A Formal Horse to release debut album in November

A press shot of a formal horse
(Image credit: Kevin Nixon)

Southampton's avant proggers A Formal Horse will release their debut album, Here Comes A Man From The Council With A Flamethrower, in November.

The band have thus far released three EPs, 2014's self-titled A Formal Horse, 2015's Morning Jigsaw and 2017's Made In Chelsea. The new 16-track Here Comes A Man From The Council With A Flamethrower wil be released digitally through the band's bandcamp page on November 22. It will also be available as a CD which comes in LP gatefold style double card wallet with full colour litho printed 12 page booklet, featuring original artwork by Julia Soboleva.

Pre-orders are currently available (£10 for digital, £12 for CD) for which you get brand new track Lonely Doe, Young Doe. See A Formal Horse's bandcamp page for more details.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.