Cast will release their new single ‘Time Bomb’ on Monday March 5th through Cast Records.  The single is taken from their forthcoming album, ‘Troubled Times’, which will be released the same day. Originally formed in 1992 from the ashes of two of the most legendary and lauded guitar bands of the time, The La’s and Shack, Cast released four albums (three of them top 10), and had ten top 10 singles. The second album also went platinum.



During that time, Noel Gallagher described watching the band as “a religious experience”, and at release ‘All Change’ was the highest biggest selling album of all time for Polydor.  After the band’s split, Power released three solo albums, and has played intermittently since 2005 with the reformed La’s. A decade later, and the original line-up of John Power (guitar/vocals), Liam ‘Skin’ Tyson (lead guitar), Pete Wilkinson (bass) and Keith O’Neill (drums) have reunited with original producer John Leckie (Stone Roses, Radiohead, The Fall) for ‘Troubled Times’.  The reinvigorated band have produced an album full of the anthemic and melodic songs for which they have always been loved by their fanbase. John Power says of the reformation:


“Getting back with the band and working with John Leckie again after all these years apart was just how I envisioned it when I started writing the songs for this album. Then it was all about putting into words what it was I was feeling, about all the things I was seeing all around me and troubled times is what we found.”


Cast have also confirmed a UK Tour for March and April 2012. The dates are as follows:




Thurs 1st                Nottingham                  Bodega

Mon 5th                  Bristol                           Louisiana

Weds 27th               Sheffield                       Leadmill

Thu 29th                  Newcastle                     02 Academy

Fri 30th                    Glasgow                        02 Academy

Sat 31st                    Liverpool                      University



Sun 1st                     Leamington Spa             Assembly

Tue 3rd                    Cambridge                     Junction

Wed 4th                   Manchester                    Academy

Thu 5th                    Birmingham                    02 Academy

Fri 6th                      London                           02 Shepherds Bush Empire



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