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Andy Summers Discusses His New Album, ‘Triboluminescence’

Andy Summers rose to fame in the late Seventies and early Eighties as the guitarist of the legendary, multi-million-selling rock band the Police.Summers’ innovative guitar sound was a key element of the band’s strength and popularity, creating a new paradigm for guitarists that is still widely imitated today.Summers’ new solo album, Triboluminescence (released today, March 24), is the natural... …

Andy Summers Announces New Album, 'Triboluminescence'

Former Police guitarist Andy Summers will release a new album, Triboluminescence, March 24 via Flickering Shadow Productions. The album, his 14th solo effort, promises to be his most introspective work to date; it also epitomizes a musical form that Summers calls “new exotic.”“Triboluminescence is actually a scientific word that means creating light from dark, which I believe is a great... …

GW EXCLUSIVE: Police Writing New Songs

Police guitarist Andy Summers has told Guitar World that the recently reunited group began writing new songs while in rehearsal for their current world tour. And apparently, the songs were complete enough for the group to consider performing them live onstage. ... …

The Police Reunion Tour Announced

Fresh off their reunion stint at the Grammys, the Police have announced plans for a world tour beginning this spring. Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland will play their kickoff show in Vancouver on May 28th, followed by shows in North America. A European leg is expected in the fall, and Mexico, South America, Japan, Australia and more will likely follow.The band played a couple of songs... …