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Blues Music Awards nominees announced

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The nominees for the 39th Annual Blues Music Awards represent a prestigious collection of acclaimed performers and rising stars that reflect the breadth and diversity of today’s blues music scene. It encompasses North Mississippi All-Stars’ updated Hill Country stomps and Mavis Staples’ gospel-infused soul as well as Taj Mahal’s eclectic global fusion and Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s fiery blues rock. […]

Chris Robinson announces new band “As The Crow Flies”

Chris Robinson has songs he wants to sing. As frontman for The Black Crowes—one of the most prolific and celebrated rock ‘n’ roll bands of its generation—he co-wrote classics like “Jealous Again,” “Remedy,” “She Talks To Angels,” “Twice As Hard” and “Sometimes Salvation.” With a desire to breathe new life into this storied repertoire, Robinson has gathered five musicians whose musical journeys […]

Artist Picks: Favorite Albums of 2017

Last month we revealed our Top 20 Albums of 2017 list. This month Blues Rock Review caught up with some of the genre’s finest artists to get their picks for their favorite albums of 2017.

Kris Barras Band announce “The Divine and Dirty”

The Kris Barras Band will be releasing their new album The Divine And Dirty on Provogue/Mascot Label Group on 23 March 2018. Kris Barras isn’t one to shy away from a challenge. As a former Mixed Martial Artist, the singer and guitarist has fought in front of 8000 people, lived it up in Las Vegas, dealt with bankruptcy, suffered a deep and personal loss, unleashed southern-fried blues fury on stages […]

Tommy Emmanuel releases “Looking Forward To The Past” video

Tommy Emmanuel has released a music video for “Looking Forward To The Past” featuring Rodney Crowell. The track is featured on Emmanuel’s upcoming album, Accomplice One, available January 19.

The Influences Behind Two of the Biggest Blues Albums of 2017

Blues is alive and well in 2017, ladies and gentlemen. Disparaged as a genre confined to the darkest corners of sub-culture by many, it’s a proud and thriving sub-section of the music industry that is as in-form today as it has ever been. Some of the best music of the last generation was released this […]

Top 20 Albums of 2017

2017 was yet another year chock-full of great blues rock albums. From established stars to up and comers, 2017 had it all in the blues rock genre. Thousands of our readers voted, the staff of Blues Rock Review voted, and together we are proud to release the top 20 albums of 2017.

Alastair Greene releases “Nome Zayne” video

Alastair Greene has released a music video for “Nome Zayne” off his new album, Dream Train. The track was written by Billy Gibbons and Greene explained in a recent interview with Blues Rock Review how the song ended up on Dream Train. “David Z had a few demos that Billy (Gibbons) had recorded and he […]

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