Michael Schenker Making Album With Former MSG Singers

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Guitar icon Michael Schenker has announced that he is making a new studio album under the Michael Schenker Fest banner, which like the shows of the same name will feature the original three MSG singers Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet and Robin McAuley.

The album will be released next spring under Schenker's new worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records and is being produced by Michael Voss. Aside from the former MSG vocalists, the album will feature Temple Of Rock singer Doogie White.

Michael shared his excitement, "I am very happy to have signed with Nuclear Blast Records and I am looking forward to releasing a killer Michael Schenker Fest studio album in the spring of 2018.

"The album will bring together past and present in the form of 3 original M.S.G. singers - Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet & Robin McAuley - and the current Michael Schenker's Temple Of Rock vocalist Doogie White (ex-Rainbow). Keep on rockin'!"

Fans can also catch the Michael Schenker Fest on tour into next year. Things start off next month with shows in Europe, Japan and the UK and next March it will cross the pond for a North American tour. tours scheduled. One will take place in will be playing several shows this year, including four UK show dates in London, Sheffield, Manchester and Hull.

Michael Schenker Fest - 2017 Dates
Featuring 3 original M.S.G singers: Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet and Robin McAuley

15th Jul (DE) - Balingen, Bang Your Head!!! Festival
15th Oct (JPN) - Tokyo, Loud Park Festival
25th Oct (DE) - Offenbach, Capitol
27th Oct (ES) - Santander, Escenario Santander
28th Oct (ES) - Pamplona, Auditorio de Burlada
29th Oct (ES) - Barcelona, Razzmatazz
31st Oct (NL) - Zoetermeer, De Boerderij
02nd Nov (UK) - London, o2 Shepherd's Bush Empire
03rd Nov (UK) - Sheffield, o2 Academy
04th Nov (UK) - Manchester, o2 Ritz
05th Nov (UK) - Hull, City Hall

Michael Schenker Fest - 2018 Dates
Featuring 3 original M.S.G. singers: Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet and Robin McAuley plus Doogie White (ex-Rainbow, Michael Schenker's Temple Of Rock)
6th Mar (USA) - Silver Springs, MD, The Fillmore
7th Mar (USA) - Pittsburgh, PA, Carnegie Music Hall
9th Mar (USA) - Boston, MA, Berklee Performance Center
10th Mar (USA) - New York, NY, Irving Plaza
11th Mar (USA) - Philadelphia, PA, Theatre of Living Arts
12th Mar (CAN) - Montreal, QC, Club Soda
14th Mar (USA) - Detroit, MI, Royal Oak Music Theatre
16th Mar (USA)- Cleveland, OH, Agora Theatre
17th Mar (USA) - Chicago, IL, Concord Music Hall
18th Mar (USA) - Milwaukee, WI, Pabst Theater
19th Mar (USA) - Minneapolis, MN, Cabooze
22nd Mar (USA) - Seattle, WA, Neptune Theatre
24th Mar (USA) - San Jose, CA, Events Center
25th Mar (USA) - Anaheim, CA, The Grove
26th Mar (USA) - Phoenix, AZ, Marquee Theatre
27th Mar (USA) - Las Vegas, NV, House of Blues
29th Mar (USA) - Denver, CO, Cervantes Ballroom
31st Mar (USA) - San Antonio, TX, Vibes Event Center
1st Apr (USA) - Dallas, TX, Bomb Factory
3rd Apr (USA) - Tampa, FL, The Ritz

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