New Model Army Overview
New Model Army are an English England rock rock music band musical band . They have been variously classified as a punk punk rock band, post-punk, folk rock, indie rock, gothic rock, rock noir and even metal heavy metal music amongst others.
New Model Army's earliest material on their debut album Vengeance Vengeance (New Model Army album) (1984) could probably with some justification be regarded as modern punk punk rock , albeit more melodic melody than the works of many of their classic counterparts List of musicians in the first wave of punk music .
Through the years, however, New Model Army have experimented with a great number of musical styles and nurtured numerous different inspirations. As a rock band they generally stand out of the crowd having a greater emphasis on the rhythm section, which often contains references to R&B Rhythm and blues . They have toured and recorded constantly for over 26 years and continue to do so.
Their lyrics are always very poetic, but still manage to express political and humanitarian messages. Songs like "51st State 51st State (song) " (lyrics written by Ashley Cartwright of 'The Shakes') earned the band cult status in movements against American imperialism American empire , but made it more difficult for the band to tour the US. The contradiction and search for deeper truths explored in New Model Army's lyrics stem from lyricist Justin Sullivan's deeply religious (Quaker) and literary upbringing.
As a band NMA has had a very close relationship with British Great Britain artist, novelist, and poet Joolz Denby, who is often credited as a consultant or muse and sometimes even co-writer. Sullivan and Denby are long-term partners ,
As a music group, New Model Army also stand out because they tend to see themselves as an organisation rather than a business as the name of their homepage, , signifies.The band was named after the English England revolutionary army New Model Army of Oliver Cromwell. Led by guitarist / vocalist Singing , Justin Sullivan (who performed briefly under the name 'Slade The Leveller' in the early 1980s), the group has an extremely loyal, global, multi-generational cult following called The Family. The band has also collaborated with electric violinist Ed Alleyne-Johnson, who worked with them on their Top 40 single "Vagabonds", and their albums Thunder & Consolation (1989) and Impurity Impurity (album) (1990), as well as touring extensively with them for five years. New Model Army frequently tour with more than five band members.
The group also tours as 'Justin Sullivan and Friends', which means a more acoustic set without some players (which ones varies), and is linked to Red Sky Coven, in which Justin Sullivan also plays. In early 2003, Sullivan released Navigating By The Stars, a solo album record album recorded with other band members and featuring Michael Dean on drums Drum kit , Dean White on guitar and keyboards Keyboard instrument , Danny Thompson on double bass, and Mark Feltham Mark Feltham (musician) on harmonica.
After a short tour at the end of 2004, the group returned to the studio recording studio to record their ninth studio album, Carnival Carnival (New Model Army album) (2005). EMI has released four remastered earlier albums. As the band themselves say: "Although there is nothing new within the packages they have been very sympathetically re-packed and remastered and do sound very, very good."
The next studio album, High High (New Model Army album) , was released in the UK on 20 August 2007, and in North America on 4 September 2007. On 5 September 2007, their North American tour in support of High was canceled when they were denied visas by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.
The latest studio album, "Today Is a Good Day," was released in September 2009.
In 2004 their one-time drummer and founding member, Robert Heaton, died of pancreatic cancer.
One of their other members, Ricky Warwick went on to form The Almighty The Almighty (band) .*'Justin Sullivan' - vocalist Singing - born on 8 April 1956, in Jordans Jordans, Buckinghamshire , Buckinghamshire, England
*'Robert Heaton' - Drummer - born Robert Charles Heaton, on 6 July 1961, in Knutsford, Cheshire; died of pancreatic cancer, on 4 November 2004.
*Vengeance Vengeance (New Model Army album) (1984)
*No Rest for the Wicked No Rest for the Wicked (New Model Army album) (1985)
*The Ghost of Cain (1986)
*Thunder and Consolation (1989)
*Impurity Impurity (album) (1990)
*The Love of Hopeless Causes (1993)
*Strange Brotherhood (1998)
*Eight Eight (album) (2000)
*Carnival Carnival (New Model Army album) (2005)
*High High (New Model Army album) (2007)
*Today Is a Good Day (2009)
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