Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are set to release their new album ‘Specter At The Feast’ on March 18th.
Whatever happened to my rock 'n' roll? A decade on from their debut album, fans could be forgiven for posting Black Rebel Motorcycle Club missing in action. Sadly, it seems that personal matters have taken the band off the road.
Returning recently, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club revealed that they had been forced to take a break due to bass player Robert Levon Been's father - their unofficial fourth member - passing away. This loss permeates new album ‘Specter At The Feast’.
Sure, it draws on the same creative well which fuelled their earlier work but the new album has moments of genuine introspection, with the band using music as a means to focus their thoughts.
“This record took a long time to pull together,” Robert Levon Been explained recently. “I think we all reached the breaking point after our last tour and needed to step back for a bit. These songs brought us back to life and gave us a second chance. I've never been more excited to play an album live before, these songs were born to be loud".
'Specter At The Feast' is set to be released on March 18th. In addition to this, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are set to play the following shows:
24 Manchester HMV Ritz
25 Glasgow O2 ABC
26 Birmingham HMV Institute
27 London O2 Academy Brixton
29 Nottingham Rock City
30 Leeds O2 Academy