KAINE TOUR PREPARATIONS BEGIN TODAY

We will begin our tour rehearsals today at Unit One, Colchester. We will be putting together the set list for the tour today and look to get ourselves in the best possible playing shape for the run of gigs. On Friday we played our very last local show before heading out on tour.

We will be supporting Chris Holmes on this forthcoming tour. Chris is famous for being the original guitar player in W.A.S.P and played on all their classic albums. His set will comprise his own material as well as classic W.A.S.P songs. Tickets are limited and available to order from the links below:

  • June 16th, 2023 – The Patriot, Crumlin (Buy Tickets)
  • June 17th, 2013 – The Tivoli Venue, Buckley (Buy Tickets)
  • June 18th, 2023 – Bannermans, Edinburgh (Buy Tickets)
  • June 22nd, 2023 – Trillian’s, Newcastle (Buy Tickets) *
  • June 23rd, 2023 – The Black Prince, Northampton (Buy Tickets) (Buy VIP)
  • June 24th, 2023 – Boston Arms Music Room, London (Buy Tickets)
  • June 25th, 2023 – The Waterloo, Blackpool (Buy Tickets)

TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR CHRIS HOLMES MEAN MAN (EX W.A.S.P) AND KAINE UK TOUR 2023

  • June 16th, 2023 – The Patriot, Crumlin (Buy Tickets)
  • June 17th, 2023 – The Tivoli Venue, Buckley (Buy Tickets)
  • June 18th, 2023 – Bannermans, Edinburgh (Buy Tickets)
  • June 22nd, 2023 – Trillian’s, Newcastle (Buy Tickets)
  • June 23rd, 2023 – The Black Prince, Northampton (Buy Tickets) (Buy VIP)
  • June 24th, 2023 – Boston Arms Music Room, London (Buy Tickets)
  • June 25th, 2023 – The Waterloo, Blackpool (Buy Tickets)

SD Entertainment is delighted to announce that the ‘Chris Holmes Mean Man’ 65 Tour will visit seven venues across the UK in June 2023. The tour goes on sale Friday 10 February 2023 at 9am, tickets direct from the venue box offices. This tour marks not only Chris’ anticipated return to the UK but also celebrates his 65th birthday with very special VIP tickets available for an exclusive pre show birthday party available for the show in Northampton on 25 June! Support will come from Kaine on all dates.

Chris’ guitar work is synonymous with W.A.S.P.’s first four studio albums including ‘W.A.S.P.’, ‘The Last Command’,‘ Inside The Electric Circus’ and ‘The Headless Children’. He left W.A.S.P. in 1991 before re-joining, once again as lead guitarist, in 1995 remaining until 2001. In this time he played on two studio albums including ‘Kill F£@% Die’ and ‘Helldorado’ He can also be heard on 1987’s ‘Live. . . In The Raw’.

Since 2019, he has recruited new members for his band. Taking lead on the original W.A.S.P. material is Oliver Tindall, with Lex Gifford on bass [both coming from the band Wicked Jackals].Stephen Jackson on drums [from Heart Break Remedy] has been Chris ‘partner in crime for almost four years.

Chris will be performing a mix of W.A.S.P. classics along with his own original material including tracks from his latest album ‘Unbearable Influence’ which was released in September 2021.

“Man, I’d such a great time in UK last November and the fans are amazing. They love me and I love them so I wanna’ celebrate my birthday by giving back to them and celebrating with them. See you on the road!”

Chris Holmes

Chris Holmes is an enduring talent who has carved his own niche in rock ‘n’ roll history – don’t miss these very special celebratory dates.

Kaine is a young Heavy Metal band from Essex, England inspired by bands such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Metallica, Megadeth, Saxon and more having recently toured with American Metal legends Lillian Axe and Riot Act (ex-Riot) as well as previously supporting American Thrash legends Mordred, and Monument (ex-White Wizard) on tours in years previous. They will be performing songs from their new album After Extinction.

KAINE TO TOUR IN SUPPORT OF W.A.S.P GUITAR LEGEND CHRIS HOLMES – MEAN MAN IN JUNE

We are delighted to announce that we will be touring in support of Chris Holmes – Mean Man in June! Chris Holmes is a legendary American guitarist and was a founding member of 80’s Metal legends W.A.S.P, appearing on their self-titled debut album, The Last Command, Inside the Electric Circus, and The Headless Children, he also appeared on later albums Kill F£@% Die and Helldorado.

Tickets will go on sale Friday for:

KAINE COMING TO BLACKPOOL AND NUNEATON IN 2021 – MORE DATES ANNOUNCED

Kaine have been added to two more NWOBHM events for 2021. These include the bands first ever appearance at the Layton Institute, in Blackpool and their return to the Queens Hall, Nuneaton at the end of the year. There are more dates to be announced and more details to be added.

  • May 22nd, 2021  – The Music Room, Ipswich [Tickets]
  • June 25th, 2021 – Hanger 18, Swansea [Tickets]
  • July 9th, 2021 – The Victoria Bikers Pub, Coalville [Tickets]
  • July 14th, 2021 – CODA, Colchester [Tickets]
  • August 28th, 2021 – TBA
  • October 1st, 2021 – The Victoria Bikers Pub, Coalville [Tickets]
  • October 2nd, 2021 – TBA
  • October 18th, 2021 – The Layton Institute, Blackpool
  • October 23rd, 2021 – The Victoria Bikers Pub, Coalville [Tickets]
  • October 30th, 2021 – Leo’s Red Lion, Gravesend
  • October 31st, 2021 – Trillian’s, Newcastle
  • December 23rd, 2021 – The Queens Hall, Nuneaton