Black Country Communion have announced they will play two exclusive concerts in Europe in January 2018 to support the release of their forthcoming new album BCCIV due on Friday 22nd September, with ‘Collide’ the first single taken from it alongside a music video just released.
The band will hit the Black Country to play Wolverhampton Civic Hall on Tuesday 2nd January and then take the capital by storm on Thursday 4th January when they play London Hammersmith Apollo. What’s more These will be the only two concerts the band will be playing throughout the whole of Europe.
Featuring vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze), drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin, Foreigner), Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, Alice Cooper, Billy Idol) and blues-rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, BCCIV is the band’s first studio album since 2013’s Afterglow and their untimely split, before reconvening last year. As with its three predecessors the album was produced by Kevin Shirley and will be available through Mascot Records.
“We had around four months to write this album, and I think the results speak for themselves,” said Glenn Hughes. “All four of us wanted to make a record that stood up to the first three albums, however, the new album is more of a progression, as we wanted to be careful not to repeat the previous albums.”
BCCIV will feature the following tracks: ‘Collide’, ‘Over My Head’, ‘The Last Song For My Resting Place’, ‘Sway’, ‘The Cove’, ‘The Crow’, ‘Wanderlust’, ‘Love Remains’ and ‘Awake When The Morning Comes’. The vinyl edition will also feature ‘With You I Go’ as a bonus track.
“A lot has happened since we last recorded the Afterglow album in 2013, so, in many ways, the new album shows Black Country Communion with a much harder, riffier and bigger and bolder sound,” Hughes noted, “ If you’re looking for a folk album, this ain’t the one.”