KIRK BRANDON is the voice of Spear of Destiny, Theatre of Hate and Dead Men Walking. With over 15 studio albums and countless single releases, his career now spans well over 30 years. He has enjoyed worldwide success with all three of the above bands and is also a leader in every punk rock poll by being the singer and songwriter in The Pack.
Over the last 9 years, Kirk has released five solo acoustic studio albums (the “Dutch Masters” series) that have pulled tracks from all era’s of his career, these albums have also featured many of the people Kirk has worked with and collaborated with over the years including Derek Forbes (Simple Minds), Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats), Mike Peters (The Alarm) & Clint Boon (Inspiral Carpets).
The latest of these solo acoustic albums entitled “Dutch Masters Volume Five” has become, in it’s first year of release, the best seller in the series.
“DM5” features two outstanding Theatre of Hate interpretations, a James Bond theme and a Country and Western cover of a Ry Cooder tune !!!
Over the past 2 years Kirk has joined by master cello player Sam Sansbury both in the studio and at live shows. Two exceptionally received studio albums have been released “Cello Suites” Uno & Duo.
2017 has already seen shows take place in Austrailia and all across the Uk. In the run up to Christmas a final set of shows for 2017 will take place including the Vive Le Rock! Magazine Xmas Bash in London.
Expect some very special events that will feature all the hits and misses!!! including ‘Never Take Me Alive’, Do You Believe In The Westworld?’, ‘Worldservice’, ‘ So In Love With You’, ‘Young Men’, ‘Original Sin’.
2018 ‘akoustik’ Tour April
Wed 4th MANCHESTER Castle Hotel
Thu 5th BRIGHTON Prince Albert
Fri 6th YORK Fulford Arms
Sat 7th SHREWSBURY The Hive
Sun 8th NEWCASTLE-U-LYME The Rigger
Wed 11th WINCHESTER Railway Live
Thur 12th PORTSMOUTH Tea Tray Cafe
Fri 13th BRISTOL Thunderbolt
Sat 14th MARGATE Undercover Festival
Sun 15th LONDON Water Rats