BLACK STAR RIDER guitarists Damon Johnson (THIN LIZZY, ex-ALICE COOPER/BROTHER CANE) & Scott Gorham (THIN LIZZY, ex-21 GUNS) check-in with their first album trailer to discuss how Muhammed Ali ties into the band’s second studio album and how the storytelling talents of vocalist Ricky Warwick never disappoint. Watch the album trailer, the title track’s lyric video, and two studio reports on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel: The Killer Instinct will be released in the U.S. and Canada on February 24th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Recorded with heralded producer Nick Raskulinecz (RUSH, FOO FIGHTERS, ALICE IN CHAINS, MASTODON), this sophomore release is a rich collection of story-based tracks (“Soldierstown,” “Finest Hour,” “Blindsided,” “Sex, Guns & Gasoline”) rooted in master craftsman performances by vocalist Ricky Warwick, guitarist Damon Johnson, guitarist Scott Gorham, drummer Jimmy DeGrasso, and bassist Robbie Crane. Multiple formats of the new album can be pre-ordered from The Killer Instinct Landing Page: They include: digi-pak + exclusive band logo t-shirt bundle, jewel case CD, black vinyl LP gatefold, and an exclusive clear vinyl LP gatefold (imported & limited to 300 copies). The track listing for the 2-CD digi-pak version of The Killer Instinct is: 01. The Killer Instinct (purchase the single on iTunes: 02. Bullet Blues 03. Finest Hour 04. Soldierstown 05. Charlie I Gotta Go 06. Blindsided 07. Through The Motions 08. Sex, Guns & Gasoline 09. Turn In Your Arms 10. You Little Liar BONUS CD 01 – Gabrielle 02 – The Reckoning Day 03 – The Killer Instinct (acoustic) 04 – Blindsided (acoustic) 05 – Charlie I Gotta Go (acoustic) 06 – Finest Hour (acoustic) After their appearance at the U.K.’s Giants Of Rock Festival in February 2015, BLACK STAR RIDERS will co-headline a 16-date tour throughout the U.K. and Ireland with EUROPE beginning in early March 2015. They’ll return to the U.S. to perform on the Monsters Of Rock cruise to the Caribbean in April 2015. View upcoming BLACK STAR RIDERS tour dates on the band’s official Facebook page. Left to right: Robbie Crane • Damon Johnson • Ricky Warwick • Jimmy DeGrasso • Scott Gorham Visit BLACK STAR RIDERS online at Like: Follow: Watch: