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Haken announce February 2022 European tour

Haken
(Image credit: Max Taylor Grant)

Leading UK prog rockers Haken have announced European tour dates for February 2022. You can see the full list of dates below. Tickets go on sale this Friday.

It will be the first time the UK sextet have performed live since the release of their most recent album Virus in 2020.

“It’s a huge relief to finally be able to announce a tour after such a difficult year for everyone," says drummer Raymond Hearne. "We’re incredibly excited for this one, which will be the first outing of many in 2022 in celebration of our latest album Virus. Bring on the Haken Invasion!” 

Virus is the culmination of a musical thought experiment which started with 2018’s VectorRoss Jennings explains, “whilst Virus can absolutely be enjoyed as a stand-alone work, it is thematically and conceptually linked with Vector, so our intention is to perform both albums back-to-back for a special performance someday."

Haken singer Ross Jennings recently released his debut solo single Words We Can't Unsay. He will release his debut solo album A Shadow Of My Future Self later this year.

Haken

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Haken Invasion 2002 tour dates:
Feb 4: GER Cologne, Essigfabrik
Feb 5: NED Nijmegen, Doornroosje
Feb 6: NED Amsterdam, Melkweg Max
Feb 7: GER Hamburg, Markthalle
Feb 9: GER Berlin, Columbia Theater
Feb 10: CZE Prague, Futurum
Feb 11: AUT Vienna, Flex
Feb 12: HUN Budapest, A38
Feb 14: SWI Zurich, Mascotte
Feb 15: ITA Roncade, New Age
Feb 16: ITA Milan, Alcatraz
Feb 17: FRA Lyon, Transbordeur
Feb 18: SPA Barcelona, Salamandra
Feb 19: SPA Madrid, Shoko
Feb 21: FRA Toulouse, Connexion Live
Feb 22: FRA Nantes, Ferrailleur
Feb 23: FRA Paris, Alhambra
Feb 24: UK Manchester, Academy 2
Feb 25: UK  Glasgow, Saint Luke's
Feb 26: UK London, O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire

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.