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Black Star Riders – Limelight 1, Belfast – 15 December 2013

Slightly more than a year ago, the curtain came down on the long and storied career of the mighty Thin Lizzy, when the band played their penultimate gig on Irish soil as they bade farewell to touring and prepared to launch a new identity through which to progress the Lizzy …

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Western Sand – Interview with Tyler and Nathan

Bournemouth rock revivalists Western Sand have just finished a lengthy UK tour opening for Black Star Riders – a bill which also featured the all-star ensemble known as The Dead Daisies. As the tour concluded in Belfast, PlanetMosh grabbed a chat with vocalist Tyler Hains and drummer Nathan J Kay …

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Black Star Riders – Rock City, Nottingham – 12/12/2013

Black Star Riders – Rock City, Nottingham – 12/12/2013

After interviewing bassist Marco Mendoza for Planetmosh, I made my way round to the venue full of entrepidation of Thursday nights event to come! Joining the gathering and growing crowd we watched the two supporting bands ( Western Sand and The Dead Daisies ) doing an amazing job of warming …

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Hard Rock Hell VII: Cirque du Rock Part 2, 29/11/2013

Photos of Black Star Riders at Hard Rock Hell VII

Ow. That’s probably the thoughts of many punters this morning, but this is a festival so one bravely soldiers on and has their hangover on away by whoever’s on first. Luckily for everyone in attendance, that turned out to be Wildside Riot (8), back for a second year running and opening …

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The Dead Daisies – ‘The Dead Daisies’

The Dead Daisies - Artwork

Any band boasting a pedigree that includes iconic acts such as The Rolling Stones, Guns N Roses, Thin Lizzy, The Cult and even INXS in its history inevitably has a helluva set of footsteps in which to follow, never mind a pretty impressive heritage to recall… Based around vocalist Jon …

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Ricky Warwick interview – July 2013

Ricky Warwick recently played the Underworld in Camden as part of his Unplugged and Dangerous solo tour.  I spoke to him backstage shortly before the gig started to talk to him about the tour, Black Star Riders, and the forthcoming re-releases of the early albums by The Almighty.  You can …

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Ricky Warwick, Acoustic TV & Mark Curran

Ricky Warwick, Acoustic TV & Mark Curran

Tonight at the Underworld was to be an all-acoustic gig, with Thin Lizzy/Black Star Riders frontman Ricky Warwick headlining. First up was American singer Mark Curran.  I caught his band doing a full electric set a few weeks ago supporting Vega at the Barfly and enjoyed their set, so was …

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Download Festival, Part 2 – Saturday 15th June, 2013

Download Festival 2014 dates and early bird offer announced

So, after a Friday of absolute mayhem, perhaps the Saturday of Download would be a more chilled out affair? You might have thought so too with UFO (6) opening the Main Stage; the audience wasn’t the biggest but there was enough there to get heads nodding and ‘Doctor Doctor’ made …

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Tony Wright, Acoustic TV interview – June 2013

We caught up with Tony Wright for a quick interview before he heads off to play at this year’s Download. We find out about last year’s Terrorvision tour, Acoustic TV and his up and coming tour with Ricky Warwick in July. Can you please introduce yourself to the readers.  Hi …

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Black Star Riders – Marshall amplification theatre, Milton Keynes – 30th May 2013

Tonight’s gig was to be a very special one.  Firstly it’s being held at a site that is very special to rock and heavy metal – the headquarters of Marshall amplification , in a theatre they have just behind the factory that makes the iconic amps.  Secondly tonight is the …

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Black Star Riders debut concert photos

Black Star Riders are the new evolution of Thin Lizzy with almost the same lineup, but releasing new material rather than just touring the classic Thin Lizzy material.  On 30th May they played their first ever gig.  It was held at the headquarters of Marshall Amplification and just a few …

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Black Star Riders – All Hell Breaks Loose

Back in 2002, a guest appearance by Scott Gorham on the title track of ex-Almighty main man Ricky Warwick’s debut solo album “Tattoos and Alibis” may have gone unnoticed by many. To those who took note, there was a notable spark, and a creative seed was sown deep in the …

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Hard Rock Hell 7 announces its first round of acts including Black Star Riders for this Novembers Event‏

Hard Rock Hell 7 (Cirque Du Rock) which takes place on the 28-30th November at  Hafan Y Môr Holiday Park in Phwelli , N.Wales is pleased to announce its first round of acts for this year’s event including a co-headline appearance by Black Star Riders. This brand new band featuring Thin Lizzy …

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