Chaos is the latest sublime single to be taken off Kris Barras’ recent album, Death Valley Paradise, ahead of a second stage appearance at June’s Download Festival

Death Valley Paradise debuted in the UK Top 40 album charts – a first for The Kris Barras Band – crashing in at #27

The LP’s singles have seen huge support from the likes of Planet Rock Radio (multiple playlists), BBC Radio 2 Rock Show, Primordial Radio, Total Rock Radio, dozens of online and regional radio, as well as a clutch of regional BBC stations 

Barras is also frontman and guitarist for Supersonic Blues Machine, with Fabrizio Grossi on bass and Kenny Aronoff on drums. At times, Billy F. Gibbons (ZZ Top), Steve Lukather (TOTO) and others join the core line-up for special appearances across the world

Previous album Light It Up saw huge radio support from the likes of Planet Rock Radio (multiple A-lists), BBC Radio 2 Rock Show and a live BBC Radio 2 Michael Ball Show session and interview on release week (his second Radio 2 session to date), plus dozens of regional ILRs and BBC regional stations

UK press also welcomed the LP with open arms, with high scores and exceptional reviews coming from the likes of Guitarist – 9/10, Guitar Techniques – 5/5, Powerplay – 10/10, plus key coverage in the likes of the Daily Mirror, Metro, Planet Rock mag, Classic Rock, Outlaw, Record Collector and a host of other magazines and newspapers

After a hectic end to 2021 and touring with the likes of Black Stone Cherry and shows with The Darkness, 2022 started with a mammoth headline tour in support of Death Valley Paradise and a headline slot at Primordial Radio’s General Mayhem, and will see The Kris Barras Band support the mighty Thunder at the world famous Wembley Arena and a second stage appearance at Download Festival. In August, the band will embark on Joe Bonamassa’s Keeping The Blues Alive at Sea cruise, alongside the likes of Bonamassa, Elles Bailey, Walter Trout, The Cold Stares and many more

Friday 10th June – Download Festival

23-28th August – Keeping the Blues Alive At Sea