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

August 4, 2013, a year ago

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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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