Tag Archives: blues rock

Dan Patlansky

Dan Patlansky – Sonnova Faith

  Dan Patlansky has released new single ‘Sonnova Faith’ with accompanying video taken from his most recent album Introvertigo, that  was recently voted the #1 Blues Rock Album of 2016 by the Blues Rock Review (having also won it with his 2014 Dear Silence Thieves album). Alongside the official video release the award winning singer/guitarist has also made a behind-the-scenes making of video about ...

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Joe Bonamassa by Christie Goodwin

Joe Bonamassa – Live At Carnegie Hall Acoustic Release

Joe Bonamassa Live At Carnegie Hall – An Acoustic Evening is the latest offering from the platinum-selling and Grammy nominated blues rock maestro that will be released on CD, DVD, Blu-ray and vinyl as of Friday 23rd June 2017, and also available to pre-order. Recorded on January 21-22nd it features Joe Bonamassa performing two unique all-acoustic shows at the New Yourk City’s renowned Carnegie Hall. His band for ...

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Bad Touch by Martin Tierney

Bad Touch & Broken Witt Rebels – Friday 7th April, 02 Academy Birmingham

Let’s get the sour grapes out the way, I’m in a venue that’s notoriously bad about communicating the times bands are due to appear, and when punters do arrive they inevitably complain about the price of a pint. “Tell me where you bury your dreams” sings Bad Touch’s singer Steve Westwood rather aptly as I walk in; the band having ...

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ash wilson - broken machine

Ash Wilson – Broken Machine

Featuring members of King King and Chaka Khan’s band, alongside his brother Phil producing, co-writing and playing drums, on this his debut album, Ash Wilson mixes rock, blues and pop in a manner that while mainstream friendly packs a solid punch. Fuzzed feedback notes stir over a chugging chain-gang rhythm  for the blues rock ‘Show Me How To Love You’ ...

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rising up

EP Review: Rainbreakers – Rise Up

A million years ago, Island Records did a package tour with Crawler, Boxer and Moon, Shrewsbury four piece Rainbreakers recall some of the edgy blues and soul of those bands. They also seemingly liked the ballads they heard on their granddads’ copies of Free’s Highway album and how Simply Red similarly applied such chord structures on their moms’ copies of ...

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King King

King King + Broken Witt Rebels: The Robin 2, 2017

The Robin 2 is heaving, packed to the rafters and Broken Witt Rebels looked dwarfed by the whole affair. This despite the fact they’ve grown up a lot in the last year. Still young, but a little worldlier; less running around manically, more concentrating on the music. Fortunately, tonight’s crowd seem familiar with that part of the equation, and where ...

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Krissy Matthews

Krissy Matthews Releases Live at Freak Valley

The Krissy Matthews Band head out on a UK tour during March and April to celebrate the release of their first live album Live At Freak Valley. Available on Friday 14th April through Proper Records, the live album was recorded at the Freak Valley Festival in Siegen, Germany on May 27, 2016. “Too many bands release ‘live records’ but half of it is over dubbed in the studio and the ...

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Dan Patlansky

Dan Patlansky & Ash Wilson Hit the Road for April/May UK Tour

South African blues rock guitarist Dan Patlansky hits the UK this Spring for an April/May tour with Ash Wilson as his special guest. Patlantsky’s most recent album Introvertigo drew upon personal life experiences as inspiration and was recorded at Bellville Studios in Cape Town, the results of which got it voted in as the #1 Blues Rock Album of 2016 by influential ...

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Ash-Wilson photo by Phil Wilson

Ash Wilson Debut Broken Machine

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Ash Wilson will release his debut album Broken Machine on Friday 21st April through Wilson Brothers Music in association with Cadiz Music Distribution. Described as a “watershed achievement” for Wilson, Broken Dream is said to cover a variety of musical styles, each with the blues at their core. Multi award-winning UK Blues Hall Of Fame inductee Wayne Proctor, (King King, Ben Poole, Stevie Nimmo), ...

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Sari Schorr & The Engine Room Spring Tour

Sari Schorr & The Engine Room Spring Tour

Sari Schorr & The Engine Room follow the critical success of their debut album, A Force Of Nature, and tour dates last September with an extensive UK outing that will see them playing up and down the country from March through to May. “We’re really looking forward to coming back to the UK to perform songs from the new album ...

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