2014 – The Year Of Declaration

What a year 2013 has been. My first thoughts are of being on stage at last January’s Gathering with everyone as close to the stage

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Britain Against Cancer

Love Hope Strength @ Britain Against Cancer Love Hope Strength UK was present at the Britain Against Cancer Conference 2014 that took place in Central

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The Gathering 2014 - The Alarm Mike Peters

The Gathering 2014 – Set List?

The Gathering 2014 -  Set List? As the countdown to The Gathering 2014 (January 31st - February 2nd 2014) continues, Mike Peters has begun to turn his attention towards the set ...

Declaration London – Sold Out

The Mike Peters Declaration show at London O2 Islington Academy has completely sold out. Mike Peters / Alarm fans who are intending to visit other shows on the tour are being further ...

Christmas Declaration 2013

Mike Peters - The Alarm - Christmas Declaration 2013 The Alarm.com is pleased to announce details of the latest releases for the holiday season. 'Abide With Us' - The Alarm live ...
Mike Peters Norway 2013

Mike Peters – Norway 2013

Mike Peters will make his now annual trip to Bergen in Norway to play 'Sammenkomsten'. Over two nights at the Madam Felle venue on Friday / Saturday December 20th and 21st ...

Declaration Glasgow – Sold Out

The Mike Peters Declaration show at King Tuts in Glasgow has completely sold out almost four months in advance. Mike Peters / Alarm fans who are intending to visit other shows ...

Dewi Sant Rocks – Sold Out

Mike Peters will make a very special local appearance at Ysgol Dewi Sant, Rhyl, North Wales, November 29th for Dewi Sant Rocks (Sold Out). Dewi Sant Rocks is an acoustic concert ...

Mike Peters – Light Of Day

Mike Peters will make a special guest appearance at the Light Of Day (Wales), Benefit Concert (Parkinson's Disease), at the Tape Community Arts Centre, Berthes Road, Old Colwyn, North Wales ...

James Stevenson – Guitar Player

James recently had a feature in the premiere Guitarists magazine, Guitar Player. There is now an online version which are are pleased to share with all Alarm fans. www.guitarplayer.com
Mike Peters - Declaration 2014 Wales

Mike Peters – Declaration Wales

Mike Peters Declaration Tour is proud to announce the following shows in Wales. Fri Feb 21st –     Wrexham Central Station    01978 358780 -  www.centralstationvenue.com Fri Feb 28th –     Neath Gwyn Hall                 0300 ...

Mike Peters – Declaration Scotland

Mike Peters Declaration Tour is proud to announce the following three shows in Scotland. Feb. 22nd Edinburgh Liquid Rooms Mar. 29th Glasgow King Tuts Mar. 30th Aberdeen Lemon Tree Tickets for these new dates ...
Mike Peters Big Country

Mike Peters – Big Country

JOURNEY n. pl. jour·neys A: The act of traveling from one place to another; a trip. I'm sure you will all have read, as I have, the postings on the Big Country Facebook ...

Declaration Tour – New Dates Added

Mike Peters Declaration Tour has been extended to include the following venues around the UK. More dates will be added including Scotland and South Wales very soon. Tickets for these new dates ...

Mike Peters – Declaration UK Tour 2014

Feb. 14th Liverpool O2 Academy Feb. 16th Oxford O2 Academy Mar. 05th Birmingham O2 Academy Mar. 06th Sheffield O2 Academy Mar. 07th London Islington O2 Academy Tickets for all dates are on sale now at ...

Mission To Israel – Day Five – Nazareth

It's another early start for the Love Hope Strength team. It's Sunday but here in Tel Aviv it is the equivalent of Monday morning back home and so there is ...
Day Four Mission To Israel

Mission To Israel – Day Four – Sea Of Galilee

My alarm clock has never been worked as hard as it is here in Tel Aviv. At 8.00 am Jules and I are waiting outside the hotel and within seconds ...
Mike Peters - Declaration - Iridium, New York, Saturday, March 15th 2014.

