GARY NUMAN: New Album ‘Dead Son Rising’ Out Now

By on December 14, 2011


GARY NUMAN:
NEW ALBUM
‘DEAD SON 
RISING’ OUT NOW

LISTEN TO THE NEW ALBUM
EXCLUSIVELY FOR ONE WEEK ONLY ON CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND

LEGENDARY NEW WAVE PIONEER CONFIRMED TO APPEAR ON
NPR’s WORLD CAFÉ
 ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15

U.K. TOUR STARTS TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

Legendary new wave pioneer GARY NUMAN is celebrating the release of DEAD SON RISING, his new album out now via RED distribution in the U.S. and globally available through www.numan.co.uk. Listen to the full album stream of DEAD SON RISING exclusively for one week only beginning today at http://consequenceofsound.net/2011/12/stream-gary-numan-dead-son-rising/. GARY will be the special guest on NPR’s World Cafe with host David Dye next Thursday, December 15 from 2:00-4:00pm ET. Tune in to hear GARY discuss his musical influences, history and what’s coming up next for the iconic electro rocker. NPR’s World Café can be heard on over 200 stations nationwide, find your station here:http://www.npr.org/templates/stations/schedule/?prgId=39. Online and worldwide fans can hear the broadcast live directly on the WXPN Philadelphia stream on Thursday, December 15 from 2-4PM ET here: http://www.xpn.org/music-artist/xpn-stream, the show will be archived on NPR later that day: http://www.npr.org/programs/world-cafe/. GARY and his band will kick off a U.K tour beginning Wednesday, December 7. The short trek features a stop at the All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival in Minehead, Somerset on Saturday, December 20.

For DEAD SON RISING–a far more experimental and unique album than such previous releases as–Jagged, Pure and Exile–GARY teamed up with longtime collaborator ADE FENTON to co-write and produce the effort.  DEAD SON RISING is garnering early critical acclaim overseas and in the U.S.:

MOJO (November 2011) “Its diversity is its strength. ‘Big Noise Transmission’ does what it says on the tin, but just as potent is ‘When The Sky Bleeds’ with skeletal electronic rhythms swelling into a chorus where Numan sounds surprisingly soulful. Brilliant!’”

ARTROCKER “The untouchable mafia dons of the 20th Century are discussing him in deity-like terms (Prince: ‘There are still people trying to work out what a genius Gary Numan is.’). All of that certainly rings true when you’re dealing with an artist who sounds this good 30 years into their career. Gary Numan has delivered one of the great conceptual dystopian rock albums of all time . . . “(November 2011)

CLASSIC ROCK “‘Synth-pop pioneer’s guitar crunch album is a cracker. The tracks ‘Dead Sun Rising’ and ‘Not The Love We Dream Of’ are as good as anything he’s ever done. Dead Son Rising is now and it’s excellent.’” (December 2011)

RECORD COLLECTOR “Experimental and classic Numan. Rather than resting on his laurels, Numan is out there fashioning new ones.” (November 2011)

UNCUT “Cold digital riffing and tuneful sci-fi sermons. 2011 looks like one of those years when Gary Numan finds himself in fashion.” (November 2011)

FMV MAGAZINE.Com “…packed full of sinister grooves, dark disco and enigmatic goth-rock, with space left over for a bit of expansive soul-searching too.” (December 2011)

NUMAN continues to put the finishing touches on his new album for 2012 titled SPLINTER. This summer, he collaborated with Battles for their new single “My Machines,” out now on Warp Records, see video below which also features GARY. No doubt the renewed vigor came partly from his critically acclaimed tour last fall celebrating the 30th anniversary of his seminal album The Pleasure Principle. GARY and his band thrilled sold-out crowds across the U.S. late last year. Expect the group to announce a worldwide tour soon.

GARY NUMAN Battles “My Machines” video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4D7RzUtFEps

Dead Son Rising UK Tour December 2011
Wed 12/7 Warwickshire, UK Leamington Spa Assembly Hall
Thu 12/8 Manchester, UK HMV Ritz
Fri 12/9 Southhampton, UK Guildhall
Sat 12/10 Minehead, Somerset ATP Festival
Sun 12/11 Hertfordshire, UK The Forum (Univ. of Hertfordshire SU)



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Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.

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