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***New Justin Sullivan Solo Show Announced***

We are pleased to announce another date for your diaries: Justin will be playing at the Acoustic Festival in Düsseldorf on 13th Janauary 2018. Tickets are available from 17th September. It is hoped there will also be another handful of shows around this date, details to follow as and when we get them.

More info and links to this and other shows can be found on our tour page: HERE


Justin Sullivan Solo Shows Announced

This November, Justin will be playing a short series of low-key solo dates. These will be in small intimate mostly seated venues.

So far confirmed:
05 November Preston, Continental
06 November Leicester, Musician ***SOLD OUT***
07 November Stourbridge, Clap Trap ***SOLD OUT***
08 November Stowmarket, John Peel Centre
14 November Shoreham-By-Sea, The Duke Of Wellington
15 November Bristol, The Thunderbolt

***NEW SHOW ADDED***
13 January Düsseldorf, Acoustic Festival, The Music Factory

“I really enjoyed doing the Kidderminster solo gig earlier this year and I felt it opened up a number of creative possibilities which I’d like to explore further. Between the various ongoing New Model Army projects, I’ll take a few days in November and do this.”

Ticket Links and a couple more shows to be added soon.

For more information and ticket links for these and other shows please see the Tour page HERE


Bradford Musicians Against Homelessness Benefit & Bradford Steampunk and Gothic Fair

Justin Sullivan and Dean White will be giving a 45 minute performance at the Musicians Against Homelessness all day benefit event at the Bradford Underground on 23rd September. They will be performing at around 10.00pm. Tickets are priced at £7.50 + a small booking fee with all proceeds going directly to CRISIS, (www.crisis.org.uk), a national charity helping homeless people.

Buy tickets for the event: HERE

More information for Musicians Against Homelessness can be found at Facebook - HERE, and Twitter - @MAH_Gigs

There is also an event page on Facebook for the benefit gig HERE

On the same day (in the afternoon), Justin and Joolz Denby will be special guests at the Bradford Steampunk and Gothic Fair, another all day event at the Brew Haus on Great Horton Road, where they will be making the presentation of money raised for the Sophie Lancaster Foundation - www.sophielancasterfoundation.com

Details of the event HERE

For more information and ticket links for these and other shows please see the Tour page HERE


Dave Chumbley

We are very sad to report the passing of Dave Chumbley, who was our booking agent for twenty-eight years between1985 until 2012. Dave was a key figure in our story and for many, many other artists, all of whom are expressing their respect and affection on for him on social media today.

Dave had an extraordinary buoyancy and good humour with more than a little bit of London barrow-boy charm. Naturally he had a music business cynicism but it was shell-thin and beneath, it was easy to see that he had a massive, genuine love of people and music and an emotional involvement with all his artists however big or small. He also had a healthy disregard for rules and authorities and a few years ago did his best to undermine the tyranny of the ticket agencies with the Artist Ticket system. As one of his very first bands, he remained very protective and supportive of NMA, and even after we left his Primary Talent agency a few years ago to manage concert bookings ourselves, we remained close.

Our thoughts are with his family and all his team at Primary. We really will miss him.

New Model Army – Winter Gatherings

With our ever-increasing catalogue of songs and the desire to cover a lot of different musical ground, we have decided that we will play TWO SETS at ALL our Christmas shows this December - two and a half hours-plus of NMA music. We may also be joined by special-guest musicians – although, for now, we have not decided exactly who they will be.

Tour Dates:
14 Dec London Forum
15 Dec Paris Trabendo (ticket links very soon)
16 Dec Köln Palladium
17 Dec Amsterdam Melkweg
23 Dece Nottingham Rock City

For more information and ticket links for these and other shows please see the Tour page HERE


***Holmfirth Picturedrome 17th August ***

We are happy to announce that we will be doing a warm-up show for the Beautiful Days Festival, Devon (19th August) at one of our favourite venues: Holmfirth Picturedrome, Thursday 17th August. Doors are at 19.30 and tickets are priced at £20.00 (+ booking).

Tickets: www.seetickets.com
Holmfirth Picturedrome Website: www.picturedrome.net

The support band is now confirmed as being Foxes Faux. Their website, with videos, info, etc., can be found HERE

More info, tickets and links for this and other shows can be found on our tour page: HERE


Die Trying

Here is a video for Die Trying taking illustrations from Matt Huynh's fabulous "Winter - The Graphic Novel"

The novel is also available to purchase from the New Model Army Online Shop: HERE
and also on tour at the merchandise table.

Online Shop Update

We are happy to announce some more shirts for sale in the shop. We have just taken delivery of the Green And Grey shirts, with a back print "you're the one I remember from these valleys of the green & the grey", in both normal tee and also ladies vest versions – although in limited sizes at this moment. There are also New Model Army logo embroidered hoodies in sizes up to 5XL and new Devil Tees available.

Mens Tees: HERE
Ladies Tees: HERE
Hoodies: HERE

In response to various concerns we had and also from the feedback we have received, we have changed and upgraded some of the products in the shop.

The Turntable Mats have been re-engineered to provide a more consistently circular design in a heavier format. The thickness is now 5mm up from the original 2mm with a heavier weight which will aid the prevention of any slipping issues on the turntable and provide a better quality all round. We have changed the mugs due to concerns about the standard of the coatings as there was a some degradation around the rims. The coatings are now a lot better and the mugs have been dishwasher tested to 2000 cycles and show no signs of degradation. We are also updating the list of phone models available in the shop, which will include the new Samsung S8 and S8 Plus models and adding some matte and translucent cases as well.

We are also happy to announce that we will be stocking the Blackballed albums (Marshall's other band). We already have the latest album Fulton's Point in both physical and digital versions and have added the first album “Colossus” as well. Digital versions of Colossus and the first EP are also available for download.

