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GLENN HUGHES Announces Shows In JAPAN

GLENN HUGHES is pleased to announce his return to Japan. Joining Hughes for the shows in Tokyo, will be DOUG ALDRICH (Revolution Saints & formerly Whitesnake, Dio) on guitar and powerhouse Swedish drummer, PONTUS ENGBORG.

It will be Hughes’ first Solo live performances in the region for over 15 years.

DECEMBER
8thShimokitazawa Garden – Tokyo, Japan
9thShimokitazawa Garden – Tokyo, Japan

Glenn Hughes Japan 2015

For music and media, visit:

GLENN HUGHES

www.glennhughes.com
www.facebook.com/glennhughesonline
twitter.com/glenn_hughes

Interview requests: Deb Hunter / Deb@pgmgmt.com

DOUG ALDRICH
www.dougaldrich.com
www.facebook.com/DougAldrich.official
twitter.com/douglas_aldrich

Interview requests: media@dougaldrich.com



Glenn Hughes Meet & Greet VIP Upgrade Packages 2015

A Limited Number of VIP Upgrade Packages will be available for select dates of the upcoming Glenn Hughes 2015 Solo Tour of South America, Europe & UK.

Fans must have a concert ticket to purchase VIP Upgrade Package and also agree to all disclaimers stating it is understood that a valid concert ticket has been purchased prior to buying a VIP Upgrade Package. On the night of the show, the VIP Upgrade Package receipt, a valid concert ticket & a photo ID are to be presented at the VIP check-in, in order to be permitted access to any of the VIP elements.

Packages On-Sale from Wednesday, July 8th, 2105, at 9:00AM PDT / 5:00PM BST / 6:00PM CET via www.glennhughes.com/VIP

MEET & GREET VIP UPGRADE PACKAGE

Must have a concert ticket to purchase VIP Upgrade Package

• Meet & Greet photo opp with Glenn Hughes
• Visit to pre-show sound check
• Priority VIP check-In
• Crowd free merchandise shopping
• One autographed Glenn Hughes 8×10 photo
• One Glenn Hughes T-shirt from the merchandise stand
• One commemorative Glenn Hughes VIP laminate
• One commemorative Glenn Hughes VIP ticket
• On-Site VIP Staff

Details at www.glennhughes.com/VIP



“Still The King” Glenn Hughes Billy Ray Cyrus Bryan Adams

Glenn Hughes is featured (backing vocals & bass) on a new song by Billy Ray Cyrus, a reworking of the original Bryan Adams song, “Hey Elvis”, now re-written by Cyrus/Adams/Hughes, which will be featured on the new Billy Ray Cyrus CMT TV series, “Still The King“, which will debut on June 12th, 2016 in the USA.



GLENN HUGHES Returning To UK For Autumn 2015 Solo Tour

With recent announcements of live shows in South America and Europe in August, September and October, GLENN HUGHES, the legendary ‘Voice of Rock’, is extending his 2015 Solo Tour with new shows in the UK, spanning mid October into November.

Joining Hughes for his UK shows, will be DOUG ALDRICH (Revolution Saints & formerly Whitesnake, Dio) as guitar player and powerhouse Swedish drummer and longtime solo band member, PONTUS ENGBORG, rounding out the Trio.

The set will showcase highlights from Glenn’s colourful career: Trapeze, Deep Purple, Black Country Communion, California Breed along with his Solo material.

Tickets go on sale in the UK from 10:00AM GMT Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 from the venues listed below:

TOUR DATES

OCTOBER
Sat 17 Southampton, ENGLAND – Engine Rooms
Mon 19 Norwich, ENGLAND – Waterfront
Tue 20 Newcastle, ENGLAND – Tyne Theatre
Thu 22 Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND – Limelight
Fri 23 Glasgow, SCOTLAND – The Garage
Sun 25 Holmfirth, ENGLAND – Picturedrome
Mon 26 Bilston, ENGLAND – Robin 2
Wed 28 York, ENGLAND – Fibbers
Thu 29 Manchester, ENGLAND – Club Academy

NOVEMBER
Sun 01 London, ENGLAND – Electric Ballroom

Commenting on the UK dates, Hughes says:

It’s always a great pleasure for me to play in the UK. I have lived in Los Angeles most of my life, but my career started back in the UK.

