the Electric Circus, Edinburgh and 15th of Nay at King Tuts, Glasgow respectively. Tickets on sale now at gigsinscotland.com. “This Is The Day The Ravens Left The Tower” “And if I [read more]

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Dead Men Walking reviews

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

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Strength 2015 – Even More Dates

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

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Strength Tour – More Dates Added

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

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Strength – 30th Anniversary Tour

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

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Final USA Dates 2014

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

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More Dead Men Walking

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

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James Stevenson – Holy Holy Shows

On The Road with Holy Holy. James Stevenson is honoured to be playing with Holy Holy for the upcoming performances of David Bowie’s The Man Who Sold The World and other great Bowie songs of the time. The line-up includes Tony Visconti (legendary Bowie producer and collaborator), Woody Woodmansey (Spiders from Mars), and also featuring Glenn Gregory, Steve Norman, Erdal Kizilcay, Paul Cuddeford, Rod Melvin, Malcolm Doherty, Lisa Ronson, Maggi [read more]

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Pledge Peace & Get On The Record

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

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Tokyo Rocks to Declaration

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

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Dead Men Walking!

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

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Declaration – Tokyo, Japan

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

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Last Night On Broadway

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

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Mike Peters On Broadway

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

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The Scriptures reaches 90%

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

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Bospop photos

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

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Get On The Record – The Alarm

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

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Snowdon Rocks 2014

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

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Bospop with Simple Minds

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

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Declaration – Sesiwn Fawr Wales

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

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Declaration – USA more Dates!

Mike Peters Declaration Tour has been extended to include more East Coast USA dates this July – September 2014. The tour features a three night (6 show) stand at the Iridium in New York plus dates in Philadelphia, Washington and a return to Glen Cove, Long Island with a September show at the Tupelo Music Hall in Londonderry, New Hampshire. Tour dates: 26th July  New York Iridium [2 shows] Tickets [read more]

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Mike Peters – Backstreets Interview

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

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Snowdon Rocks – This Saturday

It promises to be a glorious day this Saturday when Love Hope Strength’s 8’th hike to the summit of Mt. Snowdon (Eryri), the highest mountain in Wales and England takes place at 10.00 am. Hike information here. It is certainly the best ever forecast in the history of the event and there is still time to register and join us on the mountain and enjoy the spectacular views that nature [read more]

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Dave Spragg’s Story

Dear Everyone, As we approach Snowdon Rocks, it seemed fitting to include an updated story from LHS Volunteer & Alarm fan, Dave Spragg. As most of you know from previous posts, I met Dave through The Alarm community many years ago. When Mike’s white blood count took a turn for the worse a few years ago, I invited Dave to become Mike’s shadow at the Gathering and to keep a [read more]

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Join us on the Mountains

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

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Declaration Norway review

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

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The Alarm 6.6.1981-2014

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

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Horizons Sing T-Shirt

We have added to the store the last few remaining commemorative t-shirts produced for the ‘Horizons Sing’ event at Hoddinott Hall in the Millennium Centre in Cardiff. The event was a unique moment in Mike Peters / Alarm History and was a BBC broadcast and performed with the National Orchestra of Wales and the Aquire Community Choir. Click here to buy from the store

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Mike Peters & Tim Timebomb

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

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Gathering Launch Event

Special Gathering Launch Event – Wednesday 14th May Venue Cymru – Llandudno We have a limited number of free invites to this event. ALL TICKETS ARE NOW ALLOCATED – SOLD OUT ONLY ORDER IF A TICKET IF YOU ARE SURE YOU CAN ATTEND You will be contacted by the MPO office before Wednesday 14th with more details. Lansiad Swyddogol The Gathering wedi’i arwain gan Mike Peters. Y Review, Venue Cymru [read more]

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Last Few Days for Horizons Sing

The full radio broadcast from the ‘Horizons Sing’ broadcast of the Declaration show, performed with the National Orchestra Of Wales and the Acquire community choir is only available in full for another 2 days. The full broadcast can be found here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b041mdqw and a selection of video clips from the show can also be seen here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b041mdqw/clips.

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Videos from Horizons Sing

The broadcast of ‘Horizons Sing’ will air at 9pm BST (British Summer Time) on BBC Radio Wales. The ways to listen to BBC Radio Wales can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00rymjk/features/frequency-guide Or you can listen on-line at this page http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b041mdqw The various video clips from the show can also be seen here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b041mdqw/clips The show and clips page also feature the tribute to Mike Peters / The Alarm and Declaration from U2.

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Declaration @ The BBC

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

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Declaration Vinyl – Dispatched!

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

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U2 Tribute to Mike Peters

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

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Horizons Sing – Photos & News

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

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Latest Tour Photos

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

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Gathering Tickets On Sale Now

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

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Declaration – Vinyl Sold Out!

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

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Gathering 23 – On Sale Thursday

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

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Latest News & Photos

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

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Declaration – Tour Photos

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

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Tour – Manchester – Sold Out

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

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HORIZONS SING – SOLD OUT!

