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Premiere: Vintage Trouble – “Don’t Stop Forever”

In a Blues Rock Review exclusive premiere stream “Don’t Stop Forever,” the brand new track by Vintage Trouble. “Don’t Stop Forever” is featured on the group’s upcoming EP release, Chapter II Part 2, available April 26 via Ingrooves. Chapter II Part 2 is five new tracks, and five live songs paying tribute to Vintage Trouble’s soul […]

Gary Clark Jr: This Land Review

It’s been eight years since Gary Clark Jr. stormed onto the scene with The Bright Lights EP and an epic performance at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival. Clark released his debut LP, Blak and Blu, the following year and his sophomore effort, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim in 2015, which had more of a mixed reaction from the […]

Ariel Posen: How Long Review

Every once in a while an artist comes along that immediately grabs your attention upon hearing them. Ariel Posen is that artist. How Long is the debut album from the Canadian guitarist perhaps best known for his work with the Juno Award winning Bros. Landreth. Posen’s parents were both traveling muscians and Posen picked up […]

King King adds Zander Greenshields as new bass player

King King have confirmed their new bass player will be Zander Greenshields. Zander replaces King King’s original bass player, Lindsay Coulson who was with the band for 10 years.

Eric Gales: The Bookends Review

Eric Gales is the real deal. The blues rock singer/guitarist has been around since the 1990s, releasing his first album at just 16 and is still making interesting records some 28 years (and 16 studio albums) later. The Bookends is what you expect from Gales: strong songs, impressive guitar, and solid vocals.

John Fusco and the X-Road Riders Review

John Fusco is an atypical blues artist. He’s a Connecticut-born screenwriter, perhaps most famous for writing the 1986 classic film, Crossroads, starring Ralph Macchio and featuring Steve Vai as a guitar-playing devil (the final guitar duel scene is essential viewing). Fusco is also a martial artist. So the fact that his self-titled debut is as […]

Rival Sons: Feral Roots Review

Power. Control. Mastery. Rival Sons are back with their sixth studio album Feral Roots—and it brings all three of these descriptors to life. It’s been two and one-half years since the band’s last release, 2016’s Hollow Bones, hit markets, but more surprising is the realization that the band itself is fast-approaching the 10-year anniversary of […]

Walter Trout: Survivor Blues Review

Walter Trout is back, and he’s once again encouraging his listeners to embrace the blues in a new way. For Survivor Blues, which Trout recorded for release on Provogue Records at Robby Krieger’s private studio in Los Angeles, Trout had dozens of songs in mind that he was interested in covering and, with the help […]

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