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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Black Rose UK revealalbum details

The release date of the of the new album “WTF” by the NWoBHM Band Black Rose UK on CD is June 24th, 2022. The pre-order phase will start on June 17th, 2022.

Pure Steel Records  and Black Rose UK who signed a worldwide multi-album-deal last year are pleased to announce, that their new album “WTF” will be released on June 24th, 2022.

Black Rose from England, formed in 1980 and were part of the heavy metal scene that was called the NWoBHM (new wave of British heavy metal). They toured all over the UK and Europe and released two vinyl albums – “Boys Will be Boys” in 1984 on Bullet Records and “Walk it how you talk it” in 1987 on Neat Records.

After splitting up in 1989, Black Rose reformed in 2010 to play at the Cradle of Rock Festival in 2011, the first show after 22 years. The line up now features 3 original members of the band – Steve Bardsley (lead vocals and guitar), Kenny Nicholson (lead guitar) and Paul Fowler (drums) plus new bass player Kiko Rivers.

They released a third album in 2012 on Metalizer Records called “Cure for your Disease” so “WTF” will be their fourth studio album, it is also probably the heaviest they’ve done.

1. Crazy Mental Bad
2. Devils Candy
3. WTF
4. Pain
5. Innocence
6. Detonator
7. Under My Skin
8. Twist The Knife
9. Tattoos & Lipstick
10. Never Take Me Alive
11. Broken
12. Armageddon

Steve Bardsley – vocals, guitars
Kenny Nicholson – guitars
Kiko Rivers – bass
Paul Fowler – drums