I love my fans, and personally interact with them online, or at venues on my travels. There is no greater high than performing and to reach out to my fanbase.

Joining my Band on Tour, will be Doug Aldrich, former Whitesnake and Dio Guitar player. Ronnie introduced me to Doug years ago, and I felt it was time to ask Doug to Rock with me.

It’s gonna be E P I C…

Support for the tour is Jared James Nichols who recently released his debut EP Old Glory & The Wild Revival.

Glenn Hughes UK Solo Tour 2015

Vocalist/bass guitarist/songwriter Glenn Hughes is a true original. No other rock musician has carved such a distinctive style blending the finest elements of hard rock, soul and funk. That astonishing voice is Hughes’ calling card. He’s known as a singer’s singer. Stevie Wonder once called Hughes his favourite white singer.

Hughes, a native of Cannock, England, absorbed all kinds of influences, including early British hard rock, the Beatles and, most importantly, American soul and R&B. The sleek Motown sound from Detroit and the gritty Stax/Volt sound from Memphis left their mark on him.

The first important band Hughes was a member of that achieved notable success was Trapeze. The band’s early ’70s albums included Medusa, Trapeze and You Are The Music… We’re Just The Band.

In 1973, Hughes joined Deep Purple. The trailblazing hard-rock legends had just weathered the departure of vocalist Ian Gillan and bass guitarist Roger Glover, but guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, keyboardist Jon Lord and drummer Ian Paice continued with the addition of Hughes and David Coverdale.

Since 1992, Hughes has toured extensively in Europe, Japan and South America in support of solo albums, but more recently has been involved with award winning supergroups’, Black Country Communion with guitar star Joe Bonamassa, keyboard player Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater) and drummer Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin legend John Bonham and just last year, California Breed, who also featured both Hughes and drummer Jason Bonham along with newcomer guitarist Andrew Watt.

In between his hectic schedule, Hughes also found time to publish a book, “Glenn Hughes : The Autobiography – From Deep Purple To Black Country Communion“, the Number 1 best seller is available in both hard and soft cover editions from all good retailers.

So make no mistake. The Voice of Rock never left the building.

For music and media, visit:

GLENN HUGHES

www.glennhughes.com
www.facebook.com/glennhughesonline

Interview requests: Deb Hunter / Deb@pgmgmt.com

DOUG ALDRICH
www.dougaldrich.com
www.facebook.com/DougAldrich.official
twitter.com/douglas_aldrich

Interview requests: media@dougaldrich.com

JARED JAMES NICHOLS
www.facebook.com/Jaredjamesnichols

Interview requests: Phil Jaurigui / phil@swinghouse.com



GLENN HUGHES & KINGS OF CHAOS San Francisco Benefit Show

KINGS OF CHAOS will play a special show for Ric O’Barry’s Dolphin Project at The Fillmore in San Francisco, California, USA on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015.

Rock band Kings of Chaos has announced they will perform in concert at The Fillmore on Wednesday, July 29th to benefit Ric O’Barry’s Dolphin Project, a not for profit campaign aimed at putting an end to dolphin exploitation and slaughter around the world.

Mr. O’Barry and Kings of Chaos have joined forces to heighten awareness and raise funds for the Dolphin Project in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Kings of Chaos lineup includes rock legends Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple), Slash (Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver), Sammy Hagar (Van Halen), Matt Sorum (Guns N’ Roses), Gilby Clarke, Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver), Billy Duffy (The Cult) and Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge). The supergroup will showcase its members’ collection of smash hits, as well as other classic rock favorites.

