ROCK legends GUN are set to host an intimate event in Stirling this month to mark the release of their new album.

The Glaswegian rockers will be at HMV in Stirling on October 19 to celebrate the release of The Calton Songs.

The five-piece also revealed a reinvigorated version of a firm fan favourite Inside Out.

Inside Out Calton Mix is a retooled version of a track that was one of the first songs ever written by the band, appearing on their breakthrough 1989 debut Taking On The World.

Jools Gizzi, guitar, said: “When the pandemic hit we realised that it was the perfect time to try and counteract the bleakness that was all around.

“It felt like we couldn’t write anything or, of course, tour.

“Out of that darkness came a desire to completely rework these songs that we know the fans love, and bring a different, stripped-down vibe.”

The Calton Sings album will be available on Cherry Red-coloured vinyl, CD, cassette and digital.

It is a full-blooded celebration of the band’s career so far with enthusiastic and brand new acoustic reinterpretations of the songs that made their name.

These classics are bolstered by a new and fully electric track Backstreet Brothers, which basks in the joys of both lives and good times shared and brings the GUN story up to date.

Dante Gizzi, lead vocals, added: “It’s ironic that those feelings of negativity led to something so positive, a celebration of our career up to now.”

The album takes its name from the area of Glasgow where the band grew up – and where they still write their music.

These versions of great songs are cut through with unironic nostalgia but this is also a band with an eye on the horizon for what’s to come.

With The Calton Songs ready, initial work on a potential new studio album has also started along with the live shows at HMV stores across Scotland.

The band will also embark on The Calton Songs Tour 2022, a run of fully-fledged electric shows throughout November and December that will culminate in a massive hometown party at the Barrowlands Ballroom.

Their Calton Songs album will be released on October 14.