New Tinsley Ellis album “Winning Hand” announced

Alligator Records is pleased to announce the return to the label of Southern blues-rock guitar wizard, vocalist and songwriter Tinsley Ellis. His powerful new album, Winning Hand, is set for January 2018 release.

Underrated Bands: September 2017

In the September edition of Underrated Bands the spotlight is put on Xander and the Peace Pirates, Rufus Black, and Thorbjørn Risager and the Black Tornado.

Supersonic Blues Machine unveil “Elevate” ft. Eric Gales

Supersonic Blues Machine are now streaming “Elevate” featuring Eric Gales from the group’s new album, Californisoul, available October 20th. The album follows the band’s debut album, West of Flushing, South of Frisco, which was voted #3 on Blues Rock Review’s Top 20 Albums of 2016.

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.

Jared James Nichols Interview (Podcast)

Wisconsin-bred guitarist Jared James Nichols joins Rory Auskerry on the Route 66: One For The Road podcast to discuss his new album, Black Magic, available October 27th.

Black Magic is Nichols’ second full-length album and was recorded at The Boneyard in Boston as well as Johnny Depp’s home studio in Los Angeles.

Joe Bonamassa Interview

Joe Bonamassa is a premier Generation X blues rock guitarist of the 21st century. He began his career as a child prodigy at the age of 12 when he opened some shows for B. B. King in 1989. He played in professional bands with musicians his father’s age while he was still in grade school. He has 17 #1 Billboard Blues albums. Along with his solo work, Bonamassa and blues singer Beth Hart have released three albums together. Another side project is being a member of Black Country Communion along with Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham and Derek Sherinian. BCC’s fourth album was just released and Blues Rock Review’s Bob Gersztyn spoke with Bonamassa about that and more.

Underrated Guitarists (Episode 3)

Episode 3 of Underrated Guitarists highlights Davy Knowles, Tinsley Ellis, and Terry Quiett.

Anthony Gomes performs “Backdoor Scratchin” live

Blues Rock Review recently had the chance to catch Anthony Gomes perform “Backdoor Scratchin” live off his latest album, Electric Field Holler. Gomes also sat down with Blues Rock Review for an interview and shared his guitar collection with us.

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