It looks like Bush are already working on material for a follow-up to their 2020 album “The Kingdom.” During a recent appearance on “The Jeremy White Podcast,” Gavin Rossdale revealed that he has already written 10 songs for the band’s next record.
Rossdale said the following:
“I’m halfway through a bunch of songs. And then I also plan to go collaborate — see what the band have got, see what [‘The Kingdom’ producer/collaborator] Tyler’s [Bates] got. I just wanna do a great record. I’m already 10 songs into a new record.
We have 30 million plays of ‘The Kingdom’. Now, would we have had 100 million if we’d gone on tour? Maybe. But, look, people were dying. We stayed safe. The world collapsed. I didn’t moan for one minute about it. Everyone’s dealing with different situations. I think it’s gonna be like the Roaring Twenties when we go back [to playing live concerts].
I want everyone to come to the shows and lose inhibitions and have fun and hang out. It’s gonna be such a celebration of life. So I think it would be smart — if you guys agree — [for us to] make a new record and then go later in the year, or come next year, and tour everything, tour all the records. Who cares?”
Stone Temple Pilots, Cheap Trick, Bush, Rose Tattoo, and Electric Mary have postponed their Australian tour due to the coronavirus pandemic. The trek is now scheduled to take place this spring. Here’s the dates:
04/30 Wollongong, AUS – WIN Entertainment Centre
05/01 Newcastle, AUS – Camp Shortland
05/02 Gosford, AUS – The Entertainment Grounds
05/05 Sydney, AUS – Qudos Bank Arena
05/07 Adelaide, AUS – Bonython Park
05/08 Mornington Peninsula, AUS – Hastings Foreshore Reserve
05/09 Yarrawonga, AUS – Showgrounds
05/12 Melbourne, AUS – The Timber Yard
05/14 Caloundra, AUS – Kings Beach Amphitheatre
05/15 Gold Coast, AUS – Southport Sharks
05/16 Brisbane, AUS – Riverstage
Bush will be releasing a deluxe edition of their latest album “The Kingdom” on October 30. You can find the details for that version of the effort below. In other news, the group have also announced two drive-in shows:
11/20 Del Mar, CA – Del Mar Fairgrounds
11/21 Ventura, CA – Ventura Fairgrounds
“The Kingdom” (Deluxe Edition) Track Listing:
01. “Flowers On A Grave”
02. “The Kingdom”
03. “Bullet Holes”
04. “Ghosts In The Machine”
05. “Blood River”
07. “Send In The Clowns”
09. “Our Time Will Come”
11. “Words Are Not Impediments”
12. “Falling Away”
13. “Heroes” (David Bowie cover)
14. “Beware False Prophets”
15. “Live Another Day”
16. “Undone” (with Mike Garson)
17. “Flowers On A Grave” (Live In Los Angeles)
18. “The Kingdom” (Live In Los Angeles)
Bush will be celebrating the release of their new album “The Kingdom” (out July 17) with a virtual full production arena show. The group are teaming up with FanTracks for the livestream, which will take place on July 18 at 9PM ET / 6PM PT via BushOfficial.com. During the performance, fans will have a chance to purchase “The Kingdom” at a discounted price. As a bonus, they will also receive two exclusive non-album tracks. 50 cents from each record sold will go towards When We All Vote.
Breaking Benjamin have cancelled their summer U.S. tour with Bush, Theory Of A Deadman, Saint Asonia, and Cory Marks due to the coronavirus pandemic. That trek was supposed to kick off in July.
Breaking Benjamin commented:
“Our summer tour with Bush, Theory Of A Deadman, Saint Asonia and Cory Marks will unfortunately no longer be taking place.
If you purchased a ticker or VIP, you will be emailed directly with refund options, including a full refund, or you can request a 150% credit at Live Nation venues + they will donate the number of tickets you originally purchased to healthcare workers on the front lines.
For more details, visit livenation.com/refund. Thank you for understanding, and keep an eye out for touring updates in 2021. We will be back as soon as it’s safe to do so!”
During a recent interview with Tucson’s Rock 102.1 KFMA, Gavin Rossdale confirmed that Bush’s new album “The Kingdom” will be released on July 17. The frontman also added the following when asked if the rest of the songs on the effort will be similar to the band’s latest singles “Flowers On A Grave” and “Bullet Holes”:
“It’s just really heavy and wide and just of the time. It’s really of the time — that’s what I like about it. It feels really necessary — a necessary record. The band’s on fire. It’s just exciting.”
Live, Bush, Stone Temple Pilots, Rose Tattoo, and Electric Mary have postponed their Australian tour due to the coronavirus pandemic. The trek will now take place in early 2021. Here’s the dates:
02/16 Perth, AUS – HBF Stadium
02/19 Adelaide, AUS – Bonython Park
02/20 Mornington, AUS – Hastings Foreshore Reserve
02/21 Yarrawonga, AUS – Yarrawonga Showgrounds
02/24 Sydney, AUS – Hordern Pavilion
02/26 Wollongong, AUS – Stuart Park
02/27 Newcastle, AUS – Foreshore Park
02/28 Gosford, AUS – The Entertainment Grounds
03/03 Melbourne, AUS – The Timber Yard
03/06 Brisbane, AUS – Brisbane Riverstage
03/07 Bribie Island, AUS – Sandstone Point Hotel
Bush have premiered a new song titled “Flowers On A Grave.” This track is from their new album “The Kingdom,” which will be released in May. Gavin Rossdale said the following about the upcoming record:
“We are really proud of ‘The Kingdom’. It’s as if all roads traveled over the last few years have gotten us to this point. We look forward to this cycle — old fans, new fans, likeminded people who are searching for their kingdom.”