Magma announced as special guests for Porcupine Tree's only UK show

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French zeuhl legends Magma have been announced as special guests for Porcupine Tree's only UK performance of 2023, at the Sounds Of The City show at Manchester's Castlefield Bowl on June 29.

Porcupine Tree are playing a run of festival date throughout June, July and August in France, Germany, Italy, Romania and the UK in what Steven Wilson has suggested will 'most likely' be the band's last.

The band announced they'd reformed after a 12-year hiatus in November last year. The band released Closure/Continuation last June and ended a tour of North America and Europe with a show at London's Wembley Arena in November.

Magma recently premiered their very first music video with Prog Magazine. The band the band released their latest studio album Kartëhl last October. 

You can see all of Porcupine Tree's 2023 dates below.

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Porcupine Tree 2023 live dates

Jun 17: FRA Hellfest Open Air
Jun 20: GER Bonn Kunstrasen
Jun 22: GER Munich Tollwood Sommerfestival
Jun 24: ITA Rome Auditorium Parco Della Musica
Jun 25: ITA Piazzola Sul Brenta Antiteatro Camerini
Jun 29: UK Manchester Castlefield Bowl
Jul 8: NED Weert Bospop
Jul 23: FRA Saint-Julien-En-Genevois Guitare En Scene
Jul 29: ROM Sibiu Artmania Festival
Aug 1: FRA Vienne Theatre Antique
Aug 2: FRA Nice Palais Nikaia
Aug 5: GER Schwetzingen Schlossgarten

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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.