Tag Archives: Blues Rock

Mike Ross – The Clovis Limit Pt.2

Mike Ross

  Casually listening to Wyatt Wendels show on Planet Rock radio a few weeks ago on my night shift my ears pricked up when ‘None Of Your Business’ by Mike Ross caught my attention. It had one foot in the blues and the other in a quirky Frank Zappa kinda …

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Savoy Brown – Ain’t Done Yet

“You Can’t Kill Rock And Roll” and “You Can’t Stop Rock And Roll” proclaimed Ozzy Osbourne and Dee Snider some years ago. So “Ain’t Done Yet” is the statement added to them by Kim Simmonds, lead guitarist and vocalist for blues-rock band Savoy Brown and is also the title of …

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StoneWire – Life As We Know It

Sometimes you just need a good old dose of rock and roll, and when you get to hear the new release from StoneWire that’s what you get. It’s been a long time since they last scratched out some vinyl (5 years in fact) but like a good wine they seem …

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Laurence Jones Band – Laurence Jones

The start of the album was a little surprising as it was the first time I had listened to Laurence Jones, although he has been on the scene for some years now. I had expected to hear a “blues”- rock band right from the off, but “Everything Is Gonna Be …

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The Answer – Rise: 10th Anniversary Edition

The Answer have certainly had a notable career to-date, and what better way to celebrate how it all started than with the re-release of their debut album, Rise, almost 10 years since it first hit the shelves. To this day, Rise remains the bands most successful album, selling over 100,000 …

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Paul Gilbert – I Can Destroy

American guitarist Paul Gilbert‘s latest studio effort, I Can Destroy, is a fun, uptempo rock album. The record’s 12 core songs (and one bonus track) are a treat to listen to. Jam-packed with good notes, for the legion guitarists anticipating the disc in hopes of busting their chops, it delivers …

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Jeff Angell’s Staticland – Jeff Angell’s Staticland

Jeff Angell recently announced his latest project, Jeff Angell’s Staticland, and in turn their self-titled debut album, which was released on Friday 6th May 2016. Staticland came together as a result of Duff McKagans hiatus from Walking Papers, who is currently focusing his time on the reunion of the almighty …

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The Stone Foxes – Twelve Spells

The Stone Foxes are currently celebrating the physical release of their fourth studio album entitled Twelve Spells, which was officially released on Friday 18th March in the UK. The album is a compilation of thirteen tracks, made up from fan favourites, new material, and recently publicised singles. In the climate …

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Monster Truck’s Jeremy Widerman Interview on the latest album, ‘Sittin’ Heavy’

Jeremy Widerman, guitarist for the Canadian Rock band Monster Truck, spoke with Jamie Reader-Johnson of Planetmosh this week to discuss their latest album, Sittin’ Heavy, which was released on Friday 19th February. When it comes to Monster Truck, I’ve always honed in on how their place of comfort seems to …

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Black River Delta – ‘Devil On The Loose’ Debut Album Review

Taking us back to the roots of true Blues, ‘Devil On The Loose’ is the debut album from Black River Delta set for release on 4th March 2016. Hailing from Sweden, this strong trio spent their summer locked away in a small wooden cabin near their hometown, using borrowed equipment …

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The Dead Weather – Dodge and Burn

Emerging from the shadows to release a full-length record for the first time in five years, America’s The Dead Weather has returned. The group’s third album, Dodge and Burn, finds a reinvigorated band which has embraced its scruffy rocker identity and strength. The quartet maintains a stellar connection, which is …

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Blackberry Smoke, O2 ABC Glasgow, 16/10/14

Back in February I went along to the O2 ABC in Glasgow as a Planetmosh newcomer, wondering what to expect as I reviewed the first Glasgow gig by southern rockers Blackberry Smoke.  I said in that review I hoped they came back soon as it was one of the best live …

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Suns Of Stone – ‘Suns Of Stone’

Suns Of Stone

.@Planetmosh reviews the self-titled album by @sunsofstone, out now on Bad Reputation Records. Canadian quartet Suns Of Stone follow a southern-edged blues rock path that has been trodden by a thousand predecessors, and while it may not be the most original route to follow they find their way along it …

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Walking Papers with Buffalo Summer – Voodoo Belfast, 12th June 2013

Walking Papers with Buffalo Summer – Voodoo Belfast, 12th June 2013

When Walking Papers were first announced for Voodoo Belfast it seemed like the listing had been an error, given the personnel in the band and the relatively small size of the venue. This coupled with the fact that a week or two later it was announced that thrash giants Slayer were …

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Tom Keifer – The Way Life Goes

This is easy-listening, good time, rock and roll at its very best, performed with great aplomb and a natural blues swagger from an artist whose maturity brings a huge richness and diversity to the tracks on this album.

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