Original Alarm band member Mike Peters. He survived the hairspray damage of the ’80s. He survived the constant comparisons to U2. And on a more serious note, he survived a bout with throat cancer. Mike Peters, the frontman who once belted out inspiring anthems like “68 Guns” and “Strength,” has been flying solo since the Alarm split in 1995. He’s released two solo albums, including his most recent, “Rise.” After [read more]
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From Rolling Stone Online (June 14th, 2006) The Alarm End Fifteen-Year Hiatus Ending a fifteen-year hiatus, U.K. post-punks the ALARM drop their new album stateside on June 13th and perform a one-off gig on July 12th at New York’s Bowery Ballroom. The band hopes to embark on a full U.S. tour in support of Under Attack — which refers in part to frontman MIKE PETERS’ decade-long battle with leukemia — [read more]