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Albert Castiglia: Wild and Free Review

There’s actually some overlap between blues and punk. For example, hill country blues, especially as practiced by artists like R.L. Burnside, has a wild, unpredictable energy, largely based upon raw performances that feel like classic punk rock. But it’s much harder for proficient instrumentalists to tap into that vibe, because once there’s a certain degree […]

King King Interview: Alan Nimmo

King King has firmly planted itself as one of the best blues rock bands in the world. The band has a revamped lineup and is working on a new studio album due out later this year and recently released a new single titled “I Won’t Fall.” Blues Rock Review caught up with frontman Alan Nimmo […]

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram releases “Hard Times” video

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram has released a music video for “Hard Times” (Shelter-At-Home mix). The video was recorded at home and mixes in fan-submitted photos and videos. “Thanks for all the great photos and videos that you’ve shared. I truly appreciate it,” Kingfish posted to his social media pages. “I want to share with you a […]

The Sleep Eazys: Easy To Buy, Hard To Sell Review

Some artists wear their influences on their sleeves and others keep them closer to their heart. So it was surprising to learn that blues rocker Joe Bonamassa is a huge Danny Gatton fan and pays tribute to him on Easy To Buy, Hard To Sell, an instrumental album evoking Gatton’s singular mix of blues, jazz, […]

Anthony Gomes announces “Containment Blues”

Anthony Gomes has announced a new acoustic album titled Containment Blues. The album follows 2018’s Peace, Love, and Loud Guitars, which was voted Blues Rock Review’s #1 album of that year. “We are living in stressful times and music is the best way to bring people together and give them some comfort,” says Gomes about […]

King Solomon Hicks: Harlem Review

Young, eager and extremely well versed in blues history, King Solomon Hicks strikes a colorful balance between a traditional blues tribute and new submissions to the blues canon on his debut album, Harlem. His reverence for blues lore and legend is evident in his playing, arrangements, and selection of easily identifiable covers.  He also leaves […]

Mike Mattison: Afterglow Review

Two time Grammy winner and member of the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Mike Mattison is back with an exciting second solo album. Afterglow features a delightful blues rock sound with poetic lyrics and lovely melodies that shape the album’s nostalgic feel. The album’s wide range of sounds are a testament to Mattison’s skill as a songwriter. […]

Robert Jon and the Wreck announce “Last Light On The Highway”

Los Angeles based blues rock band Robert Jon and the Wreck will release Last Light on the Highway on May 8. The album was self-produced by the band and recorded in the United States and Australia. The band has released its first single titled “Oh Miss Carolina.”

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