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BLACK STAR RIDERS | Robert and Ricky on new single ‘Tonight The Moonlight Let Me Down’

Written by on 10th September 2019

BLACK STAR RIDERS  Robert and Ricky on new single ‘Tonight The Moonlight Let Me Down’



Hard rock kingpins BLACK STAR RIDERS released their stunning new album Another State Of Grace last week via Nuclear Blast Records. In a new trailer released today, Robert and Ricky discuss new track ‘Tonight The Moonlight Let Me Down‘. Find out more about the lyrical content and how the track came together, here:

Another State Of Grace is available on CD, vinyl and vinyl picture disc, limited edition boxset and limited edition light green vinyl. Pre-order here:

Watch Robert and Ricky perform an exclusive acoustic version of ‘Ain’t The End Of The World‘:

Watch the official video for ‘Ain’t The End Of The World‘:

Another State Of Grace is a stunning collection of songs that will further develop the band’s burgeoning reputation as one of the most essential contemporary rock acts. Recorded at Sphere Studios in Burbank, California in February 2019, the album was produced & mixed by Jay Ruston (Stone Sour, Anthrax, Uriah Heep).

Watch the official video for the title track, ‘Another State Of Grace‘:

After a lengthy period off the road, Black Star Riders are back with a 15 date UK & Ireland Tour with special guests Stone Broken and Wayward Sons. The dates for the UK & Ireland tour are as follows:

Oct 10    Bristol – O2 Academy *^
Oct 11    Cambridge – Corn Exchange *^
Oct 12    London – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire *^
Oct 13    Wrexham – William Aston Hall *^
Oct 15 – Dolans Warehouse – Limerick City, Ireland §
Oct 16    Dublin – The Academy *
Oct 17    Belfast – Limelight *
Oct 18    Glasgow – Braehead Arena §
Oct 19    Newcastle – O2 Academy *^
Oct 20    Nottingham – Rock City *^
Oct 22    Bexhill – De La Warr Pavilion *^
Oct 23    Bournemouth – O2 Academy *^
Oct 24    Cardiff – University (Great Hall) *^
Oct 25    Wolverhampton – KK’s Steel Mill *^
Oct 26    Leeds – O2 Academy *^
Oct 27    Mancheste – O2 Ritz *^

Special guests: * Stone Broken | ^ Wayward Sons
§ BSR Only
Tickets are on sale now:

The band will then be hitting the road in Europe with support from Diamond Head and Waywards Sons. The EU tour dates rack up as follows:

Oct 30    Roskilde – Gimle +
Oct 31    Malmö – Kulturbolaget +
Nov 01    Stockholm – Fryshuset Klubben +
Nov 02    Gothenburg – Trädgår’n +
Nov 03    Oslo – Vulkan +
Nov 05    Tampere – Talo +
Nov 06    Helsinki – The Circus +
Nov 08    Borlänge – Liljan
Nov 09    Esbjerg – Tobakken
Nov 12    Hamburg – Markthalle +^
Nov 13    Köln – Die Kantine +^
Nov 14    Dresden – Reithalle Strasse E +^
Nov 15    Aschaffenburg – Colos-Saal +^
Nov 17    Zurich – Dynamo ^
Nov 18    München – Backstage (Halle) +^
Nov 19    Nürnberg – Hirsch +^
Nov 20    Prague – Nová Chmelnice ^
Nov 21    Leipzig – Anker +^

Special guests: + Diamond Head | ^ Wayward Sons
Tickets are on sale now:

The band will be taking part in a series of in store performances and signings in the UK and Ireland this October. See below for details:

Oct 10th – hmv 24/26 Broadmead & Upper Floors, 26/28 & 30 Broadmead, Bristol BS1 3HA @ 2pm
Oct 11th – Fopp, 37 Sidney Street, Cambridge CB2 3HX @ 2pm
Oct 12th – Fopp, 1 Earlsham Street, London WC2E @ 2pm
Oct 16th – Tower Dublin, 7 Dawson St, Dublin 2 @ 12:30pm
Oct 17th – hmv, 3-6 Donegall Arcade Belfast Northern Ireland BT1 1PT @ 2pm
Oct 18th – hmv, Unit 167, Braehead Centre, Kings Inch Road, Glasgow G51 4BN @ 2pm
Oct 20th – Fopp, Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, 49 Broad Walk, The, Nottingham NG1 7LH @ 2pm
Oct 23rd – hmv, 5/6 The Avenue, Commercial Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5RP @ 2pm
Oct 24th – hmv, Unit 4, 53-57 Queens Street, Cardiff CF10 2AS @ 2pm
Oct 25th – hmv, 8 The Gallery, Mander Square, Wolverhampton WV1 3NJ @ 2pm
Oct 27th – hmv, Unit 92, Manchester Arndale Shopping Centre, Manchester M4 2HU @ 2pm

These are wristbanded events. Wristbands will be available with the purchase of a copy of the album Another State Of Grace from Friday 6th September onwards. Pre-order your copy of the album in store now to guarantee your wristband.

More info:

Robert and Ricky sit down to tell us a bit about the new line-up and how they met Chad and Christian:

Robert and Ricky sit down to tell us more about the band’s new single ‘Ain’t The End Of The World’:

Robert and Ricky explain how the band came up with the ideas for the new album’s packaging:


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