Eric Johnson is set to release his first full acoustic album, EJ, on October 7th. “Wrapped In A Cloud” from the album can now be streamed via YouTube.
Sari Schorr: A Force of Nature Review
With a screeching guitar intro on the track “Ain’t Got no Money,” the album Force of Nature starts off like a hawk and gets better. A recent inductee into the New York Blues Hall of Fame, Sari Schorr cut her ravenous teeth in the blues scene touring with renowned blues artists such as Popa Chubby, […]
Artists To Know In 2016
At Blues Rock Review, we are always discovering great new artists. 2016 is shaping up to be an absolutely phenomenal year in Blues Rock with a steady flow of fantastic albums. There have been many new discoveries with several artists ascending in the blues rock world. Here are five artists worth checking out in 2016.
Jeff Beck: Loud Hailer Review
Jeff Beck returns with Loud Hailer, his first album since 2010’s Emotion and Commotion. Beck may be 72 years old, but he sure doesn’t sound like it. Loud Hailer is fresh and edgy.
Premiere: Davy Knowles – “Oxford, MS”
In a Blues Rock Review exclusive, Davy Knowles is streaming “Oxford, MS,” the first track to be heard from the upcoming album, Three Miles From Avalon, available October 14. Knowles tells Blues Rock Review, “This song for me all came about from a recent dive back into listening to a lot of Gospel/Blues vinyl records. Mahalia Jackson, Sister […]
Robert Jon and the Wreck: Good Life Pie Review
Robert Jon and the Wreck are back with Good Life Pie, the followup to 2015’s Glory Bound, which placed #3 on Blues Rock Review’s Top 20 Albums of 2015. Once again, the band is teamed with producer Warren Huart. Good Life Pie features 11 tracks of well produced, good rocking tunes.
On Thursday August 25, 2016, the Ty Curtis band performed a mid week concert at the “B2 Tap House,” in South Salem, Oregon as the first of what they hope to be many other outdoor concerts, on the venue’s patio. A stage set was set up at the rear of the open area and folding chairs provided seating for those who desired it, as the show began promptly at 7:00 PM. Curtis was featuring his sixth album, Blame Me, which was recently reviewed by Blues Rock Review.
The self titled debut of The Apocalypse Blues Revue can be summed up in one word; intense. These twelve tracks include some very traditional forms, including blues shuffles, slow blues, mixed meter, minor blues, acoustic blues and blues rock. Regardless of what form of blues they take on, The Apocalypse Blues Revue plays with a level of intensity rarely heard in today’s traditional blues market.
Aynsley Lister has announced the release of his eighth studio album, Eyes Wide Open, available October 7th. A music video for “All Of Your Love” has been released to promote the new album.
The Apocalypse Blues Revue have released a music video for “The Devil Plays A Strat.” The track is featured on the group’s self-titled debut album due out August 26th on Provogue/Mascot Label Group.
“We feel this was the song that diversified our sound from the traditional blues rock formula. This ain’t your daddy’s blues,” drummer Shannon Larkin tells Blues Rock Review.
Beth Hart has announced the release of her new album, Fire On The Floor, available February 3rd, 2017 via Provogue. Listen to the title track in the lyric video below. The album is also available for pre-order.
If you’re still sitting still after you drop the needle on the opening cut of Brian Langlinais’ new album, Right Hand Road, then check your heart to make sure it’s still beating. Langlinais and his all-start cast—including, among others, D.L. Duncan, who also helped produce, on guitar, Patterson Barrett on keys, James Pennebaker on guitar, Ron Eoff on bass, Lynn Williams on drums and percussion, Jonell Mosser on background vocals, and the Inglewood Horns (Roy Agee on trombone, Steve Herman on trumpet, Randy Leago on saxes)—launch this album propulsively with infectious soul grooves and searing though sensitive lead riffs. This album blends a Cajun spiciness with Muscle Shoals grit.