New album "When Life Was Hard And Fast" out on February 19th!
Ricky comments: “Fighting Heart is a celebration of how music, literature, art and movies can inspire and motivate us on a daily basis. Can these things change the world? Who knows for sure. But I believe that loud guitars and rock n roll can save a little piece of us all”
For the process of recording the album, Ricky was joined by Robert Crane (Bass), Xavier Muriel (Drums) and Keith Nelson (Guitar) as well as a number of special guests including DEF LEPPARD's Joe Elliott, Andy Taylor formerly of DURAN DURAN, THUNDER's Luke Morley, Dizzy Reed of the mighty GUNS 'N ROSES and even Ricky's daughter Pepper. Keith also produced the new album, having previously worked with BUCKCHERRY, BLACKBERRY SMOKE and ALICE COOPER. Keith noted that "Ricky is a true Rock-n-Roll soul... he’s got incredible stories to tell and a unique way of telling them. It’s been an honor to be asked to partner and contribute to this record.”