Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Tyler Bryant Interview

Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown have come a long way since cementing their lineup in 2012, and if you ask frontman Tyler Bryant, they’re living the dream. Over the last few years the band of four has toured with numerous rock titans (including AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses and ZZ Top), played a bucket-list show for […]

Keb’ Mo’ Interview

Keb’ Mo’ answers the phone at his Franklin, Tenn., home on an early June morning in good spirits. He’s just dropped his son off at camp and finished breakfast—“the regular stuff,” he says. But he’s also getting ready to release his latest project Oklahoma, a 10-track album out June 14 on Concord Records that features […]

Philip Sayce new album interview

It’s been nearly five years since Philip Sayce released Influence, but the wait for a new album is almost over. “The record’s done,” Sayce tells Blues Rock Review. We went one on one with Sayce to get the scoop on what influenced the album, who collaborated with Sayce on the record, and more.

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 […]

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