Concert Review: Don Felder, Styx, and REO Speedwagon, Live at the Greek Theater

Photo: Martine Ehrenclou

By Martine Ehrenclou

A good friend invited me to see Don Felder, Styx and REO Speedwagon for the “United We Rock” concert at the Greek Theater, June 24, 2017. This has become our ritual, taking each other to concerts for our birthdays. I wanted to see Don Felder, remembered a few good songs by Styx, but wasn’t that familiar with REO Speedwagon. But I knew the evening of live music would be a blast.

Off we went to the Greek Theater, an outdoor venue in Los Angeles. Our good seats surprised  …(Read More)

By | June 27th, 2017|Concert Reviews|37 Comments

Review: The Marcus King Band–“The Best New Rock Music I’ve Heard in a Long Time.”

By Tom O’Connor

If you’re like me, I get a little suspicious of people who are a little too positive and upbeat all the time. I feel the same way about reviewers who seem too eager to tell you that everything they review is totally awesome. How is that statistically possible? I was thinking about this because my most recent couple of reviews have been overwhelmingly positive and I haven’t had much of anything bad to say. Does that make me suspect?

The truth is that the overlords at Rock & Blues Muse who  …(Read More)

By | June 29th, 2017|Album & Single Reviews|7 Comments

King King new Video Single Premiere–(She Don’t) Gimme No Lovin’

By Martine Ehrenclou

Today, the highly acclaimed rock band, King King, releases their new single, “(She Don’t) Gimme No Lovin’” from their upcoming new album, Exile & Grace. Their fourth studio album will be released Friday, October 6, 2017, on Manhaton Records.

This band is on fire.

Exile & Grace is King King’s first studio album of original material since their award-winning, “Reaching for the Light” and features the single, “(She Don’t) Gimme No Lovin’,” mixed by Chris Sheldon (Foo Fighters, Feeder, and Therapy.) The album promises to deliver even more of a punch,  …(Read More)

By | June 23rd, 2017|Album & Single Reviews, Rock Muse|14 Comments

Album Review: King King Live Album

By Tom O’Connor

It seems like just last week in my Davy Knowles review, that I was babbling about the continuing influence that American Blues and Rock forms still have on new generations of UK musicians, as well as the significance of time when it comes to album lengths and the “traditionalism” one might expect from purveyors of traditional rock/blues music, no matter where they hail from. While I try not to repeat myself too often, once again it was on my mind while I was digging into this two-disc  …(Read More)

By | June 19th, 2017|Album & Single Reviews|2 Comments

Rock and Blues Muse Needs Music Writers!


 

Rock and Blues Muse needs writers who have a grasp on how to write even if you have no prior experience writing about music. Past writing experience is helpful but not absolutely necessary. We need people to join the team who understand the genres of music we feature on our site.

Please review our site, our categories, and see what we are all about. If you think you’re a good fit, we’d love to hear from you. Please include your full name, mailing address, email address, and phone number. Tell us a little  …(Read More)

By | June 20th, 2017|Rock Muse|0 Comments