Tag Archives: blues rock

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 8th 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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Savoy Brown – City Night

I’ve no idea how old Kim Simmonds is but he’s spent over 50 years rocking the blues and doesn’t appear to be letting up with this Savoy Brown’s 40th album. City Night offers no major surprises but it’s a persistent and compelling work. Blues and blues rock to the core, there’s a hard driving shifting rhythm courtesy of bass player ...

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Erya Lyytinen – Another World

When first introduced to Erya Lyytinen we met a nifty slide guitar player with a penchant for old time blues. But time doesn’t stand still even if people try to. Change may be forced on us externally or opportunities arise that can lift us up, maybe help our careers, on the other side of the coin when those closest to ...

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Rory Gallagher – Blues 3 CD Deluxe Edition

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the late Rory Gallagher’s recording career.  If you’re unaware of who he is don’t worry, if anything you’re to be envied because there’s still that magical opportunity to hear one of the finest guitarists ever for the first time. We are also fortunate that there’s a treasure chest of recordings he made that have not previously ...

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Kill or be kind declares Samantha Fish!

Hot off her UK tour, Guitarist and singer Samantha Fish has announced the release of her latest album Kill Or Be Kind for worldwide release. It will be released on Friday 30th August 2019 through Rounder Records. It features songs featured during her tour, including ‘Watch It Die’ and ‘Love Letters’ that were recently released as a two-song single. ‘Watch ...

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Samantha Fish Live: 11th May 2109, O2 Academy, Birmingham.

Curse of Lono produce music for driving alone at night down long country roads. Not depressing, more melancholy and thoughtful. Its roots driven, with a dash of the blues though more dark folk with an 80s pop quality also somewhere in its foundation. Picture Echo & The Bunny Men meets The Waterboys with Richard Thompson filling in on guitar. A ...

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Sari Schorr Returns UK October

New York singer Sari Schorr who wowed UK audiences last year with appearances as special guest to King King, alongside her own own club dates, returns this October. This time she will be special guest on the nationwide wide tour by the unlikely musical alliance that is Robin Trower, Maxi Priest and Livingstone Brown, who will be playing support of their ...

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Ana Popović & Ben Poole: Sunday 5th May 2019, The Deaf Institute, Manchester

The Deaf Institute is small but full this Bank Holiday Sunday and it’s an early start too. A guitar squeals out as fingers race furiously along its fretboard prior to the gutsy stroking of chords as Ben Poole tells us he can’t ‘Take It No More’. Heartbreak and life’s weariness are sighed out in whisper down the mic, add his ...

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Robin Trower, Maxi Priest & Livingstone Brown

On paper, Ed Sheeran’s record producer, a 70s arena rock guitarist and a Grammy award-winning reggae singer aren’t the likeliest of combinations you’d put together, but it’s happened. What’s more Robin Trower, Maxi Priest and Livingstone Brown have got an album coming out and they’re also going on tour. It all came about through a chance meeting at Livingstone Brown’s ...

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