Blackstar (Heavy metal, Carcass sideproject)
For the hip-hop group, see Black Star (group).
Blackstar was a British hard rock band, formed as a retooling of the band Carcass in 1995 without Bill Steer along with former Cathedral guitarist Mark Griffiths. The band name comes from a Carcass song off the Swansong 1996 album. Thus far they have released only a single album. After a while the band was forced to change its name to Blackstar Rising. The band dissolved because Ken Owen suffered from a brain haemorrhage.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license