General tickets and VIP packages will go on sale on Friday, June 12th at 10:00 a.m. via www.livenation.com, and all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets are also available with no additional fees at The Fillmore box office on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and nights there is a show at the venue. VIP packages include access to artist sound check, pre-show meet and greet with the band, and priority entry. Proceeds from the concert will be donated to The Dolphin Project. There will also be a silent auction of one-of-a kind music memorabilia, which will start at 8:00 p.m.



GLENN HUGHES Adds SOUTH AMERICA To 2015 Solo Tour

Glenn Hughes
GLENN HUGHES is pleased to announce more dates for his 2015 Solo Tour, with new shows in South America. Joining Hughes, will be DOUG ALDRICH (Revolution Saints & formerly Whitesnake, Dio) on guitar and powerhouse Swedish drummer, PONTUS ENGBORG.

Hughes returns to South America for his first Solo live performances in the region for almost 10 years. The South American shows will encompass 5 countries and 10 cities, with more dates and more countries to be announced very soon, all taking place in AUGUST.

SOUTH AMERICA TOUR DATES

AUGUST
13th – Centrica – Lima, Peru
15th – Bar da Montanha – Limeira, Brazil
16th – Carioca Club – Sao Paulo, Brazil
18th – Opiniao – Porto Alegre, Brazil
19th – Music Hall – Curitiba, Brazil
21st – Music Hall – Belo Horizonte, Brazil
22nd – Teatro Odisseia – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
24th – Teatro Nescafe de las Artes – Santiago, Chile
25th – Groove – Buenos Aires, Argentina
27th – Montevideo Music Box – Montevideo, Uruguay

For music and media, visit:

GLENN HUGHES

www.glennhughes.com
www.facebook.com/glennhughesonline
twitter.com/glenn_hughes

Interview requests: Deb Hunter / Deb@pgmgmt.com

DOUG ALDRICH
www.dougaldrich.com
www.facebook.com/DougAldrich.official
twitter.com/douglas_aldrich

Interview requests: media@dougaldrich.com



GLENN HUGHES announces DOUG ALDRICH as guitarist for European tour

Following on from his recent announcement of a 2015 Solo Tour in Europe, GLENN HUGHES is excited to announce that DOUG ALDRICH (Revolution Saints & formerly Whitesnake, Dio) will join his Solo band as guitar player. Alongside Aldrich will be powerhouse Swedish drummer, PONTUS ENGBORG, with Hughes on bass & vocals, completing the Trio.

Commenting on the addition of DOUG ALDRICH to his Solo band, Hughes says:

Glenn HughesMy friendship with Doug started when he was playing with my dear friend, Ronnie Dio. Ronnie would always introduce me to his bandmates who were always family.

So, on a fateful night in May 2010, I was playing at a festival in Bologna, Italy. I asked Doug if he would like to join me to play a couple of Deep Purple songs. We went into my dressing room and went over the arrangements of the songs, and we were good to go. I introduced Doug to the stage, and we performed for the audience. It felt natural & full of energy. Doug is a world class guitar player and bona fide Rock Star.

I was impressed with Doug’s demeanor, both on and off the stage, hard-working, kind and loving, all the qualities that one needs to fulfill a fruitful life.

Our friendship continued as Doug joined Whitesnake, and I was happy knowing that my brother David Coverdale, would nurture Doug’s talent, and give him the love to share with ROCK fans globally.

Hughes continues:

On the fifth anniversary of Ronnie’s passing, I connected with Doug again, and we chose to talk and remember how much we loved and missed him. We both asked what we were doing musically, and then out of the blue I asked him if he would like to come and play with me and do some Shows.

The answer was… I’m in!

We are both very excited to bring the love to ROCK fans, and carry the message that ROCK is alive. For me, it’s time to get back onstage, it’s where I belong… see you soon!

Excited at joining Hughes’ Solo band for the 2015 Tour, guitarist DOUG ALDRICH added:

Glenn and I have been friends for years. I met him through the Dio camp as we were both very close to Ronnie.

Doug Aldrich

We had played live together several times, first in Bologna, Italy for the Ultimate Guitar Festival, and most recently at the Jim Marshall 50 Year Memorial Concert at Wembley Arena in London.

