King's X to release first new album in 14 years

King's X
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US prog rock trio King's X have signed to InsideOut Music and will release their latest album, the band's first for 14 years, in September.

The as yet untitled album will be the band's 13th release and follows 2008's XV.

"I feel like it's been forever since we put out a new album, and I'm ready for the world to hear our latest offering, hopefully there's a little bit of everything that you love about Kings X, three sides of one is the best way to describe it. The groove is with us!" says bassist and singer dUg Pinnick

“It’s really gonna happen," adds drummer Jerry Gaskill. "The new record is coming out soon. I’m happy to be working with the team at InsideOut/Sony Music. I’m happy with the record. I’m happy everybody gets to hear it. It’s a happy day. Or at least that’s what I’m telling myself. Hope you enjoy it!!!” 

InsideOutMusic label-head Thomas Waber adds: We have known the guys since forever and have been fans even before then. We are really looking forward to adding another album to their impressive legacy. Working on a King's X album is always a highlight and an honour!”

The band will tour Europe and the UK this September before returning. to North America for further live dates.

Sep 01: Munich Backstage Halle, Germany
Sep 02: Veruno Musica Festival, Italy
Sep 03: Langenthal Old  Capitol, Switzerland
Sep 06: Nürnberg Hirsch, Germany
Sep 07: Aschaffenburg Colos-Saal, Germany
Sep 09: Zoertermeer Boerderij, Netherlands
Sep 10: Hamburg Fabrik, Germany
Sep 12: Verviers Spirit of 66, Belgium
Sep 13: Cologne Kantine, Germany
Sep 14: Paris Vaureal Le Forum, Franve
Sep 16: Southampton The Brook, UK
Sep 17: Holmfirth Picturedrome, UK
Sep 18: Newcastle Wylam Brewery, UK
Sep 20: Glasgow Garage, UK
Sep 22: Nottingham Rescue Rooms, UK
Sep 23: Cambridge Junction, UK
Sep 24: Wolverhampton KK’s Steel Mill, UK
Sep 26: London Islington Assembly Hall, UK
Sep 27: Manchester Academy 2, UK
Sep 28: Cardiff Tramshed, UK
Sep 30: Vosselaar Biebob, Belgium
Oct 01: Rheine Hypothalamus, Germany

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.