Mike Peters – Live In NYC 2014

Mike Peters Presents The Alarm 'Declaration' 30th Anniversary. One night // Two Shows. Live in New York at Iridium 1650, Broadway. Saturday 15th March 2014. [First performance at 2000. Second performance at ...
Mission To Israel - Day Three

Mission To Israel – Day Three – Tel Aviv

Today begins at the more respectable hour of 10 o'clock and our first meeting of the day is with Miri Ziv of the Israeli Cancer Association at the Eretz Israel ...
Mission To Israel - Day Two

Mission To Israel – Day Two – Jerusalem

The light of the Golden City pours into the room at an altogether unholy hour… We have a meeting at 8 o'clock (6.00 AM for us technically), so we fight ...

Mission To Israel – Day One – Arrival

Touchdown in Ben Gurion, Tel Aviv airport was greeted with a spontaneous round of applause from all the on board passengers (which is something I have not experienced since my ...
Mission To Israel

Mike Peters-LHS Mission to Israel

MISSION TO ISRAEL On Wednesday October 2nd 2013, I will be travelling to Israel to give my support to an incredible lady named Dr. Amal Bishara who has been single-handedly ...

68@30 – Young Guns Go For It!

Thirty years ago, on September 21 1983, The Alarm performed for the very first time on UK television show Top Of The Pops. 'Sixty Eight Guns' was in the UK ...

Snowdon Rocked!

The summit of Snowdon: Here you are nearer to Heaven "Copa'r Wyddfa: yr ydych chwi, yma, Yn nes at y nefoedd" On Saturday September 14th 2013, 200 trekkers, on behalf of ...
Mike Peters Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis Rocks – With Rainbows

On Saturday September 7th 2013, on our second annual climb to the summit of Ben Nevis, a brave team of LHS trekkers set off to conquer Ben Nevis on behalf ...

68 Guns – 30th Anniversary Release

'Sixty Eight Guns Will Never Die' - The Alarm's evergreen 1983 single will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its original release on September 12th 2013. To mark the occasion, lead ...

Ben Nevis Registration Still Open

Due to a flurry of last-minute registrations for this weekend's Love Hope Strength charity fundraising event, Ben Nevis Rocks, it has been decided to keep the registration open until mid-day ...
Smiley Interview

Video Interview with Smiley

A great video interview with Smiley whilst out on the road with Archive. The article on the WikiDrummers website is in 3 parts, click here to view.

Craig Adams on Mission Tour

Alarm bassist, Craig Adams is currently on tour with The Mission in the USA. The band are on tour promoting a brand new album 'The Brightest Light' and after the dates ...

My LHS Story – Susan Striffolino

The story of Susan Striffolino and her LHS jouney is inspiring and heartwarming. Why not check out the LHS website and read Susan's amazing story. Click here for Susan's story
Mike Peters and James Chippendale

LHS – Cyber Get Together

Join Love Hope Strength Founders Mike Peters and James Chippendale live on Facebook this Sunday at 1400 (GMT) / 7.00 PM (EST), for a cyber get together of all Love ...

Mike Peters CBGB’s Interview

Mike Peters, sat down with CBGBs media team last year at the CBGB festival. Vinyl premiered at the festival last year. Thanks to the CBGB facebook page for posting this, and why ...

Mike Peters NY ‘SOLD OUT’

We are very pleased to announce that Mike will be returning to the NY area for a very special solo show at Page One in Glen Cove, NY on Monday ...
Mike Peters

Mike Peters Blog – Updated

Mike Peters In America - Someone to Live For Mike Peters personal blog about his adventures in the USA has just been updated to include  the run through Texas which featured ...
Mike Peters Billboard

Cancer Fighter – Mike Peters

"Knowing that each one of our gigs has the potential to save lives is very humbling," Plant says of Peters' bone marrow registration booths at concerts Mike Peters, ...
Mike Peters Nick Harper

Devil’s Den-Ben Nevis-Snowdon

Greetings from Canada. I'm sat in the hotel lobby in Montreal, Canada and about to enter the final month of this long and adventurous tour with Big Country. I'm really looking forward ...
Mike Peters

Mike Peters Acoustic – Florida

Mike Peters will play an opening slot acoustic set with Cherie Curie (Lead singer of The Runaways), on August 29th at the Harriet Himmel Theater @ Cityplace in West Palm ...
Mike Peters - Blog

Mike Peters Blog – Updated

Mike Peters In America - Someone to Live For Mike Peters personal blog about his adventures in the USA has just been updated up to include  the July 10th Aspen show ...


