Life in Space

Nik Turner - The Cat With The Silver Face

Nik's new album Life in Space is out on Cleopatra Records.

Thanks to all of you who came to see Nik on his North American tour to support the album.


Updated 30th Dec

6th Jan
Nik Turner's Brand New Space Ritual
Robin 2
Bilston, Wolverhampton

26th Jan
Nik Turner Band
Judge Trev Memorial Gig 8
The Brunswick
Brighton and Hove

14th April
Nik Turner's Brand New Space Ritual
Lewes Con Club

27th April
Nik Turner's Fantastic All Stars
Captain Rik's Memorial Bash
Smallworld Theatre


Pharaohs From Outer Space

Nik's album with Youth, "Pharaohs From Outer Space", is out on experimental/ambient label Painted World. Here are a couple of reviews -

» All About Jazz review

» Prog review

Live Action

Recent outings for the Thunder Rider

Nik Turner & Flame Tree in London

Nik Turner & Flame Tree at New River Studios in London.
Photo by Yasmin

Brand New Space Ritual in Glastonbury

Brand New Space Ritual at the King Arthur in Glastonbury.
Photo by Jack

Brand New Space Ritual in Preston

Brand New Space Ritual at the Continental in Preston.
Photo by Ben

Alchemy Jam in Guilford

Alchemy Jam in Guilford.
Photo by Melissa

North America Tour

Here's a review of the Los Angeles show on Nik's North American tour on » Metal Assault.

Inner City Unit

Cheers to everyone who came to the Inner City Unit and Krankschaft UK tour last summer. Here's a live recording of Bones of Elvis from the London gig at the Water Rats.

Inner City Unit - August 2016 tour

Flame Tree featuring Nik Turner

Flame Tree featuring Nik Turner is an experimental jazz fusion album featuring Nik Turner (sax and flute), Dennis Rea (guitar), Paul 'PK' Kemmish (acoustic bass) and Jack Gold-Molina (drums), available on Purple Pyramid via Cleopatra Records. The album was produced by Jack Gold-Molina and features original tracks from a single recording session.

Nik Turner and Flame Tree performed at Sonic Rock Solstice on June 19th. Nik, Jack and Dennis were joined by Nazar from ICU on bass.

Prophets Of Time: Nik Turner's Favourite Records

"The space rock luminary and former member of Hawkwind, Sphynx and Inner City Unit guides Sean Kitching through 13 instructive and inspirational jazz, rock and soul records that have shaped him and his music."

» Baker's Dozen in The Quietus

Spirit of Hawkwind 1969-76 Book

Spirit of Hawkwind 1969-76 - The Definitive Account Of The Life Of Legendary Space Rock Band Hawkwind (published by Cleopatra Records November 2015)

As Seen Through The Eyes Of Co-Founder Nik Turner and Told To Music Historian Dave Thompson
Rare & Never-Before Seen Photos
Comprehensive Discography & Gigography
Plus Nik’s 1975 US Tour Diary

New Album - Space Fusion Odyssey

"Ex-Hawkman excels on jazz-fusion record" - Classic Rock (8/10 review)

Nik's solo album Space Fusion Odyssey is available on Purple Pyramid via Cleopatra Records. The album includes Robby Krieger (The Doors) on Guitar, Chris Poland (Megadeath / OHM) on Guitar, Billy Cobham on drums, Chris Lietz on Mellotron, Jurgen Engler on Moog, Robert Pagliari on Bass, David Eagle on Drums and Gilli Smyth on Space Whisper.

» JPS Music Blog review

Victory for the People

Nik is featured in a short documentary by Kevin Pickering called Victory for the People.


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