Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

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 Rich 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 […]

Rainbreakers: Rise Up EP Review

British band Rainbreakers hand us a stunner of an EP with depth of soul and inspired song writing in Rise Up. These guys are here to make a statement that they are part of new generation of blues-rock that’s combining the influences of the past but making it their own. The band’s line-up is Ben […]

Shane Henry: Light In The Dark Review

Part of a great album is something subtle that happens in between the drum beats and the bass bops; something that’s under the lyrics and wrapped up in the guitar rhythms. A good album might not have one but every great album does and Shane Henry’s Light In The Dark is a great album because […]

Joe Bonamassa: Live At Carnegie Hall – An Acoustic Evening Review

The piano intro to Jethro Tull’s “Locomotive Breath” is a witty precursor to “This Train,” the opening track on this live recording from January 2016 of Joe Bonamassa playing with an entirely acoustic 9-piece outfit, featuring familiar collaborators like Reese Wynans on piano and Anton Fig on drums, as well as some new faces who […]

Thomas Wynn and the Believers: Wade Waist Deep Review

Thomas Wynn and the Believers, a six-piece band from Orlando, Florida, will celebrate the release of its third album Wade Waist Deep this weekend, a 12-track project that manages to sound raw and polished at once. The band has a considerable lack of visibility on rock’s national stage, despite local accolades: voted the Best of […]

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