Tag Archives: blues rock

Mollie Marriott

Mollie Marriott to Headline London Borderline

Following the recent release of her debut album Truth Is A Wolf and current single ‘Control’  Mollie Marriott will perform a rare headline concert at London’s Borderline on Thursday 1st June 2017. The daughter of former Small Faces and Humble Pie vocalist/guitarist Steve Marriott and stepdaughter to original Brit rock ’n’ roller Joe Brown, audiences might not be used to seeing her step stage front but they’re more than ...

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Dan Patlansky by Adam Kennedy

Dan Patlansky Interview

Dan Patlansky has opened for Bruce Springsteen, toured with the likes of Joe Satriani and King King, and had his last two albums, Dear Silence Thieves and Introvertigo,  voted the #1 Blues Rock Album of the year by the Blues Rock Review.  There are other award nominations, along with an escalating fan base that can’t get enough of this South African guitarist, singer and ...

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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 it. All ...

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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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