Black Star Riders - Heavy Fire album review
Third time around, and the Riders are a star turn
In the (sometimes) good old days, bands could take three albums or more to find their range and hit the mark. These days that rarely happens, because we all demand an instant impact. So let’s celebrate Black Star Riders. They’ve gradually attuned their craft and style, building a solid foundation with two firm albums, both of which showed promise and hinted that things were about to take off. And now, with new album Heavy Fire, the band have made it all happen.