Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Return From Tragedy on New Album

From Rolling Stone:

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will release their as-yet-untitled seventh studio album this March. The new record comes three years to the month since Beat the Devil’s Tattoo. BRMC wasn’t planning on taking any sort of break, but they were left with an uncertain future following a devastating loss. Just five months after releasing the record, Robert Levon Been’s father, former Call frontman Michael Been, passed away while on tour with the band.

“I haven’t heard of anyone going through this before, and if anyone has please contact me. Please let me know how to deal with it, because it could really help,” said Been. “It’s closer to losing a band member or losing a Brian Epstein, where we have to carry the weight of that loss, and at the same time carrying all the gifts that are bestowed or things that made us capable of doing it on our own.”

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