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 a.o.), 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 on Nuclear Blast Entertainment on the 24th May 2013.
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):
01.06. D Chiemgau - Max-Aicher-Arena / High Rock Festival
02.06. D Loreley, St. Goarshausen - High Rock Festival
08.06. S Solvesborg - Sweden Rock
22.11. UK Bournemouth - O2 Academy
23.11. UK London - Shepherds Bush Empire
25.11. UU Bristol - O2 Academy
26.11. UK Cambridge - Junction
27.11. UK Norwich - UEA, Norwich
29.11. UU Pwllheli, Gwynedd - Hard Rock Hell
30.11. UK Wolverhampton - Wulfrun Hall
01.12. UK Cardiff - Solus/University,
02.12. UK Oxford - O2 Academy
05.12. UK Inverness - Ironworks
06.12. UK Edinburgh - Picturehouse,
07.12. UK Newcastle - O2 Academy
08.12. UK Leeds - O2 Academy
10.12. UK Leamington Spa - The Assembly Rooms
12.12. UK Nottingham - Rock Cit
13.12. UK Manchester - Ritz
14.12. IRL Dublin - Academy
Info for all UK shows:
Tickets for headline shows are priced 22.50 GBP / 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 here.
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. You can order it directly at the NB mailorder here.