In The Press

Mike Peters In Chicago Review

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

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The Human Side of America

The Alarm’s Mike Peters says he and his music have had a spiritual home in Denver since 1983. Mike Peters co-founded the Denver-headquartered cancer charity Love Hope Strength in 2007, but the Welsh musician’s ties to the city date all the way back to 1983, when his new-wave rock band the Alarm came to the U.S. for the first time, with U2. The Alarm was scheduled to play before U2 [read more]

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Classic Rock Interview

  The Alarm’s Mike Peters has a new album, a forthcoming documentary and a massive gig on Saturday. And then there’s the small matter of his returning cancer… Meeting him you’d never know it, but Mike Peters has leukaemia. It’s actually hard to keep up with him as he does the rounds at BBC Wales in Cardiff, giving interviews and playing live acoustic versions of Sixty Eight Guns for various radio shows. [read more]

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The concert at the Wales Millennium Centre was the culmination of a journey well-travelled with a man whose music has meant so much to so many by DAVID OWENS [WALES ONLINE] This concert was always going to be emotional. A week before the lavish 30th anniversary show to celebrate the life and career of Mike Peters – it was revealed The Alarm frontman was battling cancer for a third time. It [read more]

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Exclusive Western Mail Feature

In advance of Mike Peters’ 30th anniversary show at the Wales Millennium Centre concert in Cardiff this weekend, WalesOnline journalist David Owens sat down with Mike for an emotional and honest interview to discuss the news of his latest cancer fight, the effect on his family and the many trials and tribulations he has faced throughout his life – both professionally and personally. See the exclusive photos by Gareth Bull here. [read more]


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


Mike Peters – Backstreets Interview

From an feature interview with Mike Peters in ‘Backstreets magazine’, and on, 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]


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‘.


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.