Live release from this Rock supergroup featuring Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa, Jason Bonham and Derek Sherinian. The band is a devastating head-on collision between American and British Rock influences: a true supergroup that delivers a titanic rock experience greater than the sum of its supremely talented parts. Recorded in the German cities of Hamburg, Munich and Berlin. Producer Kevin Shirley explains that this live act could be an awesome force of nature to behold; that promised legendary performances like those of our heroes of Classic Rock.
Wrecking Ball is Bruce Springsteen’s seventeenth studio album. It was produced by Ron Aniello with Bruce Springsteen and executive producer Jon Landau, and features special guest appearances from Tom Morello and Matt Chamberlain.Wrecking Ball was recorded with a large ensemble of musicians. Some E Street Band members appear on a few of the album’s tracks.It will be Springsteen’s first recording, since the death last year of saxophonist Clarence “Big Man” Clemons, who died from complications from a massive stroke.The first single from the album is its lead-off track, “We Take Care of Our Own.” The announcement makes no mention of the E Street Band, but the single features the backing of a band, indicating “Wrecking Ball” is not a solo acoustic.This special edition of ‘Wrecking Ball’ includes two bonus tracks.
Chip Taylor made his name by writing “Wild Thing”, best known in The Troggs’ 1966 version of course. After leaving the music business and becoming a professional gambler, he returned in the 90’s, and through the last decade he’s released a score of good albums. His new backing band is called The New Ukrainians, and the first single from their upcoming album is the unapologetically titled title track “Fuck All The Perfect People”.
A long-lost Captain Beefheart album is to finally be released, on what would have been Don Van Vliet’s 71st birthday. Bat Chain Puller was recorded in 1976 but shelved later that year, due to a dispute between Frank Zappa and his former manager, Herb Cohen.Bat Chain Puller was originally intended to be the follow-up to […]
Rich Hopkins Buried Treasures is Americana rock and roll with guts like Crazy Horse and the vocal sense of, say Tom Petty.No other Blue Rose artist is a worker as Reliable as Rich Hopkins. The beginning of 2012 will see the release of a new album by Rich Hopkins & The Lumina Rios, Buried Treasures. […]
Roger Creager, who is know as a staple on the Texas Music scene with his amped up performances and loyal following, just released the long awaited album, ‘Surrender’. It is the first album since ‘Here It Is’, which was released back in 2008. Creager co-wrote all songs except the Bob Marley Classic, “Redemption Song”.The first […]
As charged with ritual significance and promise as the basic art form may be, it’s actually hard to find good modern blues records. Cheap production values with too many horns and rote shuffles clutter the landscape, and original voices are disappointingly scarce. But every now and then an album like Otis Taylor’s latest comes along […]
This full-length debut recording from the all-star swing band The Froggy Mountain Boys is loaded with fifteen swingin hot cuts of country-gypsy love for you! Lots of classic tunes and a couple of originals as well. This album was recorded entirely live and acoustic with no overdubs one day in October of 2011 . Aaron […]
All The Little Lights‘ is the much anticipated 3rd official album release from continent hopping troubadour Passenger (AKA Mike Rosenberg). Recorded at Linear studios in Sydney and co-prodcued by Chris Vallejo over the Autumn of 2011 this is an album that has the sound of an artist coming of age. As always, there’s a certain […]
Eleven Hundred Springs next album “Midway” is the band’s 9th and is a blend of live recording, studio recording, and scaled down acoustic recording. With Matt & Steve’s expertise in the studio, it is no secret that the band is capable of recording a great sounding album.Eleven Hundred Springs is a Texas Country rock band […]
Brian Francis Slattery sings, shouts, and chants passages from his novel, LIberation, while fronting an astonishingly versatile band that ranges far across America’s musical landscape without dropping a single beat.Pictures from a Liberation is recorded in all live takes, no overdubs, with myself on vocals backed up by a really talented New York City band […]
New release by Andre Williams called Hoods and Shades. The release consists of 9 tracks teaming up with Matt Smith and with Dennis Coffey on guitar. Andre ventures into a folk/rock/psychedelic/ R&B zone. Other guests include Jim White (Dirty Three, Cat Power), Greasy Carlisi (Robert Gordon, Chris Spedding), Jim Diamond (Dirtbombs) and Don Was. The […]
The Chieftains’ 50th anniversary album Voice of Ages, featuring collaborations with some of the hottest nu-folk, indie and alt country artists going around and produced by the legendary T-Bone Burnett.Voice of Ages is a journey through the relationship between American folk music irlands and traditional, from reels to the country, through the hornpipe and bluegrass. […]
Ray Beadle is an established Australian blues musician. After more than 10 years Ray is still very young for his considerable talent was noticed in the early part if this century performing a 3 month residency with the house band in B.B King’s Club in Memphis and Buddy Guy’s Blues Club in Chicago as well […]
That pretty much sums up what the Texas City Revelators are all about.This band has been compared in magazine and online reviews to great bands such as the Allman Brothers, ZZ-Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Outlaws, and Molly Hatchet to name a few.They have that typical 70s Midwestern US sound, and people who like any of […]
Rhino and the Ranters hit the London scene in 2010 and in a short amount of time managed to create quite a stir in the capital.Rhino and the Ranters is a full bodied and flavourful maelstrom made with a roux of Skiffle/ Bluegrass/ Rockabilly/ Cow Punk; tinged with Klezmer, haunted by Voodoo. From this dark […]
With a distinctly contemporary and adventurous vision, Heritage Blues Orchestra takes its audience on a rare musical ride. The group carries us over the main highways and big-city streets as well as the dusty back roads of the American south while weaving its way to the crossroads where Blues and the roots of early Jazz […]
Canadian Juno winner Bill Bourne’s much anticipated new album Free Radio Dance Band aka Bluesland opens with his own signature Folk/Blues sound laced with an electric and youthful Rock & Roll infusion. As he is known to do Bill has collaborated with some remarkably talented musician friends for this new album resulting in a successful […]
Julian Sas’ new studio album is called Bound To Roll. Like a big freight train the Dutch blues-rocker adds in the album’s title track and that’s a pretty accurate description of his approach to making music.Besides 9 new Sas originals, Bound to Roll also features three covers; Rory Gallagher’s Shadow Play, Bob Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisited […]
Her third release, and second for Vapor Records, the 11-song disc spotlights Pegi s beautifully spare and resonant vocals, world-weary and eloquent lyricism, and hushed yet immediate emotional landscape. Bracing For Impact features Pegi once again accompanied by her acclaimed recording and touring band, the Survivors: legendary keyboard player Spooner Oldham on piano, bassist Rick […]