The Skinny: Black Star Riders – the new band formed by Thin Lizzy alumni Ricky Warwick (vocals), Scott Gorham (guitar), Damon Johnson (guitar) and Marco Mendoza (bass) with new addition Jimmy DeGrasso on drums – will release its debut album, All Hell Breaks Loose on May 28 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. While Thin Lizzy will continue on an occasional basis, Black Star Riders is a full-time band described as “the next step in the evolution of the Thin Lizzy story”. All Hell Breaks Loose was recorded and mixed by producer Kevin Shirley (Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, Aerosmith, Rush) at The Cave studios in Malibu, California. Mastering duties were handled by Bob Ludwig (Jimi Hendrix, Rush, Kiss, Led Zeppelin) at Gateway Mastering Studios in Portland, Maine. Check out the awesome first single from the record “Bound for Glory” now below.

Clocking out at 45 minutes, the beauty and surprise of All Hell Breaks Loose is that it hugely embraces, and then delivers the unexpected: a magical, organic, classic rock experience that wells up emotionally into that space occupied and exemplified so well by Thin Lizzy and UFO and Queen in the 1970’s. Together with album artwork by Gil Elvgren (the most renowned pin-up artist in the history of American Illustration) the record harkens back to the idea that classic rock is timeless; that the coalescence of great songwriting trumps any formulaic checklist each and every time.

All Hell Breaks Loose Track Listing:

01. All Hell Breaks Loose
02. Bound For Glory
03. Kingdom Of The Lost
04. Bloodshot
05. Kissin’ The Ground
06. Hey Judas
07. Hoodoo Voodoo
08. Valley Of The Stones
09. Someday Salvation
10. Before The War
11. Blues Ain’t So Bad


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