New ‘Live’ album released today & available on Bandcamp! Recorded Live at De Casino, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium on March 7th 2020 on the final night of a four-date tour supporting The Mission. The CD version comes with a 12-page colour booklet with exclusive photos of the band on stage… and the fans!
Newly rescheduled dates for the MISSION Shows! Statement from The Mission: After much deliberation we, The MISSION, have made the enormously difficult decision to cancel our appearance at this year’s Sinners Day Festival in Belgium scheduled for Saturday 30th October. As a consequence we also have to reschedule the four prior UK warm-up shows.
SALVATION Interview in ‘TADEUSZ’ (The Mission Fanzine) Salvation have been interviewed by the Mission fanzine TADEUSZ.
THE CHAMELEONS – 40th Anniversary – Home Is Where the Heart Is O2 Ritz Manchester Dec 17th & 18th 2021 SALVATION will be ‘SPECIAL GUESTS’ on Sat 18/12/21
A message from THE MISSION: We have huge pleasure to announce that our good chums, SALVATION, are our very special guests at the four UK warm-up shows we’re playing in October. We go back a long, long way with Danny and his boys and in fact they supported us in Belgium and France last year […]
‘ROCK OFF FIBRO’ double DVD out now! A collection of rarities and live videos by 40 bands including Salvation, Skeletal family, Expelaires, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, Crazyhead, Spear Of Destiny, Chameleons Vox, Dave Sharp, Theatre Of Hate, TV Smith and many more. All profit will go towards helping medical and community groups raise awareness of […]
SALVATION interviewed by Lee Powell in VIVE LE ROCK ‘Goth Annual’ Vol1! The best of VIVE LE ROCK gothic interviews and features. Top 100 Goth Greats! Salvation * Bauhaus * The Cure * Siouxsie and the Banshees * Sisters Of Mercy * March Violets * Balaam & The Angel * 69 Eyes * Gene Loves […]
‘SASS’ album re-issued featuring 5 bonus tracks. The original 1990 album remastered by Dave Beevers at HL Studios and including 5 bonus tracks never previously available on CD! 12-page colour booklet featuring never-before-seen pictures of the band! CD and digital downloads now available from Bandcamp:
MARCH 2020: Salvation to support The Mission in France and Belgium Le Petit Bain, Paris, France Tues 3rd and Weds 4th March 2020 The Casino Concerthall, St Niklaas, Belgium Friday 6th and Saturday 7th March 2020
Fields of the Nephilim Tour 2019! SALVATION will be supporting the mighty NEPHS in LEEDS at ‘STYLUS’ on JUNE 28TH! Incidentally, SALVATION’s live debut took place in the same venue (called the TARTAN BAR at the time) on 16.03.1985!
You can now stream, download, buy CDs, t-shirts and hoodies, all from our Bandcamp store. Visit Salvation’s Bandcamp Store
‘Diamonds are Forever’ remastered and available on CD for the first time! Included on this re-issue is a previously unreleased live show from Edinburgh Venue on 18th September 1987, a 12 page booklet with extensive sleeve notes and rarely seen pictures of the band. Buy it from the Salvation Store
Salvation return to the Whitby Pavilion on 27.10.2018 to play Tomorrow’s Ghosts festival with Fields of the Nephilim!
Once again it is unfortunately our sad task to inform you of another death in the Salvation family. Andrew (Andy) Watkins died suddenly this January.
For their exclusive 2017 UK performance, iconic goth-rock legends Fields Of The Nephilim have announced Skeletal Family alongside fellow alternative scenesters, Salvation, as special guests at ‘SATURNALIA’ on Friday 22 December at O2 Forum Kentish Town.
‘SILHOUETTES AND STATUES’: NEW 5-CD COMPILATION OUT NOW ON CHERRY RED RECORDS Exhaustive collection documenting the UK post-punk/alternative scene (1978-1986), featuring 83 tracks (!!) including SALVATION, SISTERS OF MERCY, BAUHAUS, JOY DIVISION, PIL, THE CURE, ADAM & THE ANTS, THE DAMNED, COCTEAU TWINS, SKELETAL FAMILY, THE MISSION and more!
Check out this article published in the Yorkshire Evening Post: Leeds nostalgia: Post punk Leeds-based band Salvation in 1987
SALVATION headline the Leeds ‘Goth City Festival’ on 26th November 2016 More details here: https://www.facebook.com/gothcityleeds
John Robb talks about Leeds, the 80’s, Post-Punk, Dark Wave and… Salvation! http://vivelerock.net/product/vive-le-rock-issue-39-the-mission/
So the time is almost upon us and as we pack the Van and prepare to cross the wild wastes of the North Yorkshire Moors (Adder alert!) We have been given the final running times for Friday’s support slot with the Nephilim and here they are: Stage times for Friday Doors 6.30 7.00 – 7.45 […]
From Leeds Music Scene : Salvation are one of the bands to come out of Leeds music scene’s most diverse and prolific periods, the early to mid 80s. Leeds Music Scene caught up with vocalist Danny Mass (DM) and guitarist Ben Farvak (BF) at Heart Café, which sits at the center of LS6 the spiritual […]
So yes the rumours are true, Salvation are doing a last-minute, tea-time Whitby warm up show, tomorrow – Wednesday 14th October – in Leeds………for more information read on.
During the band’s history, a number of songs – both covers and originals – were regularly performed live but never officially recorded. Recently discovered in a dark basement in Leeds 6, this live recording of the song ‘Hunger Days’ was included amongst a collection of tapes the band had no idea still existed!
