“Black Stone Cherry” is the group playing southern rock. It was created on June 4, 2001 in Edmonton, the State of Kentucky, the USA. The guys are signed on Roadrunner Records label, which belongs to the most authoritative hard labels in the world. The group consists of Chris Robertson, Ben Wells, Jon Lawhon, and John Fred Young. Participants of “Black Stone Cherry” group grew up in the small rural town, located in the south of Kentucky.
About Black Stone Cherry
The lead vocalist Chris Robertson met the drummer John Fred Young at school. Two more members of the group joined them on June 4, 2001. They began to carry out shows in clubs, and after a while, they received a favour of city dwellers. Their first concert album was let out on October 31, 2007. It was recorded in Astoria in London. Copies were sold to crowd right after the concert. The album left in a limited circulation
Albums and Other Releases
At the moment, the “Black Stone Cherry” group managed to write down 5 disks. Among the latest ones are “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea” (2011), “Magic Mountain” (2014), “Kentucky” (2016) and some EP – e.g., “Hell & High Water” (2006), “Rain Wizard” (2007), and “The Kerrang! Radio Sessions EP (Acoustic)” (2008), several singles from which were noted in charts of “U.S. Mainstream Rock Tracks”, and also to receive the contract with an authoritative label Roadrunnes Records.
During their not so long career, “Black Stone Cherry” have managed to be noted on one scene with eminent: “Buckcherry”, “Black Label Society”, “Whitesnake”, “Stone Gods”, “Nickelback”, “Drowning Pool”, etc.
The group was nominated for an award of classical rock in 2011. The group has supported “Alter Bridge” together with “Theory of a Deadman” in Europe tour (2011).