Posts Tagged ‘Mike Zito’

Mike Zito announces “A Tribute To Chuck Berry”

Mike Zito is readying the release of a special album featuring 20 amazing guitarists which will drop on November 1st via Ruf Records. To get the party started, KSHE in Zito’s hometown of St. Louis, MO has premiered “Maybelline”, featuring fellow St. Louis native, and Guns n Roses guitarist, Richard Fortus.

Katarina Pejak to release new album produced by Mike Zito

It takes a brave artist to blaze their own trail. From her birth-city of Belgrade to the Marz Studios in Texas where she recorded her dazzling new album, Katarina Pejak has walked countless roads and stuck a thousand pins in the map. Now, with Roads That Cross, this award-winning performer unveils a fresh set of songs […]

Mike Zito: First Class Life Review

Mike Zito said in relation to his new album: “I had this idea of ‘stepping up’. I want the world to know I can play this music with conviction and style.” He obviously can, as he just won Rock Blues Artist of the Year at the Blues Foundation Awards. First Class Life sees strong vocalist/guitarist […]

Album Releases: May 2018

May’s Album Releases video features new albums from Joe Bonamassa, Dana Fuchs, Steve Hill, and Mike Zito.

Mike Zito to release “First Class Life”

There may not be a more honest bluesman than Mike Zito, whose 15th album ‘First Class Life’ comes out May 11 on Ruf Records. The rocking yet poignant title track explores his journey from addiction to sobriety and then musical recognition; he is a two-time 2017 Blues Music Award nominee. “Second chance at a first class […]

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 […]

Walter Trout Interview

Walter Trout is one of the most resilient bluesmen around. Not only has he survived a liver transplant, coming out on the other side of surgery feeling “like I’m in the best time of my life ever,” he’s also still making records that are creative and logistic triumphs. His new 14-track album We’re All in […]

Mike Zito: Make Blues Not War Review

Royal Southern Brotherhood alumnus Mike Zito has a new record called Make Blues Not War. Despite that cutesy political title, Make Blues Not War is far from some kind of serious political statement.  Audiences can rest easy that this is the fun southern tinged blues rock that they have come to expect from Mr. Zito.

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