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Black Country Communion
Formed: 2010
Active: 2010s Major
Styles: Hard Rock Representative
Albums: "2", "Black Country Communion", "Live Over Europe"

UPC Type Title
804879313878 CD 2
804879313885 Vinyl 2
804879354888 CD Afterglow
8712725739852 (i) DVD Afterglow
8712725739814 (i) Vinyl Afterglow
804879233824 CD Black Country Communion
804879233923 Vinyl Black Country Communion
804879354833 CD Live Over Europe (2CD)
804879354802 DVD Live Over Europe
804879354819 Blu-Ray Live Over Europe

Biography: A band featuring four veteran heavy-hitters of British and American hard rock, Black Country Communion are rooted in an alliance between bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple) and blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa. At the suggestion of engineer and producer Kevin Shirley, journeyman drummer Jason Bonham and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater) were invited to join, and both obliged. The quartet recorded its first album during early 2010 and had it issued that September on J&R Adventures. Upon release, it charted in the U.K. Top 20 and the U.S. Top 60. The band quickly got to work on writing material for a second album and plotted a 2011 tour. The resulting 2, which reunited the group with producer Shirley, arrived that June. In 2012 the band released its first concert album, Live Over Europe, following up later that year with its third studio effort, Afterglow. ~ Andy Kellman, Rovi