The holidays are here and if you’re looking for the perfect gift for music fans, Blues Rock Review has you covered. Don’t miss these great releases for all sorts of music lovers.
The Blues Fan – Christone “Kingfish” Ingram: 662
For the straight up blues fan, you can’t go wrong with Christone “Kingfish” Ingram’s sophomore album, 662. Kingfish is one of the most exciting young blues acts breathing new life into the genre. The album sees Ingram’s star continue to rise and recently picked up a Grammy nomination.
The Blues Rock Fan – Joe Bonamassa: Time Clocks
You absolutely cannot go wrong with Joe Bonamassa’s new album, Time Clocks. It’s one of the best of Joe’s career. We all know Bonamassa as a fantastic guitarist, but from a songwriting standpoint, Joe really digs deep on Time Clocks with some of his most thoughtful lyrics.
The Rock Fan – Richie Kotzen/Adrien Smith: Smith/Kotzen
If you’re a fan of rock don’t miss Richie Kotzen and Adrien Smith’s album, Smith/Kotzen, released in March of this year. These two successful artists join forces for one of the year’s best rock albums. The duo even released another EP this year following the album’s success.
The Soul Fan – Eddie 9V: Little Black Flies
If you like an old school soul sound check out Little Black Flies by Eddie 9-V. Based out of Atlanta Georgia, Eddie 9V, is in his mid-20s and one of the best up and comers in the blues rock scene.
The “Hip to What’s New” Fan – Bluhauz: Bluhauz
If you’re searching for album for that listener who always seems to be hip to new artists, give Bluhauz’s debut album a shot. This is good old fashioned electric rock and roll. Bluhauz is an artist that deserves more attention and delivered a great debut album in 2021.
The Breakout Band – The Damn Truth: No or Nowhere
Every year there are always bands that break out and grab your attention. One of those bands in 2021 is The Damn Truth. Their new album, Now or Nowhere, is one of the standout rock albums from 2021. Lead singer Lee-la Baum is a vocal powerhouse and The Damn Truth provides supercharged blues rock.