Tag Archives: blues

Face To Face with Rainbreakers

Shrewsbury’s Rainbreakers have announced the release of their debut album Face To Face on the 31stAugust.  Lead single ‘Heavy Soul’ having clocked up over 10,000 views in a month it’s fair to say anticipation for the album is high. The 10 track record was recorded with producer Tom Gittins (Robert Plant, Broken Witt Rebels) at Monochrome Productions and will be released on CD, ...

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Ben Poole – Anytime You Need Me

Ben Poole follows a similar route with Anytime You Need Me as his previous Time Has Come.  Same square-jawed good looks album photo cover albeit a little more macho looking courtesy of being adorned with a black leather jacket and the same pop-flavoured blues rock with some added emphasis on song structures and digging in with a little more soul ...

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Steve Hill The One-Man Blues Rock Band – In Concert

Steve Hill’s Solo Recording series of albums are pretty much all recorded live, so what could an actual album recorded live in front of a Canadian audience offer us that we couldn’t get on the studio ones? Audience participation? How many classic live albums were filled with false applause? And hasn’t the live album been denigrated to little more than ...

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Ben Poole… Anytime You Need Him

Ben Poole releases his brand new studio album Anytime You Need Me on Friday 14th September 2018 via Manhaton Records. It follows his acclaimed 2016 album Time Has Come and Live At The Royal Albert Hall that was recorded by the BBC in 2014. Anytime You Need Me was recorded at Superfly Studios in Ollerton, Nottinghamshire and produced  by King King drummer Wayne Proctor. “It was an absolute joy to work again with ...

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Steve Hill – The One-Man Blues Rock Band

Steve Hill releases a new 14 track live album, The One-Man Blues Rock Band, on Manhaton Records in the UK on Friday 11th May. “The one-man band style has made Steve Hill the top star in the Canadian blues scene right now,” said Bob Mersereau of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, regarding the performer playing guitar, drums and whatever comes to hand as ...

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Without You – New Erja Lyytinen Single

Finnish slide guitarist and singer-songwriter Erja Lyytinen has released a brand new single ahead of her next album that’s due this Autumn. Written and composed by Lyytinen and recorded with her brand new band including Kasperi Kallio (keyboards), Tatu Back (bass) and Iiro Laitinen (drums) it is titled ‘Without You’. “I started writing ‘Without You’ a few years back, but ...

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Joe Bonamassa – Friday 16th March, Genting Arena, Birmingham

Lights go down a harmonica howls loud and an old blues number makes out like its speeding down a train track as from my vantage point I see Joe Bonamassa and his band, led by torches, walk a small flight of stairs and take up their positions on stage. Across the raised backline drummer Anton Fig on drums is shouldered ...

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Laurence Jones – The Truth

Four albums in, 50,000 albums sold, several awards under his belt, guest slots supporting acts as diverse as Status Quo, Van Morrison, Joe Bonamassa and Jools Holland… Before hearing a single note you get the impression mainstream attention awaits young “one to watch” blues rock guitarist Laurence Jones. If that’s his goal, or his management’s dream, then with this, his ...

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Laurence Jones – What Would You Do

With his new album album The Truth due for release on Friday 9th March 2018, Laurence Jones has released ‘What Would You Do’, the second single taken from it in advance of its release. There is also an official lyric video for ‘What Would You Do’ that you can watch here below at Ramzine. With over 50,000 albums sold and several major awards under his ...

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British Blues Explosion Live with Joe Bonamassa

Just a few days into his current UK tour and Grammy –nominated blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa has announced the release of British Blues Explosion Live featuring songs made famous by that holy trinity of British rock guitarists (and former Yardbirds) Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page, among others. British Blues Explosion Live  will be available from Friday 18th May on CD/DVD/Blu-Ray & 3LP ...

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