Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Black Stone Cherry Interview: Ben Wells

Ben Wells is a guitarist, singer and founding member of the southern blues rock outfit, Black Stone Cherry. In nearly two decades with the band, Wells and his bandmates have been channeling creative blues, blending traditional blues sensibilities with modern, hard rock. Shortly after the release of Black to Blues 2, Blues Rock Review had […]

Ghost Hounds Interview

Whether you’ve heard of them before or not, odds are good it’ll surprise you to learn that Roses are Black is the first album by the new lineup of the Pittsburgh band Ghost Hounds. But when you add all the pieces together, the clean, sharp sound makes sense. Each band member involved has been making […]

Mike Zito Interview

On November 1, Mike Zito will release Rock ‘N’ Roll: A Tribute To Chuck Berry. The album features 20 tracks and several guests including Joe Bonamassa, Walter Trout, Eric Gales, and more. Blues Rock Review caught up with Zito to discuss the album, his new label Gulf Coast Records, and more.

Otis Taylor Interview

With the exception of a nearly 20-year hiatus between the late 1970s and mid-1990s, Otis Taylor has been refining his form of trance-blues music for decades. His records are made carefully and deliberately—the better to drive home the social and cultural messages behind his music. His live performances are just as noteworthy: known for taking […]

Danny Bryant Interview

Danny Bryant is one of the most prolific and hard working artists on the blues rock scene today. On September 20, Bryant will release his 11th studio album, Means of Escape. Blues Rock Review caught up with Bryant to get the lowdown on the new album.

Robert Randolph – Master of Sacred Steel interview

Robert Randolph is a master of pedal steel guitar and is helping to carry on the sacred steel tradition. Blues Rock Review Editor-in-Chief Pete Francis sat down with Randolph to discuss his new album, Brighter Days, carrying on the sacred steel tradition, inspiring the next generation, and more.

20 minutes with Joe Bonamassa interview

Joe Bonamassa carries the torch for modern day blues rock and is a model of success for the independent artist in today’s music business. Blues Rock Review Editor-in-Chief Pete Francis sat down with Bonamassa to discuss his career, whether streaming services like Spotify are good for artists, advice for musicians looking to survive in today’s […]

Joe Bonamassa – Champion of the Blues

Joe Bonamassa is a torch bearer for modern day blues and blues rock. Bonamassa has 21 #1 albums on the Billboard blues chart and is considered to a be model for the independent artist on how to be successful in today’s music industry. Blues Rock Review Editor-in-Chief Pete Francis sat down with Bonamassa to discuss […]

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