Legendary British melodic hard rockers Magnum have announced details of a new studio album and 15 date UK tour.

Magnum are set to release their sixteenth studio album, 'The Visitation', on January 17th, and have confirmed a massive 15 date UK tour for 2011. The line up is guitarist/ songwriter / producer Tony Clarkin, vocalist Bob Catley, keyboard player Mark Stanway, bassist Al Barrow and drummer Harry James.

Magnum, who won rave reviews for their incredibly well-received main stage performance at London's High Voltage Festival in July will play the following shows:-

April
13 - Glasgow The Garage
14 - Newcastle Academy 1
16 - Liverpool Stanley Theatre
17 - Leamington Assembly
18 - Oxford - Academy
19 - Norwich Waterfront
20 - Sheffield The Cooperation
22 - Holmfirth - Picturedome
23 - Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall
24 - Southampton The Brook
27 - Nottingham Rock City
28 - Manchester Academy 2
29 - Treorci - The Park & Dare Theatre
30 - London Shepherd`s Bush Empire

May
1 - Bristol Academy