FEBRUARY 3RD, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEMINAL ROCK BAND ANGEL AND STARZ KICK OFF SPIRIT
OF ’76 2020 TOUR IN APRIL
FIRST NEW ALBUM IN DECADES, “RISEN,” OUT
NOW VIA CLEOPATRA RECORDS
(New York, NY) – After a successful run of tour dates in December in support of their first new album in decades, RISEN, seminal rock band Angel will now tour more extensively in the United States with the Spirit Of ’76 2020 tour. Kicking off in April, the bill also features Starz, the American metal band that served as a major inspiration for such global luminaries as Bon Jovi, Motely Crue and Twisted Sister. Click here to purchase tickets and meet and greet packages. Angel will also be part of the Rock Legends Cruise in February alongside such heavyweights as Roger Daltrey, Sebastian Bach, Robby Krieger and more. In early April, Angel returns to Japan for a series of shows. Please see below for the current itinerary with Midwest tour dates and more to be announced.
Angel is an American rock band from Washington, D.C. Discovered by Gene Simmons of Kiss and then signed to Casablanca Records, Angel came to be known for their elaborate stage show and all-white costumes. For Casablanca, Angel released six albums and toured non-stop playing American arenas with such global superstars as Aerosmith, Rush, Journey, Styx, Ted Nugent and more. They even headlined two nights at Japan’s legendary Budokan. Angel appeared on the television shows American Bandstand, Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert, The Midnight Special, and in the film “Foxes”.
Fast-forward to 2019 and Angel reunited to release a brand new album, RISEN. Released on October 4th via Cleopatra Records, RISEN has received rave reviews from the press with Classic Rock declaring the album to be “packed with heavenly hooks and harmonies”. The album charted on multiple Billboard charts coming in at #14 on Hard Rock Albums, #34 on Independent Albums, #36 on Rock Album Sales, #82 on Top Current Albums (Sales) and #98 on Top Album Sales, respectively. The album was also deemed the #3 album of the year by Goldmine Magazine. Check out the lyric video for “We Were The Wild” from the album here. To purchase RISEN, please click here; RISEN is also available on vinyl. Angel is original band members Punky Meadows (lead guitar) and Frank Dimino (lead vocals) along with Danny Farrow (rhythm guitar), Charlie Calv (keyboards), Billy Orrico (drums) and Steve Ojane (bass guitar).
Angel tour dates:
2 Fort Lauderdale, FL Rock Legends Cruise
4 Osaka, Japan AM Halll
5 Nagoya, Japan Bottom Line
7 Tokyo, Japan Shinjuku Blaze
8 Tokyo, Japan Shinjuku Blaze
24 Teaneck, NJ Debonair Music Hall*
25 Halethorpe, MD Fish Head Cantina*
26 Sellersville, PA Sellersville Theater*
29 New York, NY Iridium*
2 Poughkeepsie, NY The Chance Theater*
3 Patchogue, NY 89 North*