Being born into a large family, music was always going to play a pivotal role in my upbringing through exposure to my sisters Elvis Pressley records and my brothers incessant ...
Love Hope Strength at Rewind in Scotland

Love Hope Strength @ Rewind this weekend

Love Hope Strength is proud to announce that we will be hosting a LHS stall and running a donor drive throughout the Rewind Festival in Scotland this weekend. A big thank ...
The Gathering Images The Alarm

Gathering – New Look Photo Files

Check out the new 'easier on the eye' layouts of all our recent Mike Peters / Alarm / Gathering photo collections on Flickr. Most of the shots were taken by our ...

Vinyl – DVD / iTunes Release Now

VINYL - The Movie based on Mike Peters and The Alarm's rock and roll hoax of 2004 is available to order now on iTunes UK and Sky Box Office. The actual DVD itself ...

James Stevenson News

Back on the Road. James Stevenson is hitting the road for a world tour with The Cult! Previously with the band in the mid-nighties, James will be taking on the Rhythm guitar ...

Smiley – Out on The Road

Over the summer and autumn, Smiley is out on the road. He has 32 European festivals with Archive and the during Sept-Dec he is on the road in the UK with ...

Mike Peters – On The Air [Part 2]

Mike Peters Interview @ KX935 Mike Peters was recently interviewed at length by Martin Hanlin (Founder member of The Silencers who toured with The Alarm in 1987/88), for KX 93.5 Radio ...

Mike Peters – Solo in Austin, TX

Mike Peters is to perform a one off solo acoustic show in Austin, Texas on Monday, July 15th. The show will take place as part of Live Vibe's Sideshow Confessional Concert ...
Mike Peters Interview

Mike Peters – On The Air [Part 1]

Mike Peters Interview @ KX935 Mike Peters was recently interviewed at length by Martin Hanlin (Who was a founder member of The Silencers who toured with The Alarm in 1987/88), for ...

Reasons To Stay Alive

Read this amazing piece about Mike Peters, Big Country and Love Hope Strength in the Huffington Post by Kristi York Wooten. Videos included...Read, Watch, Share!
Mike Peters Blog Site

MP In America. Read All About It.

Mike Peters has created a Daily Blog site featuring diary entries from the US tour he is currently undertaking with Big Country. The blog captures intimate and candid insights into ...
Mike Peters and Willie Nile

American Ride

Mike Peters fans in the UK should be on the look out for the latest edition of Uncut Magazine as the cover mount CD features a Willie Nile recording of ...

Mike Peters Press

As Mike Peters and the Big Country boys hit Denver ahead of the show at Marquis Theater, there's a great article in the Denver press about Mike's cancer battle and ...

Mike Peters, 21st Century Interview

1. First off, how are you feeling these days? I’m feeling as good as I could hope to be. I recently became very ill again during The Alarm ‘Vinyl’ tour but ...

Mike Peters – Backpacker Hero

Mike Peters appears in the latest edition of the USA's Backpacker Magazine. www.backpacker.com This weekend Mike Peters will undertake his first trek on US soild when he takes part in the ...
Mike Peters Interview

Mike Peters – The Interview

An in depth interview with Mike Peters will begin serialisation at the official Alarm facebook page from Monday. An extract from the interview will appear every day before the complete ...

LHS Parliamentary Donor Drive

Mike Peters, the Love Hope Strength Foundation and Delete Blood Cancer, along with MP's Chris Ruane and Mark Tami have just completed the first donor drive for UK MP's and ...

Vinyl – The Movie, Pre-Order

RELEASED ON DVD JULY 15th 2013 [Europe Only] After a swathe of excellent Britsh media reviews 'Vinyl - The Movie' is to be released in Europe on DVD this July 15th ...
Photo Taken by Mark Brzezicki 2013

Jules Peters – My Journey with MP

My Journey with Mike by Jules Jones Peters 2013 I'm sat on a train whizzing through the English countryside, on my way to the BIg Country  Forum show in  London and reflecting ...

