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Laurence Jones: The Truth Review

UK based blues rock guitarist Laurence Jones returns with The Truth. This is already the 5th album of Jones’ young career who continues to release new albums at a high rate. The Truth was recorded in Miami with producer Gregory Elias and mixed by Juan Mario Aracil. Phil Wilson (drums), Greg Smith (bass), and Bennett Holland […]

Black Stone Cherry: Black To Blues EP Review

The tradition of artists reinventing blues classics is almost as old as the genre itself. The Kentucky-based rockers Black Stone Cherry are the latest musicians to point their instruments at the blues with their new EP Black To Blues, released last week. The six-track EP features some of our favorite songs from four blues giants: […]

Savoy Brown: Witchy Feelin’ Review

If you like the Louisiana swamp blues of Tony Joe White, you may well like this, the zillionth album from Kim Simmonds-helmed British blues outfit Savoy Brown.  Witchy Feelin’ may be a rather naff sounding title, but what lies behind it is deep deep blue.

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 […]

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