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Black Star Riders announces THE GLORIA STORY on upcoming European Tour:

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Black Star Riders are pleased to announce that Swedish rockers THE GLORIA STORY will open up on the following dates on the upcoming BSR European Tour:

Wed/Nov-06                         Aarhus, Denmark                               Train

Thu/Nov-07                           Malmoe, Sweden                               KB

Fri/Nov-08                              Gotenburg, Sweden                         Sticky Fingers

Sun/Nov-10                           Stockholm, Sweden                           Debaser Medis

Mon/Nov-11                         Oslo, Norway                                      Rockefeller

Tue/Nov-12                           Bergen, Norway                                Ricks Theater

Wed/Nov-13                         Stavanger, Norway                           Folken

Sun/Nov-17                           Copenhagen, Denmark                   Amager Bio

Mon/Nov-18                         Kolding, Denmark                              Godset

An additional Special Guest Act will be announced shortly on these shows also.

The Gloria Story’s official website is: www.thegloriastory.com

The Gloria Story is a mashup of punk rock attitude with 70’s hard rock energy – always with a dark twist and a catchy analogue sound. Their debut album “Shades of White” instantly hit the #1 spot on Swedish rock charts upon it’s release in 2011. The band has also been awarded with a platinum disc for their hit single “OH NO (2010)”. On their latest effort “Born to Lose (2013)” you will find a dirtier, more bass driven and heavier sounding The Gloria Story. No ballads, no fillers, no AoR. Just catchy punk rock melodies over chewy riffing. The concept of mixing party oriented, lo-tech rock and roll with pure entertainment has made The Gloria Story into one of the most promising Swedish touringmachines in recent years. It’s all about reinventing the sounds of the 70’s, and stopping at nothing to give their audience a great show.


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BLACK STAR RIDERS will be embarking on a full scale UK and Ireland tour this November/December with Special Guests The Dead Daisies www.thedeaddaisies.com and support from Western Sand http://www.westernsand.co.uk/ on all dates except Nov 29th.

THE DEAD DAISIES formed around the nucleus of Australians Jon Stevens (Noiseworks/INXS) and David Lowy (Red Phoenix/Mink), the powerful musical collective is completed by a lineup that speaks volumes. They include Charley Drayton (The X-pensive Winos/The Cult), Richard Fortus (Guns ‘N’ Roses/Thin Lizzy), Darryl Jones (The Rolling Stones) and Dizzy Reed (Guns ‘N’ Roses).

Marco Mendoza “We came across The Dead Daises when we were touring Australia and what a great band they are. I was lucky enough to play with them on their Aus tour with Aerosmith and again on the Uproar Tour in the US. It’s a pleasure to have them out with us in the UK!”

Ricky Warwick “We are all looking forward to having The Dead Daisies out with us. Its also going to be great to be on the road with Richard Fortus again.”

WESTERN SAND are four-piece southern hard rock revival band from Bournemouth, UK.

BLACK STAR RIDERS featuring THIN LIZZY members Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson, Scott Gorham and Marco Mendoza together with drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (Alice Cooper / Megadeth), will be touring in support of All Hell Breaks Loose which was released in the UK through on Nuclear Blast Entertainment on the 27th May 2013.

Confirmed headline and festival appearances for BLACK STAR RIDERS in 2013 include the below.

  • Friday 22nd Nov O2 Academy, Bournemouth
  • Saturday 23rd Nov O2 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
  • Tuesday 3rd Dec O2 Academy, Liverpool
  • 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, Leamington Spa
  • Thursday 12th Dec Rock City, Nottingham
  • Friday 13th Dec Ritz, Manchester
  • Saturday 14th Dec Academy, Dublin, EIRE
  • Sunday 15th Dec Limelight, Belfast 

Tickets for headline shows are priced 22.50GBP / 25.00 GBP London (subject to booking fees) – Dublin is E25. Tickets are available on general sale through all normal outlets.

VIP Packages available for all shows – including meet and greet and special acoustic performance –via the VIP package link at: http://www.blackstarriders.com/