BLACK STAR RIDER guitarists Damon Johnson (THIN LIZZY, ex-ALICE COOPER/BROTHER CANE) & Scott Gorham (THIN LIZZY, ex-21 GUNS) check-in about their time spent in the studio with heralded producer Nick Raskulinecz (RUSH, FOO FIGHTERS, ALICE IN CHAINS, MASTODON), who “was like the 6th member of the band” during the recording of The Killer Instinct, which will be released in the U.S. and Canada on February 24th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.
Watch the video clip, the album trailer, the title track’s lyric video, and two studio reports on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel:
The second studio album by BLACK STAR RIDERS, The Killer Instinct is a rich collection of story-based tracks (“Soldierstown,” “Finest Hour,” “Blindsided,” “Sex, Guns & Gasoline”) rooted in master craftsman performances by vocalist Ricky Warwick, guitarist Damon Johnson, guitarist Scott Gorham, drummer Jimmy DeGrasso, and bassist Robbie Crane.
Multiple formats of the new album can be pre-ordered from The Killer Instinct Landing Page. They include: digi-pak + exclusive band logo t-shirt bundle, jewel case CD, black vinyl LP gatefold, and an exclusive clear vinyl LP gatefold (imported & limited to 300 copies).
The track listing for the 2-CD digi-pak version of The Killer Instinct is:
01. The Killer Instinct (purchase the single on iTunes: http://geni.us/BSRInstinctiTunes)
02. Bullet Blues
03. Finest Hour
05. Charlie I Gotta Go
07. Through The Motions
08. Sex, Guns & Gasoline
09. Turn In Your Arms
10. You Little Liar
01 – Gabrielle
02 – The Reckoning Day
03 – The Killer Instinct (acoustic)
04 – Blindsided (acoustic)
05 – Charlie I Gotta Go (acoustic)
06 – Finest Hour (acoustic)
After their appearance at the U.K.’s Giants Of Rock Festival in February 2015, BLACK STAR RIDERS will co-headline a 16-date tour throughout the U.K. and Ireland with EUROPE beginning in early March 2015. They’ll return to the U.S. to perform on the Monsters Of Rock cruise to the Caribbean in April 2015.
Visit BLACK STAR RIDERS online at http://www.BLACKSTARRIDERS.com.