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[1 Nov 2012 | 3 Comments | 3,434 views]
GLENN HUGHES ON BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION’S AFTERGLOW – EXCLUSIVE TBL INTERVIEW EXTRACT

In this extract from an exclusive recent interview with Dave Lewis for TBL , Glenn Hughes discusses the state of play inside Black Country Communion and the recording of their album Afterglow which is released this week.
Dave Lewis: How did the recording of this album compare to the two previous BCC albums?
Glenn Hughes: Well we were scheduled to do two five day weeks in the studio but Joe was knackered coming from South America. So ten days turned into five days, so I said to Kevin Shirley, ‘’Surely you jest, we can’t …

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[22 Sep 2011 | 10 Comments | 5,758 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: TBL 30 OUT ON THE STREETS/BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION DVD SCREENINGS/ PRESENCE 35 YEARS ON/JOHN BONHAM 31 YEARS GONE

TBL 30 is out on the streets. UK subscribers should receive their copies over this weekend with Europe and USA/rest of world to follow. I mailed all pre orders out yesterday afternoon so they are in transit. Let me know what you think when you receive it.
As mentioned last week it’s another action packed issue from the very pleasing Ross Halfin cover shot of Jimmy back on stage with The Black Crowes through to Mike Tremaglio’s ever enlightening logs on Led Zeppelin on the road 40 years ago.
TBL 30 single …

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[9 Sep 2011 | 2 Comments | 7,585 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND UP: SEASICK STEVE & JPJ CROPREDY SET ON SKY ARTS/SEASICK UK DATES/BCC LIVE IN EUROPE DVD DUE/GLENN HUGHES UK DATES/JBLZE US & CANADA DATES/ROCKS BACKPAGES/THIS WEEKEND…

Tune in on Saturday September 10th at midnight to Sky Arts HD channel for an exclusive Seasick Steve performance featuring John Paul Jones from this year’s Cropredy Festival. John appears on Seasick Steve’s new album, ‘You Can’t Teach An Old Dog New Tricks’ which has been released through Jack White’s record imprint, Third Man Records in the US & through Play It Again Sam in the UK.

Last weekend the pair along with drummer Dan Magnusson performed at the  the Reading and Leeds Festival and the whole of the Reading set can be …

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[25 Jul 2011 | 8 Comments | 6,932 views]
‘’IT’S A BEAUTIFUL EVENING…’’ BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION TRIUMPH AT HIGH VOLTAGE  FESTIVAL

All photos Gary Foy/TBL
At a sun blessed setting in London’s Victoria Park last night, Black Country Communion made a triumphant appearance at the Classic Rock High Voltage Festival.
The remorseless bass riffing of Black Country was met with huge applause from the crowd and it was quickly apparent that this was a band ready to take proceedings up to a level that did justice to the festival name. From there the loose loping groove of One Last Soul confirmed their intent and at the centre of it all was Glenn Hughes. …

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[20 Jul 2011 | 6 Comments | 1,484 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND UP:BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION HIT HIGH VOLTAGE/JOHN PAUL JONES AT LATITUDE/ROBERT FOR AMERICANA FESTIVAL/SIMPLY LED REUNION GIG/HATS OFF DATES/CHRIS WELCH AT HARROGATE/ULSTER HALL CALL OUT/CLASSIC ROCK ZEP 4

On Sunday all roads lead to The High Voltage Festival in London’s Victoria Park where Black Country Communion will be making their only UK Festival appearance.
Tomorrow night (Thursday) the power house four piece of Glenn Hughes vocals and bass with Joe Bonamassa on guitar, Derek Sherinian on keyboards and Jason Bonham on drums, will be In Dublin before Saturday’s appearance in Llandudno then the High Voltage Festival on Sunday. Next week they play Leeds (26th), Newcastle (27th), Glasgow (29th), Manchester (30th), followed by a rescheduled show in Stockholm (2nd August), the original show was …

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[27 Jun 2011 | 6 Comments | 5,546 views]
NEWS ROUND UP: ROBERT PLANT HONOURED AT MONTREAL JAZZ FESTIVAL, JIMMY PAGE WEB SITE COUNTDOWN, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION ALBUM SUCCESS.

Photo by John-Kenney
Robert Plant was honoured at the Montrael Jazz Festival on Friday. On receiving the Spirit award he  made reference to John Bonhamsaying – “I always remember what John Bonham told me when I was about 22,” Plant said. “He said `You’re not very good at what you do, but just go out and look good, because it will help us a lot.’”
Robert Plant and The Band Of Joy wrapped up the second leg of their US tour on Saturday night with a show at Atlantic City. This leg …

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[13 May 2011 | 6 Comments | 7,385 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY:TBL29/OVER EUROPE 1980 /ZEP FEST 2011 /GLENN HUGHES BOOK LAUNCH/T.SHIRTS/PINK FLOYD/MONA/FA CUP FINAL /EUROVISION SONG CONTEST

It’s gearing up to be a TBL summer of mass consumption with an outpouring of new TBL product due. Firstly Tight But Loose issue 29 is ready to go. This first issue of the 2011 subscription is another action packed affair. The magazine will be distributed over the next few days.If you are a 2010 subscriber your subscription ended with issue 28.
Now is the time to re subscribe!
All the details of how to subscribe can be found on the TBL Subscriptions link at the top of the TBL home page.

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[10 May 2011 | 2 Comments | 4,230 views]
GLENN HUGHES REVEALS A DARKER SIDE TO BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION 2 IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW IN THE FORTHCOMING NEW ISSUE OF THE TBL MAGAZINE

Photo by Mike Prior
In an exclusive interview with Dave Lewis for the forthcoming TBL magazine, Glenn Hughes reveals that the new Black Country Communion album has a darker theme lyrically:
‘’For me the lyrics are darker. As usual I began with nothing but a blank canvas. After we recorded the last song for the first album which was Too Late For the Sun, the tank was empty.  So I am upstairs in my studio, the old lady’s sleeping, the dogs are downstairs, and the house was quiet. That was when I …

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[6 May 2011 | 2 Comments | 4,166 views]
JASON BONHAM TALKS ABOUT BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION 2, JBLZE, THE 02 REUNION ,PAUL RODGERS AND MORE IN THE FORTHCOMING TBL MAGAZINE

In an exclusive interview for the forthcoming issue of the Tight But Loose magazine, Jason Bonham talked to Dave Lewis about the new Black Country Communion album, the JBLZE, memories of the 02 and his involvement with Paul Rodgers.
Talking about the new recording of the BCC album he said ‘’The plan was to have two albums out before we did a full tour. What I was pleased about is that we got to do the two gigs in the UK right before we were due to go back in the …