EUROPE — A legendary name for a legendary band. Over three decades after they came together and dozens of millions albums sold, Joey Tempest(vocals), John Norum(guitars), Mic Michaeli(keyboards), John Leven(bass)and Ian Haugland(drums) are set to release their TENTH Studio album in March 2015.
WAR OF KINGS is released Worldwide on German based label UDR, with JVC Victor handling release in Japan. Produced by Dave Cobb, War of Kings has the sound and deep expression that only great musicians with experience can produce.
As Joey puts it "War Of Kings is the album we always wanted to make, ever since we were kids listening to bands like Zeppelin, Purple and Sabbath.“
War of Kings′ the album, featuring the title track as first single (released February 2nd) is unleashed on the public the day the WOK World tour starts —March 2nd 2015, with the band playing Dublin Ireland for the first time in 25 years. What a great way to kick it all off.
Joey Tempest: "Hey! We took the long road! But we wanted to re—establish Europe the proper way. It′s taken 10 years and countless tours since the reunion, but we′re finally getting there and we′ve done it our way!