Album Review: Soul of a Man by the Billy Walton Band

By Martine Ehrenclou

Led by former lead guitarist of Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Billy Walton and his band hail from New Jersey with their sixth album, Soul of a Man on Vizztone Label Group. With a soulful, crunchy voice and wicked guitar chops, Billy Walton returns with a 13-track album, perfect for getting the party started on a Saturday night.

Having been embraced by the UK Blues scene as a finalist in the “2016 Best Overseas Artist” by the British Blues Awards, these soul-blues rockers are [Read More]

By | 2018-02-23T08:53:18+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments

Concert Review: Samantha Fish, Moondog’s Pub, PA

Concert Review, Samantha Fish, Dave Resto, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Dave Resto

By Dave Resto

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Samantha Fish, who is currently touring with a hot new band, performed to a full house at Moondog’s Pub, just north of Pittsburgh on February 8, 2018. Prior to the start of the concert, proprietor Ron “Moondog” Esser made a brief announcement, saying of Fish, “This may be the last time you see her in a venue this small and we’re happy for her. She deserves it.”

At 29, the Kansas City, MO native, who [Read More]

By | 2018-02-15T15:22:15+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Concert Reviews|9 Comments

New Video: “The Cove” Black Country Communion

Black Country Communion, the Anglo-American rock group comprising vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze), drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin, Foreigner), Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, Alice Cooper, Billy Idol) and blues-rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, reveal their brand new video for “The Cove”, taken from their fourth album, ‘BCCIV’.

“The Cove” represents a subject very close to the heart of Glenn Hughes as he explains. “Joe captured the mood brilliantly on this song. I’m still shaking my head in astonishment. I wanted to write a song about my love for dolphins. Each year thousands of these beautiful souls are [Read More]

By | 2018-02-15T15:18:40+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Video of the Week|0 Comments

Stay Part of Rock and Blues Muse Community!

Dear Fans of Rock and Blues Muse,

Because of Facebook’s major changes to business pages, you will not be seeing our concert and album reviews, artist interviews, new video/single premieres, Rock Muse, new artist features, playlists and more, on Facebook like you used to.

Why?

Because Facebook is dramatically reducing exposure for business pages like ours. Their focus is now more on personal pages and friends and family. Which is great, except it’s bad news for Rock and Blues Muse followers. You probably have noticed changes already. I know we have.

What are we going to [Read More]

By | 2018-02-15T15:34:54+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Rock Muse|5 Comments

Brand New Video “Purple Haze” Feat. Jerry Douglas & Tommy Emmanuel

Tommy Emmanuel announces his first show with Dobro master Jerry Douglas at Merlefest in Wilkesboro, NC, this year. “Purple Haze” is on Tommy’s new album, Accomplice One. This recording is one take and totally spontaneous.Tommy said, “I’m still not sure if I followed Jerry or if he followed me, but we both ended up in the same place- and then laughed about it. Jerry is a genius and has a beautiful attitude towards making music. I’m very grateful to have him as a friend.”

Accomplice One, by Tommy Emmanuel is available:
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By | 2018-02-15T15:24:29+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Rock Muse|2 Comments