Ricky Warwick, Black Star Riders interview – February 2015


I spoke to Black Star Riders frontman Ricky Warwick ahead of their album release and upcoming tour which kicks off in Dublin on 2nd March.

The new Black Star Riders album, “The Killer Instinct” comes out on Monday. How do you think the album compares to the first one (All hell breaks loose)?

I think its anI spoke to Black Star Riders frontman Ricky Warwick ahead of their album release and upcoming tour which kicks off in Dublin on 2nd March. The new Black Star Riders album, “The Killer Instinct” comes out on Monday. How do you think the album compares to the first one (All hell breaks loose)? I think its an evolution. I think it’s an evolution sonically and an evolution in song writing. I think the difference is that when we went in to make this record we knew we were doing a Black Star Riders album as opposed to when we were writing for the last one you know there was still confusion as to whether it was going to come out under the Thin Lizzy monicker or not, so I think that was the major difference. The pressure was different, probably a lot more confidence going into this record, and we’d toured together for almost two years as well. The lineup has changed since the first album. Did that make a difference? Most of the songs were written before Robbie Crane joined the band, so we’d pretty much got everything down, but obviously what made a difference was what Robbie brought […]

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