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  BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION READY TO START UK TOUR
22nd July 2011

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The critically acclaimed Anglo-American rock supergroup Black Country Communion is pleased to announce a series of five major headline UK summer concerts, following their appearance at London's High Voltage Festival at Victoria Park on Sunday July 24th.

The band play Llandudno Cymru Arena (Saturday 23rd July), Leeds O2 Academy (Tuesday 26th July), Newcastle O2 Academy (Wednesday 27th July), Glasgow O2 Academy (Friday 29th July) and Manchester Academy (Saturday 30th July). Special guests on these dates are the legendary Michael Schenker Group.

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A special ticket pre-sale will be available to O2 Academy Priority subscribers from Wednesday 2nd February at 9am. To become an O2 Academy Priority customer please register at www.o2blueroom.co.uk. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday 4th February at 9am.

"With ties to all three of heavy rock's most iconic bands - Black Sabbath, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin – Black Country Communion is a modern supergroup to rival Them Crooked Vultures."

– Mojo

BCC features the talents of vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze), blues rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin) and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater).

Black Country Communion's self-titled debut album was originally released during September 2010 to rave reviews. It entered the official UK album chart at #13 and shot straight to #1 in the official UK rock album chart. BCC's debut also hit #3 in Classic Rock magazine's Critics Album of the Year poll, while Planet Rock radio listeners voted them as the Best New Band of 2010.

Black Country Communion are currently mixing their second studio album. The yet untitled album, produced by Kevin Shirley and rumoured to be their most explosive to date, is scheduled for June 2011 release.

LLANDUDNO CYMRU ARENA
Saturday 23rd July 2011
Tickets: £40.00
Box Office: 0871 230 1101
www.venuecymru.co.uk
The Promenade, Llandudno, LL30 1BB

LEEDS O2 ACADEMY
Tuesday 26th July 2011
Tickets: £40.00 Standing £45.00 Seated
Box Office: 0871 230 1101
www.o2academyleeds.co.uk
55 Cookridge Street, Leeds, LS2 3AW

NEWCASTLE O2 ACADEMY
Wednesday 27th July 2011
Tickets: £40.00
Box Office: 0871 230 1101
www.o2academynewcastle.co.uk
Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 1SW

GLASGOW O2 ACADEMY
Friday 29th July 2011
Tickets: £40.00 Standing £45.00 Seated
Box Office: 0871 230 1101
www.o2academyglasgow.co.uk
121 Eglinton Street, Glasgow, G5 9NT

MANCHESTER ACADEMY
Saturday 30th July 2011
Tickets: £40.00
Box Office: 0871 230 1101
www.manchesteracademy.net
Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PR








 

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