Good to Be BadGood to Be Bad is the tenth studio album by Whitesnake released in April 2008.
This is the first album of new studio material in a decade, since 1997's Restless Heart, not including the four new tracks recorded for the 2006 live album Live: In the Shadow of the Blues. The album charted at number 8 on the Top Independent albums, number 23 on the Top Canadian albums, number 62 on the Billboard 200 charts, and number 7 on the UK Albums Chart.
TourAfter the release of the album, a tour began on 23 March 2008 in Wellington, New Zealand. The Australian concerts were followed by concerts in South America, Europe, Japan and North America. The tour went to forty countries. It ended on 14 June 2009 at Download Festival in Donington Park, UK. Seven songs from the new album were performed. Former Whitesnake band member Adrian Vandenberg guested on two concerts.
AwardsIn November 2008, Good to Be Bad won the Classic Rock Award for "Album of the Year".
The Dinosaur Rock Guitar forum honored the album with a 2008 Dino Award for "Best Album of the Year".