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Black Star Riders Announce UK Tour

Friday, May 9th 2014 11:03

The band will play eight dates this Summer.

Black Star Riders have announced that they will play a string of UK dates, presented by Planet Rock Live, this July and August.

The band, which features Thin Lizzy members Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson, Scott Gorham and Marco Mendoza together with drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (Alice Cooper/Megadeth), will kick off the jaunt on Friday 18th July at Holmfirth's Picturedome and finish up at The Asylum in Birmingham on Thursday 7th August.

The full list of dates is as follows:

18/07/2014 Holmfirth - Holmfirth Picturedrome BUY TICKETS
19/07/2014 Ebbw Vale - Steelhouse Festival BUY TICKETS
20/07/2014 Brighton - Concorde 2 BUY TICKETS
22/07/2014 Northampton - Roadmenders BUY TICKETS
23/07/2014 Leicester - O2 Academy BUY TICKETS
24/07/2014 Guildford - G-Live BUY TICKETS
06/08/2014 Buckley - The Tivoli BUY TICKETS
07/08/2014 Birmingham - The Asylum BUY TICKETS

Black Star Riders will also begin working on a new studio album later this year. The follow up to 2013's "All Hell Breaks Loose" will be produced by Joe Elliott and Ronan McHugh.

On the new record, Ricky Warwick said: “Joe and myself have been best friends for years and as fans of the first BSR record, it was only natural to have Joe and Ronan work with us on the follow up.

"Joe & Ronan did a great job on the Thin Lizzy reissues a couple of years ago with Scott, so its great to have the dream team back together. We are very excited about what we can achieve with the new record and its great to play back in the UK again just before we head into the studio”

Support on all dates comes from the emerging Bristol-based band Tax The Heat, who said: "We're extremely excited to be supporting such a great band. We're all big fans of BSR and Thin Lizzy, so it's a great opportunity!"

Tickets for all dates are on-sale now. Get yours from planetrock.com/tickets!

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Upcoming Gigs for Black Star Riders

Date Venue Tickets
05/03/2015 O2 ABC, Glasgow BUY TICKETS
06/03/2015 O2 ABC, Glasgow BUY TICKETS
07/03/2015 O2 Academy, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne BUY TICKETS
08/03/2015 O2 Academy, Leeds BUY TICKETS
10/03/2015 Rock City, Nottingham BUY TICKETS
11/03/2015 Corn Exchange, Cambridge BUY TICKETS
13/03/2015 Academy, Manchester BUY TICKETS
14/03/2015 Civic Hall, Wolverhampton BUY TICKETS
15/03/2015 Great Hall (Exeter Uni), Exeter BUY TICKETS
16/03/2015 O2 Academy, Bristol BUY TICKETS
19/03/2015 The Nick Rayns LCR, Norwich BUY TICKETS
20/03/2015 O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London BUY TICKETS
21/03/2015 O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London BUY TICKETS

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