Black Star Riders Bring In New Producer
Black Star Riders

Black Star Riders

Black Star Riders Bring In New Producer

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on August 26, 2014

in News

The Black Star Riders, the band formerly known as Thin Lizzy, have chosen Nick Raskulinecz to produce their second album after Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott was forced to abandon the project.

Elliott was on board to helm the followup to last year’s All Hell Breaks Loose until Leppard’s schedule got too busy to allow him enough time. He said of the situation “When I agreed to do it, Def Leppard weren’t exceptionally busy. Things changed – and I found myself in a situation where the time I could allocate would not have done justice to the record or the band. They deserve to have someone who can do the job without rush it, or having to bail out half-way through. Maybe some time down the road we can revisit the idea.”

Raskulinecz got his professional start at Sound City studio in Los Angeles. Grohl asked him to produce the Foo Fighter’s album One by One in 2002 which led to him also doing the followup, 2005’s In Your Honor along with albums by Rush (Snakes and Arrows), Alice in Chains (Black Gives Way to Blue), Evanescence (Evanescence), Deftones (Diamond Eyes) and many others.

Black Star Riders’ Ricky Warwick said “I’ve been a fan of Nick for some time. When it became apparent he wanted to work with us we were all very excited. He’s done amazing work with other artists; I can’t wait to hear what we manage to create together in the studio.”

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