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Tuesday, December 06, 2016

NEWS: Black Star Riders release second video trailer for 'Heavy Fire'

FOLLOWING the recent announcement of their third studio album 'Heavy Fire', Black Star Riders have released a second video trailer in which Damon Johnson, Ricky Warwick and Scott Gorham discuss the band developing their own sound beyond the Thin Lizzy legacy.

Watch it here.

Heavy Fire is set for release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment on 3rd February 2017

Scott Gorham said: "We're absolutely finding our own sound. We'd been on a run with Thin Lizzy for 5 years, so it's gonna always take a little while to find your feet with a new sound. But, everybody is an individual here and individually we all write differently anyway so you are going to come up with a different sound eventually. Which is what I think we've done with this album"

Pre-order the album below:
Limited Edition Orange and clear vinyl from the Nuclear Blast UK Store: http://nblast.de/BSRHeavyFireNBUK
Limited Edition Digibook CD, CD, Vinyl & Vinyl Pic Disc from Amazon.co.uk: http://nblast.de/BSRHeavyFireAmzUK
Digital Album from iTunes: pre-order now and get the track ŒWhen The Night Comes In¹ instantly:
http://nblast.de/BSRHeavyFireIT

ICYMI - watch the first trailer here.

Watch the lyric video for 'When The Night Comes In' here.

The band's previous album, ³The Killer Instinct², was released in 2015 to widespread critical acclaim and went on to score multiple radio playlists. A solid year of worldwide touring culminated in December 2015 in an UK arena tour alongside Def Leppard and Whitesnake.

2016 saw the band return to the studio with 'The Killer Instinct's producer Nick Raskulinecz (Rush, The Foo Fighters, Mastodon), at his studio just outside Nashville.

The resultant album is Black Star Riders most accomplished work to date. From the immediate riffs of album opener 'Heavy Fire' to the instant hooks of first single 'When The Night Comes In', from the dirty bass groove of 'Thinking About You Could Get Me Killed' to the familiar and trademark dual guitars of Gorham and Johnson on 'Testify Or Say Goodbye', this is an album that will further cement BSR¹s reputation as one of the world premiere rock acts.

Following on from their critically acclaimed albums 'All Hell Breaks Loose' and 'The Killer Instinct' which have paved the way for Black Star Riders to be recognized as a power force in the modern day of Rock n' Roll, 'Heavy Fire' will be once again released by Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

The band have also brought in Pledgemusic, one of the most innovative and successful platforms of the modern music world, to give fans extra special product and experiences to go along with the album's release.
Tracklistings below:

CD
1. Heavy Fire
2. When The Night Comes In
3. Dancing With The Wrong Girl
4. Who Rides The Tiger
5. Cold War Love
6. Testify Or Say Goodbye
7. Thinking About You Could Get Me Killed
8. True Blue Kid
9. Ticket To Rise
10. Letting Go Of Me

The Limited Edition Digibook CD will have above Tracklisting plus
Bonus Track
11. Fade

Limited Edition Gatefold Vinyl
Limited Edition Picture Disc
Side One
1. Heavy Fire
2. When The Night Comes In
3. Dancing With The Wrong Girl
4. Who Rides The Tiger
5. Cold War Love
 Side Two
1. Testify Or Say Goodbye
2. Thinking About You Could Get Me Killed
3. True Blue Kid
4. Ticket To Rise
5. Letting Go Of Me

After a full year off the road, Black Star Riders  (Ricky Warwick, Scott Gorham, Damon Johnson, Robert Crane and Jimmy DeGrasso) are back with a 16 date UK & Ireland run, joined on the first five dates by Scottish rockers Gun and The Amorettes and then Sweden¹s own Backyard Babies with Gun on the remaining 11 shows.

Black Star Riders play Belfast's Limelight1 with Gun and The Amorettes on
Sunday 5th March, Limelight, Belfast

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