O2, Bournemouth

Announce UK Tour in November / December 2013
Including a date at Bournemouth O2 Academy in November

Black Star Riders

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), 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 in the UK through on Nuclear Blast Entertainment on the 27th May 2013. The band already released their debut single “Bound For Glory”, which was premiered on BBC Radio 2 recently. 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):


Friday 22nd O2 Academy, Bournemouth
Saturday 23rd O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London
Monday 25th O2 Academy, Bristol
Tuesday 26th Junction, Cambridge
Wednesday 27th UEA, Norwich
Friday 29th Hard Rock Hell 6, Wales – FESTIVAL CO-HEADLINE
Saturday 30th Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton

Sunday 1st Solus/University, Cardiff
Monday 2nd O2 Academy, Oxford
Thursday 5th Ironworks, Inverness
Friday 6th Picturehouse, Edinburgh
Saturday 7th O2 Academy, Newcastle
Sunday 8th O2 Academy, Leeds
Tuesday 10th The Assembly Rooms, Leamington Spa
Thursday 12th Rock City, Nottingham
Friday 13th Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 14th Academy, Dublin, EIRE
Black Star Riders

Tickets for headline shows are priced 22.50GBP / 25.00 GBP London (subject to booking fees) – Dublin is E25. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Thursday 2nd May, with tickets for the London show available from http://www.livenation.co.uk or http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk. VIP Packages available for all shows – including meet and greet and special acoustic performance ñ available from April 29th via the VIP package link at: http://www.blackstarriders.com.

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.


A 24-minute compilation of behind-the-scenes video reports from the band’s studio time in Los Angeles…

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