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Interview with BLACK STAR RIDERS at Ramblin’ Man Fair

BLACK STAR RIDERS were formed in 2012 by four members of Thin Lizzy – Scott Gorham, Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson and bassist Marco Mendoza – plus former Megadeth and Alice Cooper drummer Jimmy DeGrasso. The band’s debut album All Hell Breaks Loose” was released in 2013, and attained universal approval with a follow-up album, The Killer Instinct released in February ...

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Ramblin Man Fair 2017 – The Full Report

FRIDAY After the syrupy Graham Bonnet Band (who got things going early at around 4pm Friday with a great set of recognisable toons — what a fab start!) we careened with sufficient buzziness straight into a sizzling set from the unbelievably-wunderbar! American rockers Last in Line (the original line-up of Dio) with the terrifically cool Viv and Vinnie who brought shouts of joy ...

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Review: Ricky Warwick – When Patsy Cline was Crazy (And Guy Mitchell Sang the Blues)/Hearts on Trees

Ricky Warwick should be a man that needs no introduction, especially among those that are fans of classic rock. To those that are not aware of who he is, this is the man that took the lead vocalist spot in the final version of Thin Lizzy (and technically still is with the few special one off shows coming up), the ...

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Ricky Warwick & The Fighting Hearts reveal ‘Celebrating Sinking’

Black Star Riders and Thin Lizzy front-man Ricky Warwick celebrates his second single release ‘Celebrating sinking’ from his latest solo album featuring The Fighting Hearts. Check out the video below: ‘The road to Damascus Street’ saw a huge amount of support across multiple major UK radio stations including Team Rock Radio, Total Rock Radio and multiple BBC stations. In addition ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS with special guests Toseland and Leogun

At The Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton December 17th 2015 The last leg of Black Star Riders six week stint on the road was much anticipated, and was now upon the good folk of Wolverhampton at last. The second of two Christmas shows laid on by the band. A large turn-out was expected, although the hall was maybe just about half full ...

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Ricky Warwick and The Fighting Hearts announce new material

The voice behind the final generation of Thin Lizzy and frontman for the superb Irish rockers Black Star Riders announces his solo project, leading off with opening single ‘The Road to Damascus Street’. Set to release a double album, ‘When Patsy Cline Was Crazy (and Guy Mitchell Sang the Blues) and unplugged ‘Hearts on Trees’ come February 26th 2016 via ...

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Black Star Riders release single ‘Soldierstown’ ahead of UK Tour.

Black Star Riders are set to release their new single ‘Soldierstown’ from their current album ahead of their all star line up tour. The band need no introduction, progressing from the iconic Thin Lizzy to Black Star Riders to create new music. Scott Gorham, Ricky Warwick and Damon Johnson are joined by Jimmy Degrasso and Robbie Crane, and by no ...

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Interview with Black Star Riders at Download Festival

We caught up with Ricky Warwick (Vocals/Guitar) and Jimmy DeGrasso (Drums) of Black Star Riders at Download Festival 2015. Following on from our interview with Damon in February we re-visit the subject of record sales, and expand upon some of the issues in the music industry today. “Budgets are not what they used to be, there used to be huge ...

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Def Leppard & Whitesnake announce double-bill UK tour

British rock legends Def Leppard and Whitesnake have announced they will be playing a full UK area tour this November. That isn’t all, Black Star Riders have been announced as special guests for the tour. The mega-tour will be playing the following dates: 6 December – Dublin (3Arena) 7 December – Belfast (Odyssey) 9 December – Newcastle (Metro Radio Arena) 10 December – Glasgow (SSE Hydro) 12 December – Birmingham ...

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Live Review: Europe & Black Star Riders, Academy, Newcastle

If you told me I’d be seeing live versions of ‘The Final Countdown’ and ‘The Boys Are Back in Town’ performed by the original bands (well mostly) as well as one of the most exciting new rock bands in the country – I would have thought you were joking. Or talking about a festival of sorts.Alas this is a chilly ...

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