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Killing Joke mainman Jaz Coleman to release symphonic project

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Killing Joke frontman Jaz Coleman has launched a PledgeMusic pre-order campaign for his latest project.

The band issued their critically acclaimed 15th album, Pylon, last year – but the singer is now planning to release a collection featuring new versions of classic Killing Joke tracks with the St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra.

A statement reads: “Symphonic Killing Joke will be available on download and signed CD or LP, alongside a host of exclusives – from attending the recording of the album in Russia to signed music scores and artwork.

“There will also be a very exclusive one-off London PledgeMusic Presents show, featuring Jaz and accompanying orchestra – to be added at a later date.”

The pre-order campaign has 110 days to run and further information is available via the official Pledge Music page.

Killing Joke have a handful of shows scheduled over the coming months, including a set at London’s Brixton Academy on November 4.

Killing Joke 2016 tour dates

Sep 10: Valada Reverence Festival, Portugal
Oct 07: Bognor Regis Rockaway Beach, UK
Nov 04: London Brixton Academy, UK

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Scott Munro

News editor for Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog and Louder. He’s been at the news desk since 2014 and when not writing, he can be found watching baseball and visiting whisky distilleries.