I’ve had a huge respect for what he has accomplished, but to play with him was astonishingly cool.

So cut to a few days ago.

I was remembering Ronnie James Dio on the anniversary of his passing and posted on my Facebook Page about that night 5 years earlier in Bologna. I remember Glenn dedicating “Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll“, to Ronnie. It was right out of the blue and little did we know RJD would pass the next day.

Glenn and I were both pallbearers at the funeral.

Glenn heard about the Facebook post and gave me a call, also asking if I was up for a little jamming… I said YES for sure I was!!

We both agreed, it was long overdue to do a run of dates together.

Glenn had dates and I signed on!

I’m very excited about it all. If you hear of Glenn in town… GO see him cause I’ll be there too!!

Swedish drummer PONTUS ENGBORG has been in the Glenn Hughes band since 2010.

In 2010 Engborg was asked to join the Glenn Hughes band. On July 17th 2010 Engborg and Hughes met in Serbia. Without no rehearsal Pontus was able to perform with Glenn Hughes and his GH band for 21,000 people. Engborg has been a part of the Glenn Hughes band ever since.

When Pontus isn’t touring the world with Glenn Hughes, he frequently tours/works with artists such as:

Bill Champlin (Formally of the band Chicago)
Eric Martin (Mr Big)
Joe Lynn Turner (ex Deep Purple/Rainbow)
Graham Bonnet (ex Rainbow)
Steve Augeri (ex Journey)
Marco Mendoza (ex Whitesnake)
Bobby Kimball (ex Toto)
Robin Beck

Engborg has also toured with the late Fergie Fredriksen (ex Toto) and Jimi Jamison (Survivor) and many more.

Pontus Engborg is endorsed by Paiste Cymbals, Evans Drumheads and Promark Drumsticks.

Engborg on touring again with GLENN HUGHES adds:

Pontus Engborg

TOUR DATES

SEPTEMBER
15th – Legend Club – Milan, Italy
16th – Rockhouse – Salzburg, Austria
18th – Riffelhof – Burgrieden, Germany
19th – Szene Wein – Vienna, Austria
21st – Backstage Halle – Munich, Germany
22nd – Alte Seilerei – Mannheim, Germany
25th – Boerderij – Zoetermeer, Netherlands
26th – Bosuil – Weert, Netherlands
28th – Zeche – Bochum, Germany
30th – Nordmarkhalle – Rendsburg, Germany

OCTOBER
1st – Knust – Hamburg, Germany
3rd – Spirit Of ’66 – Verviers, Belgium
4th – Rockfabrik – Ludwigsburg, Germany
6th – Kofmehl – Solothurn, Switzerland
7th – Schuur – Lucerne, Switzerland
9th – Santana 27 – Bilbao, Spain
10th – Arena – Madrid, Spain
11th – Calella Rock Festival – Calella, Spain
13th – Divian Du Monde – Paris, France
14th – LA Puce A L’Oreille – Riom, France
16th – La Poudriere – Leffrinckoucke, France

For music and media, visit:

GLENN HUGHES

www.glennhughes.com
www.facebook.com/glennhughesonline
twitter.com/glenn_hughes

Interview requests: Deb Hunter / Deb@pgmgmt.com

DOUG ALDRICH
www.dougaldrich.com
www.facebook.com/DougAldrich.official
twitter.com/douglas_aldrich

Interview requests: media@dougaldrich.com

Glenn Hughes European Tour 2015



GLENN HUGHES Returns To Europe For Autumn 2015 Tour

GLENN HUGHES, the legendary ‘Voice of Rock’, will be touring Europe in September & October 2015. The set which will showcase highlights from Glenn’s colorful career: Trapeze, Deep Purple, Black Country Communion, California Breed along with his own Solo material.

After being studio bound for the past few months and then touring with California Breed late last year, where I received the most incredible live audience reaction to my appearances while out with ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH, I felt it long overdue for a solo tour of my own. I’m looking forward to hitting the road with a brand new solo band and reaching out to as many fans as possible. It’s a real pleasure for me to be coming back to perform live.

