Eliza Neals returns with Breaking and Entering and the gritty soulful blues singer delivers more of her signature sound. Eliza had a hand in writing all 12 tracks on this album with the occasional contribution by fellow Detroit bluesman Howard Glazer who provides the guitars on much of the album along with a few guests.
My Own Holiday: Reason to Bleed Review
It might be easy to lump My Own Holiday in with other Guitar and Drum ensembles, like The Black Keys or The White Stripes but on their latest album, Reason to Bleed, My Own Holiday carve out a niche all their own. Their traditional meets modern approach is blues for the next generation.
Richie Kotzen: Cannibals Interview
Guitar hero, prolific songwriter and performer, Richie Kotzen does it all. This month, Kotzen released his 20th solo album, Cannibals. Blues Rock Review caught up with Richie to discuss the new album, the Winery Dogs, songwriting, and the challenges artists face in today’s music industry.
Robert Jon and the Wreck: Glory Bound Review
Glory Bound is the latest effort from Robert Jon and the Wreck, which follows up 2013’s EP, Rhythm of the Road. One thing is clear after taking Glory Bound for a spin, Robert Jon and the Wreck is a group to watch on the blues rock scene.
Davy Knowles: The Outsider Review
Late last year, Isle of Man artist Davy Knowles released his second solo album The Outsider in collaboration with PledgeMusic. Comprised of eleven official songs and two bonus tracks, the album pays homage to several of Knowles’s influences, from his homeland (“Island Bound”) to Woody Guthrie (bonus track “Pastures of Plenty,” a Guthrie original). Featuring […]
Ian Siegal: One Night in Amsterdam Review
One Night in Amsterdam is Ian Siegal’s second album in less than a year. While 2014’s Man & Guitar is an intimate acoustic affair, One Night In Amsterdam showcase’s Ian Siegal’s prowess as a rock and roll frontman and performer. Siegal is a soulful singer-songwriter with amazing vocal power. Imagine Robert Earl Keenan or John Hiatt […]
Richie Kotzen has released a music video for “The Enemy,” which is featured on his latest album, Cannibals.
Blues Rock Review recently caught up with Kotzen to discuss the new album.
Igor Prado is a self-taught, home-grown guitarist who hails from Brazil. After backing other Brazilian blues acts for years and recording several album under the name The Prado Blues Band, Prado gives us an album four years in the making. Way Down South features a range of guest musicians including the late Lynwood Slim (for whom the record is dedicated) spread over thirteen tracks, clocking in just over fifty minutes, and every single one of those minutes is worth checking out.
Not since Quinn Sullivan released his debut album Cyclone in 2011 at the tender age of 11 have we seen a blues talent so young. On his fall 2014 EP Save My Soul, singer/guitarist Ray Goren released five tracks that back up what most critics have been saying since he began performing at blues festivals as a preteen: with his age, guitar aptitude, and evident feel for the blues, Goren is a musician the blues community should keep its eye on.
Robin Trower has released a music video for “Something’s About To Change,” the title track off his newly released album.
Rival Sons will celebrate Record Store Day on April 18th with an exclusive 7″ vinyl featuring two unreleased tracks, “Black Coffee,” and “Long As I Can See the Light.”
Robben Ford’s “Breath of Me” has been released for streaming. The track is off Ford’s upcoming album, Into The Sun, out March 30th, and features ZZ Ward.