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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Announce New Album “Wrong Creatures”

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are currently putting the finishing touches to their forthcoming eighth studio album “Wrong Creatures” which will be released on January 12th 2018.

Drummer Leah Shapiro was six months clear of  life-saving brain surgery for Chiari Malformation, a rare disorder that restricts the flow of spinal fluid between the brain & spine . The trio had come off a tour and began sketching out new songs in their private lockout space appropriately nicknamed ‘The Bunker’ in North Hollywood.“It’s a crazy making machine, it can chew you up good, I mean we literally toured ‘till the wheels came off and Leah’s brain literally started leaking out of her head” says Been. “I know I’ve battled on and off with mental depression, and Pete’s head never came with any proper instructions.”

Nick Launay, famed for his work with Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arcade Fire and most significantly here Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, came in to produce the album, and became a fundamental part of the BRMC machine, providing the band with a sounding board. “I find myself writing about death a lot,” says Hayes. “I find myself having a discussion with death, which sounds dark. For me, it’s dark humor.”

Adds Been “We are truly an island – come hell or high water, so it’s usually best to dress accordingly. Though I’m not sure what the proper attire is when drowning in fire. But leather usually goes with everything.”

The band have released their first track “Little Thing Gone Wild” . It’s a dirty, sexy, rollicking ride of big licks and heavy bass – and the first taste of the album. It’s also the inspiration for the LP’s title, drawing on a lyrical passage. “Lord you hear me loud into my soul speaker, why won’t you let me out, you’ve got the wrong creature’.  Preorder link for the album is HERE

The band recently revealed that they were returning to European shores with a comprehensive live itinerary.  Dates are listed below. 


23rd  Dublin  Academy, Ireland (SOLD OUT)

24th  Belfast  Limelight, UK

26th  Glasgow Barrowland, UK (SOLD OUT)

27th  Manchester  Academy, UK

28th  Birmingham  O2 Academy, UK

30th  Leeds  O2 Academy, UK

31st  Brighton  Dome, UK


2nd  Bristol O2 Academy, UK

3rd  Nottingham  Rock City, UK

4th  London O2 Academy Brixton, UK

6th  Copenhagen  Vega, Denmark (SOLD OUT)

7th  Odense  Posten, Denmark

8th  Aarhus Train, Denmark

10th  Lille  Le Splendid, France

11th  Nancy  L’Autre Canal, France

12th  Strasbourg  La Laiterie,  France

14th  Grenoble  La Belle Electrique, France

15th  Nimes  Paloma, France

16th  Toulouse  Le Bikini, France

18th  La Rochelle  La Sirene, France

20th  Amsterdam  Paradiso, Netherlands

21st  Antwerp  De Roma, Belgium

22nd  Paris  Elysee Montmartre, France (SOLD OUT)

25th  Hamburg  Grosse Freiheit, Germany

26th  Berlin  Columbiahalle, Germany

27th  Cologne  Live Music Hall, Germany

28th  Munich  Tonhalle, Germany

30th  Milan  Fabrique, Italy


1st  Lausanne  Les Docks, Switzerland

2nd  Zurich  Samsung Hall, Switzerland

3rd  Vienna  Arena, Austria

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