Support for the tour is Jared James Nichols who recently released his debut EP, Old Glory & The Wild Revival.

SEPTEMBER
15th – Legend Club – Milan, Italy
16th – Rockhouse – Salzburg, Austria
18th – Riffelhof – Burgrieden, Germany
19th – Szene Wein – Vienna, Austria
21st – Backstage Halle – Munich, Germany
22nd – Alte Seilerei – Mannheim, Germany
25th – Boerderij – Zoetermeer, Netherlands
26th – Bosuil – Weert, Netherlands
28th – Zeche – Bochum, Germany
30th – Nordmarkhalle – Rendsburg, Germany

OCTOBER
1st – Knust – Hamburg, Germany
3rd – Spirit Of ’66 – Verviers, Belgium
4th – Rockfabrik – Ludwigsburg, Germany
6th – Kofmehl – Solothurn, Switzerland
7th – Schuur – Lucerne, Switzerland
9th – Santana 27 – Bilbao, Spain
10th – Arena – Madrid, Spain
11th – Calella Rock Festival – Calella, Spain
13th – Divian Du Monde – Paris, France
14th – LA Puce A L’Oreille – Riom, France
16th – La Poudriere – Leffrinckoucke, France

Glenn Hughes European Tour 2015

Vocalist/bass guitarist/songwriter Glenn Hughes is a true original. No other rock musician has carved such a distinctive style blending the finest elements of hard rock, soul and funk. That astonishing voice is Hughes’ calling card. He’s known as a singer’s singer. Stevie Wonder once called Hughes his favourite white singer.

Hughes, a native of Cannock, England, absorbed all kinds of influences, including early British hard rock, the Beatles and, most importantly, American soul and R&B. The sleek Motown sound from Detroit and the gritty Stax/Volt sound from Memphis left their mark on him.

The first important band Hughes was a member of that achieved notable success was Trapeze. The band’s early ’70s albums included Medusa, Trapeze and You Are The Music… We’re Just The Band. In 1973, Hughes joined Deep Purple. The trailblazing hard-rock legends had just weathered the departure of vocalist Ian Gillan and bass guitarist Roger Glover, but guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, keyboardist Jon Lord and drummer Ian Paice continued with the addition of Hughes and David Coverdale.

Since 1992, Hughes has toured extensively in Europe, Japan and South America in support of solo albums, but more recently has been involved with award winning supergroups’, Black Country Communion with guitar star Joe Bonamassa, keyboard player Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater) and drummer Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin legend John Bonham and just last year, California Breed, who also featured both Hughes and drummer Jason Bonham along with newcomer guitarist Andrew Watt.

In between his hectic schedule, Hughes also found time to publish a book, “Glenn Hughes : The Autobiography – From Deep Purple To Black Country Communion”, the Number 1 best seller is available in both hard and soft cover editions from all good retailers.

So make no mistake. The Voice of Rock never left the building.

For music and media, visit:

GLENN HUGHES

www.glennhughes.com
www.facebook.com/glennhughesonline

Interview requests: Deb Hunter / Deb@pgmgmt.com

JARED JAMES NICHOLS
www.facebook.com/Jaredjamesnichols

Interview requests: Phil Jaurigui / phil@swinghouse.com



Glenn Hughes Featured On New Voodoo Hill Album ‘Waterfall’

…one of many behind-the-scenes studio sessions Glenn has been working on this year, VOODOO HILL, “Waterfall“, featuring Italian guitarist, Dario Mollo, will see a release via Frontiers Music Srl on Friday, October 16th, 2015 in Europe and North America.

VOODOO HILL is a collaborative effort between the Italian musician and legendary singer/bassist Glenn Hughes. The new album marks the first rock release from Glenn since the demise of the short lived power trio California Breed. The musical direction of this new album has a solid foundation in Hard Rock with some very melodic moments and diverse influences ranging from classic Deep Purple/Rainbow and Led Zeppelin to Van Halen.

