hard rock giants TEN are returning with what is already being
acclaimed as the best album in their history. ‘ALBION’ is the
title of the album, the term being the earliest documented name for the
collective British Isles from the time of Queen Boadicia.
is fine collection of songs steeped in all the trademark essences associated
with the band and is instantly recognisable as TEN. This is
classic TEN in every sense of the phrase.
European based label ROCKTOPIA RECORDS are proud that this
album will carry their prestigious RTP001 catalogue number. In
an exciting development, Gary Hughes and the guys have been so
productive over the past year that ‘ALBION’ will actually be
the first of a two album release situation on ROCKTOPIA. The
second, as yet untitled album, to be released early next year. A schedule not
unlike the historical situation when TEN was born, releasing
their debut ‘Ten’ and ‘The Name Of The Rose’
in quick succession.
collection of songs on ‘ALBION’ are destined to
become Melodic Hard Rock Anthems. The Official Release Date for
‘ALBION’ is November 21st Worldwide.
be Pre-Releasing the Album to Direct Sales, only
in Europe and America, from
Monday 27th October. This follows TEN‘s
Friday 24th October Firefestappearance where the album will be
previewed and the first CD copies will be available. ‘ALBION’
will also represent another first for TEN with the release of
a limited edition double gatefold vinyl album including many
collectable items which will be an absolute must-have for fans of the band.
name TEN is synonymous with some of the music genre’s most
striking album sleeves. In keeping with this TEN tradition the
artwork this time is provided by the exceptionally talented Gaetano Di
Falco.‘ALBION’ is produced by Gary
Hughes and once again mixed and mastered by Dennis
is an exciting era for TEN. It features all the familiar faces
and one or two new ones who have integrated seamlessly, embellishing
the TEN sound and taking things to yet another
level. TEN are definitely firing on all cylinders.
all lovers of fine Melodic Hard Rock the wait is finally