The nominations are in for the 2011 UK Classic Rock Magazine Awards.
Black Country Communion are up for Best Band and Best Album, plus Deep Purple’s Come Taste The Band for Best re-issue and MKIV Phoenix Rising for DVD.
You can vote from anywhere around the world 😎
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
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”
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 6:00PM – 7:00PM (GMT) beginning on June 5th.
For further info click here: www.planetrock.com
Courtesy of Glenn and Laney Amplification 😎
Laney Amplification “Just Play It” message by the ‘Voice of Rock‘ Glenn Hughes, Solo and Black Country Communion.
His autobiography is available now.
While Glenn is in the UK for his book launch and just prior to his UK solo tour, he will be a featured guest on BBC Radio 2 broadcast with ‘Steve Wright In The Afternoon‘, between 2:00PM-5:00PM (GMT) on Thursday, May 12th, 2011.
Tune-in if you can!
Glenn will discuss his book and associated EP 😎
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), has announced the track-listing for their highly anticipated second album.
Produced by Kevin Shirley, the album, which is simply entitled “2”, 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.
The album track listing is as follows:
1. The Outsider
2. Man In The Middle
3. The Battle For Hadrian’s Wall
4. Save Me
5. Smokestack Woman
7. An Ordinary Son
8. I Can See Your Spirit
9. Little Secret
Read the full online announcement here: http://www.noblepr.co.uk/Press_Releases/blackcountrycommunion/album2.htm
In July, Black Country Communion will embark on a UK tour that will take in concerts at Llandudno Cymru Arena (23rd July), London’s High Voltage Festival (24th July), Leeds O2 Academy (26th July), Newcastle O2 Academy (27th July), Glasgow 02 Academy (29th July), and the Manchester Academy (30th July). 24 Hour Ticket Hotline: 0871 230 1101. Book Online:www.seetickets.com, www.thegigcartel.com.
Glenn Hughes will be in London to publicise the forthcoming BCC album on Thursday, April 14th and Friday, April 15th.
LEEDS O2 ACADEMY
Tuesday, July 26th, 2011
NEWCASTLE O2 ACADEMY
Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
GLASGOW O2 ACADEMY
Friday, July 29th, 2011
Saturday, July 30th, 2011
The critically acclaimed rock Anglo-American rock supergroup Black Country Communion is pleased to announce a series of 4 major headline UK summer concerts in the North of England, following their appearance at London’s High Voltage Festival at Victoria Park on Sunday, July 24th.
A special ticket pre-sale will be available to O2 Academy Priority subscribers from Wednesday, February 2nd at 9:00AM GMT.
To become an O2 Academy Priority customer please register at www.o2blueroom.co.uk
Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 4th at 9:00AM GMT.
More info. over @ www.noblepr.co.uk/Press_Releases/blackcountrycommunion/tour.htm
Glenn and Black Country Communion have just sent us all a new HD video message 😎
Happy New Year from Black Country Communion!
For immediate release, London, England –
Following two sold out December UK gigs with rock supergroup Black Country
Communion, iconic vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes, is pleased to announce an
11-date UK tour in May 2011. Click here to read the official announcement –
Formerly of Trapeze and Deep Purple, the forthcoming UK concerts will
showcase highlights from his Glenn’s colourful career. “Following the
incredible reaction we received from last week’s Black Country Communion UK
shows, I’m looking forward to touring solo in the UK in May,” says Hughes.
Tickets go on sale to the general public at 9am on Friday 7th January 2011.
Leading UK gig guide website www.ents24.com is offering fans an exclusive
pre-sale from 9am on Wednesday 5th January.
The May 2011 UK tour dates include Northampton Roadmenders (14), Cambridge
Junction (15), Birkenhead Arts Centre (17), Buxton Opera House (18),
Edinburgh Picture House (20), Aberdeen Lemon Tree (21), York Opera House
(23), Norwich Waterfront (24), Brighton Komedia (26), Poole Mr Kyps (27) and
Birmingham Town Hall (29).
For interview opportunities and further info, please contact:
Peter Noble and Will Taylor at Noble PR Consultancy: 0207 272 7772.