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Video Premiere: “What Kind Of Man” Zack Walther Band

Video premiere, What Kind of Man, Zack Walther Band, Rock and Blues Muse

We are excited to premiere the video “What Kind Of Man” by the Zack Walther Band, a song from their upcoming album, The Westerner, set to release October 25th, distributed by TuneCore.

With a soulful and powerhouse voice, Zack and his band perform “What Kind Of Man,” a raw, slow rocker with Zack and his band on the edge of darkness. Moody and intense, the video features a blues influenced roots-rock song about love gone wrong and a man with regrets.

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By |October 7th, 2019|Videos & Singles|7 Comments

Interview with Award-winning Bluesman Rick Estrin

Interview, the nightcats, Rick Estrin & The NightcatsRick Estrin & The Nightcats photo: Rachel Kumar

By Kevin Porter

It’s not often that a band combines virtuoso musicianship and humor, but Rick Estrin & The Nightcats is one such band. Estrin is considered one of the best harmonica players and songwriters in the blues industry, and he won Blues Music Awards in 2018 Traditional Male Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for “The Blues Ain’t Going Nowhere” off of Groovin’ in Greaseland in 2017. Estrin’s lyrics in songs such as “I Met [Read More]

By |October 9th, 2019|Interviews|0 Comments

Review: High Water II The Magpie Salute

The Magpie Salute, High Water II, album review, Rock and Blues Muse

By Tom O’Connor

On October 18th, Eagle Rock Entertainment and the Mascot Label Group are scheduled to release High Water II, the highly-anticipated second studio album from Rich Robinson’s latest band, The Magpie Salute.

Robinson (Black Crowes) is again joined by fellow-travelers Marc Ford (Black Crowes) on guitar, bassist Sven Pipien (Black Crowes), drummer Joe Magistro, and keyboardist Matt Slocum, along with the remarkable John Hogg again handling the vocals. Together, the band conjures up a thick stew of psychedelia-tinged Americana Rock & [Read More]

By |October 8th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|1 Comment

Five Best Acoustic Guitars For the Blues Under $1000

Five Best Acoustic Guitars For The Blues Under $1000, Rock and Blues Muse, Mike O'Cull

By Mike O’Cull

We often love the flash and fire of the electric guitar so much that we forget how important acoustic guitars are to the blues and rock and roll. Blues music was going down long before Muddy Waters electrified the world and it was happening on acoustics. Robert Johnson, Skip James, Leadbelly, and others made magic with their acoustic music and every guitarist out there should take a shot at doing the same.

Today, we’re examining what we [Read More]

By |October 10th, 2019|Music News|1 Comment

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