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Jimmy DeGrasso, Black Star Riders interview

I spoke to Jimmy DeGrasso late last year to talk about Black Star Riders with a new album, Heavy Fire, due out on 3rd February followed by a UK tour. We finished recording, I think it was the third week in September, but there’s so much else that goes on …

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Black Star Riders Release Fourth Trailer for ‘Heavy Fire’

Black Star Riders Release Fourth Trailer for ‘Heavy Fire’ BLACK STAR RIDERS are set to release their forthcoming album Heavy Fire on the 3rd of February 2017 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. In anticipation of this release, the band have unveiled a fourth video in which Damon Johnson, Ricky Warwick and Scott Gorham discuss how the album’s title track …

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Black Star Riders Premiere New Video ‘Testify Or Say Goodbye’

Black Star Riders Premiere New Video ‘Testify Or Say Goodbye’ BLACK STAR RIDERS are set to release their forthcoming album Heavy Fire on the 3rd of February 2017 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Today, the band premiere the new video for second single, ‘Testify Or Say Goodbye‘. Frontman Ricky Warwick comments on the track: “Power, glory, rock n …

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Black Star Riders – First Trailer For “Heavy Fire”

BLACK STAR RIDERS BAND RELEASE FIRST TRAILER FOR THIRD ALBUM ‘HEAVY FIRE‘ A week ago, Black Star Riders announced their third studio album, “Heavy Fire“, set for release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment in February 2017. Today, the band have revealed the first video trailer in which frontman Ricky Warwick explains the writing process behind …

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Black Star Riders – New Album “Heavy Fire” Out February 2017

New Album: Heavy Fire Released: 3rd February 2017 UK & Eire Tour – March 2017 New single “When The Night Comes In” lyric video available here https://youtu.be/aR-w6_IH7hE Nuclear Blast are pleased to announce the release of Black Star Riders third studio album, “Heavy Fire”, in February 2017. The band will …

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Black Star Riders Announce 2017 Tour

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 and Jimmy DeGrasso) are …

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Backyard Babies – Announce UK Tour In 2017 Supporting Black Star Riders

BACKYARD BABIES   UK TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED IN MARCH 2017 SUPPORTING BLACK STAR RIDERS “returning after a five year hiatus … doing what they do best – kick ass, straight-up rock ‘n’ roll songs, flecked with punk attitude and sleaze rock swagger” (Vive Le Rock). Backyard Babies returned to the …

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Damon Johnson – Announces Solo EP “Echo” Out On 27th May 2016

Damon Johnson – Announces Solo EP “Echo” Out On 27th May 2016 Damon Johnson (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy, Alice Cooper, Brother Cane) is pleased to announce his first solo electric project with the ‘Echo’ EP, to be released in May 2016. Recorded throughout 2015, the 5 track EP sees …

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Ricky Warwick – PlanetMosh Exclusive

Northern Ireland-born Black Star Riders frontman Ricky Warwick certainly believes in keeping busy.  In 2015 he released no less than three PledgeMusic-funded solo albums, and toured virtually non-stop in support of BSR’s own second album, ‘The Killer Instinct’.  In between this, he also undertook a UK tour with band mate, …

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Ricky Warwick – Ahoghill, Diamond Rock Club – 2 January 2016

A little more than three months after he last graced this same stage – then accompanied by his Black Star Riders bandmate Damon Johnson – Ricky Warwick returned to one of his favourite haunts for this special New Year show.  In fact, Warwick had forsaken the somewhat sunnier climes of …

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Black Star Riders – UK Headline Shows in Wolverhampton and London

Black Star Riders are set to cap a hugely successful 2015 with two headline shows in the UK in December 2015. These shows are in addition their guest slot on the fast selling Def Leppard/Whitesnake double bill in the same month. The headline dates are as follows Fri 11th December …

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Black Star Riders Damon & Scott on pre-show rituals and playing live

Black Star Riders are set to cap a hugely successful 2015 with two headline shows in the UK in December 2015. These shows are in addition to their guest slot on the fast selling Def Leppard/Whitesnake double bill in the same month. In celebration of the band hitting the road, …

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Black Star Riders – Planet Rock Presents BLACK STAR RIDERS UK Christmas Shows December 2015

Planet Rock Presents BLACK STAR RIDERS UK Christmas Shows December 2015 Black Star Riders are set to cap a hugely successful 2015 with two headline shows in the UK in December 2015. These shows are in addition their guest slot on the fast selling Def Leppard/Whitesnake double bill in the same month. …

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Ricky Warwick and Damon Johnson – Ahoghill, Diamond Rock Club – 26 September 2015

There are rock stars.  And then there are rock stars.  There are those with an anally-retentive sense of their own self-generated importance, who are content to ride around in limos and play hundreds of miles from their nearest fans in fields as big as their egos.  And then there are those …

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Ricky Warwick to release two solo albums

Black Star Riders frontman Ricky Warwick is to release two solo albums early in 2016. ‘When Patsy Cline Was Crazy (And Guy Mitchell Sang The Blues)’ and the acoustic album ‘Hearts on Trees’ were originally recorded and released via PledgeMusic at the end of 2014.  Now, they will be repackaged and …

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Download 2015: Day 2, 13/06/15

Download 2012’s horrendous weather had led to the year being described as ‘Drownload’, and as Saturday morning breaks it seems likely that this would head the same way; the rain isn’t as heavy but it’s no less relentless. That being said, the arena is open with time to spare before the …

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Black Star Riders – Download Festival, 13/06/15

I had the wonderful opportunity to talk to Damon and Robbie from Black Star Riders at Download Festival this year, from their last minute debut at Download 2013 to the future of the band and the million dollar question – will we ever see Thin Lizzy again?  

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Ricky Warwick – Lemmy Sings Summertime Blues with Ricky

Lemmy Sings Summertime Blues with Ricky In 2014, Black Star Riders/Thin Lizzy vocalist Ricky Warwick decided to record two new solo records, funded through the popular Pledgemusic crowd funding system.  The results are two fan and critically acclaimed releases, ‘Hearts on Tree’ and ‘When Patsy Cline Was Crazy (And Guy …

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Black Star Riders – Acoustic Show at PMT, Manchester: 13th March 2015

I’ve been very lucky recently, in that last month a friend won tickets to see Thunder play an acoustic show at PMT (which stands for Professional Musical Technology) store in Manchester and then only last week another friend, Arwel, won tickets for the Black Star Riders acoustic show at the …

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