Monday, February 6, 2017

Cheap Trick recording new album

Cheap Trick have confirmed plans for a new album in 2017.

“We've been in the studio working on a new album,” revealed the group Monday on Twitter. “Hope to have completed by Spring and released at the beginning of Summer 2017.”

The project marks the follow-up to 2016’s “Bang Zoom Crazy…Hello”, which delivered the Rockford, IL band’s first studio release in seven years and their first without drummer Bun E Carlos, who left Cheap Trick’s touring lineup in 2010 and was replaced by guitarist Rick Nielsen’s son Daxx.

The 2016 album was released in sync with the group’s induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

Just days after the Rock Hall ceremony in New York, Cheap Trick recorded a live show at the city’s Melrose Ballroom that recently premiered on season 7 of the PBS series Front And Center; watch the full broadcast here.

Cheap Trick are currently playing dates across the US and will join Foreigner on their 40th anniversary tour of North America this summer and Nickelback on the road this fall.

See also:

VIDEO: Watch Cheap Trick perform on Front And Center
AUDIO: Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos covers Paul Revere & The Raiders classic
VIDEO: Cheap Trick performs on Audience Network concert series
AUDIO: Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos previews solo album debut
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