GEP and IQ are really happy to announce the new IQ album ‘Resistance’, a brand new double album with over a hundred and five minutes of new music.

Michael Holmes:
“It’s taken a while for this album to develop, but to my mind that’s given it a nice ‘organic’ feel with some quite diverse atmospheres.

The initial idea for Resistance was to have a single CD with an accompanying ‘extras’ disc, but the closer it got to the release the more we felt that everything just gelled as a proper double album. That’s also meant we were able to give each track just the right amount of breathing space, whether that’s a three and a half minute thing or a more substantial twenty two minute ‘workout’.”

Available as a double CD and triple vinyl, ‘Resistance’ will be released on September 27th.

To promote the album IQ will be playing a series of dates in the UK and Europe commencing with a special ‘Album Launch Concert’ at Islington Assembly Hall, London on the 7th September.

Track list:

Disc 1
1. A Missile
2. Rise
3. Stay Down
4. Alampandria
5. Shallow Bay
6. If Anything
7. For Another Lifetime

Disc 2
1. The Great Spirit Way
2. Fire And Security
3. Perfect Space
4. Fallout

IQ are:
Paul Cook – drums
Neil Durant – keyboards
Tim Esau – bass
Mike Holmes – guitars
Peter Nicolls – vocals

Resistance tour dates:
Sept 7 Resistance launch gig, Islington Assembly Hall London, UK
Sept 20 Viften Copenhagen, Denmark
Sept 21 Fryshuset Klubben Stockholm, Sweden

Oct 11 CrossRoads Live Club Roma, Italy
Oct 12 Phenomenon Cavaglio D’agogna, Italy

Dec 6 The Legendary Christmas Bash @ The Garage London, UK
Dec 14 The Legendary Christmas Bash @ The Boerderij Zoetermeer, Netherlands

Jan 11 The Met Bury, UK
Jan 24 Colos-Saal Aschaffenburg, Germany
Jan 25 Turbinenhalle Oberhausen, Germany


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