Formed by Mike Peters in 1981, the early Alarm sound featured a daring mix of amped up acoustic guitars, harmonica and passionate vocals that invited the enduring description “Bob Dylan meets The Clash”. This is the sound of The Alarm that has been heard around the world ever since with 17 Top 50 UK singles, a host of successful albums and over 5 million sales worldwide.
A 40+ date sold out 2017 US Tour led to 2018’s critically acclaimed album EQUALS, their first new album since 2010, which brought The Alarm back into the charts in the US & UK and led a sold out 50+ date 2018 North American Tour. 2019 will see yet another new album June 28th, SIGMA, as well as the Record Store Day release, April 13, of the previously unreleased STRENGTH LIVE 85. On Dec. 28th, 2018 Her Majesty The Queen announced Mike Peters had been awarded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for his services to charity having raised hundreds of thousands for cancer care projects in the UK and abroad, dedicating his life to giving hope for families affected by cancer through his Love, Hope Strength Foundation.