The Claudettes: High Times in the Dark Review

A pretty voice and lots of piano don’t seem like a natural combination for blues-inspired rock and roll but The Claudettes rock hard using both on High Times in the Dark.

Vintage Trouble Interview: Ty Taylor

Blues Rock Review chats with Vintage Trouble frontman Ty Taylor about the band’s single “Outside-In,” which shines a light on mental health during isolation, plus what Taylor has learned after 10 years with Vintage Trouble, the biggest challenge the band has faced, and more.

Dion releases “Bam Bang Boom” video featuring Billy Gibbons

Dion has released a new music video for “Bam Bang Boom” featuring Billy Gibbons. The track is featured on Dion’s upcoming album, Blues With Friends, which is available on June 5th.

“Billy Gibbons was a joy to work with on this,” says Dion. “He’s a true renaissance man. I love the way he communicates with a guitar and in conversation. There’s nobody like him.”

Dion’s new album “Blues And Friends” is released on Joe Bonamassa’s new label “KTBA Records” on Friday June 5th. Pre-order the album worldwide from

Stream and download Dion’s new single “Bam Bang Boom” featuring Billy Gibbons from

Philip Sayce releases “Black Roller Coming” acoustic performance

Philip Sayce has released an acoustic performance of his single, “Black Roller Coming.” The track is off Sayce’s newly released album, Spirit Rising. Blues Rock Review recently caught up with Sayce to discuss the album.

Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown release “Ride” music video

Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown have released a new music video “Ride.” The track is featured on the band’s latest album, Truth and Lies.

Datura4: West Coast Highway Cosmic Review

One year and one major personnel change removed from Blessed Is the Boogie, Australia’s Datura4 return with an album well within the bounds of their previous work, but different enough to ensnare listeners searching for more than a hard-rock boogie LP. With the departure of guitarist Greg Hitchcock and the addition of keyboardist Bob Patient, the sound and songs of West Coast Highway Cosmic are more versatile than previous efforts. The dual-guitar attack of Hitchcock and frontman Dom Mariani is missed at times, but the timbres and musical options gained by the new lineup are welcome additions.

The Reverend Shawn Amos: Blue Sky Review

The Reverend Shawn Amos groups up with The Brotherhood for an exciting new album, Blue Sky. A long-time blues expert and songwriter, Amos’s newest release is a testament to his talents as a musician and entertainer. 

Hannah Wicklund covers Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young’s “Ohio”

Hannah Wicklund has released a new music video covering Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young’s “Ohio.” Wicklund covered the track in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Kent State shooting. The video was performed live in Seattle at Studio X.

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