Supergroup Black Country Communion Releases First Official Music Video for Featured Track "Man In The Middle"

Black Country Communion features rock legends Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham, Joe Bonamassa and Derek Sherinian New album "2" comes out June 14, 2011

LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2011 -- Black Country Communion – the English-American hard rock group featuring vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Trapeze), drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin), keyboardistDerek Sherinian (Dream Theater) and blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa – have released their official music video for featured track "Man In The Middle." It can be viewed here.

"Man In The Middle" is Track 2 off Black Country Communion's highly anticipated sophomore album "2," which will be officially released and available in stores in the UK and Europe through Mascot Records on Monday, June 13 followed by aNorth America release on Tuesday, June 14 through Bonamassa's own J&R Adventures label. Fans can currently pre-order the album on the band's website and download a free MP3 of the "The Outsider" here:

The video for "Man In The Middle" was directed by Davin Maske and produced by Accurate Productions. Filmed all over Los Angeles, the video features in-studio footage of the band intercut with Hughes cruising around in a cherry red 1965 Ford Thunderbird through the hills of Hollywood, down the Sunset Strip, and along California's iconic Highway 1.

Hughes had planned to film a video for "Man In The Middle" since the song's inception. "While writing 'Man In The Middle,'" saidHughes, "I had a clear vision that this song needed to be filmed. Once again we had a film crew in the studio, and we shot some extra footage on location for the vocals, as the song is very visual. It's Rock 'n Roll."

Black Country Communion played their first live gigs last December – a pair of sold-out shows in London and Wolverhampton. Both shows earned rave reviews with The Birmingham Mail calling the band's performance "rip-roaring" and "breath-taking." Due to high demand from US fans for a set of live stateside performances, the band booked a number of summer dates beginning June 9 in San Diego, CA; followed by dates in Anaheim, CASalt Lake City, UTSt. Louis, MOIndianapolis, IN;Hampton Beach, NHSayreville, NJ; and Washington, D.C. The band then heads across the Atlantic for multiple dates inEurope and the UK. Check out footage of the band playing live here:

US Summer Tour Dates:

  • 06/09/11 San Diego, California at San Diego Civic Theatre
  • 06/10/11 Anaheim, California at City National Grove of Anaheim
  • 06/11/11 Salt Lake City, Utah at The Depot
  • 06/13/11 St. Louis, Missouri at The Pageant
  • 06/15/11 Indianapolis, Indiana at Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
  • 06/17/11 Hampton, New Hampshire at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
  • 06/18/11 Sayreville, New Jersey at Starland Ballroom
  • 06/19/11 Washington D.C. at 9:30 Club

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SOURCE J&R Adventures

June 8, 2011 4:43am ET by Pressparty   Comments (0)

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