Gary Holland

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Black Star Riders: The Killer Instinct Debuts On 3 American Billboard Charts

With last week’s release of their sophomore album The Killer Instinct, melodic hard rock super group BLACK STAR RIDERS have secured their second appearance on the American Billboard charts in less than two years.  A celebrated contribution to contemporary rock music, The Killer Instinct has debuted on the following American Billboard album charts: #6 –… Read more »


BLACK STAR RIDERS – The Killer Instinct

Black Star Riders have definitely proven that they have “The Killer Instinct” with their second album released February 20, 2015 through Nuclear Blast Records. This was my first time hearing the band, and knowing they are made up of members from Thin Lizzy, I knew that this record would be the treasure it is. Produced… Read more »


Black Star Riders Announce 3 Additional U.S. Shows

Sault St. Marie (MI), Minneapolis (MN), and Moline (IL) are the three additional U.S. cities where melodic hard rockers BLACK STAR RIDERS will be taking the finesse of their high-caliber headlining show this April in support of their second studio album, The Killer Instinct, due out in North America on February 24th. The six U.S…. Read more »


Black Star Riders: First Track-By-Track Commentary with Vocalist Ricky Warwick

Veteran rock vocalist & lyricist Ricky Warwick has shared backstories on the first five tracks of the new BLACK STAR RIDERS album The Killer Instinct, due out in North America on February 24th. Learn the meaning of the Irish chant in “Soldier’s Town” & how album producer Nick Raskulinecz saved “Bullet Blues” on the Nuclear… Read more »


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