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Black Star Riders and drummer Jimmy DeGrasso have decided to part ways

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In a mutual decision, Black Star Riders and drummer Jimmy DeGrasso have decided to part ways. The band wish him well in his future endeavours and thank him for the great albums, killer shows and good times together. The new drummer will be announced shortly.


Black Star Riders start their summer European Tour in Dusseldorf on May 24th. 2017 European Tour dates are below

May 24, Wednesday   Dusseldorf, Germany – Mitsubishi-Electric Hall

May 25, Thursday     Frankfurt, Germany – Jahrhunderthalle

May 27, Saturday     Jelling, Denmark – Jelling Festival

May 28, Sunday    Berlin, Germany – Tempodrome

May 29, Monday   Dresden, Germany – Junge Garde

May 30, Tuesday     Leipzig, Germany – Parkbuhne

May 31, Wednesday   Nuremberg, Germany – Hirsch


June 1, Thursday  Leiden, Holland – Nobel

June 2, Friday      Rostock, Germany – Messehalle

June 3, Saturday   Hamburg, Germany – Mehr Theater

June 5, Monday   Gothenburg, Sweden – Pustervik

June 7,  Wednesday   Solvesborg, Sweden – Sweden Rock Festival

June 10, Saturday   Twistringen, Germany – Ziegelei Open Air

June 16, Friday       Dessel, Belgium – Graspop Festival 

June 17, Saturday   Nickelsdorf, Austria – Nova Rock Festival  

June 18, Sunday     Clisson, France – Hellfest

June 21, Wednesday   Freiburg, Germany – Jazzhouse

June 23, Friday     Copenhagen, Denmark – Copenhell Festival

June 24, Saturday   Fredrikstag, Norway – Tons of Rock Festival

June 25, Sunday   Hinwil, Switzerland – Rock the Ring Festival


July 2,  Sunday     Barcelona, Spain – Barcelona RockFest 2017

July 8,  Saturday   Weert, Holland – Bospop Festival

July 23, Sunday     Stuttgart, Germany – Winterbach Festival

July 29, Saturday   Maidstone, U.K. – Ramblin’ Man Fair

Black Star Riders third album “Heavy Fire” was released in early 2017. It went to #6 in the UK and #11 in the German album charts and received widespread critical acclaim.

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