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ROCK MEETS CLASSIC 2014 Line-Up To Include ALICE COOPER, JOE LYNN TURNER, KIM WILDE And MIDGE URE

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Posted on Sunday, August 04, 2013 at 08:06:20 EST

Shock rock legend ALICE COOPER has been confirmed to headline the annual Rock Meets Classic tour through Europe in March/April 2014. JOE LYNN TURNER (RAINBOW), KIM WILDE, and ULTRAVOX frontman MIDGE URE have now been added to the bill, with one more artist due to be confirmed soon.



Going into its fifth year, Rock Meets Classic showcases classic rock artists of the '70s and '80s performing their hits backed by a full-on rock band and an orchestra. Artists that have taken part in previous tours include Ian Gillan (DEEP PURPLE), Eric Bazilian (THE HOOTERS), Dan McCafferty (NAZARETH), Steve Lukather (TOTO), Lou Gramm (FOREIGNER), Chris Thompson (MANFRED MAN'S EARTH BAND) and Jimi Jamison (SURVIVOR).

THE MAT SINNER BAND includes PRIMAL FEAR members Mat Sinner (bass/master of ceremonies), Alex Beyrodt (guitars), Randy Black (drums), Ralf Scheepers (backing vocals), and also features TRILLIUM / AVANTASIA's Amanda Somerville (backing vocals), Avantasia's Oliver Hartmann (guitars), VODOO CIRCLE's Jimmy Kresic (keyboards), Tiffany Kirkland (backing vocals) and Sascha Krebs (backing vocals).

Confirmed shows thus far can be viewed below. More details coming soon.

March
9 - Berlin, Germany
11 - Fankfurt, Germany
12 - Neu-Ulm, Germany
13 - Nuremberg, Germany
14 - Wurzburg, Germany
16 - Passau, Germany
18 - Mannheim, Germany
19 - Kempten, Germany
20 - Munich, Germany
21 - Regensburg, Germany
23 - Zurich, Switzerland
25 - Strassbourg, France
26 - Innsbruck, Austria
27 - Ingolstadt, Austria
29 - Halle-Westfallen, Germany
30 - Leipzig, Germany

April
1 - Hamburg, Germany
2 - Essen, Germany
4 - Stuttgart, Germany
5 - Dresden, Germany

Drummer Randy Black commented: "It's going to be more of those "pinch me" moments on this tour for sure! Can't wait to start working on the songs."

Watch the official Rock Meets Classic Facebook page here for updates.





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