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Review John Mayall Nobody Told Me

Review, Nobody Told Me, John Mayall, Rock and Blues Muse

By Dave Resto

John Mayall, ‘The Godfather of British Blues,’ is back with his newest album, Nobody Told Me. It will be released on February 22 by Forty Below Records. Co-produced by Mayall and Forty Below founder Eric Corne, it gives us Mayall in top form (at the age of 85) on vocals, guitar, keyboards and harmonica. The legendary bluesman is accompanied by an impressive list of guest guitarists, including Joe Bonamassa, Alex Lifeson, Todd Rundgren, Carolyn Wonderland, [Read More]

By |February 18th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments

Alligator Records Signs Christone Kingfish Ingram

Christone Kingfish Ingram, Alligator Records, Kingfish, Rock and Blues Muse

Alligator Records is pleased to announce the signing of 20-year-old guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Christone “Kingfish” Ingram. This 21st century bluesman’s debut album, KINGFISH, is set for release on May 17, 2019. RollingStone.com will premiere the album track Fresh Out, a sizzling duet featuring music legend Buddy Guy. The first radio single, Outside Of This Town, will be released on April 15. Additionally, on May 16, Kingfish will showcase at WXPN-FM’s annual, influential NON-COMMvention in Philadelphia. The convention brings together public (non-commercial) radio music programmers [Read More]

By |February 21st, 2019|Rock Muse, Videos & Singles|0 Comments

Review: Gary Clark Jr. This Land

Gary Clark Jr., This Land, Album review, Rock and Blues Muse

By Tom O’Connor

Expect fireworks on February 22nd when Warner Bros. Records releases Gary Clark Jr’s third major label studio album, the vast and uncompromising This Land. The long-awaited follow-up to his chart-topping 2015 album The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, this new 16-track collection (including bonus material) might turn out to be a career-defining disc for the blues guitar virtuoso whose songwriting chops and POV have definitely caught up with his playing.

Stretching the fabric of his Blues to include strains of hip-hop, funk, reggae and even [Read More]

By |February 21st, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments

Texas Guitar Prodigy Ally Venable To Release Texas Honey March 22

Ally Venable Band, Wild Honey, Rock and Blues Muse

A powerhouse from the Lone Star State, the Ally Venable Band has ignited excitement in the modern blues scene. Lead vocalist and guitarist, 19 year-old Ally Venable, started singing at an early age in church and when she turned 12, picked up the guitar, and there was no turning back. Guitar Player Magazine stated that,​ “Venable pulls off a stunner of gritty and/or sultry blues-rock tunes embellished with lots of tasty guitar solos.”

A recipient of many awards, Ally has is a two-time winner of the East [Read More]

By |February 19th, 2019|Rock Muse, Videos & Singles|1 Comment

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