Renowned Porcupine Tree mastermind Steven Wilson is gearing up for the release of his fourth solo album, Hand. Cannot. Erase.,  which HBIH’s staff covered late last year and is highly anticipating. In the mean time, he has announced tour dates for an upcoming North American tour that begins in May after a European leg that begins in March. Head past the jump to see the full list of dates and information on the album:

 Hand. Cannot. Erase. Tour – European Leg

12th March, UK, Cambridge, Corn Exchange
13th March, UK, Cardiff,  St David’s Hall
14th March, UK, Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
16th March, UK, Edinburgh, Queens Hall
17th March, UK, London, Troxy
18th March, UK, Wolverhampton, Civic Hall
20th March, Germany, Cologne, E-Werk
21st March, Luxembourg, Rockhall
22nd March, Germany, Stuttgart, Teatrehaus
24th March, The Netherlands, Utrecht, TivoliVredeburg
25th March, France, Paris, Olympia
26th March, Belgium, Antwerp, Trix Club
28th March, German, Neu Isenburgy (Frankfurt), Hugenottenhalle
29th March, Switzerland, Pratteln, Konzerfabruk z7
30th March, Italy, Milan, Teatro Della Luna
31st March, Italy, Rome, Teatro Sistina
2nd April, Germany, Munich, Kongresshalle
4th April, Austria, Vienna, Ottakringer Brauerei
5th April, Czech Republic, Prague, Hybernia Theatre
7th April, Poland, Krakow, ICE Congress Hall
8th April, Poland, Lodz, Klub Wytwornia
9th April, Germany, Berlin, Columbiahalle
10th April, Germany, Hamburg, CCH2
12th April, Denmark, Arhus, Train
13th April, Denmark, Copenhagen, Amager Bio
14th April, Sweden, Malmo, Palladium
16th April, Sweden, Gothenburg, Konserthuset (Concerthouse)
17th April, Sweden, Stockholm, Debaser Medis
19th April, Finland, Helsinki, The Circus
21st April, Norway, Oslo, Sentrum Scene
23rd April, The Netherlands, Zwolle

Hand. Cannot. Erase. Tour – North American Leg

21st May, Albany, NY, The Egg
22nd May, Boston, MA, Berklee Performance Center
23rd May, Harrisburg, PA, The Whitaker Cewter
26th May, Washington, DC, 930 Club
28th May, Glenside, PA, Keswick Theatre
29th & 30th May, New York City, NY, Best Buy Theater
4th & 5th June, Chicago, IL, Park West
6th June, Madison, WI, Barrymore Theater
9th June, Boulder, CO, Boulder Theater
12th June, Anaheim, CA, The Grove
13th June, Los Angeles, CA, The Wiltern
14th June, San Francisco, CA, The Warfield
16th June, Portland, OR, Aladdin Theater
17th June, Seattle, WA, Neptune Theater
20th June, Vancouver, CAN, Vogue Theatre
26th June, Toronto, CAN, The Dantforth Music Hall
27th June, Montréal, CAN, Montréal Jazz Festival

Wilson has described the show in the following way:

    “We are currently developing a show that I hope will raise the bar both musically and visually from previous tours, with a set list based around the new album, as well as casting the net further back into my songwriting past for a few surprises” – Steven Wilson

Tickets for all of these shows can be purchased here.

As for the album which the tour is supporting, Wilson has launched a website to support the release and has made pre-orders available through Kscope Records at the following location. The album will be released on February 27th in Germany, March 2nd in the UK & RoW and March 3rd in the USA & Canada, and its tracklisting and artwork can be viewed below:

1. First Regret (2.01)
2. 3 Years Older (10.18)
3. Hand Cannot Erase (4.13)
4. Perfect Life (4.43)
5. Routine (8.58)
6. Home Invasion (6.24)
7. Regret #9 (5.00)
8. Transience (2.43)
9. Ancestral (13.30)
10. Happy Returns (6.00)
11. Ascendant Here On…(1.54)

Expect a HBIH review for this project as the release date(s) draw closer.


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