1983 : The Alarm Wake Up America On Tour With U2

To Celebrate the anniversary of The Alarm's first ever gig in America on June 1st 1983 at the San Francisco Civic. 21st Century's intrepid reporter Steve Fulton revisited the period and ...

LHS To Host Parliamentary Donor Drive

Mike Peters Calling : Please Read This On June 4th 2013, myself and Love Hope Strength Foundation in partnership with Delete Blood Cancer UK are hosting a stem cell donor recruitment ...

The Alarm – Rock The Philippines

Mike Peters and The Alarm turned in a stellar performance at the Mall Of Asia Arena in Manila recently. The audience were totally overwhelmed by the band's high powered rock ...
Mike Peters Backstage at Bochum Zeche

Follow Mike Peters ‘Journey’

Follow Mike Peters on his Journey with Big Country across Europe here. Mike Peters, the band and crew are snapping away on their smartphone cameras to produce a Big Country ...

Win Tickets – Big Country London

Calling all Alarm Fans Click here to win free tickets to see Mike Peters perform with Big Country at the London Forum on June 2nd 2013. This will be the last chance ...
Dave Rowley

My Alarm Story – Dave Rowley

Born a Rocker rising out of the embers of NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) I started playing in bands…heads down no nonsense mindless boogie …spandex, studs and big ...

Vail Rocks with Mike Peters

VAIL ROCKS 2013 with Mike Peters and Big Country. This summer on June 14th / 15th I will be taking part in my first Love Hope Strength climb on American soil ...

Gathering 22 – Tickets On Sale

THE GATHERING 22 Friday 31st of January, Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd February 2014 Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales LL30 1BB THE GATHERING - A NEW CHAPTER IN THE BOOK OF OUR LIVES A New ...
The Alarm in Manila

The Alarm in Manila

The Alarm are currently in Manila for two shows with "Modern English". The main show at the Mall of Asia Arena was a stormer...and we have official photos available soon. But the ...

The Journey Has Just Begun

My latest 'Journey' with Big Country began in earnest last night at a packed out ABC in Glasgow. It was another heart in the mouth beginning to a tour which ...

Big Country – Mike’s Journey

I am proud to announce that a new Big Country album - 'The Journey' will be released next week on April 8th (Cherry Red) in the UK and April 30th ...

Mike Peters – Nantwich Festival

Mike Peters was back playing solo at the weekend as one of the main acts at The Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival. Now in it's 17th year, the festival, organised ...

Tour Photos & Vinyl Premiere

Mike Peters, The Alarm, The Alarm Crew and The MPO would like to thank everyone who came out to the shows on The Vinyl Tour and Vinyl Screenings. The shows, which ...

Vinyl News in the Papers

The 'Vinyl' film has hit the film news in some of today's paper press. The Sun, The Daily Star and The Express all have glowing reviews. Daily Star, p.41 7/10 ...

Vinyl Premiere News

Last night saw the stars of the film Vinyl, Mike Peters & The Alarm, some rock 'n' roll luminaries and fans of the band converge on The Empire Leicester Square ...

Cardiff Vinyl Q&A with Dave Owens

Special Vinyl Screenings for Alarm Fans in Cardiff with Journalist, Dave Owens Dave Owens is arts correspondent for Media Wales - covering the Welsh entertainment scene for the South Wales Echo, ...
Free Rock n Roll

Special Vinyl Screenings for Alarm Fans

Special Vinyl Screenings for Alarm Fans on Vinyl Tour! Showcase Cinemas! MPO is delighted to announce that in conjunction with Showcase Cinemas, special screenings of Vinyl and Q&A with Mike Peters ...

Vinyl Dispatch!!

MPO is delighted to announce that the soundtrack to Vinyl is now being dispatched! Copies of Vinyl can be ordered in the store Watch your letterboxes…

Forthcoming support slots

We are pleased to announce the following support bands, selected from the overwhelming response to the ReverbNation campaign, as guests on the next part of the Vinyl tour. Newcastle support is ...

