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Nik Turner to hook up with Hawklords on November tour

Nik Turner

Nik Turner will join Hawklords on their forthcoming UK tour this November.

Hawklords, who release a brand new album, Brave New Worlds, on Friday, are touring to support the album in the year that sees the 40th anniversary of the original Hawklords album 25 Years On, the 30th anniversary of Robert Calvert's death and a decade since Hawklords, now featuring former Hawkwind bassist Harvey Bainbridge and guitarist Jerry Richards, reformed.

Nik Turner, who will be supporting Killing Joke on their 40th anniversary tour in Leeds (Nov 3) and Newcastle (Nov 4) with his Space Ritual outfit, will join up with Hawklords from November 6. He was last in a Hawkwind line-up with Bainbridge back in 1985.

Hawklords and Turner will play:

Hull Welly - November 6
Newcastle Cluny - 7
Edinburgh Bannemans - 8
Chester Live Rooms - 9
Pwllhelli HRH Prog - 10
Sutton-in-Ashfield The Diamond - 11
Nottingham The Maze - 14
Southampton The 1865 - 20
Milton Keynes The Crauford Arms - 21
Norwich Brickmakers - 22
Skipton Town Hall - 24
Sheffield Fusion - 25
Brighton Prince Albert - 27
London Boston Music Rooms - 28
Pershore Iron Road - 29

Tickets are available from the venues and from the usual online ticket sellers.

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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.