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Jonny Lang: Signs Review

Jonny Lang is back with Signs, his first studio album since 2013’s Fight For My Soul. Many long time fans of Lang have been clamoring for more blues and more guitar, and according to Lang, that was a point of emphasis as he told Blues Rock Review in a recent interview.

Black Country Communion: BCC IV Review

BCC IV is the upcoming fourth studio album from the English-American hard rock band Black Country Communion featuring bassist and vocalist Glenn Hughes, guitarist and vocalist Joe Bonamassa, drummer Jason Bonham and keyboardist Derek Sherinian. It’s the first album to be released since the band’s breakup in 2013. Recorded in Malibu, California, with producer Kevin […]

Mike Brookfield: Brookfield Review

Mike Brookfield follows up first release with the self-titled Brookfield. Living in Dublin currently the English born guitar whiz hooked up with Celtic rocker Eamon Carr the drummer and lyricist for the band Horslips and Eamon provided the lyrics that Mike then composed songs around.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Barefoot In The Head Review

Barefoot In The Head is the newest album from the American blues rock band Chris Robinson Brotherhood, featuring singer Chris Robinson, guitarist Neal Casal, keyboardist Adam MacDougall, drummer Tony Leone and bassist Jeff Hill. The band seems to be in its most prolific time, it’s the third album with new material in two years. Barefoot […]

Walter Trout: We’re All In This Together Review

We’re All In This Together­–indeed. For his latest studio album, Walter Trout called some of blues’ best performers–and boy did they come through. Each musician featured on this album has serious blues chops; there’s no one musician on here that is more impressive than the rest, though John Mayall and Joe Bonamassa are probably the […]

Robin Trower: Time And Emotion Review

Over Robin Trower’s long career, there are three things he has tended to be associated with. To his fans, he is a master of guitar tone. To his detractors, he’s a Hendrix copyist. And to many others like myself, he’s the guy who was lucky enough to have the late Jimmy Dewar’s smoky vocals on […]

Bruce Mississippi Johnson: The Deal Baby Review

Bruce Mississippi Johnson’s The Deal Baby is one of those albums that will have you asking what is this? Yes, there is some blues influence here; but what it really is a funky soul album and a direct successor of the classics by the likes of Al Green, Jackie Wilson, Lou Rawls and Gil Scott-Heron. […]

Selwyn Birchwood: Pick Your Poison Review

Pick Your Poison is the newest album by American guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Selwyn Birchwood, featuring Regi Oliver on saxophone, Huff Wright on bass and Courtney “Big Love” Girlie on drums. It’s the sequel to the 2014 album Don’t Call No Ambulance which brought the band into the spotlight with awards and memorable performances. With […]

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