HAKEN Announce 10th Anniversary Tour; Aquarius & Visions Reissues
London-based progressive metal band Haken celebrate their 10th anniversary in 2017, hot on the heels of the release of their critically acclaimed fourth album Affinity. Coinciding with this, the band will go out on a headline tour of Europe in March & April, with tickets now on sale.
InsideOutMusic will also be reissuing the band’s first two albums, Aquarius & Visions, on the 3rd February 2017 in new remastered 2CD editions, as well as vinyl for the very first time.
The band had the following to say: “We are delighted to announce our 'Haken X' European tour in celebration of our 10th anniversary. We'll be returning to some of our favourite cities and also paying a visit to several new countries including Austria, Hungary, Luxembourg and the Czech Republic.
"In honour of the ten years Haken has existed, we'll be revisiting material from our entire back catalogue with a special focus on our first two albums Aquarius and Visions, which are to be re-released in advance of the tour. We sincerely hope you join us for this special run of shows and we'd be overjoyed to see each of y'all there!”
On the reissues they comment: “We can't wait for people to hear these albums in their brilliant new and remastered form. Both Aquarius and Visions hold a special place in our hearts as well as the fans' and we wanted to make sure we brought them back in a fresh and exciting way. Listeners will be able to enjoy the nuances in our instrumental arrangements and also embrace the complete audio experience of vinyl. We're looking forward to revisiting much of this music on stage for our fans around Europe in our upcoming 10th anniversary tour.”
The full list of European tour dates can be found below, tickets on sale Wednesday 23rd November:
‘Haken X’ Tour 2017
22nd March – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK
23rd March – O2 ABC2, Glasgow, UK
24th March – Academy 3, Manchester, UK
25th March – O2 Academy 2, Birmingham, UK
26th March – Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK