Review: Don Felder American Rock ‘N’ Roll

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By Mike O’Cull

Former Eagles guitarist, singer-songwriter, multi-Grammy winner, Don Felder is a bona fide rock legend who has worked at the highest levels of the music business his entire career. Fans of his brand of straight-up lyrical songwriting and melodic guitar work will be happy to know that Felder is back in the spotlight with a new solo album, American Rock ‘N’ Roll, that comes out April 5th, 2019 on the BMG imprint. It features Sammy Hagar, Slash, Richie [Read More]

By |2019-04-04T13:52:44-07:00April 1st, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments

Review: ‘Spectacular Class’ by Acoustic Bluesman, Jontavious Willis

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By Martine Ehrenclou

It’s been said that the days are gone when famous musicians give lesser known musicians a leg up by having them open for them on concert tours. Grammy winners Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ are revitalizing that old school practice with Jontavious Willis, the acoustic blues singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist who’s been taking the country by storm and opening for both Mahal and Keb’ Mo’. His new album, Spectacular Class, will be released [Read More]

By |2019-04-07T09:01:39-07:00April 3rd, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|2 Comments

Review: No One Loves Me Better by Shane Dwight

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By Tom O’Connor

Critically acclaimed guitarist and singer, Shane Dwight takes his already formidable songwriting chops to the next level on his new album, No One Loves Me Better. The ten-track April 5th release on Red Parlor Records is a hot blend of blues-rock and soul with swagger. Dwight paints vivid and dense pictures of the kind of hunger-driven lost souls that’ll sound familiar to many and hit even closer to home for the rest.

With a collection of songs not just “written” but [Read More]

By |2019-04-04T17:08:42-07:00April 4th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|1 Comment

Review: Soulshaker by Rick Vito

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By Tom O’Connor

Slide guitar fans are, no doubt, eagerly awaiting the April 5th release of slide-master Rick Vito’s Soulshaker album through the Vizztone Label Group. Playing in peak form after an already extensive and award-winning career, Vito’s guitar and voice power this crackerjack 12 song collection with some real heart and soul, making it as much a celebration as it is a showcase for his guitar prowess. Expect to have yourself a good time.

Multiple Grammy nominee, Rick Vito was a member of the supergroup, [Read More]

By |2019-03-28T19:38:51-07:00March 28th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments

Review: Robin Trower Coming Closer To The Day

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By Mike O’Cull

Robin Trower is a well-known name to anyone who has followed the evolution of rock guitar playing since he first came to prominence in the 1970s. He’s always drawn comparisons to Jimi Hendrix and is seen by many as one of the keepers of Jimi’s flame. He’s his own man, however, and his individuality has never been more evident than on his new release Coming Closer To The Day which came out March 22nd, [Read More]

By |2019-03-29T10:24:25-07:00March 25th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|9 Comments