Registered: Dec 2000
Location: San Francisco, CA.
Black Country Communion, the English-American hard rock band featuring the talents of bassist/vocalist
Glenn Hughes, blues rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, drummer Jason Bonham, and keyboardist
Derek Sherinian, have released the artwork for their much-anticipated second album "2". The album will be released in the UK and Europe on June 13th, 2011 by Mascot Records and in America on June 14th, 2011 by J&R Adventures.
On June 9th, 2011, the band will kick off an 8-date USA summer tour in San Diego. The band will then embark on a UK / European tour. UK dates include Llandudno Cymru Arena (23 July), London's High Voltage Festival (24 July), Leeds O2 Academy (26 July), Newcastle O2 Academy (27 July), Glasgow 02 Academy (29 July), and Manchester Academy (30 July).
Black Country Communion's self-titled debut album was released in Sept. 2010 to rave reviews. The album stormed the #1 position on the Official UK Top 40 Rock Album Chart; #13 in the Top 40 Album Chart and #2 in the Top 40 Indie Album Chart. It made #3 in Classic Rock's "Critics Album of the Year" poll, while Planet Rock listeners crowned them
Best New Band of 2010.
Recent live shows in the UK in December 2010 had the Birmingham Mail calling their performance "rip-roaring" and "breathtaking." Classic Rock reported "a scorching set from start to finish."