A photographic history of the first 25 years!

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180 Page Book & 2 CDs. This 180-page book is 30.3 x 30.3 cm hardback cover with embossed silver foil lettering is a perfect size to fit in with anyone’s vinyl collection. The 180 pages have over 2000 photos printed on 170 gsm silk paper containing previously unseen photos of the band and crew past and present. Comment and insight are made by mainstay band members Mick Pointer, Clive Nolan, John Mitchell, and Kylan Amos about past and present band/crew members that have graced the stage with us over these 25 years. This limited DELUXE EDITION of the book also contains a DOUBLE LIVE CD recording of the bands last concert recorded at the Veruno Festival Italy in September 2019 (produced by John Mitchell) bringing the first 25 years of the band history to a close.

This recording is also the last live show with Vocalist Paul Manzi.

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Arena Statement – New Line Up:

We have great pleasure in welcoming Damian Wilson to the new Arena line up. Most people will already know him as a fantastic singer, and there is no doubt he will bring something special and original to the band.

We have known Damian for about 25 years, and the idea of him singing for Arena has, in fact, been a possibility in the past, but circumstances did not allow that to happen at the time. However, since Paul has now decided to move on, it would seem that we have come full circle, and the time is now right!

A few days ago we took the chance to take some new photos. Although we were ‘socially distanced’, a little photoshop can do wonders. 😉

Recording will start soon for the new album ‘The Theory of Molecular Inheritance‘ with Damian on vocals, but the release has been delayed due to the restrictions of the Corona Virus.

You can be sure that we will release our new album just as soon as we can.

Arena 2020 tour postponed until 2021

It is with great regret that we have had to postpone the 2020 tour until 2021. It became impossible for us to do the tour in October because 90 percent of the countries we were due to play in could not guarantee to us that the audiences, the band and the crew would have the free movement which we would require to ensure that the shows would be fun, secure and most importantly safe.

We have, therefore, negotiated with each venue for rescheduled tour dates to October 2021. This will be almost all the same venues, and almost the same day/dates, but please sign up to our newsletter and we’ll keep you informed regarding updates for this tour.

You will need to contact the venue/ticket webpage where you bought your ticket to see if it is possible to transfer to next year, or simply get a refund. please do not contact Arena because we do not deal with the ticket sales and will not be able to help you.

Thank you for your understanding, stay safe and we look forward to seeing you all in 2021.


The Theory of Molecular Inheritance Tour 2021

Ticket links will be added when we get them, keep checking back

England Friday 1st October Powerhaus, London, England
England Saturday 2nd October Corporation, Sheffield, England
England Sunday 3rd October Robin 2, Bilston, England
England Monday 4th October Backstage @ The Green Hotel, Kinross, Scotland
England Tuesday 5th October The 1865, Southampton, England
England Wednesday 6th October 02 Academy, Liverpool, England
Netherlands Friday 8th October Metropool, Hengelo, Netherlands
Italy Saturday 9th October Phenomenon, Veruno, Milan, Italy
Germany Sunday 10th October Backstage, Munich, Germany
Slovakia Monday 11th October Blue Note, Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Slovakia
Hungary Tuesday 12th October a38, Budapest, Hungary
Poland Wednesday 13th October Ośrodek Kultury, Piekary Slaskie, Poland
Poland Thursday 14th October Klubie u Bazyla, Poznan, Poland
Denmark Friday 15th October Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark
Norway Saturday 16th October Cosmopolite, Oslo, Norway
Sweden Sunday 17th October Musikens Hus, Gothenburg, Sweden
Netherlands Tuesday 19th October De Bosuil, Weert, Netherlands
Germany Wednesday 20th October Colos-saal, Aschaffenburg, Germany
Belgium Thursday 21st October Spirit of 66, Verviers, Belgium
Germany Friday 22nd October Zeche Carl, Essen, Germany
France Saturday 23rd October Prog en Beauce, Paris, France
Switzerland Sunday 24th October Z7, Pratteln, Switzerland
Spain Tuesday 26th October La Nau, Barcelona, Spain
France Wednesday 27th October Rock’n’Eat, Lyon, France
Germany Thursday 28th October REX Musiktheater, Bensheim, Germany
Netherlands Saturday 30th October Boerderij, Zoetermeer, Netherlands