Dario Mollo says, “I put a huge amount of work on this record, even though Glenn also helped a lot giving me a lot of suggestions for improvement. Glenn did an amazing job in songwriting/performing and I’ve never heard him so pleased about the results! I think this is the album we did together that suits his singing and style the most and in the end this truly became a team effort. Maestro Dario Patti did also a fantastic job arranging the orchestral parts in 2 songs. Every time I listen to the album a stupid smile appears in my face, so I just can’t wait to see people reactions!”

The new VOODOO HILL album – the third release from the musical alliance between Italian axeman and producer Dario Mollo and legendary former Deep Purple singer/bassist Glenn Hughes – is the culmination of a 30+ year career for Mollo as a musician, songwriter and producer. Dario Mollo’s career started in 1981 with the heavy metal band Crossbones and he continued to develop his abilities with musical giants like Tony Martin (Black Sabbath), Graham Bonnet (Rainbow, Michael Schenker Group / Temple Of Rock), Don Airey (Rainbow, Ozzy Osbourne, Deep Purple) and several others. The Voodoo Hill albums with Glenn Hughes have always marked a special milestone in Dario’s career though.

With the acclaimed first Voodoo Hill album in 2000, Dario, for the first time, had the chance to have a proper international release, while the follow up album “Wild Seed of Mother Earth” is probably the heaviest and strongest release ever from Dario. Both releases came out via the Italian label Frontiers with whom Dario has built a strong relationship during the years.

The new record came about as a result “of the most prolific and creative period I had in my entire career” tells Dario. “I wrote and recorded more than 35 song ideas in a very limited amount of time, leveraging from all the experiences I gathered as a guitar player, writer and producer. This creative phase had a further development when Dario Patti (keyboardist, bass player and orchestra arranger) came into the picture. He brought the songs a new palette of sounds and some superb arrangements. I also wanted the songs to sound as fresh as possible, trying my best to preserve the feeling of the overall performances, so I used very old school recording methods, including recording acoustic drums in rooms with natural reverb.”

“It was right in the middle of this creative spring that Serafino of Frontiers called me to see whether I wanted to finally work on a third Voodoo Hill album after all these years,” continues Mollo. “He said Glenn Hughes was available in principle, so the next thing I did was to choose the 11 songs which I thought suited the project the best. In comparison to the previous albums, I wanted to have Glenn more involved in the artistic decisions, so I sent him the songs before the final mixes in order to have his advices on the final result. That was a precious process that brought substantial changes, for instance on “Last Door”, where I literally changed the entire guitar riff to make it work better with the vocal melodies. In the end the song was basically rewritten and dramatically improved. It was a fabulous creative process, which I am truly confident will last more than a bunch of listening sessions and will offer a lot of enjoyment to all those will want to follow Voodoo Hill in this exciting musical venture”.

“Waterfall” is a strong and straightforward hard and heavy rock album which is equally split between aggressive and heavy moments and beautiful melodies. A stunning release which all fans of hard rock and heavy metal truly won’t want to miss!

“Waterfall” tracklisting includes: All That Remains; The Well; Rattle Shake Bone; Underneath And Down Below; Waterfall; Karma Go; Evil Thing; Eldorado; White Feather; Sunflower; Last Door.

VOODOO HILL

Dario Mollo – Guitars
Glenn Hughes – Vocals
with Dario Patti – Bass, Keys, Riccardo Vruna – Drums, Andrea Maiellano – Additional Bass, Vladimir Ruzicic Kebac – Drums

Produced by Dario Mollo



Glenn Hughes Lebanon Rocks!


The first live solo Glenn Hughes show of 2015 kicks off in Beirut, Lebanon in July at the Jim Beam Rocks! Music Festival.

Tickets for the event can be purchased online via:

www.ticketingboxoffice.com/jim-beam-rocks-tickets/event/8079

More solo shows will follow throughout the year… to be announced soon!




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