Nuclear Blast issues that Fuse TV continues their latest digital series “Metalhead to Head” – a bi-weekly online show that locks two metal masters in one room then records what happens – with a salute to the Brotherhood of the Bass Clef by pairing BLACK STAR RIDERS / THIN LIZZY / WHITESNAKE bassist Marco Mendoza with WINERY DOGS / MR. BIG bassist Billy Sheehan.
In this Mutual Appreciation Society session, Marco & Billy trade compliments, memories, inspirations, and bass licks.
Catch Parts 1 & 2 of the Mendoza/Sheehan episode of “Metalhead to Head” here: http://www.fuse.tv/videos/2014/04/metalhead-to-head-marco-mendoza-billy-sheehan
Watch new episodes of Fuse’s digital series “Metalhead to Head” every other Wednesday at 10 a.m. PACIFIC / 1 p.m. EASTERN on FUSE.tv. View all the previous episodes here: http://www.fuse.tv/shows/metalhead-to-head
BLACK STAR RIDERS will be storming stages across the U.S. on their first run in support of their highly-acclaimed debut album, All Hell Breaks Loose. Featuring veteran rock musicians Ricky Warwick (THIN LIZZY / The Almighty) on vocals, Scott Gorham (THIN LIZZY / 21 Guns) on guitar, Damon Johnson (THIN LIZZY / Alice Cooper / Brother Cane) on guitar, Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY / Ted Nugent / Whitesnake / Blue Murder) on bass, and Jimmy DeGrasso (Alice Cooper / Megadeth / Y&T) on drums, the tour will launch in San Antonio, Texas on May 1st and wind its way to Poughkeepsie, New York on June 19th. BSR will co-headline six of the twenty-seven shows with SKID ROW.
BLACK STAR RIDERS tour dates are:
5/01/14 The Aztec Theater – San Antonio, TX
5/02/14 Queen City Music Hall – Fort Worth, TX
5/03/14 Concert Pub North – Houston, TX
5/04/14 Juanita’s Café & Bar – Little Rock, AR
5/05/14 Neumeier’s – Fort Smith, AR
5/08/14 Rialto Theater – Tucson, AZ*
5/09/14 The Marquee – Tempe, AZ*
5/10/14 M15 Concert Bar & Grill – Corona, CA*
5/12/14 Harlow’s Night Club – Sacramento, CA*
5/13/14 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
5/14/14 Fulton 55 – Fresno, CA
5/15/14 Canyon Club – Agoura Hills, CA*
5/16/14 The Coach House – San Juan Capistrano, CA*
5/24/14 Lost Horizon – Syracuse, NY
5/26/14 Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
5/27/14 Agora Theatre – Cleveland, OH
5/29/14 Turner Hall – Milwaukee, WI
5/30/14 Rascals Live – Moline, IL
6/03/14 Exit/In – Nashville, TN
6/04/14 The Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
6/05/14 Amos Southend – Charlotte, NC
6/08/14 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
6/09/14 Vinyl Music Hall – Pensacola, FL
6/12/14 Republic of Texas Biker Rally @ County Expo Center – Austin, TX
6/15/14 Workplay Theatre – Birmingham, AL
6/17/14 BB Kings – New York, NY
6/19/14 The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY
*co-headlining with SKID ROW
Additional dates will be announced soon.
All Hell Breaks Loose was produced by the legendary Kevin Shirley (Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, Aerosmith, Rush) & debuted last May on the American Billboard Heatseekers chart at #5 & the Billboard Hard Music chart at #19.
BLACK STAR RIDERS videos include:
• “Kingdom Of The Lost (official) – http://youtu.be/–N4ISYI-4c
• “Kingdom Of The Lost” (lyric video) – http://youtu.be/OEWPbi3Jtm4
• “Hey Judas” (official) – http://youtu.be/sUFhANBJPwY
• “Bound For Glory” (lyric video) – http://youtu.be/kq6Z6C3ipMk
This fall, BLACK STAR RIDERS will enter the studio in Dublin, Ireland to start recording their sophomore album, which will be produced by DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott and engineer by Ronan McHugh.
Visit BLACK STAR RIDERS online at http://www.BLACKSTARRIDERS.com.