Recording new album

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‘The Little Things’ clip & give-away

During four recent days of writing, composing and arranging songs for our second album in the most beautiful Normandy, France, we also shot a video for ‘The Little Things’. This is an album track that means a lot to us, but we never played it live. Maybe someday. Lay back & enjoy this one.  …

Merch update

We just updated our merch page. Get your cd’s, vinyl, shirts, caps, buttons and whatnot while supplies last. Click HERE to see what’s instore. And notice the customer friendly prices, folks!

Dutch Chili Fest

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This Sunday: BBQ @ 7″ winner’s location

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Live @ Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam

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Our first 7″ ‘In The Balance’ is out now!

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According to the press…

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21st April: Recordstore Day

Hi all! We’ll be playing two instore gigs at the Recordstore Day, Saturday 21st April. Will sound quite different since we’re going to mix our arrangements and instrumentarium up a bit. Should be interesting!   13:00h sharp: Kroese, Nijmegen. 15:30h sharp: Velvet, Ede. Both sets will last 30 minute-ish.   Drop in if you feel…

Helluva year comin’ up!

Friends! This is gonna be a good year for Black Bottle Riot. We kicked it off @ Eurosonic/Noorderslag in Groningen last week and it was a KILLER NITE. 100% Party. We’ll be comin’ your way sometime this year. Contact our booking agent (kevin@sozconcerts.nl) if you want to be totally sure of that.   So… Got the debut record? Got…

Live @ Paradiso, Amsterdam

Thanx to the following folks for a great “Let It Snow Tour” this December: our buddies in De Staat & their great roadcrew, the nice bunch of people that work at W2, MC Schaaf, Metropool & Paradiso, the party-cyco audience that came out to the shows, the maniacs who filmed the shows and put ’em on…

New video comin’ up!

Friends! Last weekend we shot a video clip for the stone cold rocker ‘Turning The Tide’. Our friends of Odd Field Film did an excellent job, according to us. They are maniacs… Cracks in the ceiling! A Boozer’s Shoot-Out! You can see for yourself within time what we like about this new video, as it’ll be on YouTube as…

First bookings for 2012

Tank it up, we’re goin’ on a roadtrip! Fri 13th January | EUROSONIC, GRONINGEN | SUBURBAN NITE @ De Walrus | w/ Birth of Joy, Automatic Sam & Shaking Godspeed Fri 17th February | KROEPOEKFABRIEK, VLAARDINGEN | w/ Automatic Sam Sat 25th February | UKIEN, KAMPEN | w/ TBA Sat 10th March | MADDOGS, GROESBEEK | w/…

Lust For Life zine: “Freebird galore!”

Friends! How about the asskicking review above, from the Lust For Life zine? “Get your boots on, put some bricks on the BBQ and pop that 40.” Somebody got the message straight!  Before you head over to Haarlem’s Patronaat for our gig with Black Stone Cherry tomorrow, here some more stuff to read for y’all:   – Lust For…

Sold Out Release Show @ Doornroosje

  Thanx for an awesome night at Doornroosje, friends. It was a SOLD OUT night!  YES. Sorry to the many folks who had come to nothing but a closed door. What a way to start our journey together.   We started 11-11-11 with a spray can or two, as you can see in this video: De Gelderlander (newspaper)…

Fresh from The Press

REVIEWS The first reviews on our debut album are being published as we speak. And it seems like the press digs it!   – Dutch rockzine Lust For Life honors the album with four out of five stars and says ‘this album is so tough, I just might get me a tattoo’. Sure thing! Zine will…

11-11-11 Ticket Give Aways

  Presales for 11-11-11 are going very well, so we organised some ticket give aways to celebrate this! Follow the links to try your luck:   – Podiuminfo.nl | 3×2 tickets – 3voor12 Arnhem/Nijmegen | 2×2 tickets – BBR FaceBook page | 2 tickets  

Sneak peak

We’re getting closer to the 11-11-11 releaseparty and that means you can almost get your hands on this little piece of R’N’R! Almost fifty minutes of Southern R’N’R, eleven BBR originals. What about the out-of-limits speedster Doin’ Fine, the mastodontic boogie Exit Spoiler, the slide-grindin’ In The Balance and of course BBR’s anthem to keep y’all psyched: Stay Hungry. Psychedelics, ballads and acoustics are…

On the road again! Some dates for ya

While we’re busy preparing for the releasetour – as you can see in this pic – our booking agency SOZ Concerts is doing a fine job in setting up the dates! Here are the first gigs, more to follow 05-11-2011 | Helmond, Muziekcafé | Try-out 11-11-2011 | Nijmegen, Doornroosje | ALBUM RELEASE SHOW, NL 12-11-2011…

Releaseparty: Friday 11-11-11 @ Doornroosje, Nijmegen

This nite isn’t called “An Evening With BBR” for nothing. It will be something different for y’all… We’ll be excellent hosts and we’ve got some nice surprises for the ears, eyes and bellies! Hints will follow thru our FaceBook page, as well as some give-aways. Click on the poster to visit the Doornroosje website and get…

Video-launch-BBQ-matinee for invited

BBR organised a BBQ for some friends last Sunday. It was our way of thanking the folks that helped us over the years. Plus it was a nice way to present our video of ‘Bright Light City’ to some people we wanted to welcome in our team. Of course this matinee was drenched with gallons of Texas Pete…

BBR & SOZ Concerts

Cheerleaders & Hellraisers!   Good news: Black Bottle Riot signed with SOZ Bookings! Contact Kevin at kevin@sozconcerts.nl if you need some cracks in your wall. Guaranteed.   Check back soon to find out when we’ll release our debut album. It’s gonna be KILLER. More updates on our FaceBook page.   Cheers, BBR

BBR & Suburban Records

Hey Chickenwings & Drumsticks!   Our debut album will be released thru Suburban Records! Last Sunday we inked our deal at Studio Barbarossa and we’re looking forward to working together with these rocking maniacs. More news on release date & release party, artwork and our new booking agency will follow soon. Follow us on FaceBook!

Lotsa news about our Debut Album comin’ up!

We’ve been working a lot behind the scenes lately. And not without result, we’re glad to say!   The release of our debut album will happen in November 2011! Very soon we’ll update our website and FaceBook page with exact info about the release. Info will follow about…   – with which label will we…

BBR & AUC Bookings

While working hard on our debut album, we’re also making sure Black Bottle Riot will be rockin’ you off your socks soon enough. So we’re glad to announce that from this moment on, all our bookings will be taken care of by AUC Bookings. From now on you can contact Sam Frijhoff if you want to make sure our R’N’R party is comin’ to your…

Long live FESTIVALS

HOTDAMN. Thank you. Rockin’ Park & Zwarte Cross were TOTALLY INSANE.                         Check this feature about Black Bottle Riot doin’ the Rockin’ Park gig, with some live video material and interviews as well.   Here are some cool articles on BBR’s summer festival gigs:   – Article…