Brazilian guitarist Bill Hudson (North Tail, UDO, Trans-Siberian Orchestra) has announced that he will tour with vocalist Doro Pesche. There will be four performances for the opening of legendary guitarist Michael Schenker in the UK.
A message was posted on Bill Hudson’s Facebook profile: “After more than a year of sitting at home, I am very pleased to announce that I will finally be back in action and reunited with metal queen Doro and my brothers. Will join his band for four shows with UK, Mighty with Michael Schenker”.
28 October – Leeds, UK – 02 Academy
29 October – New Castle, UK – 02 City Hall
30 October – Wolverhampton, UK – KK’s Steel Mill
October 31 – London, UK – 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Guitarist Bill Hudson has worked with Douro since 2018. The musician commented on how this partnership began: “Chris Caffery, guitarist for Savatage and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, whom I also work with, couldn’t do a show with him at the last minute. At the Prog Power Festival 2018, and Referred me. We mingled really well and I have been working with him ever since.”
The partnership continued in later years, with Hudson performing a US tour and shows throughout Europe with the singer’s band. “In addition to enjoying working with Douro, I have a great friendship with the band. I’m a longtime friend with guitarist Bass Mas (ex-After Forever), and also Johnny D. It fits like a glove. , it’s been really good.”
After this series of shows with Doro Presents, Bill Hudson embarks on Northtail’s first European tour, which runs until December.