Rocking the music scene for over three decades, SPEAR OF DESTINY are not stopping. Today, they announce their Worldservice@35 tour, following their acclaimed lockdown album released last year.
Hard to believe we know but it is true, Kirk Brandon has now been leading SPEAR OF DESTINY for over 38 years.
Spear of Destiny were formed in 1983 after the demise of Kirk Brandon’s post punk iconic rockers THEATRE OF HATE. (Brandon had also, before TOH, been the main man in every punk rockers favourite band of that era The Pack)
The current line up of Spear is the longest serving to date and features Adrian Portas (New Model Army / Sex Gang Children), Craig Adams (Sisters of Mercy / The Cult / The Mission) and Phil Martini (Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind) on drums. During 2019 the line up was boasted by saxophonist Clive Osborne who will be staying in the line up for 2021.
Just before the lockdown of 2020/1 the band went into the studio and re-recorded perhaps their best known album, 1985’s WorldService. Eventually releasing the album to much critical acclaim in November 2020. The upcoming WorldService @35 UK Tour set will feature the album + b-sides in full and the show will be finished with a career spanning extended SOD encore.
They will perform at The Crescent in York on 19th September, the Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on 21st September and The Welly in Hull on 25th September.