10/6/1983: The Alarm, “Top of the Pops”, BBC 1 TV, UK Summary The bands second appearance on the “Top Of The Pops” chart show with “68 Guns”. The single would spend 7 weeks in the UK chart, peaking at number 17.Press Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments
6/5/1983: The Alarm, Red Rocks, Denver, CO (Show cancelled due to rain) Summary The Alarm’s opening set was cancelled due to rain, but U2 later went onstage and filmed their “Under a Blood Red Sky” video.Press Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments
Mike Howlett replaces the absent Jimmy Iovine to produce “Strength”. Recording starts the Roundhouse in London. With the band recoding silly covers of a overa dozen songs. A few of the tracks appear on the “Abolsute Tour” flexi disc.