Tag: Joe Bonamassa

An Interview with Guitarist of THIN LIZZY and BLACK STAR RIDERS

Michael Leonard of Gibson.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist Scott Gorham of Thin Lizzy and Black Star Riders. Below is just a tad of that interview. Gibson.com: What can you say about the new band? Scott: Firstly, Brian Downey [drums] only wanted to play under the Thin Lizzy name. And that’s fine, I totally respect that. So we have a new drummer, Jimmy DeGrasso [Megadeth, Alice Cooper] for …

GLENN HUGHES and JOE BONAMASSA On Speaking Terms Again

Glenn Hughes says he and Joe Bonamassa are on speaking terms after the fall out that derailed the launch of latest Black Country Communion album Afterglow. His comment comes as the record became their best ever chart entry, landing at Number 48 on the US Billboard list for its first week sales. Over the weekend Hughes …

JOE BONAMASSA Isn’t Going To be Bullied Into Touring

According to EddieTrunk.com, Sterling Whitaker of Ultimate Classic Rock spoke with guitarist Joe Bonamassa about the band’s new album, Afterglow, his public feud with Glenn Hughes and whether the band will ever work together again. Portions of the interview appear below. Ultimate Classic Rock: What was your goal musically going into [Black Country Communion’s] the third album? Joe Bonamassa: …

Bonamassa’s Manager Taking the Heat For Canceled Show in January with Black Country Communion

If you don’t already know, Black Country Communion’s upcoming album, Afterglow, will be their last.  There’s been some verbal jabs between guitarist Joe Banamassa and singer/bassist Glen Hughes regarding the future of Black Country Communion (BCC) and Joe’s ability to tour.  An upcoming show which was scheduled for January as been cancelled and the following …

Is This the End of BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION?

Black Country Communion’s vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes told ABC News Radio that the band’s third studio album, Afterglow may be their last. “This may be the [band’s] last album,” he declared. “I hate to break it to you, but it just may be, because I need to be in a band that tours on a regular basis.” Hughes went on …

Joe Lynn Turner: Joe Bonamassa Used to Be Afraid to Sing

Joe Lynn Turner has taken credit for coaching blues star Joe Bonamassa into his singing role. The former Rainbow vocalist, who later performed with Yngwie Malmsteen and Deep Purple, hired the young guitarist to appear on his 1985 solo debut Rescue You – but reveals Bonamassa was too scared to approach a microphone. Turner tells …

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION: Complete ‘Live Over Europe’ DVD Details Revealed

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, the English-American rock supergroup featuring the talents of bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, TRAPEZE, BLACK SABBATH), blues rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, drummer Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN), and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER), will release its first concert DVD, “Live Over Europe”, on October 24, 2011 (Blu-ray to follow November 15) on the …

Glenn Hughes Announces U.K. Tour

Vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Black Country Communion, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath) will begin another U.K. headlining tour in May. The self-titled debut album from Black Country Communion — the rock group featuring Hughes, drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin), Derek Sherinian (Dream Theatre) and blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa — recently entered the U.K. chart at position …

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION: Announce Debut UK Shows in December

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, the critically acclaimed rock supergroup featuring vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze, Black Sabbath), award-winning blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa, drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin, Foreigner) and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, Billy Idol), today confirmed that they will perform two long-awaited UK concerts in December. Fittingly, the first BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION concert …

Black Country Communion Breaks UK Top 20

The self-titled debut album from BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION — the Anglo/American rock supergroup featuring vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, TRAPEZE), drummer Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN), Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER) and blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa — has entered the official U.K. chart at position No. 13. The CD, which was made available in …

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