Loitered Lens: Black Star Riders (2017)

Black Star Riders bring their own negotiating power to Europe on an extensive Spring tour. Photos from the Forum

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rizzled guitarists bring the mystery of roll to the majesty of rock, to mangle a quote from Spinal Tap and risk the statement of the obvious.

Scott Gorham’s been bringing six-string chops to the sweat-drenched stages of rock’s most raucous cathedrals for long enough to know that the longer you’re in the game, the better you get.

Live fast, die old, and leave a gallon of sweat on those hallowed black boards.

Black Star Riders current European tour dates and information.

Photos by Carl Byron Batson. Not to be reproduced without express prior permission from the photographer.

Carl Byron Batson
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Photographer, published poet, former party animal, body builder, grave robber to the stars and renowned chainsaw juggler, Carl can often be spotted on his Harley Davidson pretending to be in Terminator 2. He is also frequently seen in the press pits of old London town, camera in hand, avoiding being hit by bottles of wee and crippling his opposition with secret Kung Fu moves.

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