Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Steve Cropper Interview

Steve Cropper began his professional career in the late 1950s and as a member of the Mar-Keys he played on “Last Night,” which appeared on Chess Records’ first L.P. release and was a radio hit. He was the guitarist for Booker T & the MG’s, which was Stax Records’ house band in Memphis, Tennessee. Booker […]

Walter Trout: Survivor Blues Interview

We’ve seen a lot from Walter Trout in his decades-long career: He was Canned Heat’s guitarist in the 1980s, joined John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, started his own band and is currently one of blues’ strongest active musicians—especially considering his work over the last five years. After recovering from a liver transplant in 2014, Trout rebounded by […]

Vintage Trouble Interview: Nalle Colt

The band that gained traction by delivering high-energy performances à la James Brown shortly after forming in 2010 is back with a new EP on November 9—but this isn’t the same Vintage Trouble most fans have come to know. The aptly-named Chapter II shows the band moving in a new direction genre- and production-wise, embracing […]

Alastair Greene: Live From The 805 Interview

Alastair Greene is a busy man. The blues rocker is constantly touring. Last year, Greene released Dream Train and this year saw the release of Live From The 805. Blues Rock Review caught up with Greene to discuss the new live album and more.

Doyle Bramhall II Interview

It’s been a couple of years since Doyle Bramhall II’s last solo release, Rich Man and it’s an album gap that he’s much more comfortable with than the previous 15-year break he’d experienced. Though he kept busy throughout those years (mostly recording and touring with artists like Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, Susan Tedeschi, Elton John and […]

Bad Touch: Daniel Seekings Interview (podcast)

In the latest edition of the Route 66 podcast, Rory Auskerry chats with guitarist Daniel Seekings of Bad Touch to discuss the band’s new album, Shake A Leg, available October 5th.

The Record Company Interview: Chris Vos

Six weeks after The Record Company’s second album All of This Life released on Concord Records, the album and its first single “Life to Fix” climbed to the top of the Americana Music Association’s albums and singles charts. It’s not quite as big a moment for the band as, say, a Grammy nomination announcement or […]

Ben Poole Interview

British blues rock guitarist Ben Poole seems ready to break out. Poole was recently named one of 10 acts to watch under the age of 30 in blues rock. On September 14th, Poole will release Anytime You Need Me. Blues Rock Review’s Clive Rawlings caught up with Poole to discuss the album and more.

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