Gwyn Ashton: Sonic Blues Preachers Review

Gwyn Ashton delivers again with his 2019 album Sonic Blues Preachers. Ashton, nearing 60 years-old, tours the world doing one-man, psychedelic, electric blues and intimate acoustic shows. For Ashton’s ninth studio album, he teams up with John Freeman, who started his career alongside Bon Scott in Fraternity. The veteran blues drummer, Freeman, adds a groovy beat to Ashton’s powerful voice and guitar.

Eric Gales the drummer?

Eric Gales is known as one of the best blues rock guitarists around, but during a recent performance of “It Just Beez That Way” at the Dallas International Guitar Festival, Gales put his drumming skills on display.

The Black Keys release “Go” video

The Black Keys have released a music video for “Go,” the second single off the upcoming album, Let’s Rock, available June 28.

Allman Betts Band release “All Night” video

The Allman Betts Band have released a music video for “All Night,” which is from the group’s debut album, Down To The River, available on June 28.

Blues Rock Review caught up with Devon Allman and Duane Betts last summer to see how the project started.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band reveal “Gravity”

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band have revealed “Gravity,” which is featured on the group’s upcoming album, The Traveler, available May 31.

“If you want to take it very literally there’s a guy standing on the edge of a cliff and his lover is in the water below and she says come in, jump in, the water’s fine, and he’s hesitant, but her words of encouragement are enough for him to let go and he jumps, but when he jumps it takes him out,” says Shepherd about the song. “But if you listen to the whole thing it’s about a relationship and the love they share. It’s looking back on their happy times together,” Shepherd adds.

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram: Kingfish Review

Expectations can be crippling to a young artist. Many, including no less than Buddy Guy, have called Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, age 20, the future of the blues. That’s a lot of pressure for someone younger than the vintage guitars favored by so many of his peers. But on his debut, Kingfish, he lives up to, and even exceeds the hype.

Philip Sayce and the Guitar: A Life Journey

Philip Sayce has developed a reputation as one of the world’s greatest guitar players by not only his fans, but his peers. After attending an Eric Clapton concert growing up, Sayce felt inspired to pick up the guitar. He has devoted his life to the instrument, but what is it about the guitar that makes it so alluring? Blues Rock Review Editor-in-Chief Pete Francis caught up with Sayce to find out.

Supersonic Blues Machine to release “Road Chronicles”

Los Angeles, CA — Supersonic Blues Machine will be releasing their brand new live-album, Road Chronicles on July 12, 2019 via Provogue/Mascot Label Group. Road Chronicles is their first live album, following the release of two acclaimed studio records, West of Flushing South of Frisco (2016) and Californisoul (2017). The recordings capture the band on their first European headline tour, and was recorded during their show in Brugnara, Italy on 20th July 2018.

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