have revealed their 24th album will be called "Outsider
," and it's set for release in June via Frontiers Records, Classic Rock
It's their first studio outing since the death of bassist Trevor Bolder
last year after a battle against cancer. In his place is former Zodiac Mindwarp
member Davey Rimmer
Last month mainman Mick Box
reported: "We've finished the recording of the new album with our producer Mike Paxman - the last note has been sung and the last note has been played. "We're all very excited about the new songs as we head towards the mixing stage. It's been a wonderful adventure thus far, and it will be good for the fans to have some new Heep music. 'Appy days!"
No further details have been released at present. The band played at London's Koko in March and recorded it for a DVD release, with the set including material from "Outsider."