Phil Campbell and The Bastard Sons: announce special UK Motörhead tour

Back in 2019, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons announced that they were going to bring a very special Motörhead set to major festivals across Europe. Unfortunately, the pandemic prevented those special shows from happening… until NOW! The band have decided to bring these special sets to the UK for a tour in May. That’s right, the legendary Motörhead guitarist of over 30 years will rekindle the spirit of his old band, and bring the songs back to life alongside his three sons and newly recruited honorary bastard lead vocalist Joel Peters.

Phil Campbell stated,
“Looking forward to SLAMMING out some Motörhead classics to make your ears bleed one more time.”

Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons – plays Motörhead!
07 May  Merthyr Tydfil – Redhouse Cymru
08 May  Blackpool  – Waterloo Music Bar
10 May  Newcastle – Cluny
11 May   Edinburgh – La Belle Angele
12 May   Leeds – Key Club
13 May   Stoke – Sugarmill
16 May   Derby – Hairy Dog
17 May   Manchester – Club Academy
18 May   London – 02 Academy Islington
20 May   Oxford – 02 Academy 2
21 May   Bradford – Nightrain

The band’s latest album We’re The Bastards was released 2020, and is available to purchase on various formats at:

Listen to ‘Son Of A Gun’ here:
Listen to ‘Born To Roam’ here:
Listen to ‘We’re The Bastards’ here:

Formed in the aftermath of Motörhead’s dissolution, following the death of Lemmy Kilmister in 2016, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons were always going to draw a crowd at any discerning rock or metal festival. Led by one of the genre’s most respected guitarists and completed by his sons Todd (guitar), Tyla (bass) and Dane (drums), and new front-man Joel Peters, the band emerged onto the 2017 touring circuit powered by a huge amount of goodwill, a smattering of Motörhead covers and a handful of new songs that crackled with passion and swagger. Landing themselves a prestigious support slot on Guns N’ Roses 2017 summer stadium run, the Bastard Sons hit the ground running.

Fast forward to now and, just like everyone else, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons had to cancel a lot of carefully-laid plans over the past two years, when the global pandemic descended on us all. But as if to confirm their absolute dedication to blowing people’s heads off with thunderous rock’n’roll, the band refused to cancel plans to record a follow-up to their widely lauded debut. Recorded and engineered during lockdown by guitarist Todd Campbell, the second Bastard Sons album is the tonic people needed. It’s called We’re The Bastards and it’s bigger, better, and even more raucously uplifting than its predecessor. In fact, it’s the sound of a great band hitting their stride and buzzing with confidence.

Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons are:
Phil Campbell | Guitar
Todd Campbell | Guitar
Tyla Campbell | Bass
Dane Campbell | Drums
Joel Peters | Vocals

Connect with the band, here.

Live photo – credit Rob Wilkins at Celtography

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