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Black Country Communion invade the UK

The critically acclaimed Anglo-American rock supergroup Black Country Communion will kick-off their highly anticipated debut nationwide UK tour tomorrow evening at the Llandudno Cymru Arena in North Wales. BCC have also just announced that a live DVD & Blu-ray, documenting the European dates, will be released in October 2011.

Comprised of Joe Bonamassa (guitar, vocals), Jason Bonham (drums), Glenn Hughes (vocals, bass) and Derek Sherinian (keyboards), BCC’s UK tour dates include Llandudno Cymru Arena (Sat July 23), London’s High Voltage Festival (Sun July 24), Leeds O2 Academy (Tue 26th July), Newcastle O2 Academy (Wed 27th July), Glasgow O2 Academy (Fri 29th July) and Manchester Academy (Sat 30th July).

Read the official press release here – www.noblepr.co.uk/Press_Releases/blackcountrycommunion/tour.htm



Message From Glenn Hughes + BCC – July 2011

Thanx for the love everyone, see you next time ~ GH + BCC



Lars Ulrich receives Glenn Hughes Autobiography

Lars Ulrich from Metallica receives his copy (he wrote the Foreward) of the Glenn Hughes limited edition Autbiography yesterday (“Deep Purple & Beyond: Scenes from the Life of a Rock Star“), backstage at the Sonisphere Festival in the UK.


Photography: copyright Andy Vella/Foruli 2011

Glenn recalls…

“Lars… the lil’ lad from Copenhagen with his ‘ol mate Hughes book… I met Lars when DP played Copenhagen in ’73… he wanted my autograph. I saw how young he was and went directly to him and his Dad… sweet. My book in Paperback, will be in the stores this October @ a price you can all afford… I love u all… be a nice Xmas present… GH”

Hand binding of all the pre-ordered limited edition sets is well underway, and the publishers expect to start shipping within the next 2-4 weeks.



Rock Lives BCC No.1


Black Country Communion are currently No. 1 on the Official UK Top 40 Rock Album Chart and riding high at No. 23 on the Official UK Top 40 Album Chart.

A ‘tweet‘ message from Glenn and the band…

Thanks everyone for keepin’ the freak flag flyin’, as I say, we are building a foundation…

GH & BCC



BCC Premier Guitar July 2011

Glenn and Black Country Communion are featured in this month’s issue of USA publication, “Premier Guitar“. A full featured spread is included with interviews with both Joe Bonamassa and Glenn Hughes 😎

You can read the digital edition @

http://digital.premierguitar.com/premierguitar/201107_1/?fm=2#pg2

and… the online edition @

www.premierguitar.com/Magazine/Issue/2011/Jul/Black_Country_Communion_Rituals_of_Life.aspx?Page= 1



BCC – Man In The Middle

Glenn Hughes and Black Country Communion have just issued the official music video for their new song, “Man In The Middle“, from their upcoming album, “2“.

Black Country Communion, are the Anglo-American classic rock group featuring blues rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze), drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin), and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater). Their forthcoming album, “2“, is produced by Kevin Shirley and will be released in the U.K. on June 13th via Mascot Records, and June 14th in the U.S. on the J&R Adventures label.

More over @ www.BCCommunion.com



Black Country Communion “Man In The Middle” rehearsal video

Black Country Communion have issued a video from within the East West studios (formerly United West) in Los Angeles, earlier this year, rehearsing the song, “Man In The Middle“, from their forthcoming album, “2“.

Black Country Communion, are the Anglo-American classic rock group featuring blues rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze), drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin), and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater). Their forthcoming album, “2“, is produced by Kevin Shirley and will be released in the U.K. on June 13th via Mascot Records, and June 14th in the U.S. on the J&R Adventures label.

More over @ www.BCCommunion.com



Glenn Hughes – It’s good to be back on the planet!

Glenn Hughes recently sat down with the BBC during his book launch event in London and spoke about his book, “Deep Purple & Beyond: Scenes From The Life Of A Rock Star“, the dark days, and Black Country Communion2” and more 😎

www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13603257



Glenn Hughes joins Planet Rock


GLENN HUGHES, the former singer and bass guitarist with Trapeze and Deep Purple, and currently the front man of the critically acclaimed rock supergroup Black Country Communion, will launch an exclusive weekly radio show on Planet Rock from Sunday, June 5th at 6:00PM GMT (10:00AM PT / 1:00PM ET).

You can tune-in and listen from anywhere worldwide over at www.planetrock.com

Every week, Glenn will choose his favorite rock songs, and seminal tracks that have influenced him over the years, plus songs that continue to inspire him today. As one of the true rock’n’roll icons, Hughes will reveal controversial tales and anecdotes from his long and glittering career, during which he’s played with some of the biggest and best bands and artists of all time. Get ready for stories about his experiences with Black Sabbath, Ronnie James Dio, David Coverdale, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Deep Purple and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, to name but a few.

I would like to thank Planet Rock for giving me the opportunity to share with listeners on my show, the songs that have shaped my life,” says Hughes. “Every song is chosen by me, and there will rock ‘n’roll stories along the away. I am a messenger…

Hughes continues Planet Rock’s tradition of bringing rock’s biggest names to the airwaves,” says Planet Rock’s Programme Director, Trevor White. “After a career spanning 40 years, he brings a wealth of stories from his life on the road, in the studio, his friendships with the likes of Keith Moon and Bonzo, the highs, the lows, and of course, the excesses. His choice of music will make the show a must listen.”

The series will run on Planet Rock on Sunday evenings at 6:00PM7:00PM (GMT) beginning on June 5th.

For further info click here: www.planetrock.com



BCC currently No. 5 on pre-order chart!

Black Country Communion, the Anglo-American classic rock group featuring blues rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze), drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin), and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater), are currently No. 5 on the Amazon UK pre-order
chart 😎

Their second album, aptly titled, “2“, produced by Kevin Shirley, will be released in the U.K. on June 13th via Mascot Records, and June 14th in the U.S. on the J&R Adventures label.

More over @ www.BCCommunion.com




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