As revealed previously via our Facebook account, we can confirm that we are delighted to have been invited to play the world renowned Bram Stoker International Film Festival in Whitby on Friday 23rd October 2015.
We are celebrating 30 years since the first ever show by legendary Leeds band Salvation (16th March 1985)
Skeletal Family, Salvation & Terminal Gods Sunday 26th October 2014 O2 Academy Islington (N1 Centre, 16 Parkfield Road, Islington, London, N1 0PS) Doors 7pm First Band 7.45pm
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To coincide with the October tour the band have decided to release the “lost” Salvation album – Clash of Dreams. Produced by Andrew Eldritch and originally slated for release on Merciful Release in March 1985, it dropped off the radar as The Sisters machine gathered speed. Periodically, for the last 30 years, tracks from Clash […]
Below are the doors and curfew time for each date of the tour. The bands are going to toss a coin each night to see who headlines. Be there by 7.30pm though as either Salvation of Skeletal Family will be on around that time each night. Depending on who wins the spin of the friendly […]
Important note: 02 Academy Oxford date cancelled Due to a personnel issue the Oxford date on Friday 24th October 2014 of the Skeletal Family / Salvation Tour has had to be cancelled. All other dates remain as listed above. We would like to apologise for any incovenience this may have caused anyone. You can return […]
A big thank you to everyone who came to the Dog House in Nottingham on May 31st. We really enjoyed the gig and we’ll see you all in on tour in October.
We are sad to announce the recent death of James Kenyon, original Salvation bass player.
October 2014 sees a rejuvenated Salvation take to the road with fellow 80’s alternative scenesters Skeletal Family for a double headed 6-date nationwide romp. Expect many thrills and spills amidst the dry ice! Ticket pre-sale to O2 Customers begins Wednesday 14th May 2014. On general sale Friday 16th May 2014.
We now have a selection of Salvation merchandise available to buy online. Visit the Salvation Store
Lineup and stage times for DV8 Whitby on Friday 1st November.
We are pleased to announce our only date of this year on Friday 1st November 2013 at the Coliseum in Whitby (It’s just up from the railway station!) as guests of DV8 at Whitby.
There have been rumours of dates with Skeletal Family and we are working with them to try and get some in next year. It has been a slow process though due to issues described elsewhere here! It most certainly hasn’t been the fault of the wonderful Family who have been most accommodating and patient We […]
You might all want to get down a little earlier to the Fields of the Nephilim Leeds gig on 30th October…
Some of you may have already seen this, but for those that missed it there’s a great magazine out about the whole 80s Goth (sub)culture that might be of interest. Salvation even get a wee mention…
DV8 – Friday 29.06.12 – The Duchess, York TERRORVISION 9:45 – 11:00pm SALVATION 8:35 – 9:15 HELLBOUND HEARTS 7:50 – 8:20 PANDA CUBS 7:05 – 7:30 DOORS 6:45pm Venue: The Duchess Stonebow House York YO1 7NP Map More details at dv8fest.com
We’re going to York on Friday 29th June.
Ben and Danny from Salvation Interviewed Live At The Midlands Goth Festival
We’ve seen some great videos from Saturday’s Salvation gig at the Brum Goth Festival over on this YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/KrodgeBloodyLovely Huge thanks to KrodgeBloodyLovely for those.
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A quick update: We’re on stage at 8.45pm on Saturday 18th Feb, with Inkubus Sukkubus following directly after us.
Available at the gigs… More details soon.
Salvation are to play the Midlands Goth Festival on 18th February 2012 alongside Inkubus Sukkubus, Zeitgeist Zero and others.
We have just heard that the ‘Black December’ Keighley gig on Saturday 10th December has been postponed until next year due to a combination of factors. We shall update as soon as more info comes in…
We’ve uploaded a handful of rather fabulous photos from the recent Leeds O2 Academy gig to the image gallery. Photos from Leeds O2 Academy gig → Thanks to the marvellous UnholyRacket for those. Eve x
Just quick re-post of this… The next Salvation gig will be on 10th December 2011 as part of the Black December event at The Victoria Halls, Keighley. Headlining will be post-punk legends UK Decay, Anne-Marie Hurst, Salvation and Manchester’s finest, the Inca Babies. DJs Martin OldGoth & Quiff Boy will be providing aftershow delights on […]
Salvation are on stage at 7.20. Be nice and early!
21 years since they split up after a fight in a phone box, Leeds stars of the 1980/90’s indie scene, SALVATION, will be returning for one night only, to the Leeds O2 Academy stage, as special guests of those giants of Brit- Rock The Mission. The Wonderstuff will also be getting down for the biggest […]
On Friday 28th October 2011 Salvation will be opening up for The Mission at the O2 Academy in Leeds.
Unfortunately Salvation’s return to the stage will be rather bittersweet. Mark Mason, friend of the band, original road crew and one of the first Fan Club Organisers, died last year after a sudden illness, still a young man.
10th December 2011 – Black December at The Victoria Halls, Keighley. Headlining will be post-punk legends UK Decay, Anne-Marie Hurst, Salvation and Manchester’s finest, the Inca Babies. DJs Martin OldGoth & Quiff Boy will be providing aftershow delights on the dancefloor.
Well now the dust has settled and I’ve had a chance to get my breath, how was that?! The all new, organically modified, Salvation turned in a muscular, rockin’ half hour set as they returned to the public stage for the first time in 16 years supporting the March Violets at Leeds Metropolitan University on […]
Salvation will be on stage approx 8.15pm – 8.45pm