Dreadzone come to Bournemouth in March as part of their 30th anniversary tour

Dreadzone come to Bournemouth in March as part of their 30th anniversary tour

Celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year, electronic pioneers Dreadzone have announced a new show, coming to Bournemouth’s The Old Fire Station on 24 March. 

In 2022, Dreadzone re-focussed their show after MC Spee was forced to step back from touring and they explored different aspects of their history and catalogue ahead of their 30th anniversary this year. With a reconfigured line-up for 2023, the band’s live shows will feature core members Greg Dread and original bassmaster Leo Williams, plus legendary reggae vocalist Earl 16, as well as Bazil on technology and Blake Robert (Greg’s son) on guitar.

Dreadzone has a loyal and ever growing fanbase due in part to their storming and energetic live shows. They have been releasing albums and progressively bettering, refining and perfecting their own unique and inimitable take on dub since their inception in 1993. They opened the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury in 1994 and began to bring their unique blend of electro, dub and reggae to a wider audience, going on to chart several singles including their Top 20 hit ‘Little Britain’. Their last studio album ‘Dread Times’, released on their own Dubwiser label, stormed into the Top 40 UK Official Album Charts on release. 

Praised as a “feast of bass heavy dubwise danceability” by Clash, it marked the first time the band had charted in over 20 years and testifies to their enduring popularity. 

With plans for their 30th Anniversary firmly underway, standby for more news soon about a new studio album later in the year too.

Tickets are on sale now and priced at £28.15+BF, available from: academymusicgroup.com/o2academybournemouth/events/1402007/dreadzone-tickets

W/ www.dreadzone.com 

f/ www.facebook.com/dradzone

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