Special London Vinyl Screening

Special Announcement: We're happy to announce a one-off special screening of 'Vinyl' with a Q&A and performance by Mike Peters at the Vue Cinema in Islington on 15th March 2013 at ...

Limited Tickets – Vinyl Premiere

Limited Tickets Available for Vinyl London Premiere, March 12th News reaches The Alarm tour bus of tickets for the Vinyl Premiere in London on 12th March 2013. Click Here for Details

Vinyl Tour Starts in Bournemouth

The Alarm Vinyl 2013 Tour kicked off in style last night in Bournemouth. A lot happened in a short space of time. Mike performed at the Love Hope Strength booth and ...

Vinyl Soundtrack available for pre-order

The Alarm - Vinyl Soundtrack - Limited Edition Collectors Digipak FREE POSTAGE UNTIL THE END OF THE ALARM TOUR ON MARCH 17th The Alarm - Vinyl Soundtrack album is available ...

My Alarm Story – Ray W

I guess the fact that I am moved to even write a story, such as the one I have just begun, might be the most fascinating angle of this tale… Let ...

45 RPM!

As Mike was conducting his Question & Answer session at the Vinyl screening in Wrexham this week, it was pointed out to Mike that it was 9 years to ...

Vinyl – Making a movie on a Mac

Vinyl: Making a movie on a Mac with Mike Peters Glasgow event - Thursday 21st Feb 5pm - Apple Store, Buchannan Street, Glasgow Find out how a modern independent movie is developed, ...

Mike to appear at Glasgow Film Festival

Hello Glasgow Alarm Fans! Mike Peters to appear at Glasgow Film Festival! Calling all Alarm fans - your chance to see Mike Peters and the screening of Vinyl at the Glasgow Film ...

Free Rock And Roll – Final Cut

Free Rock And Roll - the final cut featuring Mike Peters, The Alarm, Phil Daniels and a cast of thousands. This new online edit was put together by Russ Kendall and ...

Vinyl Premiere in Wales

The Vinyl Premiere in Wales  is to take place in the Catrin Finch Centre as part of the Ffresh Festival, NEWI, Wrexham on Wednesday 20th February. Your chance to see Mike ...
The Alarm - Glasgow

The Alarm – Glasgow Sold Out

The Alarm - Sold Out - Glasgow - Oran Mor, 9th March 2013 MPO is delighted to announce that the Glasgow show on the Vinyl Tour is SOLD OUT. Pictured ...

Free Rock & Roll Video Roughcut

We are pleased to premiere a 'rough cut' of the Free Rock and Roll Video. With cuts from the Vinyl film and scenes shot at The Gathering 21 this rough cut ...
Free Rock n Roll

The Alarm – Free Rock And Roll

Free Rock And Roll by The Alarm (featuring Phil Daniels on guest vocals with Mike Peters), is the fast and furious lead track from the forthcoming 'Vinyl' soundtrack album due for release ...

Gathering 21 Photos

We are pleased to present a selection of photos from The Gathering 21. Click The links below to go to the slideshows Setup Friday - Mike Peters / Joe Silva Saturday Daytime - Big ...

Mike to play Nantwich Music Festival

Mike Peters has been booked to play an acoustic show as part of the Nantwich Jazz Blues + Music Festival. Sunday 31st March 2013 Mike Peter’s Acoustic show Nantwich Civic Hall Market St Nantwich CW5 5DG Doors ...

Gathering 21… Best Ever! Sold Out!

Mike Peters and The Alarm's annual Gathering celebration celebrated it's 21st year with a complete sell out at Prestatyn, Pontins this weekend. Over 2,000 fans, many travelling from the four ...

Walk Forever Chords

For those attending the Gathering masterclass, where Mike, Mark Taylor and James Stevenson will be teaching everyone Walk Forever By My Side, Mike has just sent us the chords for ...

The Gathering – SOLD OUT

We are pleased to announce that The Gathering 21 is SOLD OUT. The support of Mike Peters/Alarm fans during the recent economic hard-times is truly overwhelming and we promise Gathering Attendees a weekend ...

