Whitesnake have finally finished recording their 13th studio album Flesh & Blood.
Flesh & Blood is set to be released in May 2019 via Frontiers Records, the album will be preceded by the single “Shut Up & Kiss Me”.
Whitesnake have just announced a 23-date North American tour for next April and May before their previously announced European summer shows, including a highly anticipated show at Download Festival.
With more shows to be announced, the Flesh & Blood World Tour will showcase songs from the new album alongside classic hits from Whitesnake’s impressive four-decade catalog.
Frontman David Coverdale enthuses “We are truly excited and looking forward to playing across the globe in 2019 on what will be a continued celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Whitesnake.”
“I am so honored and grateful to have toured this incredible world we share, for over 40 years, celebrating & enjoying unforgettable moments with millions of people… All of whom have joined me on this amazing journey… I truly love the shared experience and simply love my job and always will… Over 4 Decades of REPTILIAN FUN!! Thank YOU!!”
Flesh and Blood is the band’s first collection of original Whitesnake material since 2011’s Forevermore.
Whitesnake filmed the video for “Shut Up & Kiss Me” in March, and David Coverdale describes the track as a “kick-ass song.”
Also boasting slots from Def Leppard, Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Rob Zombie, Skindred, Tesla and many more, tickets for Download Festival are on sale from Planet Rock Tickets now.
Cover photo by Ash Newell