[224] Fibbers, 14/10/2016, York, GB


Balaam & The Angel
Skeletal Family

EXCLUSIVE UK SHOWS WITH ORIGINAL LINE-UP AS EVER – celebrating thirty years of ‘The Greatest Story Ever Told’ album played in full plus singles and rarities. Each night will be unique with a slightly different setlist!

BALAAM AND THE ANGEL formed Birmingham ’84 by Scottish-born Morris brothers — vocalist/bassist Mark, drummer Des and guitarist Jim and found themselves affiliated with the goth rock movement after a series of opening dates for the Cult.

After founding their own label, Chapter 22 Records, and releasing debut EP, Love Me, the subsequent Day and Night brought the group to the attention of Virgin, who issued The Greatest Story Ever Told in 1987.

After support tours with Iggy Pop and Kiss, the group resurfaced with second guitarist Ian McKean in 1988 with the harder-edged Live Free or Die to be followed by Days of Madness.

And Balaam said unto the angel of the Lord, I have sinned; for I knew not that thou stoodest in the way against me: now therefore, if it displease thee, I will get me back again…