Virgil & The Accelerators are set to release a brand new studio album “Army of Three” on Monday 6th October via Mystic Records. The band will support the release of the album with the single and accompanying promo video “All Night Long”.
The new album dovetails Virgil & The Accelerators’ nationwide UK tour which starts on 29th September at the Borderline, London.
Army of Three is the band’s second studio album produced by the legendary Chris Tsangarides (Gary Moore, Thin Lizzy, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest). The new album follows 2011’s critically acclaimed debut album “The Radium” which claimed a Best Of Year spot in Classic Rock magazine’s year round-up.
Virgil And The Accelerators (L-R): Gabriel McMahon (drums), Virgil McMahon (guitar, vocals), Jack Alexander Timmis (bass). Photo Credit: © Will Ireland
“The Radium” was also voted No.2 in the coveted USA Magazine Blues Rock Review Top 20 Albums of 2011, alongside many 5 star reviews. That’s no mean feat, considering the band were only teenagers when they recorded the album.
“The Radium was pretty much a live studio recording,” reflects Virgil. “On Army of Three we wanted the production values, but we didn’t’t want to compromise the raw energy of our live sound. I think the new songs really show a lot more maturity and growth.”
“Chris Tsangarides has an excellent track record,” continues Virgil. “He’s an easy guy to work with. He helped us keep our own sound and explore bigger production. What we do appeals to a rock and blues audience. Blues rock is the most accurate way to describe our music.” View full article »