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Daniel Tompkins announces live dates and solo live band

Daniel Tompkins
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TesseracT singer Daniel Tompkins has announced a short run of live shows in England for January 2022. The shows will be in support of Ruins, his reimagining of his 2019 solo album Castles, which was released last year.

At the same time Tompkins has announced his live band for the shows will feature his TesseracT colleague Amos Williams, Chimp Spanner's Paul Ortiz, Monuments and The Algorithm drummer Mike Malyan and bassist Pete Skipper.

"Long time coming," says Tompkins. "I’m both nervous and excited about the prospect of touring my solo album for the first time. This will be new territory performing both vocals and guitar live for the first time but sharing the stage with my very good friends Amos, Mike, Paul and Pete will be such a privilege. These shows will be an intimate experience full of high energy and I hope to see and meet you all there!”

Tompkins will play:
Jan 26 - Bristol Exchange
Jan 27 - Manchester Deaf Institute
Jan 28 - Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Jan 29 - London Boston Music Room

Tickets go on sale this Friday.

Daniel Tompkins

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Jerry Ewing
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.