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Black Star Riders announce UK and Irish tour dates!

While Thin Lizzy spinoff group, Black Star Riders are currently in the studio working on their third album ‘Heavy Fire’, the band have announced a bunch of tour dates for 2017. They will be bringing The Amorettes with them (having previously toured with them last year on The Killer Instinct tour), as well as GUN.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

March 2nd 2017: Tramshed, Cardiff, UK
March 3rd 2017: William Aston Hall, Wrexham, UK
March 4th 2017: Academy, Dublin, IE
March 5th 2017: Limelight 1, Belfast, NI
March 7th 2017: Ironworks, Inverness, UK
March 8th & 9th 2017: O2 ABC, Glasgow, UK (Co-headline show, BSR close the show on the 9th)
March 10th 2017: O2 Academy, Newcastle, UK
March 11th 2017: O2 Academy, Leeds, UK
March 12th 2017: O2 Ritz, Manchester, UK
March 14th 2017: Rock City, Nottingham, UK
March 15th 2017: UEA, Norwich, UK
March 16th 2017: O2 Academy, Bristol, UK
March 17th 2017: O2 Kentish Town Forum, London, UK
March 18th 2017: O2 Institute, Birmingham, UK
March 19th 2017: O2 Academy, Bournmouth, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit blackstarriders.com!

Keeping time: An Interview with The Amorettes’ Hannah McKay

It’s been a prolific couple of years for the Scottish trio of The Amorettes. After a bunch of tours supporting Black Star Riders, Ash and Danko Jones, and the release of their second album ‘Game On’. The band now find themselves undertaking another tour at the beginning in April, as well as preparing to go into the studio to produce their third studio album.

They’re also nominated for a selection of awards this Saturday at the Pure Rawk Awards, as well as being on the bill at the event to close the show. Drummer, Hannah McKay took some time out to talk to Shaun Neary about the bands experiences, expectations for the new album and future plans. Continue Reading