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[15 Apr 2011 | 6 Comments | 8,431 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: BACK TO EARLS COURT/ROBERT PLANT NIGHT AGAIN/WORLD RECORD STORE DAY/GLENN HUGHES

It was great to be back in the vacinity of those May daze of 1975 this week when a visit to the London Trade Book Fair took me back to Earls Court. Coming out of the tube and seeing that grand old building come into view is like catching up on some much missed distant relation. It will be a shame of this monument to so many historic occasions is allowed to disappear under the bulldozer in the name of so called progress.
I was at the fair with my good …

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[30 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | 4,063 views]
BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION NEW ALBUM DETAILS

Black Country Communion, 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 by Mascot Records and in America on June 14th by J&R Adventures.
Tracklisting for the new album is as follows: The Outsider, Man In The Middle, I Can See Your Sprit, The Battle For Hadrians Wall, Save Me, Cold, Smokestack Woman, Faithless, An Ordinary Son, Little …

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[22 Mar 2011 | 9 Comments | 4,874 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND UP: JASON BONHAM ANNOUNCES LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE US TOUR, ANNA NICOLE OPERA TO BE SCREENED ON BBC4, JET HARRIS 1939-2011

Jason Bonham has announced a May tour in the USA with the Led Zeppelin Experience. The highly acclaimed tribute show to his father, John Bonham, was staged  last year to rave review across America. Jason said of the Experience.  “I never imagined that the tour would have received the overwhelmingly positive reactions that it did, It’s been beyond my wildest dreams to come out represent my family, my father and the music of Led Zeppelin”
As with last year, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience feature James Dylan on lead vocals, Tony …

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[15 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 5,312 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND UP: BAND OF JOY FOR MONTREAL JAZZ FESTIVAL, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION TO TOUR US AND EXTRA UK DATE, LED ZEP THIS DAY APP CLIP

Robert Plant and The Band Of Joy will perform at this year’s Montreal International Jazz Festival at the end of June. They are scheduled to play the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier of Place des Arts on June 24.  Other Dates already confirmed this year are as follows:
April 8 – Louisville, KY – The Palace
April 9: – Chicago, IL – The Auditorium Theatre
April 11 – Milwaukee, WI – The Riverside Ballroom
April 12 – Minneapolis – The State Theatre
April 14 – Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live Arena
April 14-16  -Wanee Music Festival, Live Oak, …

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[25 Feb 2011 | One Comment | 3,834 views]
BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION FREE DOWNLOAD TRACKS VIA PLANET ROCK AND BAND OF JOY DUE LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN ON PBS US TV

Photo Credit: © Christie Goodwin
Black Country Communion have joined forces with Planet Rock, the UK’s leading classic rock radio station, to offer rock fans the opportunity to download two exclusive freelive Black Country Communion tracks.
The tracks, “Black Country” and “One Last Soul,” were originally recorded live in front of a specially invited audience at John Henry’s, London on  September 20th2010.  The live recordings have been exclusively mixed for Planet Rock by BCC’s producer, Kevin Shirley.
To be eligible to download the live tracks, rock fans are being asked to become VIP …

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[17 Feb 2011 | One Comment | 11,673 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND UP: ANNA NICOLE OPERA WITH JOHN PAUL JONES INVOLVEMENT OPENING IN LONDON – ROBERT PLANT ON CHRIS EVANS RADIO 2 SHOW AND NEW SINGLE – BCC IN THE STUDIO – JASON BONHAM TO TOUR WITH PAUL RODGERS

The new opera Anna Nicole with John Paul Jones’ on stage involvement, begins it’s run of six performances at the Royal Opera House London tonight. Written by Mark-Anthony Turnage and librettist Richard Thoms (whose previous credits include Jerry Springer: The Opera, and Shoes), it charts the eventful life of Anna Nicole Smith, the Playboy model who married an elderly billionaire and died of  an overdose of sleeping pills.
John Paul Jones will be performing as part of the onstage trio along with guitarist John Parricelli and drummer Pete Erskine.
John Parricelli was …

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[31 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 2,054 views]
BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION ANNOUNCE FOUR JULY UK GIGS

Black Country Communion have announced details of four UK headline summer concerts they will be performing in the North of England, following their appearance at London’s High Voltage Festival at Victoria Park on Sunday July 24th.
The four piece rock band comprised of Joe Bonamassa (guitar, vocals), Jason Bonham (drums), Glenn Hughes (vocals, bass) and Derek Sherinian (keyboards), play Leeds O2 Academy (Tuesday 26th July), Newcastle O2 Academy (Wednesday 27th July), Glasgow O2 Academy (Friday 29th July) and Manchester Academy (Saturday 30th July).
A special ticket pre-sale will be available to O2 …

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[26 Jan 2011 | 5 Comments | 3,442 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND UP: LED ZEPPELIN APP LAUNCHED – BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION CONFIRMED FOR HIGH VOLTAGE FESTIVAL

LED ZEPPELIN APP LAUNCHED:
A new app for iPhone and IPad users has been launched. This Day In Led Zeppelin contains masses of Zep trivia with over 5,000 facts about the band and has been produced by the team behind the This Day In Music website and book of the same name.
“I had the idea of making individual apps for some of the biggest acts in the world, and thought the best one to start with would be Led Zeppelin, because of their iconic status,” said editor of the Led …

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[11 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | 4,102 views]
BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION VOTED BAND OF THE YEAR, RECORDING SECOND ALBUM AND GERMAN TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED

Black Country Communion were voted the Planet Rock Band Of The Year last week stealing the title away from regular winners Iron Maiden, who were second followed by Muse and Slash. Planet Rock commented   “The first rule of supergroups is that they must be a crushing disappointment. Black Country Communion obviously didn’t get the memo and despite playing just two unbelievable concerts this year they have beaten several very big bands to win this category by some margin. An excellent album, several musicians at the top of their game, …

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[31 Dec 2010 | 7 Comments | 4,751 views]
BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION GIVE NO QUARTER AT THE SHEPHERD’S BUSH EMPIRE DECEMBER 30TH 2010

Black Country Communion – Shepherd’s Bush Empire London  -December 30th 2010
Set List: 
Black Country
One Last Soul
Beggarman
Revolution In Me
Down Again
Too Late For The Sun
Song of Yesterday
The Ballad of John Henry
Great Divide
Medusa
No Quarter
Sista Jane
Drum solo >
Black Country (Reprise)
Burn (Encore)
Black Country Communion gave a first class  lesson in the art classic rock at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire last night.
From the moment Genn Hughes chugging bass line kick started the incessant riff of Black Country, through to a triumphant rework of  Deep Purple’s Burn, the band held the audience in the palm of their hand.
The …