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

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HORIZONS SING – BBC CONCERT

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

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Mike Peters @ SXSW / NYC 2014

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

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3 Night Stand On Broadway

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

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Snowdon Rocks 8

On Saturday morning June 21st 2014, Love Hope Strength Foundation will once again host our annual event – Snowdon Rocks. Participants in Snowdon Rocks 8 will climb 1085 meters of Wales’ finest peak, all the way to the summit following the Llanberis / Railway Path with intimate performances along the way from musician and LHS founder Mike Peters who is a two-times cancer survivor. Registration You can register for Snowdon Rocks by [read more]

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Ben Nevis Rocks 3

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

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Holy Land Rocks

LOVE HOPE STRENGTH – HOLY LAND ROCKS October 24th – November 2nd 2014. Hello I am Mike Peters co founder of Love Hope Strength Foundation….. On October 25th 2014 Love Hope Strength will take a team of supporters, musicians and cancer survivors to Jerusalem for ‘Holy Land Rocks’. A week long trek and musical experience along the 62K Gospel trail from Nazareth to the Sea of Galilee and raising much needed [read more]

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Declaration – More US Dates

Mike Peters Declaration Tour heads for  the West Coast of America during April / May 2014 and we are pleased to announce the addition of more shows including an end of tour concert in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tickets for all shows are on sale now. 17 April The Coach House – San Jaun Capistrano, CA – BUY TICKETS 18 April Mcabes – Santa Monica, CA – BUY TICKETS 24 April [read more]

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New Tour Photos

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

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BBC SPECIAL – A NEW SOUTH WALES

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

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Tour – More Shows Sell Out

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

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Latest Declaration Tour Photos

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

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Mike Peters – SXSW 2014

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

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Latest Merchandise

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

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Declaration in Norway

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

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Declaration Tour photos & T.V.

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

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The Dressing Room Sessions

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

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Declaration 2014 – Live review

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

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Otley Sold Out – New Extra Date

Due to demand, a second Otley show has now been added at Korks on Thurs 3rd April. See Ticket information below: For all you Yorkshire folks, the 2 back-to-back Otley shows on the 3rd and 4th April are now shaping up to be a mini Gathering! Enjoy! New Date: Thursday 3rd April – Doors at 8pm. Tickets on sale at Korks and Jumbo Records. £12 advance (+booking fee) and £14 door. Online: www.jumborecords.co.uk

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Gathering Review – UberRock

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

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Mike Peters – Oxford O2

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

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Declaration Tour – First Review

Mike Peters – O2 Academy , Liverpool 14.02.2014 Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 9/10 Almost 30 years to the day since the album Declaration was released, Mike Peters found himself once more inside the 02 Academy and was greeted by all who wouldn’t let a rainstorm get in the way of listening to one of the greats of British Rock. Not greeted, lauded perhaps would be a better word, even praised [read more]

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Declaration – First Review

Declaration  (2014) The 2014 version of Declaration is an exercise in musical deconstruction.   Mike Peters has taken the elements of an album released 30 years ago, broken it apart, redefined it, and infused it with the past, present and  future. It’s an impressive piece of work, and one you don’t want to miss. Mike Peters has spent the past 10 years searching for the spirit of The Alarm.   Through several collections, [read more]

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Declaration 2014 – Order Now

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

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Declaration – More Shows Sold Out

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

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Gathering – Review & Photos

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

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GATHERING 2014 – ITINERARY

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

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THE GATHERING – SOLD OUT!

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

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Vinyl Showing on Sky

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

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Declaration in California

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

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Bruce Springsteen

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

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My LHS Story – Dave Spragg

Many of you will be familiar with the series of ‘My Alarm Story’  and ‘My Love Hope Strength Story” I invite you to read Alarm fan and LHS volunteer, Dave Spragg’s story. Dave kicked off the Alarm Story series a few years ago with his own illuminating Alarm tale.  Dave has recently been diagnosed with cancer and is fighting the battle of his life. Dave is the flag bearer for [read more]

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Jules – News

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

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Gathering Countdown – James

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

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Mike Peters – New Jersey 18.01.14

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

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The Gathering – Ticket News

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

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The Gathering Masterclass

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

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2014 – The Year Of Declaration

What a year 2013 has been. My first thoughts are of being on stage at last January’s Gathering with everyone as close to the stage as possible and rocking as hard as can be – together. It was a wonderful experience to play before a large crowd without a barrier. The energy was amazing and the thought of it stayed with me throughout the months that followed. Another highlight was [read more]

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Britain Against Cancer

Love Hope Strength @ Britain Against Cancer Love Hope Strength UK was present at the Britain Against Cancer Conference 2014 that took place in Central Hall Westminster on December 10th. Britain Against Cancer is hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC), and is one of the largest conferences of its kind in the UK and is an annual fixture in the Westminster calendar. LHS UK had an [read more]

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The Gathering 2014 – Set List?

The Gathering 2014 –  Set List? As the countdown to The Gathering 2014 (January 31st – February 2nd 2014) continues, Mike Peters has begun to turn his attention towards the set lists planned for both Friday and Saturday concerts. This year, we are asking all who are attending to submit their own set lists and ideas for songs to be performed in both acoustic and electric performance settings. Mike himself [read more]