Wille & The Bandits Release New Album ‘Paths’ on Feb 1 17/10/2018 4 THE NEW ALBUM “PATHS” RELEASED FRIDAY 1ST FEBRUARY 2019 PRE-ORDER: WILLEANDTHEBANDITS.COM “FIND MY WAY” SINGLE RELEASE FRIDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2018 AVAILABLE AS GRAT TRACK WHEN PRE-ORDERING THE ALBUM MARCH 2019 UK TOUR SPECIAL GUESTS: RAINBREAKERS TICKETS ON SALE WEDNESDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2018 FROM WILLEANDTHEBANDITS.COM Wille & The Bandits will release their new album “Paths” on Friday 1st February 2019, encapsulating the excitement and gusto of rock’n’roll. The album is a breath of fresh air challenging the listener while embracing technology and instrumental possibilities that are afforded to musicians in current times. The new album will be released by Fat Toad Records and distributed by Proper. To support the release of their new album Wille & The Bandits will tour the UK in March 2019. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday 17th October from www.willeandthebandits.com. The band will also release “Find May Way”- the first single taken from the new album, on Friday 19th October. “I feel that we have finally managed to capture the various soundscapes and unusual instrumentation of our sound on one album without losing the raw, live energy of WATB” – Wille Edwards (Lead Vocals, Guitars) Wille & The Bandits manage to encompass musical diversity which makes their music so appealing. The band adopts the musical essence, nostalgia and discovery of the late 60’s and 70’s and mix Rock and Roll with a more modern approach, combining elements of world music, dance music and hip-hop creating something truly unique. “An eclectic blend of our sounds and influences that sums up the musical diversity of the band” – Andrew Naumann (Beats Master) Wille & The Bandits have toured with bands and musicians such as Deep Purple, Status Quo, Joe Bonamassa, the Jon Butler Trio and Warren Haynes. In 2014 the band was voted in the Top Ten bands to see at Glastonbury. They also played the Isle of Wight festival as well as at the London Olympics, picked to play by being voted one of UK’s best Live acts. Other festival appearances include Boardmasters and several festivals in Europe. “Wille is a superb slide player, I love what these guys are doing.” – Joe Bonamassa “One of the best live acts in the country.” – Daily Telegraph “Socially aware lyrics and planet hopping instrumentation makes for the most refreshing sound heard in ages.” – Classic Rock Magazine “In the top ten must see live bands at Glastonbury festival.” – BBC Radio 1 Photo Credit: © Yann Charles Photo Credit: © Yann Charles “From the slide-driven Allmans influence to sounds like Free, they play with a dynamic energy and have built an enviable live reputation.” – Uncut “Can compete with anyone in the headbanging stakes.“ – Mojo “We’re talking about the quality of Lynyrd Skynyrd or Bad Company here. This is quite simply one of the albums of the year. It’s THAT good.” – Rock Society “”Steal””” is a stunning album. The Bandits have taken blues-rock, dusted it off and freshened it up.” – Buzz Magazine “Paths” Album Tracklisting 1. One Way (3:13) 2. Make Love (3:39) 3. Victim of the Night (4:57) 4. Four Million Days (5:10) 5. Chakra (4:33) 6. Keep it on the Down-low (4:04) 7. Judgement Day (3:44) 8. How Long (5:17) 9. Find My Way (3:22) 10. Watch You Grow (5:13) 11. Retribution (4:54) Photo Credit: © Yann Charles Photo Credit: © Yann Charles MARCH 2019 UK TOUR SPECIAL GUESTS: RAINBREAKERS TICKETS ON SALE WEDNESDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2018 FROM WILLEANDTHEBANDITS.COM Ropetackle, Shoreham Wednesday 6th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter Little High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN43 5EG https://ropetacklecentre.co.uk Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff Thursday 7th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram 11 Womanby St, Cardiff CF10 1BR https://clwb.net The Junction, Plymouth Friday 8th March 2019 Facebook 6 Mutley Plain, Plymouth PL4 6LA www.facebook.com/mutleyjunction Thekla, Bristol Saturday 9th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram The Grove, East Mud Dock, Bristol BS1 4RB www.theklabristol.co.uk The Bodega, Nottingham Wednesday 13th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter 23 Pelham St, Nottingham NG1 2ED www.bodeganottingham.com O2 Academy 2, Liverpool Thursday 14th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram 11-13 Hotham St, Liverpool L3 5UF www.academymusicgroup.com/o2academyliverpool O2 Academy 2, Sheffield Friday 15th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram 37-43 Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PN www.academymusicgroup.com/o2academysheffield The Continental, Preston Saturday 16th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter South Meadow Lane, Preston PR1 8JP http://newcontinental.net Victoria Hall, Settle Sunday 17th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter Kirkgate, Settle BD24 9DZ www.settlevictoriahall.org.uk Fibbers, York Tuesday 19th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter 3-5 Toft Green, York YO1 6JT www.fibbers.co.uk The Hug & Pint, Glasgow Wednesday 20th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram 171 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9AW www.thehugandpint.com Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh Thursday 21st March 2019 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram 19a W Register St, Edinburgh EH2 2AA www.thevoodoorooms.com O2 Academy 2, Newcastle Friday 22nd March 2019 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SW www.academymusicgroup.com/o2academynewcastle Top Secret, Scarborough Saturday 23rd March 2019 Facebook Scarborough Spa Complex, South Bay, Scarborough, YO11 2HD http://scarboroughbluesfestival.org.uk Junction 2, Cambridge Sunday 24th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram Clifton Way, Cambridge CB1 7GX www.junction.co.uk The Waterfront, Norwich Wednesday 27th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram 139-141 King St, Norwich NR1 1QH http://waterfrontnorwich.webflow.io O2 Academy 3, Birmingham Thursday 28th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram 16-18 Horse Fair, Birmingham B1 1DB www.academymusicgroup.com/o2academybirmingham O2 Academy 2, Oxford Friday 29th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram 190 Cowley Rd, Oxford OX4 1UE www.academymusicgroup.com/o2academyoxford O2 Academy 2 Islington, London Saturday 30th March 2019 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram 16 Parkfield St, London N1 0PS www.academymusicgroup.com/o2academyislington Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... 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