Tag Archives: blues rock

Allman Betts Band Shining Bright

Following a recent show in London and an appearance Ramblin’ Man Fair, The Allman Betts Band has released single ‘Shinin’’, the second single to be taken from their debut album Down To The River. Featuring Devon Allman (son of Greg Allman) and Duane Betts (son of Dickie Betts), they began pairing up when Betts first turned solo after a touring stint with folk-rockers Dawes ...

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Jared James Nichols brings Blues Power to The Boston Music Rooms

Long, Long ago, (OK, maybe not all that long ago, but a good couple of years at least!) I found myself the pleasure of witnessing Jared James Nichols live for the first time. That was that, I’d been sold on his music for a year or so beforehand and was over the moon at the chance. Having then seen him ...

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Beth Hart Has War on her Mind

Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Beth Hart releases her new studio album War In My Mind on 27th September via Provogue and, following her sold out performance at the Royal Albert Hall last year, will be bringing her band back to tour through the UK as of next February. “More than any record I’ve ever made, I’m more open to being myself on these songs,” Hart said ...

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Samantha Fish is Bulletproof!

Not satisfied with having wowed audiences during her recent UK tour, Samantha Fish has announced she’s coming back for more early next year, and while there’s a short wait for her new album Kill Or Be Kind there was no stopping the release of her latest single ‘Bulletproof’. The multi-Award-winning American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter return for another trek round ...

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Hannah Wicklund Steps Out

Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones release their self-titled album in the UK on Friday 13th September through Strawberry Moon Records. It coincides with her Roadstars UK Tour alongside Gorilla Riot and the recently added Piston this October. 21 year South Carolina born Wickland formed the band back when she was only eight years old, drawing influences from the sixties ...

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The Allman Betts Band Debut Down to the River

Sons of The Allman Brothers Devon Allman and Duane Betts having played together in recent years have now officially united under The Allman Betts Band, and following the release of their first single ‘All Night’ deliver  their debut album together Down To The River. Featuring Peter Levin (Gregg Allman’s Hammond B3 player) and Chuck Leavell (former Allman Brothers Band keyboardist ...

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Rocktober Coming Your Way!

The Planet Rock Radio Station is introducing two brand-new rock-packed nights featuring four bands this October. Steaming out under the Rocktober masthead at the Norwich OPEN on Saturday 5th October, followed by Sheffield O2 Academy on Saturday 12th October will blues master Walter Trout, the Kris Barras Band, Dan Patlansky and singer/songwriter Mollie Marriott. From his early forays as a gunslinger ...

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Laurence Jones Band

Previously on record Laurence Jones songs have been slick and aimed at your mainstream music listener but not captured the vibrant groove of his live band. That latter aspect has been addressed with this eponymous new album, not just by the fact of its title and their being collectively present on the cover and promotional material but in that the ...

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Danny Bryant’s Means of Escape

British blues rock guitarist Danny Bryant marks his debut as a producer with the releases his own 11th studio album, Means of Escape, on Friday 20th September through Jazzhaus Records. Prior to that the title track will be released as a single on will be Friday 5th July. Featuring nine blues rock numbers that are said to “powerful, contemporary and bold”, ...

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Laurence Jones Band Ready to Tear up Europe

Laurence Jones Band has the award-winning guitarist giving his band members full billing on his latest album that’s due out on Friday 27th September via on Top Stop Music (Courtesy of Sony). Furthermore Bennett Holland (keyboards), Greg Smith (bass) and Phil Wilson (drums) are also listed as co-writers alongside singer/guitarist Laurence Jones on the featured tracks, with the exception of ...

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