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New Music: Gary Clark Jr Teases New Album

A first look at his upcoming album, and it’s showing all the right signs Since signing to Warner Bros. in 2011, Gary Clark Jr has made a name for himself with his outstanding music, especially in the world of blues. Now about to release his 5th studio album, titled ‘This Land’, things are looking promising. So far, 3 singles have been released off this album, and they are a mix… Keep Reading

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The Apocalypse Blues Revue Release New Track ‘Open Spaces’

The Apocalypse Blues Revue are back with a new track from their upcoming album, The Shape Of Blues To Come, out on July 20th 2018 via Provogue/Mascot Label Group. Following 2016s self-titled debut, Godsmack’s Shannon Larkin (Drums) and Tony Rombola (Guitar) return with some more bone-shaking blues with Brian Carpenter (Bass) and the shamanistic frontman Ray “Rafer John” Cerbone. Shannon Larkin discovered Ray Cerbone at a biker bar. The singer had no idea that… Keep Reading

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New Music – Roger Daltrey – ‘As Long As I Have You’

Roger Daltrey returns with his 9th solo album A mix of Blues, Soul and Acoustic Rock creates a brilliant album  Daltrey may be a lot more well known for fronting The Who, but his relatively overlooked solo career has plenty of hidden gems. From ‘McVicar’ to ‘Under a Raging Moon’, but now there is another album joining the mix. His first solo album since 1992, but well worth the wait… Keep Reading

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Joe Bonamassa, Manchester Arena

A Guitar masterclass of the highest calibre….. Billed as the Guitar event of the year, Joe Bonammassa, brings his 2018 WORLD TOUR TO THE Manchester Arena. JB has been coming to Manchester for the last 20 years, once again his loyal and supportive fans have once again turned up in their masses. As the fans make their way into the arena, having gone through the rigorous security measures now in… Keep Reading

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Lance Lopez To Release Solo Album ‘Tell The Truth’

Texan Lance Lopez is set to unleash his long-awaited new solo album, Tell The Truth, on March 2nd2018 on Provogue/Mascot Label Group. Tell The Truth is an autobiographical tour-de-force through the life and times of an archetypal Texas blues legend with all the highs and lows that inevitably accompany this time honoured path. Lance Lopez has been on a slow, steady climb up the mountain to the blues rock hall… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday ‘Moanin’ In The Moonlight’

This months Throwback Thursday will focus on the 1950’s A decade which started Rock’n’Roll. We couldn’t leave the 50’s without mentioning the blues,  one considered by many to be one of the ‘fathers of Blues’, Howlin’ Wolf, and his debut album ‘Moanin’ In The Moonlight’.  This album was actually a compilation album, made up of songs which were previously released as singles by Chess Records, and all songs bar ‘Forty-Four’… Keep Reading

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The Kendall Connection Reveal Their True Colours

Independent music (often shortened to indie music or indie) is music produced independently from major commercial record labels or their subsidiaries, a process that may include an autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing.(Wikipedia). The Kendall Connection have taken this on board and are about to take the music industry by storm. Formed in 2016 by a group of extremely talented and very experienced session musicians, the lads have been… Keep Reading

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Soundcheck: The Rogue Network ‘Binary’ EP

The Rogue Network are a contemporary, 3-piece, alternative blues band. Their music is heavily influenced by the blues/soul sounds of the 70s, but on a background of thick guitars riffs and analogue synths the music has an altogether different and more dynamic feel. Against the overwhelming number of indie bands that dominate the UK music scene, The Rogue Network are trying to craft a sound that is different. They’re trying… Keep Reading

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Van Morrison & Jeff Beck, The O2 Arena, London

Two iconic heavyweights of popular music close out BluesFest 2016 in London’s docklands. Jeff Beck and Van Morrison shared the limelight in the capacious environment of the O2 Arena on Sunday night and basked in the sound of rapturous applause and sight of standing ovations as they did so. This was the closing act to a three-day festival that for the past couple of years has been held under the… Keep Reading

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Ben Poole, Robin2, Bilston

Ben Poole and his band currently out on tour, stopped off at The Robin2 last night, an R & B club making an ideal venue for his soulful blend of blues. Support tonight came from Birmingham blues band, Big Wolf Band, who played their set to an ever-expanding crowd. The band is currently in the process of recording an album at Mad Hat Studios, which I gather is where Rebecca… Keep Reading

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Broken Witt Rebels ‘Georgia Pine’

The Birmingham four-piece rock and blues band, Broken Witt Rebels today, launched the official video for their new single ‘Georgia Pine’. The single dovetails the band’s forthcoming 12-date UK tour with King King that kicks off at Brighton’s The Old Market on Wednesday 9th November. ‘Georgia Pine’ also features on the cover mount CD of the current issue of Classic Rock magazine.  ‘Georgia Pine’ is the third single and title track… Keep Reading

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