New album teaser and tour update!

Here’s the #2 teaser from our up-and-coming combo dvd/cd album entitled “Songs from the road” which will be released September 25th on Ruf Records! Check out the song “Through the tears” and PASS IT ON!

…and BTW – don’t miss the band on tour in Germany and France the next 4 days on these venues/festivals!

19/08 @ SWR Mainz (Mainz-DE)
20/08 @ Festival Blues en Loire (La Charite-Sur-Loire-FR)
21/08 @ Festival Blues au Ch√Ęteau (La Ch√®ze-FR)
22/08 @ Buis Blues Festival (Le Buis-FR)
29/08 @ Fiesta City (Verviers-BE)

(photo from Blues en Loire / La Charite)

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…and wait for it!!! :-)

Finally it’s here and we’re so proud to announce the #1 showreel of our up-and-coming combo dvd/cd album entitled “Songs from the road” which will be released September 25th on¬†Ruf Records! Check out the song “High Rolling” and PASS IT ON!

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Songs from the road in the making!

We have been working very hard on the “Songs from the road” album and we’re almost done with everything!

Within a week or so we will reveal the first song/dvd-album showreel and we can’t hardly wait to show it to you!

The album artwork is made by Heike Becker @ Queen-Design and we’re so excited about it! Go check it out below :-)

(Thx to Tony Joe Gardner and Rob Cale for the nice pictures!)

The new combo dvd/cd album will be released September 25th in Europe and in the beginning of October in the US on worlds best label Ruf Records! Stay tuned and we’ll keep you posted with more details soon!¬†:-)

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German spring tour coming up!

Tomorrow it’s time for us to hit the German autobahn again to prepare for our next big project!

On April 16th at Harmonie in Bonn we will be recording “Songs From The Road” on DVD/CD which will be released in September 2015.

We will be 10 persons on stage both that night and the night before, at Meisenfrei, Bremen.

Both sax players will be there, and also Lisa Lystam Family Band(Sweden) and Ida Bang (Denmark/Sweden) on backing vocals.

So therefore don’t miss the band on our German spring tour which will bring us to the following venues and festivals:

26.3 EXIL Göttingen
27.3 Rother Bluestage, Roth
28.3 Blues-Garage, Hannover
15.4¬†Meisenfrei Blues Club – Jack Daniel’s Pilgerst√§tte, Bremen
16.4¬†Harmonie-Bonn¬†(DVD/CD rec. of “Songs From The Road”), Bonn
17.4¬†Hot Jazz Club¬†Club, M√ľnster
18.4 Adler Meidelstetten
24.4 DomgymnasiumVerdener Jazz und Blues Tage e.V., Verden / Aller
25.4 QUASIMODO Berlin
29.4 Downtown Bluesclub, Hamburg
30.4 Heimathaus Twist, Twist

Go check out the entire spring tour plan -> here <-

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International Songwriting Competition (ISC) finalists!

We just found out that we have 2 songs (…out of 12 in total!) in the¬†International Songwriting Competition¬†(ISC) 2014 finals which is the songs “If you wanna leave” by Thorbj√łrn Risager and “More” by Peter Skjerning!

Read more about -> here! <- and the the winner will be announced soon, so keep your fingers crossed!

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Mahindra Blues in Mumbai!

It was truly a fantastic experience for us to play at the Mahindra Blues Festival in Mumbai India. Here’s a few with pictures, quotes and highlights!

“However, what came next blew all our minds ‚Äď Thorbjorn Risager and The Black Tornado! Easily the highlight of the festival, Denmark‚Äôs biggest Blues band made us laugh, dance and sing until we could barely stand upright! The band‚Äôs incredible dynamic, their interaction with the crowd and, of course, their finest tunes made for a set that would leave even the “I-am-not-so-sure-about-the-blues” crowd spellbound!” Read the entire article from BookMyShow¬†here!

Check out Thorbj√łrn Risager’s interview with the Indian Lifestyle magazine “Verve” and check out the killer photos by “WhatsTheScene India” here

…and from the¬†Mahindra Blues¬†festival final jam session playing “Sweet Home Chicago” with the absolutely killer line-up!:¬†Buddy Guy,¬†Nikki Hill,¬†Rich Robinson,¬†Quinn Sullivan,¬†Doyle Bramhall II¬†and yours truly¬†Thorbj√łrn Risager!


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New Years Greeting Card

Check out the video below with highlights from a truly remarkable year in the bands history and thank you for the overwhelming support in 2014!

Happy New Year to you and your loved ones and see you in 2015!


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Greetings and salutations

From all of us to all of you, a very Merry Christmas! :-)


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#5 on the BluesRockReview top 20!

This is truly fantastic news!
#5 on the Top 20 Albums of 2014 in Blues Rock Review!
Where’s the champagne and the r……???
Thanks for the votes from the staff at BRR and from all of you who participated!

Read all about it here!

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#1 on The Blues Magazine’s “The best of 2014″ list!

We’re so proud to be #1 on “The best of 2014″ list from¬†Classic Rock‘s¬†Blues Magazine¬†(UK), in the very best company ever! Thx to our wonderful fans,¬†Ruf Records,¬†Crunchy Tunes,¬†Target Group,¬†Promote it¬†and¬†Medley Studios¬†for the fantastic support! :-)

Here’s the motivation from the magazine!


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