Blackballed CD's: HERE
Digital Downloads: HERE


Festivals 2017

We are happy to announce New Model Army are playing the Deichbrand Festival, Germany on Thursday 20th July. Website: HERE

This brings the festivals New Model Army are currently appearing at this year to:
27 May Bearded Theory Festival (UK)
20 July Deichbrand Festival (DE)
21 July Mainz, Frankfurter Hof (DE) - part of the Mainz Kultersommer
22 July Freiburg Zeltfest (DE)
19 August Beautiful Days Festival (UK)
25 August Open Air Gränichen (CH)
27 August A New Day Festival (UK)
28 August Castell Roc, Chepstow Castle (UK)

For more information and ticket links for this and other shows please see the Tour page HERE


Devil Video

"As Devil is simply our take on an old, old story, we thought we'd borrow a visual accompaniment from one of the many thousands already in existence - F W Murnau's magnificent 1926 movie 'Faust', starring Gösta Ekman as Faust and Emil Jannings as Mephisto. We recommend anyone to watch the full movie and we hope you enjoy the song."
NMA



Winter – the graphic novel

We are very happy to finally announce the arrival of Winter – The Graphic Novel - which has exceeded our very high expectations.

These limited edition high quality A4 62-page works of art are now available to buy in our Shop HERE It will be available at all the shows on the Winter tour.

We have long been interested in the idea of asking a graphic novelist to interpret the band’s narrative lyrics in a style that fits with the music, in the same way that Joolz’s wonderful iconic cover art always works so well for us.

As we began to look at the work of many artists across the World, we became fixated on Matt Huynh, particularly for his incredible work on ‘The Boat’.
Click HERE

Drifts Video

We’d like to share with everyone this beautiful animated video for “Drifts” from the new album Winter.

Many thanks to Khad for putting it together and to the animators (Melissa Lafon, Elodie Legros, Yann Moalic and especially Matthieu Deltour) for allowing their work to be used for this.

The original short film "Haoma" can be seen HERE

***New Album "Winter" Announced***

Our new album “Winter” will be released on August 26th on the band’s own Attack Attack label via Red Essential in the UK and via earMUSIC worldwide. Formats include a special bookpack CD, double gatefold vinyl, download and streaming. As expected, the album is a powerful and emotionally intense body of work – 13 songs and a full hour of new music.

Justin Sullivan: “Between Dog and Wolf” and “Between Wine And Blood” opened up a lot of creative doors for us, so it was exciting to go and look inside. The results were not necessarily planned - as usual we felt our way - but I think “Winter” has a really strong identity. It is very much the sound of people in difficult places – something that so many of us can relate to at the moment, on a lot of different levels. It is a much more of a band album than “Between Dog and Wolf” and we made a deliberate choice in mixing it to sound more aggressive and a little less polished”.

On August 19th we will be releasing a limited edition 1st 7” single, of two new songs from the album “Devil” and “Winter”. This will be the band’s first 7” since our duet with Tom Jones of The Rolling Stones classic “Gimme Shelter” issued in 1993.

The album features striking artwork by long time artistic collaborator Joolz Denby. It forms of a series which includes the 7” and also the cover art of Joolz’s own seventh studio album, “Crow”, recorded with composer Henning Nugel (who also contributed to “Winter”) and which will follow the New Model Army release later in the Autumn.

The 7” will be available in independent stores and to pre-order along with the album via the following links:

Winter/Devil 7" Single: HERE
Winter CD Bookpack: HERE
Winter Double Vinyl LP: HERE

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***New Joolz Album "Crow" Announced***

Our Attack Attack Records label is proud to release “Crow”, a unique collaboration between poet Joolz Denby and composer Henning Nugel.

Joolz Denby needs no introduction to the New Model Army community. She has been a true underground renaissance artist since the late 1970s. As a poet, she was one of the principle figures to emerge from the post-punk generation, publishing seven collections of work and giving readings all over the World in countless different settings. As a novelist, she has published six volumes, including “Stone Baby” for which she received the New Crime-writer of the Year award in 2000 and “Billie Morgan”, which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Literature in 2006. As a working artist, Joolz has designed all the record covers and visuals for New Model Army for 36 years (as well as being a guiding hand throughout our long career). Her paintings have been shown in many galleries while her unique tattoos have adorned clients from around the globe who come to her Bradford studio.
Crow will be her seventh studio album, with past collaborators including Jah Wobble, members of New Model Army, Mik Davis and many others.

Henning Nugel is the man responsible for two of the glorious string arrangements on our new album – on the title track ‘Winter’ and ‘Drifts’. After years of playing keyboards and guitars in several bands, he joined forces with his brother Ingo and founded Nugel Bros. Music. Focusing on music composition and sound design for games, their portfolio soon included clients as EA Games, Funatics and Blue Byte. Henning is also a member of the Dynamedion team of composers and has written music for many of their prestigious game projects and some of their TV scores. Henning can at times be seen playing fiddle and whistles together with acoustic folk band An-Spiorad and now works from his studio on the outskirts of Potsdam near Berlin.

The official release date is October 7th but we are now selling advance copies in the NMA Shop HERE
There will also be copies for sale on the New Model Army “Winter” tour.


Winter Video

Here's a visual for the single Winter:





NMA Live - Christmas 2014

There are only a few copies left of the new live album taken from the Christmas shows in 2014. The thirty-one song, three CD & Bonus DVD is available to order now! Priced at £12.99 + VAT (EU only) + P&P.

The Shop link: New Model Army Live Between Wine And Blood December 2014

Here's a couple of videos from the bonus video from the new album both from Köln Palladium 2014: