On Thursday, March 16 Walter Trout played for a sold out crowd at the Aladdin theater in Portland, Oregon. Six months earlier John Mayall, whose band once included Trout as a featured guitarist played the same venue. But tonight it was Trout’s turn after a miracle liver transplant following lying on his deathbed for 8 […]
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2016 is almost in the books and there have certainly been some great live albums released. The Blues Rock Review staff breaks down the Top 5 live albums of 2016.
Some musicians are at the peak of their abilities while they’re in their most natural element: onstage, before a roaring crowd, playing into the spotlight. Others find their creative impulses best met in a recording booth or in the quiet corner of a tour bus, where they can sort out lyrics and melodies with fewer […]
Walter Trout will release a new live album, Alive In Amsterdam, on June 17.
Another year of blues rock is in the books. Once again, the staff at Blues Rock Review voted for the year’s best albums in our 5th annual list. Here are the top 20 blues rock albums of 2015.
Battle Scars is the latest release from blues veteran Walter Trout and, with this record, Trout hearkens back to his traditionalist roots while employing some of the fuzzier, crunching guitar effects that have become ear candy for the new generation who count among their darlings such practitioners as The Black Keys and The Alabama Shakes.
Walter Trout’s “Tomorrow Seems Too Far Away” is now available for streaming. The track is featured on his upcoming album, Battle Scars, due out October 23rd on Provogue/Mascot Label Group. Trout’s wife Marie said about the song, “Walter spent many months in various hospitals facing the debilitating reality of liver failure. I came up with […]