BLACK STAR RIDERS

  • Date: Tue 14th March 2017
  • Doors Open: 7:00 pm
  • Supported By: Backyard Babies + Gun
  • On Sale: Tickets Open

Black Star Riders are hitting the road next year with a comprehensive UK tour in support of their new album ‘Heavy Fire’, set for release in early 2017.

After a full year off the road, Black Star Riders (Ricky Warwick, Scott Gorham, Damon Johnson, Robert Crane & Jimmy Degrasso) are back with a 16 date UK & Ireland run, joined on the first five dates by Scottish rockers Gun and The Amorettes and then Sweden’s own Backyard Babies with Gun on the remaining 11 shows.

Ricky Warwick says “It seems like ages since we did the Leppard/ Whitesnake tour so we are all really looking forward to being back out on the road with BSR. Our third album will be out just prior to the dates so it’s going to be great to play tracks from that along with favourites from the first two records also. Having my old friends from Backyard Babies, Gun and The Amorettes out with us too is just icing on the cake to make a great tour!”

The band are currently in the studio in Nashville, once again with producer Nick Raskulinecz putting the finishing touches to ‘Heavy Fire’.

Scott Gorham: “It’s great to be back with Nick, after such a great job on The Killer Instinct it was a no brainer to continue the relationship and this album is going to blow everyone away!”

Following on from their critically acclaimed albums ‘All Hell Breaks Loose’ & ‘The Killer Instinct’ which have paved the way for Black Star Riders to be recognised as a power force in the modern day of rock n roll, ‘Heavy Fire’ will be once again released by Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The band have also brought in Pledgemusic, one of the most innovative and successful platforms of the modern music world, to give fans extra product and experiences to go along with the albums release.

 
 

BLACK STAR RIDERS were formed last year, when members of the most recent line-up of Thin Lizzy decided to record new material, but chose not to release it under the Thin Lizzy name. Described as “the next step in the evolution of the Thin Lizzy story”, the band’s first album ‘All Hell Breaks Loose’ was released in May to critical acclaim. With a set list penned to consist of material from the new album and classic Thin Lizzy material, this is going to be one hell of a gig!

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Support comes from rock ‘n’ roll super-group, THE DEAD DAISIES (members of INXS/Guns ‘N’ Roses/Thin Lizzy) and four piece, southern hard rock revival group, WESTERN SAND.

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