Black Star Riders announce new album title & UK tour for October


Black Star Riders will release their fourth studio album in September 2019. Entitled ‘Another State of Grace’ the album was produced & mixed by Jay Ruston (Stone Sour, Anthrax, Uriah Heep).

The band will support the record with a full UK and Ireland tour in October 2019 with additional dates in other territories to be announced in the near future.

Black Star Riders, who consist of Ricky Warwick (Lead Vocals / Guitar), Scott Gorham (Lead Guitar) and Robert Crane (Bass) together with recent additions Chad Szeliga (Drums) and Christian Martucci (Lead Guitar) recorded the album at Sphere Studios in Burbank, California in February.

Ricky Warwick: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be back with a brand new Black Star Riders Album. In my honest opinion this is the best record the band has made! This is Christian and Chad’s first album with the band and they have brought a fantastic energy and vibe”

Scott Gorham adds “It was great to be back in Los Angeles and recording with Jay Ruston was an absolute pleasure.  I am excited to see everyone’s reactions to this amazing record … and I can’t wait to get back on the road and play you these new songs!”

The band previous album, “Heavy Fire”, was released in 2017 and enjoyed widespread fan and critical acclaim.  The album enjoyed success in many countries and went on to score multiple high chart placing’s & radio playlists.  They toured extensively in support of the release with notable appearances on the SOLD OUT Rock Legend’s VI cruise out of Florida, alongside Sammy Hagar and Bad Company and very successful tour of North and South America with metal legends Judas Priest.

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

After a lengthy period off the road, Black Star Riders are back with a 15 date UK & Ireland Tour with special guests Stone Broken and Wayward Sons.

Ricky adds re the tour: “I’m also very happy to have our friends in Stone Broken and Wayward Sons on the bill with us. A tour of epic proportions… not to be missed!”

Dates for Black Star Riders 2019 UK & Ireland Tour are:

10th October                   O2 Academy, Bristol
11th October                   Corn Exchange, Cambridge
12th October                   O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
13th October                   William Aston Hall, Wrexham
14th October                   Rock City, Nottingham
16th October                   Academy, Dublin *
17th October                   Limelight, Belfast *
18th October                   Braehead Arena, Glasgow §
19th October                   O2 Academy, Newcastle
20th October                   O2 Ritz, Manchester
22nd October                   De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill
23rd October                   O2 Academy, Bournemouth
24th October                   University Great Hall, Cardiff
25th October                   Steel Mill, Wolverhampton
26th October                   O2 Academy, Leeds

* BSR and Stone Broken Only    § BSR Only as Guests to Saxon

Tickets are on sale from 10am Friday March 8th.
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