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Concrete Gardens European Tour Dates
May 18, 2015

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Tony is pleased to announce he will be touring Europe in October and November! More dates will be added soon.

Joining Tony is Aquiles Priester on drums, and Bjorn Englen on bass.

Oct 15 Manchester, GB – Band on the Wall
Oct 16 London, GB – Underworld
Oct 23 Reichenbach im Vogtland, DE – Bergkeller
Oct 25 Opole, PL – Drum Fest – Państwowa Szkoła Muzyczna
Oct 26 Tychy, PL – Drum Fest – Teatr Maty
Oct 27 Olomuc, CZ – Bounty Rock Cafe
Oct 28 Brno, CZ – Melodka
Oct 29 Nove Mesto nad Vahom, SK – Blue Note
Oct 30 Budapest, HU – A38
Nov 1 Bucharest, RO – Silver Church
Nov 11 Nice, FR – Black Box
Nov 12 Barcelona, ES – Sala Razzmatazz 3
Nov 13 Zaragoza, ES – Sala Lopez
Nov 14 Madrid, ES – Sala Cats

More information can be found on the tour dates page. Track Tony and receive notifications when he’s playing in your area on BandsInTown.com.


“Concrete Gardens” Press and Review Links
May 15, 2015

Here is a selection of press and reviews for Concrete Gardens:

May 18: Sockmagazin – Album Review: Concrete Gardens (Hungarian)

May 15: MuseOnMuse.jp – Interview with Tony MacAlpine (English) | (Japanese)

May 10: Progboard.com – Tony MacAlpine – Concrete Gardens Review

May 06: The InstrumentalGuitarist.com – Tony MacAlpine – Pushing the Envelope

May 01: Musician’s Talk Show Podcast – Tony MacAlpine Interview | Subscribe

May 01: BlackGrooves.org – Album review: Tony MacAlpine – Concrete Gardens

April 27: Ultimate-Guitar.com – Concrete Gardens Review

April 23: Guitar.com – Interview with Tony MacAlpine

April 21: Metal Harem – Concrete Gardens Album Review

April 18: Bravewords.com – Concrete Gardens Album Review

April 2: Pickup Artist Magazine – Review and Interview (Japanese/English)


Tony Interviewed on The Musician’s Talk Show
May 1, 2015

Tony gives an hour-long in-depth interview to The Musician’s Talk Show about his new album Concrete Gardens, and goes deep into his career, his beginnings and his views on music and the music industry.

You can subscribe to The Musician’s Talk Show podcast on iTunes, or at www.musicianstalkshow.com


“Concrete Gardens” – Out Now!
April 21, 2015

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The wait is over! Tony’s new album Concrete Gardens is out now!

Two years in the making, Concrete Gardens comprises of 12 mind-blowing tracks and features Brazilian powerhouse drummer Aquiles Priester, bassist Pete Griffin, along with bass appearances from Sean Delson, Lucky Islam and Tony himself. The track “Square Circles” features a guitar duel with the mighty Jeff Loomis!

Available now in lossless audio download, standard CD, and limited Special Edition CD/DVD through Tony’s online store. All CD orders come with an instant high quality digital download to enjoy while your CD ships. The Special Edition CD/DVD (limited to only 2000 copies), featuring Tony and band performing the album live at EMGtv. Musicians include Aquiles Priester (drums), Pete Griffin (bass), Nili Brosh (guitar) and special guest guitar solo from Jeff Loomis!

The album is also available via iTunes, and Amazon.com

Check out Tony’s upcoming US Tour dates! Tour dates for Asia and Europe coming soon!


Early Download for Concrete Gardens Pre-orders!
April 20, 2015

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If you pre-ordered Concrete Gardens through Tony’s online store, the album is now available to download! Check your email for an updated download link, and enjoy!

If you haven’t pre-ordered the album, you can get it right now at Tony’s Official Web Store!


“Square Circles” live with special guest Jeff Loomis on EMGtv!
April 15, 2015

Tony is excited to reveal “Square Circles” – the newest performance from EMGtv, where Tony filmed his entire new album “Concrete Gardens” live. “Square Circles” features a guest solo trade with the amazing Jeff Loomis!

“It was so much fun to have Jeff play live with me during the recording of the EMGtv video” says Tony, “When we worked on the track ‘Square Circles’ he recorded his solos at his own studio, so it was really exciting to be able to experiment together in a live setting.”

Joining Tony and special guest Jeff Loomis are: Aquiles Priester on drums, Pete Griffin on bass, and Nili Brosh on guitar. Audio mixed by Adair Daufembach. Engineered by Greg Wurth.

“Concrete Gardens” is out 4/21. Pre-order here!


New Track from “Concrete Gardens”
April 7, 2015

Check out “Man In A Metal Cage” – from Tony’s forthcoming album Concrete Gardens – out April 21! Limited Special Edition with bonus live DVD available!

Pre-order here: http://tonymacalpine.spinshop.com


“Concrete Gardens” North American tour dates! [UPDATED]
March 30, 2015

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Tony will be touring the US in support of his forthcoming album “Concrete Gardens” – due out April 21. Joining Tony will be Aquiles Priester on drums and Bjorn Englen on bass. LoNero will support, as will Hephystus on select dates.

05/27 Hermosa Beach, CA – Saint Rocke
05/28 Studio City, CA – The Baked Potato
05/29 Studio City, CA – The Baked Potato
05/30 Mexicali, Baja California, MX – CEART – Centro Estatal de las Artes
05/31 Ramona, CA – Ramona Mainstage
06/04 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
06/08 Scottsdale, AZ – Pub Rock Live
06/11 Austin, TX – The Saxon Pub
06/13 McKinney, TX – Sanctuary Music & Events Center
06/14 Tulsa, OK – Vanguard
06/17 Columbus, OH – Rumba Cafe
06/18 Indianapolis, IN – Birdy’s Live
06/19 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
06/20 Westland, MI – The Token Lounge
06/21 Cincinnati, OH – The Mad Frog
06/24 Vienna, VA – Jammin’ Java
06/25 Philadelphia, PA – North Star Bar
06/26 New York, NY – The Iridium
06/27 Cambridge, MA – Middle East

All dates on sale now – visit the Tour Dates page for more info and ticket links.
More dates to will be added soon.


“The King’s Rhapsody” live on EMGtv!
March 25, 2015

Tony is excited to reveal “The King’s Rhapsody” – the newest performance from EMGtv, where he filmed his entire new album Concrete Gardens live.

Joining Tony is Aquiles Priester on drums, Pete Griffin on bass, and Nili Brosh on guitar. Mixed by Adair Daufembach and engineered by Greg Wurth.

Concrete Gardens is available now for pre-order and will be released April 21!


Preview the title track of “Concrete Gardens”
March 19, 2015

The title track of Tony MacAlpine’s new solo album, released April 21, 2015. Pre-order the album and get a free song download: http://tonymacalpine.spinshop.com

Musicians:
Tony MacAlpine – Guitar & Keyboards
Aquiles Priester – Drums
Sean Delson – Bass

“Concrete Gardens” is available as a digital download (in a variety of high-quality and lossless formats), standard CD, and Special Edion CD+DVD (limited to only 2000 copies), featuring Tony and band performing the album live at EMGtv. Musicians include Aquiles Priester (drums), Pete Griffin (bass) and special guest guitar solo from Jeff Loomis!

See Tony and the band perform this song live on EMGtv: https://youtu.be/x6YHJv87zRY