It’s hard to believe that all the sound in Shake The Tree comes from just three guys, but loud must run in the family. The Brew is a father son duo of Kurtis Smith on drums, and dad Tim Smith on bass. Joining with front man Jason Barwick and his phenomenal guitar skills and vocal range, they have created a recipe for rock that really hits the spot.
Premiere: Rainbreakers – “On My Own” music video
In a Blues Rock Review premiere, watch the new brand new music video “On My Own” from UK based blues rockers Rainbreakers. The track is featured on the group’s new EP, Rise Up. “On My Own” is a song about the realization that sometimes it’s better to be on your own than in a destructive relationship.
The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer: Apocalipstick Review
If the hot French cousin of The Decemberists had a love child with the bastard son of Blues Traveler and The Black Keys you would end up with The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer.
Moreland and Arbuckle ends after 15 years
Alligator Records recording artists Moreland & Arbuckle, whose latest album Promised Land Or Bust recently received a 2016 Blues Music Award nomination for Rock Blues Album Of The Year, have decided to amicably dissolve the band. They will play the remaining booked dates on their tour calendar. Guitarist Aaron Moreland plans to spend more time […]
Top 5 Joe Bonamassa Albums
Joe Bonamassa is one of the most prolific artists in blues rock today releasing studio albums and live albums nearly every year. With over 20 albums to date, we break down the top 5.
Premiere: Thomas Wynn and the Believers – “My Eyes Won’t Be Open”
In a Blues Rock Review exclusive, stream Thomas Wynn and The Believers’ new track “My Eyes Won’t Open.” The track is off the upcoming album, Wade Waist Deep, available May 19th. Thomas Wynn said, “The idea for the song “My Eyes Won’t Be Open” came from Eastern European lore. I heard once that if you […]
Gov’t Mule is set to release a new studio album titled Revolution Come… Revolution Go. The album will be released June 9th and is now available for pre-order.
In 2011, Gary Clark Jr. blasted his way into the public conscience with his electric debut EP, The Bright Lights EP. Since then, Clark has been a poster child for modern day blues rock releasing multiple studio albums and live albums. We break down Clark’s top 10 songs to date.
Quinn Sullivan has released a music video for “Something For Me,” which is off the new album, Midnight Highway.
No Time Like Now is the latest album from the Canadian award-winning Strongman featuring Alec Fraser and Rob Szabo on bass, Adam Warner and Dave King on drums, Jesse O’Brien on keyboard and Steve Strongman on guitar, vocals and harmonica. The album has Randy Bachman as a special guest on the version of “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” by the Canadian rock group Bachman-Turner Overdrive. No Time Like Now takes you for a blues rock trip since the beginning. Steve played Gibson ES-335 and ’59 Les Paul reissue resulting in awesome guitar tones, fitting perfectly in each song. It’s Strongman’s third album produced by Rob Szabo.
Little Hurricane is now streaming “Bad Business,” which is featured on Same Sun Same Moon, available April 14.
Blues Rock Review is excited to announce it will be taking a limited amount of open submissions for the Blues Rock Review Album Sampler Volume 8, which will be released late spring/early summer.
Artists and labels have until Sunday, April 23 to submit their music for this exciting compilation.