Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Philip Sayce and the Guitar: A Life Journey

Philip Sayce has developed a reputation as one of the world’s greatest guitar players by not only his fans, but his peers. After attending an Eric Clapton concert growing up, Sayce felt inspired to pick up the guitar. He has devoted his life to the instrument, but what is it about the guitar that makes […]

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram: A New Generation of Blues

Christone “Kingfish” is a 20-year-old blues phenom. Hailing from Clarksdale, Mississippi, “Kingfish” is quickly becoming the talk of the modern blues world. Ingram is set to release his debut album Kingfish on May 17. Blues Rock Review Editor-in-Chief Pete Francis sat down with Ingram to learn why some are calling him the savior of the […]

Ana Popovic Interview

Ana Popovic is one of the hardest working guitarists in blues rock today. 2018 saw Popovic release her ninth studio album, Like It On Top, which she is currently touring. Blues Rock Review caught up with Popovic to discuss the album, performing on the Experience Hendrix Tour, and more. 

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 […]

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