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Arena reschedule some UK dates for October tour

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UK prog rockers Arena have rescheduled some of their UK dates for their October 2021 tour. The dates had already been rescheduled from October 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The The Theory Of Molecular Inheritance tour will give fans their first chance to see the band with new lead singer Damian Wilson (Headspace/Threshold), who replaced Paul Manzi back in 2020. The band have been working on their latest album, the follow-up to 2018's Double Vision album, The Theory Of Molecular Inheritance, which should be released later this year.

"We have known Damian for about 25 years, and the idea of him singing for Arena has, in fact, been a possibility in the past, but circumstances did not allow that to happen at the time," the band said at the time. "However, since Paul has now decided to move on, it would seem that we have come full circle, and the time is now right!"

Arena The Theory Of Molecular Inheritance Tour Dates:
Oct 1: London Powerhaus
Oct 2: Sheffield Corporation
Oct 3: Bilston Robin 2
Oct 4: Kinross Backsatge And The Green Hotel
Oct 5: Southampton 1865
Oct 6: Liverpool O2 Academy

Jerry Ewing

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.