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Paul Menel announces live dates for April

Paul Menel
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Former IQ singer Paul Menel has announced some UK live dates with his band The Essentials for April, dubbed the Spare Parts For Broken Hearts tour.

Menel and band will be performing a set featuring material from the two albums he recorded with IQ, 1987's Nomzamo and 1989's Are You Sitting Comfortably?, as well as material from Menel's subsequent solo career.

Paul Menel And The Essentials Spare Parts For Broken Hearts tour dates:
Apr 2: Dunfermline Prog In The Park
Apr 3: Aberdeen Krakatoa
Apr 4: Edinburgh Bannermans
Apr 5: Darlington Forum
Apr 7: Sheffield Corporation
Apr 8: Nottingham Old Cold Store

Support at Darlington, Sheffield and Nottingham comes from UK prog rockers The Tirith.

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Paul Menel

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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.