The Latest It Bites News


New Merchandise Available!

We're excited to announce the release of a live CD box set featuring the original It Bites line-up of Francis Dunnery, John Beck, Richard Nolan and Robert Dalton. This deluxe 5-CD package has been lifted from three concerts all recorded at iconic London venues - The Marquee, The Astoria and Hammersmith Odeon. Each gig neatly follows the path of our first three albums with a few tracks also included from the never-released fourth album. In addition, for you It Bites-starved fans, we're also selling mugs and T-shirts in a variety of designs, all for sale in the new It Bites merchandise shop, and all available NOW! Simply click on the "Merchandise" link above to go straight there.

John Mitchell Releases Lonely Robot

John Mitchell's critically acclaimed Lonely Robot project continues to go from strength to strength. To complement the release of "Please Come Home", two live dates for December 2015 are planned. Caroline Campbell (bass), Liam Holmes (keys) and Craig Blundell (drums) will join John to complete the live line-up.

Virgin to Release Box Set

Virgin are releasing our first three studio albums and our first live album in a neatly contained box set. Release date in the UK is 3 November and it will be available from the usual outlets

Prog Splash 2014 Cancellation

We're sorry to announce that the band have had to pull out of the Prog Splash gig due to a major software problem.

House Concerts 2014

Want the chance to catch up with John Mitchell and John Beck in a house concert setting? You're in luck! Inspired by their acoustic gig in December we're excited to announce that the two Johns will be embarking on a house concert tour in March 2014.

It Bites to headline Prog Splash 2014

It Bites are to headline Prog Splash on June 7th.

It Bites to Play at Fish Convention, Leamington Spa

NEW GIG DATE! 20th October: Fish Convention - The Assembly, Leamington Spa
It Bites are playing a 1 hour slot. Tickets on sale soon

More Map of the Past Reviews

Four more of the latest reviews of Map of the Past

Tour of the Past Tour Dates

The latest tour dates have been announced:

18th May: York - The Duchess
20th May: London - Bush Hall
25th May: Bury - Met
26th May: Workington - Rosehill Theatre
27th May: Bilston - The Robin 2
8th July: Celebration Fest - Kingston
3rd August: Cambridge Rock Festival

Map of the Past Reviews

The big PR machine is gaining steam - here is a collection of the latest reviews of Map of the Past.

It Bites Map of the Past EPK

The band reveal the first glimpse of the bonus video material of the special edition of Map of the Past

New Concert Announced

It Bites will be supporting Magnum on December 3rd at Club Rock, English Gate Plaza, Carlisle, CA1 1RP.

Doors open 7pm with It Bites playing 8.30pm until 9.30pm.
Tickest are available via

New Double A Side Single Released

There will be a new limited edition double A side single on sale at the shows. The single will come in two formats a 7inch single and a 2 track CD Single