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Black Stone Cherry Biography

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Birth Place: Edmonton, Kentucky, United States
Years Active: 2001–present
Genres: Southern Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal

Black Stone Cherry is an American rock band formed in 2001 in Edmonton, Kentucky. They are signed to Roadrunner Records. The band consists of Chris Robertson (lead vocals, lead guitar), Ben Wells (rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Jon Lawhon (bass guitar, backing vocals) and John Fred Young (drums, backing vocals).

Their debut, self-titled album, “Black Stone Cherry,” was released in 2006 via Roadrunner Records. The single, “Lonely Train,” was the official theme song for WWE's The Great American Bash 2006 and reached #14 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The other two singles “Hell & High Water” and “Rain Wizard” both reached the Top 30 of the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.

“Folklore and Superstition,” their second studio album, was released in 2008 by Roadrunner Records.. The album reached the #28 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. The singles, “Blind Man” and “Please Come In” were both Top 25 hits on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.

Their third studio album for Roadrunner Records, “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea,” was released in 2011 and reached #29 on the Billboard 200. The single, “White Trash Millionaire,” peaked at #12 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart becoming their sixth Top 30 hit on the chart.