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Interviewed by Mark Dean (Journalist/Writer/Contributor) Myglobalmind Webzine
This interview took place on Black Star Riders – All Hell Breaks Loose Album Launch Party, Milton Keynes on Thursday, May 30th, 2013 during a NO PRESS DAY. Thanks to Mark Dean for the inside scoop with Damon.
Damon Johnson (Guitars) Black Star Riders
© Jay Hawkins
The debut Black Star Riders studio album, ALL HELL BREAKS LOOSE, has entered the USA Billboard Heatseekers chart at #5 & the USA Billboard Hard Rock chart at #19 after selling 2,206 copies in the U.S. its first week. Having just made their live debut last week in the U.K. to a sold-out crowd, BSR vocalist & lyricist Ricky Warwick checks in from Germany with his reaction to the Billboard news:
“Myself and the BSR Boys are totally blown away by our U.S. chart placings. Thank you all for your continued support!”
BLACK STAR RIDERS features veteran musicians Ricky Warwick (THIN LIZZY / The Almighty) on vocals, Scott Gorham (THIN LIZZY / 21 Guns) on guitar, Damon Johnson (THIN LIZZY / Alice Cooper / Brother Cane) on guitar, Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY / Ted Nugent / Whitesnake / Blue Murder) on bass and Jimmy DeGrasso (Alice Cooper / Megadeth / Y&T) on drums.
ALL HELL BREAKS LOOSE was produced & mixed by the legendary Kevin Shirley (Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, Aerosmith, Rush). Album artwork is by renowned American pin-up artist Gil Elvgren