Tag Archives: Blues

Palace Of The King Unveil Second Album ‘Valles Marineris’

“AIRBOURNE ENDORSED AUSTRALIAN ROCKERS UNVEIL THEIR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SOPHOMORE ALBUM” Less than twelve months after releasing their critically-acclaimed debut album, Melbourne-based rock n’ roll nomads Palace Of The King are pleased to announce the upcoming release of their second full-length album, ‘Valles Marineris’. Set to land on 15th July 2016 …

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Joe Bonamassa – Blues of Desperation

Joe Bonamassa is back with a new studio album “Blues of Desperation” which features all-new material, and once again is produced by Kevin Shirley. Recorded in just five days in Nashville, Joe delivers eleven stunningly good original tracks, backed by the dual drummers, Anton Fig and Greg Morrow, bassist Michael Rhodes, …

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Ben Poole – Time Has Come

The new album from Ben Poole opens with the hard hitting “Lying To Me” a big, powerful, rocking number with a steady, hard bluesy riff and serious soloing which certainly grabs your attention. “I Think I Love You Too Much” slows things down a notch or two, and on this …

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NEW VIDEO: Big Boy Bloater and The LiMiTs voodoo video ‘I Love You (But I Can’t Stand Your Friends)’ + UK Tour

Big Boy Bloater & The LiMiTs announce UK ‘Luxury Hobo’ tour. New album: Luxury Hobo, Out Now on Provogue/Mascot Label Group         “Raucous, Rollicking good-time blues” Classic Rock “Raw and refreshing… brilliant” The Blues     Luxury Hobo UK Tour   SUNDAY 8TH MAY – THE GLEE CLUB, …

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Wildfire Festival director Dave Ritchie Interview, 1/3/16.

I caught up with Dave Ritchie for a chat about Wildfire Festival.  Follow the links at the bottom of the page to buy your tickets, they’re selling fast and after yesterday’s announcement that the band creating so much buzz in the rock music world right now, Inglorious, will headline Saturday night at …

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City and Colour – Albert Hall, Manchester – Saturday, 20th February 2016

City and Colour are currently on tour across the UK and Ireland, part of which included the sold-out Manchester show on Saturday 20th February at the iconic Albert Hall with special guest, Lucy Rose. The latest tour comes in support of their latest studio album, If I Should Go Before …

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The White Buffalo – Love and the Death of Damnation

Last week saw the release of ‘Love and The Death of Damnation’, from the South California-bred Country style singer / songwriter, The White Buffalo, also known as Jake Smith. From past releases, Jake has been known for his diverse storytelling abilities through the medium of music. This new album is …

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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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Darrell Bath – Roll Up

Darrell Bath released his latest album Roll Up via Livewire/Cargo Records last month. Darrell is an accomplished guitarist, singer and songwriter having played with many well known Punk/Rock bands including stints in UK Subs, and The Dogs D’Amour contributing to their 1993 release “More Unchartered Heights of Disgrace“. He appeared on …

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Big Boy Bloater & The LiMiTs reveal ‘Robot Girlfriend’

Big Boy Bloater and The LiMiTs will be releasing their new album Luxury Hobo on Provogue/ Mascot Label Group (Joe Bonamassa, Black Stone Cherry, Walter Trout, Monster Truck) on 26th February 2016.  With a fascination for textures and subtle narratives Luxury Hobo sees Bloater in a tougher, deeper and more …

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Rising blues star Rebecca Downes returns in 2016 with her highly anticipated second album BELIEVE.

“Something of a breath of fresh air.  Emotional, authentic songs that speak to the listener” –  Blues Magazine “Stevie Lange & Maggie Bell watch out, there’s a new player in town, she’s the real deal and she’s hungry.” – Blue Matters Magazine “Musically brilliant and vocally stunning and all from a …

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Darrell Bath to Release Solo Album ‘Roll Up’ on 11th December

Darrell Bath to Release Solo Album ‘Roll Up’ on 11th December 2016 via Livewire/Cargo Records UK punk rock blues guitarist and songwriter DARRELL BATH (Vibrators, Crybabys, ex-UK Subs, Ian Hunter, Nikki Sudden, Dogs D’Amour) to release his new solo album “Roll Up” on December 11 via Livewire/Cargo Records. A snippet of the song “It’s In The Music” can be streamed here: https://youtu.be/FlRK0jVEyiM On …

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The Bloody Nerve – Taste

Just when you think you’ve heard it all and feel as though you could define almost any artist within a single boundary or genre, a duo like The Bloody Nerve show up and change the game completely. Since their formation in 2013, the Nashvillian duo, made up of Stacey Blood …

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Crobot – Exchange, Bristol, 15/11/15

Given the horrendous events that unfolded in Paris on Friday night, you’d be forgiven for expecting that all gigs in the UK for a period of time would have smaller audiences, earlier finishing times and filled with a certain air of unease. However, in a true tip of the hat …

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Glenn Hughes – Picturedome, Holmfirth, 25/10/2015

Last night, the small town of Holmfirth played host to a monumental collaboration of Hard Rock and Soul from the Rock Legend Glenn Hughes, and the insanely talented Doug Aldrich. For a Sunday evening, in this intimate picture house venue, you wouldn’t anticipate such a lively turn out of eager …

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Joe Bonamassa-Liverpool Echo Arena 23 October 2015

Joe Bonamassa makes a welcome return to these shores since his four night residency at London’s Hammersmith Event Apollo back in March. The current tour is only eight dates though, and a most are sold out. Joe’s popularity has skyrocketed since he played his first UK date to less than …

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WALTER TROUT streams comeback album ‘Battle Scars’ over at Classic Rock

Joyful, energized guitar-and-vocal performances frame the dozen original songs that narrate his hard-won, life-or-death struggle waiting for, and ultimately receiving, a life-saving liver transplant. With bristling energy, unflagging virtuosity and lyrics that cut to the core of human hope and willpower, Walter Trout’s new album, ‘Battle Scars’, chronicles his horrific …

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Erja Lyytinen UK Tour Starts Friday October 2

Award-winning Finnish blues guitarist and vocalist Erja Lyytinen will embark on a 12-date UK tour starting in Darlington Blues Club on Friday October 2.  Tickets are available from the venues and the official Erja Lyytinen website. Erja was recently voted the Number 1 Solo Artist and Number 1 Live Album …

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Federal Charm – Across the Divide

@planetmosh reviews Across the Divide by .@FederalCharm Federal Charm are a four piece blues rock band from Manchester, who released their self titled debut album back in 2013.  Their new album Across the Divide will be released on October 2nd, and the band is currently promoting it on tour across the …

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Florence and the Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful

Okay, okay, I know what you’re thinking already – why is a website that deals with hard rocky and heavy metal news and reviews posting an article on the soothing, gentle strains of Florence and the Machine? Well, two reasons mainly. One, because we can. Two, because the vast majority …

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