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 and is available to hear at the bottom of this page.
Article continues below...
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 Nov O2 Academy, Bournemouth
Saturday 23rd Nov Shepherds Bush Empire, London
Monday 25th Nov O2 Academy, Bristol
Tuesday 26th Nov Junction, Cambridge
Wednesday 27th Nov UEA, Norwich
Friday 29th Nov Hard Rock Hell 6, Wales – FESTIVAL CO-HEADLINE
Saturday 30th Nov Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton
Sunday 1st Dec Solus/University, Cardiff
Monday 2nd Dec O2 Academy, Oxford
Thursday 5th Dec Ironworks, Inverness
Friday 6th Dec Picturehouse, Edinburgh
Saturday 7th Dec O2 Academy, Newcastle
Sunday 8th Dec O2 Academy, Leeds
Tuesday 10th Dec The Assembly Rooms, Leamington Spa
Thursday 12th Dec Rock City, Nottingham
Friday 13th Dec Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 14th Dec Academy, Dublin, EIRE
Tickets are on general on sale through all normal outlets at 9am GMT Thursday 2nd May 2013.
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.