Special Prize at The Gathering

HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN WITH THE ALARM BACKSTAGE BEFORE THE ALARM SHOW!!! Only two days to  go until the infamous Mike Peters Mastermind quiz. Commencing at 12 noon in the ...

Gathering Weather Report

For those of you emailing about the weather, please see forecast attached for Prestatyn this weekend... Even looks promising for the Sunday LHS walk on the beach. Click here for BBC ...

The Gathering Hits The Press

We have three local press reviews to share with you. www.dailypost.co.uk - Phil Daniels and Keith Allen film www.rhyljournal.co.uk - Mike Peters Set To Rock Prestatyn www.walesonline.co.uk - Rock-n-Roll Movie Swindle
Dave Sharp

Dave Sharp in Chester pre-Gathering

For those attending The Gathering on Thursday, or locals in the North West area of the UK, why not kick off your Gathering weekend by taking a trip to the ...

Your Gathering Photos Starts Here

Just a reminder for all The Gathering attendees, please remember to send us your photos DURING the weekend, from now, and up to Tuesday 29th February of your personal Gathering ...

Our Alarm Story – Pete & Lis

Pete and I are both from Liverpool. We grew up here in the city, very close to each other. We met in our late teens through a mutual friend. Our ...

Get your bearings for The Gathering

For those attending the Gathering, here is the latest on-site map for you to get your bearings. Click on the map for a larger version.

Message from Mike Peters @ The Gathering

Mike has just sent us this personal message as preparations are well underway for the Gathering 21.

James Stevenson – New 3 track EP

James Stevenson released a 3 track limited edition at the Gathering! James  has just finished his first solo album! Rob and Joff at inthepoppyfields.blogspot.co.uk just asked James about it - We couldn't wait for ...

Vinyl Premiere at the Gathering!

The Alarm fans world premiere of 'Vinyl' will take place at The Gathering 2013 in Prestatyn on Saturday 26th January. At 2.30pm on the Saturday afternoon of The Gathering, Mike Peters ...

Gathering-Need a lift to M/CR Airport?

Anyone need a lift on Sunday after the Gathering to Manchester Airport or somewhere along the way. There are 9 free spaces on a bus. It will be leaving Prestatyn at 3 ...

My Alarm Story – Mike Nolan

This is the story of one mans Alarm Journey from seeing 'The Stand' on TV many years ago, and his journey from Canada to his very first Gathering in 2013. Like ...

Joe Silva confirmed for The Gathering

We are pleased to announce that Joe Silva, who supported Mike Peters on every date of his UK Red Poppy Tour, will be playing at this years Gathering. Joe gained many fans on ...

Mobile Memories of The Gathering

Many folk these days have a smart phone. It struck us here at MPO headquarters that we see hundreds of photos taken on mobile phones at The Gathering but never ...

Gathering FAQ’s – Ask Simon

As the Gathering approaches, our concierge 'Ask Simon' Williams, has been working hard on questions from Gatherers about a multitude of things. From where to find the local doctors to various ...

LHS @ The Gathering

Once again at The Gathering there will be a Love Hope Strength Booth where you can keep up-to-date with all the exciting developments that Mike, Katrina and the LHS team ...

My Alarm Story – The Wasters

Hello, we are The Wasting Land. Most of you will recognise that as a Mike Peter’s song from his album Rise – which is where this little group of Alarm fans ...

Mastermind Contenders Required

Are you the ultimate Alarm fan? Find out by joining in the ultimate Alarm Quiz. Last year Glenn Brooks took the ultimate accolade and was crowned mastermind champion of the 20th Gathering. You can Email ...

The Hummingbirds play The Gathering

Mercury Music Prize Contenders 'The Hummingbirds' to support The Alarm at Gathering 21 The Hummingbirds are a Skiffle inspired ensemble from Liverpool. Growing up on the streets of Merseyside the band have ...

Gathering Tickets for locals

100 Gathering Tickets released for Local People  (Local North Wales postcode required) Fri night  £35 + £1 booking  (concert tickets only) - Order Friday tickets here Sat night £35 + £1 booking ...

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