The Jokers are back. This time they sound alive

The Jokers’ upcoming third studio album ‘Hurricane’, set for release on September 18th on Steamhammer / SPV, is a joyous, utterly uplifting classic hard rock tour de force. Packed with 12 dynamic, catchy compositions, all oozing with expressive, melodious vocal hooks and harmonious, fluid guitar licks, ‘Hurricane’ more than amply lives up to the archetypal classic ‘third album’ syndrome.

‘Hurricane’, which was recorded at Liverpool’s Parr Street Studios, and produced, engineered and mixed by Tom Size (Aerosmith, David Lee Roth, Journey, Steve Miller Band, Huey Lewis, Mr. Big) at the Tomland Studios, San Francisco, will be released as a jewel case CD, blue vinyl LP – with printed inner sleeves + CD in paper-sleeve – plus download.

The Jokers, a consummate, organic live band, comprised of Wane Parry on lead vocals, Paul Hurst on lead guitar, Phil Hartley on bass and Dan Evans on drums, had never managed to fully capture the raw, dripping energy emanating from their stage performances – until now. While perfectly recorded, the band’s hugely acclaimed ‘The Big Rock ‘N’ Roll Show’ (2009) and ‘Rock’N’Roll Is Alive’ (2013) albums lacked an elusive infusion of live vitality; ‘Hurricane’, on the other hand, has it in spades.

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TRACKLISTING CD:

1. Run 4 Cover 3:42
2. Hurricane 3:35
3. Her Word Is Love 4:25
4. She`s On Fire 4:33
5. Summer Time 2:52
6. Angel 4:48
7. Lockdown 3:05
8. Dream 6:03
9. Salvation 2:46
10. Silver City 3:42
11. Everywhere I Go 3:31
12. Rockerman 3:45

The Jokers have lined up a host of live gigs surrounding the release of the sizzling hot dynamic rock concoction that is ‘Hurricane’, including a slot on the Bulldog Bash Festival, plus a 13 date UK tour as Special Guests of Hayseed Dixie.
Dates are:-
22nd August Newton Le Willows – The Griffin
23rd August Altrincham – The Market Tavern
5th September Stoke On Trent – The Green Star
11th September Crewe – The Box
12th September Llangollen – The Sunn Inn
19th September Pickering – The Royal Oak
2nd October Manchester – Academy (with Hayseed Dixie)
5th October Scunthorpe – Bath Halls (with Hayseed Dixie)
6th October York – The Duchess (with Hayseed Dixie)
7th October Gloucester – Guildhall (with Hayseed Dixie)
8th October Chester – The Live Rooms (with Hayseed Dixie)
9th October Holmfirth – Picturedome (with Hayseed Dixie)
10th October Doncaster – Cask Corner (with Hayseed Dixie)
12th October Stoke – Sugarmill (with Hayseed Dixie)
14th October Aberdeen – Lemon Tree (with Hayseed Dixie)
15th October Inverness – Ironworks (with Hayseed Dixie)
16th October Glasgow – O2 ABC (with Hayseed Dixie)
17th October Edinburgh – Queens Hall (with Hayseed Dixie)
18th October Dundee – Fat Sam`s (with Hayseed Dixie)
19th October Newcastle – SU (with Hayseed Dixie)
24th October Halifax – The Upper George
27th October Doncaster – Diamond Live Lounge
13th November Sowerby Bridge – The Blind Pig
28th November Staffordshire – Ox Leathers
13th December Altrincham – The Market Tavern
19th December Newton Le Willows – The Griffin