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Banditos: Visionland Review

If you want to be purist about it, then you’d probably need a crowbar to lever Banditos into the Blues Rock category. My advice would be – don’t be purist. Hats off to this six-piece outfit originating in Birmingham, Alabama, for pulling off Visionland – a carousel of genres that’ll have you scrambling in all […]

Greg Sover: Songs Of A Renegade Review

Starting at the age of 13, Greg Sover taught himself to play the guitar and he did an admirable job. Greg is known for his incendiary live shows around the Philly area and finally, after a decade of work he gives us his debut album, Songs of A Renegade. Along for the ride are producer […]

ZZ Ward: The Storm Review

ZZ Ward returns for her sophomore album, The Storm, which follows her well received debut album, Til The Casket Drops. It’s been five years since ZZ’s debut album and The Storm is well worth the wait. While ZZ Ward has definite pop appeal, she certainly isn’t leaving her blues influences behind.

Dave Fields: Unleashed Review

Dave Fields has been at this for a while now and for his fifth album he gives a mix of live and studio tracks on Unleashed. Fourteen tracks featuring a diverse mix of originals and covers that spans the gamut from straight up rockers, to jazz and even a little bit of blues grass. We’ll […]

The Magpie Salute: The Magpie Salute Review

The Magpie Salute is to bands what the Justice League is to super heroes. Their new self-titled debut album brings together a slightly massive ten piece band including legends like Rick Robinson, Marc Ford and Sven Pipien of The Black Crowes. Adding to the mix a host of vocalists like lead singer John Hogg, former […]

Harlis Sweetwater Band: Holler Stomp and Growl Review

The Harlis Sweetwater Band is back with its third release, Holler Stomp and Growl. With a voice like gravel soaked in bourbon, Mr. Sweetwater starts things off hard with “Better Than Whiskey” and the album proceeds with ass kicking tunes up till “3:30 In The Morning” where we get some reprieve.

Gov’t Mule: Revolution Come…Revolution Go Review

Revolution Come…Revolution Go is the newest studio album from Gov’t Mule. It’s the first with new material in four years and features Warren Haynes on guitar and vocals, Matt Abts on drums, Jorgen Carlsson on bass and Danny Louis on keyboards and guitar. This is the third studio album with this lineup that has been together […]

Sean Chambers: Trouble and Whiskey Review

Trouble & Whiskey is the newest album from American guitarist and singer Sean Chambers featuring Todd Cook on bass, Kristopher Schnebelen on drums and Michael Hensley on Hammond B3. The album is produced by Ben Elliott, known for his work with Eric Clapton, Leslie West and many others. Special guests include John Ginty on Hammond […]

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