Black Country Communion is an Anglo-American super-rock band from Los Angeles, California. He trained in 2010 by Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham, Derek Sherinian and Joe Bonamassa.
Glenn Hughes and Joe Bonamassa announce their collaboration and intention to record an album after performing at Guitar Center: King of the Blues, Los Angeles, November 2009>. Producer Kevin Shirley then suggests that they hire John Bonham's son, Jason Bonham, as drummer. Bonamassa did not want to be a group in the configuration of a power trio, he and the others decided to engage the former clavierist Dream Theater, Derek Sherinian, again on the advice of Kevin Shirley.
The first rehearsal sessions of the new group were held at Shangri La Studios in Malibu, California. According to Bonham, the recording of the first album began in January 2010. The group originally wanted to be called "Black Country", a tribute to the English industrial area where Hughes and Bonham grew up, but they were forced to change after a training with the same name threatened to sue them>. The name of Black Country Communion is finally retained. The group's debut album, Black Country, is released on September 20, 2010, and hailed by critics.
Black Country Communion then embarks on a world tour, during which Glenn Hughes reveals to EspyRock magazine that he had started writing songs for a second album.