BLACK STAR RIDERS, the new band featuring THIN LIZZY members Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson, Scott Gorham and Marco Mendoza together with drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (Alice Cooper / Megadeth), have announced their first UK headline tour. The tour will support the release of their debut album All Hell Breaks Loose which will be released in the UK through on Nuclear Blast Entertainment on the 27th May 2013.
The band already released their debut single “Bound For Glory”, which was premiered on BBC Radio 2 and is available to hear here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kq6Z6C3ipMk
The band are set to take the UK and Eire by storm on their 2013 tour, playing much of the debut album and some Thin Lizzy classics. Confirmed headline and festival appearances for BLACK STAR RIDERS in 2013 include the below (with more dates to be announced):
Friday 22nd Nov O2 Academy, Bournemouth Saturday 23rd Nov Shepherds Bush Empire, London Monday 25th Nov O2 Academy, Bristol Tuesday 26th Nov Junction, Cambridge Wednesday 27th Nov UEA, Norwich Friday 29th Nov Hard Rock Hell 6, Wales – FESTIVAL CO-HEADLINE Saturday 30th Nov Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton Sunday 1st Dec Solus/University, Cardiff Monday 2nd Dec O2 Academy, Oxford Thursday 5th Dec Ironworks, Inverness Friday 6th Dec Picturehouse, Edinburgh Saturday 7th Dec O2 Academy, Newcastle Sunday 8th Dec O2 Academy, Leeds Tuesday 10th Dec The Assembly Rooms, Leamington Spa Thursday 12th Dec Rock City, Nottingham Friday 13th Dec Ritz, Manchester Saturday 14th Dec Academy, Dublin, EIRE
Tickets for headline shows are priced 22.50GBP / 25.00 GBP London (subject to booking fees) – Dublin is E25. Tickets are available as an exclusive Planet Rock presale at 9am GMT on Monday 29th April 2013 via www.planetrock.com/blackstarriders and on general on sale through all normal outlets at 9am GMT Thursday 2nd May 2013. VIP Packages available for all shows - including meet and greet and special acoustic performance – available from April 29th via the VIP package link at: http://www.blackstarriders.com
Special Guests to be announced…
The album will be released as a standard CD and also as a special edition digi-pak featuring a bonus track “Right To Be Wrong” and a “Making of” DVD.