Nik Turner, member of the great Hawkwind, is readying the release of a new disc with Space Gypsy, featuring members of his former band as well as Gong, UK SUBS, DIE KRUPPS, Chelsea and more. The release features the tracks "Time Crypt" and "Fallen Angel STS-51-L," both of which are available in video form below.
The release comes packaged with a set of North American dates as well, including a pair of stops at Saint Vitus on November 3
& 4 with openers Naam and Hedersleben. The focus will be on classic Hawkwind material and tickets are on sale for both Nov 3 and Nov 4.
UPDATE: The 11/4 Saint Vitus show is no longer happening.
This make TWO different Hawkwind-related tours coming through NYC this fall, with the second being Hawkwind's (or what's left of them) performance of Warrior on the Edge of Time at Gramercy Theater on October 13 with Perhaps (tickets).
All Nik Turner dates are listed, along with the song streams, below.
NIK TURNER'S SPACE RITUAL - 2013 TOUR DATES
October 9 - Eureka, CA - The Shanty
October 10 - Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios - Fall Into Darkness VII Fest
October 12 - Seattle, WA - Chop Suey
October 16 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge
October 19 - St Paul, MN - Turf Club
October 20 - Milwaukee, WI - Cactus Club
October 21 - Chicago, IL - Reggie's
October 24 - Pittsburgh, PA - Brillo Box
October 25 - Toronto, ON - Mod Club
October 29 - Boston, MA - Middle East Upstairs
October 30 - New Haven, CT - BAR (free show)
October 31 - Easthampton, MA - Flywheel
November 2 - Philadelphia, PA - Philamoca
November 3 - Brooklyn, NY - Saint Vitus Bar
November 5 - Charlotte, NC - Tremont Music Hall
November 7 - Atlanta, GA - The Earl
November 10 - Austin, TX - Fun Fun Fun Nites
November 14 - Phoenix, AZ - Rhythm Room
November 15 - San Diego, CA - The Casbah
November 17 - Oakland, CA - The Uptown