Ricky Warwick & The Fighting Hearts
Wednesday 09 March 2022, 7pm - 11pm
The Waterfront Studio
+ virginmarys + the howling tides
please note: this is a rescheduled date. all original tickets remain valid.
14s+ (under 16s to be accompanied by an adult over 18)
Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy, The Almighty) has announced that he will be releasing a brand new studio album, his first since 2015. The new album is titled 'When Life Was Hard and Fast' and will be released on the 19th February through Nuclear Blast. The album's first single 'Fighting Heart' has also been released today and is available on all streaming services right now.
Ricky comments "'Fighting Heart' is a celebration of how music, literature, art and movies can inspire and motivate us on a daily basis. Can these things change the world? Who knows for sure. But I believe that loud guitars and rock n roll can save a little piece of us all".
For the process of recording the new album, Ricky was joined by Robert Crane (Bass), Xavier Muriel (Drums) and Keith Nelson (Guitar) as well as a number of special guests including Def Leppard's Joe Elliott, Andy Taylor formerly of Duran Duran, Thunder's Luke Morley, Dizzy Reed of the mighty Guns 'n Roses and even Ricky's daughter Pepper. Keith also produced the new album, having previously worked with Buckcherry, Blackberry Smoke and Alice Cooper. Keith noted that "Ricky is a true rock n roll soul... he's got incredible stories to tell and a unique way of telling them. It's been an honour to be asked to partner and contribute to this record".
Ricky with his band The Fighting Hearts have announced a UK tour for April/May 2021. Special guests are Virginmarys plus The Howling Tides.
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